January guild meeting, Mon., Jan. 9, 2017 at the Library

Our January meeting is tomorrow, Mon., January 9th. 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!

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December guild meeting Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 – Starts at 6 pm

Our December meeting will be our annual Holiday Party. The location is the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center,  6 Clifton Common Court, Clifton Park 12065 (same place as last year and the year before and. . .). We’ll be starting at 6 pm because it’s a Pot Luck and we’ll all be ready to eat the deliciousness our members create. Read on our Meetings page about what to bring – food and other wise (we’ll be having some games and collecting for a local nursing home). Happy Holidays!

November guild meeting Monday, Nov. 7th with Pat Pauly

We are excited to welcome quilter Pat Pauly to our November guild meeting on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. She will be speaking on “Traditional Meets Contemporary.” Guest fee is $10. 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 Pat on the Meetings page.

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.