November guild meeting Mon., Nov. 6 with Michelle Renee Hiatt

Looking forward to seeing award-winning quilter, designer, and national instructor, Michelle Renee Hiatt at our next guild meeting, this Monday, at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Guest fee $10.

Michelle Renee is the designer for her own pattern line Sew On The Go. Additionally, she is a Certified Instructor for Studio 180 Design and many of her patterns have been published in their Modern 180 pattern line.

She will also be teaching a workshop Tues., Nov. 7, 2018; details of those are on the Workshops page.

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October guild meeting Mon., Oct. 2, 2017 with Pat Pauly

We are so happy to have contemporary quilt artist, Pat Pauly joining us this month. She will be speaking at our October guild meeting tomorrow, Monday, Oct 2, 2017. Her lecture is titled “Challenge Yourself: Unpredictable Outcomes from Obtuse Ideas.” Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Guest fee $10.

Read more about Pat and our meetings on our Meetings page. She will also be teaching a workshop tomorrow and on Tuesday; details of those are on our Workshops page.

 

First meeting of the 2017-2018 year – Monday, Sept. 11, 2017

Our first speaker at the first meeting of the new guild year is Laura Little of “Just Threads” in Watertown, NY. Her lecture is titled “Talking Threads” and Laura will explain the many terms used in the manufacturing of thread, the anatomy of a machine sewing needle, and the importance of the correct needle for your stitching process.

Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Guest fee $5.

 

June meeting, Mon., June 5, 2017

Please join us for the last meeting of our 2016-2017 guild year – guests are welcome (no fee this month). Meet us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm.

Brief end of year business will be covered and then we will have an extended edition of “Show and Tell.” Please bring up to four quilts to show and tell us about.

Remember, CHALLENGES ARE DUE. There will be an end-of year reception so we can spend some time visiting before our summer break.

May meeting, Mon., May 1, 2017 with Linda Poole

Our May meeting is this Monday and we are happy to have Linda Poole back at Quilt North. She is a Pennsylvania quilter, author, fabric designer, and teacher, who specializes in applique, painted applique, and painted wholecloth. Read more about our meetings and about Linda on the Meetings page.

Please join us – guests welcome; fee is $10. Meet us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm.

Linda is teaching her Wholecloth Painting “Little Bird” workshop on Tues., May 2nd. All the details are available on our Workshops page.

April guild meeting – Mon., April 4, 2017 with Gyleen Fitzgerald

We are excited to welcome quilter Gyleen X. Fitzgerald this month. Gyleen’s quilts blend color, pattern, and texture to provide a contemporary essence to traditional quilting. Visit her web site to learn more about her and her beautiful work, colourfulstitches.com. At our Mon., Apr. 3 guild meeting, her lecture, “Make Mine with Scraps,” will focus on traditional utility quilts. Use up, cut up or recycle what you have on hand to make stunning quilts. Please join us – guests welcome; fee is $10. Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm.

She will also be teaching her “Trash to Treasure Pineapples” workshop on Tues., Apr. 4th. All the details are available on our Workshops page.

March guild meeting – Mon., Mar. 6, 2017 – KayLynn Designs

Talented quilt artists Kathie Greenwold & Lynn Makrin of KayLynn Designs are with us for  our March guild meeting. They will be speaking on “Quilts in Upstate NY.” Quilts made in New York State over the last 300 years will be discussed – unique regional patterns, quilting styles and trends. The lecture is accompanied by a trunk show of New York State quilts. They invite attendees to bring any old quilts you may have that were made in New York State (nothing recent please). Sharing these quilts will add a great deal to everyone’s experience.

Please join us – guests welcome; fee is $5. Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm.