Mini demo handouts online

What a group of talented quilters! Thank you to all the members who shared their knowledge and did demonstrations at our May 7th guild meeting. Thanks to Charmaine and Joanne for a great fondue reception. It was a treat!

Materials provided by some of the demonstrators are available on our Meetings page, under the May 2018 heading.


Empire QuiltFest this weekend!

Everyone is invited to the 2018 Empire QuiltFest. The show theme is “Stitch Upon a Star.” There will be beautiful quilts, great shopping, and interesting lectures. Admission to the show is $8 for one day, $12 for a two day pass, and children under 12 are free. Make a day (or weekend) of it – delicious refreshments will be sold throughout both days. Visit for more information.

The show is Saturday, Apr. 28, 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm, and Sunday, Apr. 29, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm, at Shenendehowa High School East, 970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY  12065.

See you there!

April guild meeting Mon., April 2nd, with Donnalyn Milford

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

Glens Falls resident (and SensibiliTeas tea shop owner) Donnalynn Milford joins us in April. She will present a trunk show of family quilts and tops, and tell the fascinating story of how they came to her. The collection is said to be one of the best antique quilt collections in the Northeast ranging from the 1830s to the 1940s. Please join us for what is sure to be a fascinating evening.

Quilter’s Market, Sun. Apr. 8, 2018

On April 8th, you will have an opportunity to buy & sell gently used quilting supplies from multiple vendors. This event is from 10 am – 3 pm at the Clifton Park Elks Lodge #2466, 695 MacElroy Rd, Ballston Lake, NY 12019 (scroll down the Directions page for a map of this location). Please join us and have some shopping fun!

$3 entry fee. Refreshments will be sold by the Elks.

March guild meet Mon., March 5th, with Karen Gibbs

“Let’s Talk Batiks, from a Designer’s Perspective,” Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm- Guest fee $5.

Former Capital District resident (and designer of over 300 batik designs), Karen Gibbs of The Quilt Studio, visits in March. She will talk about designing these addictive fabrics we can’t get enough of and about her exciting projects. She also will be teaching the “Visual Sound” workshop on Tues., March 6th. Read all about it and see a sample of the project, on our Workshops page.

Feb. guild meeting, tomorrow, Feb. 5, 2018, with Linda Warren

We are so happy to welcome quilter Linda Warren  to Quilt North. At our February guild meeting on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, she will be giving her lecture “Successful Fabric Selection for a More Dynamic Quilt.” Guest fee is $5. Join us at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Read more about our meetings and about Linda on the Meetings page. She also will be teaching “The Learning Curve” workshop on Tues., Feb. 6th. Read all about it on our Workshops page.

Catch up with all Quilt North news – the January newsletter is now available on the Newsletter page.

January guild meeting, Mon., Jan. 8, 2018 at the Library

Our January meeting is tomorrow, Mon., January 8th. It is our annual Comfort Quilts Workshop held at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library, 475 Moe Road Clifton Park, NY 12065 from 2 pm to 7:30 pm. Look for us in the big room upstairs.

Drop in or stay the day as we make quilts that will be distributed to those in need. If you plan on sewing, bring your sewing machine and walking foot. If you’re interested in just tying quilts, please bring your scissors and large needles. Paula Dunn, our Comfort Quilts chair, has tops to be quilted or tied and many kits ready to be sewn. Write to the address on this page if you have any questions.

Pizza, salad and drinks will be provided by the guild for dinner. Bring something to add to the salad. Treats to share are always appreciated!