Paula Nadelstern - "Ornaments"

Composition Notebook Cover Example

Joyce Hughes - Basic Thread Painting

Fidget Quilt Example

Pat Christ - Stump Work

Jessica Levitt - Modern Organic Shapes

2017 Workshops & Programs

December 10

Workshop - "Cozy Sew" 1-4pm Project (Supply List page 2 Dec Newsletter)

Holiday Fun - snacks and warm beverages for those who want to work on projects. Lodge opens at 1pm - demos at 1:30.

Lessons on three little gifts you can make in an afternoon, or bring your own sewing project. (check next month's newsletter for supply lists).

Claire Coakley will show how to make these sweet "Cat Mats" (mug rug).

Marla Knappe will teach us how to make composition book covers for students, journalers, and list-makers.

Ellen Heath will demo the making of these quick and easy doorknob bags for keeping keys or to hook on a sewing table. .

Evening Program - Holiday Party 6:00pm (*time updated 9/24/17)

​Holiday Potluck Dinner will start at 6pm.

​A-D bring Dessert

E-H bring Main Dish

​I-N bring Soup/Salad

​O-Z bring Appetizer

​We'll have hot tea and coffee, but feel free to bring a cold drink to share.

​After dinner the fun continues with our gift exchange. If you want to participate, please bring a wrapped gift item (value $10-$15). Or bring something home made- there's still time to get those creative juices flowing!

​(note: you must bring a gift to get a gift, you need to stay to get a gift)

2018 Workshops & Programs

January 14

​Workshop- Barbara Slaton & Mary Ann Hampton - Fat Quarter Bag 12-4pm

Evening Program- Member Demos

​February 11

​Workshop- "Hexis" Jan Hunold and Elena Stokes English Paper Piecing:A Primer 1- 4pm

​Evening Program- Lecture "Ugly Quilts"

March 11

​Workshop- Stack and Slash "Dancing Start and Pinwheels" 12pm-4pm

​Evening Program- Jody Beck "Jody's Jem Journey Trunk Show"

April 8

​Workshop- Charity Workshop

​Evening Program- 30th CHQ Anniversary Celebration, Library Book Challenge & Annual Guild "30 Anniversary Pearls" Challenge 

May 20

​Workshop - "Accidental Landscapes: Moutains" 10am - 4pm

​Evening Program: Karen Eckmeier "Happy Villages and Accidental Landscapes" Lecture

​June 9

​Workshop- "Zen Doodle Quilts" 10am - 4pm

​June 10

Workshop-"Four Little Landscapes" 10am-4pm

​Evening Program - Laura Wasilowski "I Quilt, Therefore I Am" Lecture


July 8

​NO Workshop

​Evening Program- Member Market "Christmas in July"

​August 12

​NO Workshop

Evening Program - Ice Cream Social

​September 9

​Workshop - Sew for the Show

Evening Program- Pre-show Meeting


​October 21

​Workshop - Charity Sew

Evening Program - Show Recap

​November 11

Workshop - TBA

​Evening Program - TBA

​December 9

Workshop- Cozy Sew 
​Evening Program - Holiday Party

Looking back on 2017...

January 2017

One Block Wonder with Marla!

February 2017
Workshop – Jessica Levitt – “Modern Organic Shapes by Machine”
Program – Jessica Levitt – Modern Quilting Lecture and Trunk Show

March 12 2017
Workshop – Joyce Hughes – “Basic Thread Painting” – 1-4 p.m.
Learn to sketch in fine details on your quilts, particularly nature quilts, by    painting with thread.
Program – Joyce Hughes – “My Journey Into Quilting”

April 9 2017
Workshop – Charity sew – 12-4 p.m.
Program - Anniversary Celebration and Guild Challenge

May 20 & 21 2017
Workshop – Paul Nadelstern – “Kaleidoscope Workshop” (2-day)
Program – Paula Nadelstern – “Symmetry and Surprise”

July 9
No workshop
Program – Member Market:  “Christmas in July” 

August 13
No workshop
Program – Ice Cream Social

October 8 
​Workshop - Charity Sew 1- 4pm. Fidget Quilts for Alzheimers Patients 
Evening Program "UFO Auction" 6:30 pm

November 12
Workshop - Paula Nadelstern Ornaments w/Jan Hunold 1-4pm. 
Evening Program - Mark Lipinski "The Slow Stitching Movement" 6:30 pm

A Quilt Guild in Frenchtown, NJ

Paula Nadelstern - "Symmetry and Surprise"