Our March meeting will take place at 7pm at St. Barnabas Church in Portsmouth, RI on March 3rd. Join us as we welcome Melanie Johnston and Joan Blade Johnson who are art quilters. Their works range from realistic to collage to abstract. Please note that the workshop scheduled with them on March 4th has been […]
Our February guild meeting will take place at 7pm on Thursday, February 4. Our speaker will be Barbara Becker, author of Panel Play. The book covers how to incorporate panels into quilts. Designs range from simple table runners to complex quilts. We will also be treated to a trunk show by Barbara. On Saturday, February 6, […]
Our January guild meeting will be part of our Quilt In which starts on January 7 at 4pm. Our meeting will take place at 7pm as usual. The hours are January 7, 4pm – 10pm; January 8, 9:30am – 5pm; and January 9, 9:30am – 5pm. You can leave your stuff at the church overnight. […]
Brenda Devine will be presenting a trunk show of her beautiful quilts. Brenda is a local quilter and President of the Industrial Revolution Quilt Guild in Pawtucket, RI. Her Baltimore Album quilts have won awards nationally. Please note that her trunk show will start at 7pm and our general meeting along with show and tell. […]
Timna Tarr came to our QBS meeting on October 1 to share her colorful quilts in a trunk show. Some of her quilts have been featured on magazine covers. She talked about her process and color choices and challenges. On Friday, some members participated in her workshop, “Designing with Flying Colors” , where they learned […]
Nancy Lee Chong of the Pacific Rim Quilt Company will discuss “Hawaiian Quilting: Its History, Traditions, and Superstitions” and hold a trunk show at our general meeting on April 9. She’ll follow this with two workshops, “Hawaiian Appliqué” on April 10 and “Two-Color Appliqué” on April 11. Both workshops will be held at Portsmouth Library in […]
Debbie James held a “No Sew Appliqué” workshop on November 7 that drew an enthusiastic group of quilters to learn about novel appliqué techniques. Workshops are part of what make Quilters by the Sea such a special guild, so join QBS to take advantage of our upcoming events!
The 2014 Quilters by the Sea quilt show in October was a huge success. The two-day show raised funds for charity and guild activities, drew crowds of quilt lovers to see the 100+ quilts on display, and saw some spectacular quilts earn “Viewers’ Choice” awards. The show also featured raffles, a boutique table, and a […]