Quilters by the Sea is a vibrant, nonprofit quilting guild based in Rhode Island. With nearly 100 active members, we meet monthly in Portsmouth, RI, to share ideas, techniques, and camaraderie. We also host workshops, talks, shows, and other events designed to develop the art of quilting.
- QBS December Newsletter is ready to download
Our Holiday Party on Thursday, December 6, should be on your “to-do” list. Enjoy wonderful music to put you in the holiday mood, food, and drink. Please make it a point to attend! In January, we will have a daytime Quilt-In for one day on-ly, on the usual day of our meeting, Thursday, January 3. We will […]
- QBS November Newsletter is ready to download
A big thank you to Susan Rood and Barbara Niekerk for getting everything organized for the first public showing of our beautiful raffle quilt (donated by Chris Bagley – thank you). Our friends at Meraki Studio (Kristin, Jocelyn, and Liz) graciously offered their space as the site for the quilt’s first public showing, in time for the […]
- QBS October Newsletter is Ready to Download.
Shirley Fisher will be presenting a trunk show on 4 October 2018, “33 years of quilting”. On Saturday, 6 October 2018, Shirley will conduct a workshop, “perfecting your applique skills”, $35 for the cost of the workshop. It will be held at St. Philomena’s School from 9:30-3:30. Please contact Lori Bessette if you are interested […]
- QBS September Newsletter is Ready to Download.
What an incredibly hot summer we’ve had this year. Hopefully, you’ve been able to get some sewing completed in an air-conditioned environment, if not, the fall is upon us and we can enjoy the cooler weather! Perhaps many of you were able to attend the quilt shows in the area. Many of our members had […]
- QBS June Newsletter is Ready to Download.
Can you believe that we’re now in June? Graduations, weddings, proms, dance recitals, gardening, vacations and of course finishing up on those quilt projects. The summer is upon us now after a disappointing spring but there is still plenty of time to work on quilts, especially on a rainy day. Hopefully you can schedule at […]