November workshop, Tues., Nov. 8th with Pat Pauly

Pat Pauly will be teaching her workshop, “In the Garden,” from 9 am to 3 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 at the Elks Lodge, 695 MacElroy Road, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. At this workshop, you will learn how to make a beautiful medallion-style paper pieced quilt. For all the details about this event and for an image of the class project, visit the Workshops page.

Pat will be speaking at our guild meeting the night before this workshop, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016.

October guild meeting Monday, Oct. 3 with Meg Cox

The next QUILT North meeting of the 2016-2017 guild year is this Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. We are so happy to welcome quilter Meg Cox to our meeting; she will be speaking on :”400 Years of Quilts at the Click of a Mouse.” 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 Meg on the Meetings page.

October workshops

Two workshops are being held in October: Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 – “A Dyeing Workshop” with Sue Schoch and Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 – “Charity Workshop” led by Paula Dunn, Charity chair. Read more about them on the Workshops page and sign up for them at the next meeting.

Quilt display at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library

Our annual quilt display is currently at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library at 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park 12065. It is worth a stop and will be there through August. Thank you to all those who lent quilts and helped hang the display, especially Karen Sturtevant.

Membership form available

Interested in joining QUILT North? Interested in renewing your membership before September? The membership form is now online – you can print it, fill it out, and send it along with your dues. If your form is received before Sept. 1, 2016 AND if you include a stamped, self-addressed envelope, your membership card will be sent to you AND you will be entered into a drawing for a gift certificate for a local quilt shop.

We would like to encourage members to sign up early because we hope to minimize the crowds at the sign in tables that always happens at the beginning of the year. Thank you.

Guild year starts Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

The first QUILT North meeting of the 2016-2017 guild year is this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Barb Persing and Mary Hoover of Fourth & Sixth Designs will present “Edge Coloring Applique,” at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church, 971 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065. Read more about this on the Meetings page.

They also will be teaching the workshop “Full Bloom,” on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at the Elks Lodge, 695 MacElroy Road, Ballston Lake, NY 12019. Click here for details about the workshop, images of the class project(s) (your choice), and supply lists.

Guild meeting Monday, June 6, 2016

The last guild meeting of the 2015-2016 guld year is on Monday, June 6, 2016. Doors open at 6:45. Guest fee $5

Local award-winning¬† fiber artist Nancy DiDonato will be joining QN as our speaker in June. You’ve all seen her beautiful work. At the Empire QuiltFest 2016, this past April, she won Best Art entry for “Click V – Collection” and Best Theme entry for “Illusions.” Now hear the back story. Visit our Meetings page for more information.