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October 2017

General Meeting – Allison Wilbur, Japan: Tradition and Inspiration

October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Delve deep into the Japanese aesthetic and learn about the many different traditional textile traditions including cotton yukatas, silk obis and kimonos, shibori dyeing, sashiko stitching, and ikat woven indigos. See an array of quilts which incorporate these beautiful fabrics and motifs and entice you to step into the world of Japanese inspired quilting.

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November 2017

General Meeting – Carole Kenney

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Join us as Carole shares with us her "I'll Never be Sandy Reynolds" trunk show.

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Mystery Quilt Workshop

November 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Atria Aquidneck Place, 125 Quaker Hill Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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$45

This mystery quilt will be taught by Carol Kenny.

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December 2017

Christmas Party with Ruler Challenge

December 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Pull out those rulers you bought and never used.  Make a project or two for the December meeting.  One can be used as a gift and one for the Boutique Table.  There will be voting on the projects and prizes.  Let's get creative! This is also our annual Holiday pot luck.  Appetizers and desserts provided by the guild members. Beverages will be provided by the guild.  

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January 2018

General Meeting – Members Talents

January 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Members will be showing off their other than quilting talents.  Barbara Niekirk (rug hooking), Sue Bates (Water Colors), Susan Rood (Chinese Brush Painting), Deb Perriera (Brazilian Embroidery), Marla Rusling (Card Making) and Lori Bessette (Calligraphy) will provide a three minute presentation and display their talents.

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February 2018

General Meeting – Pam Weeks

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Pam Weeks from the New England Quilt Museum will give a talk on Antique Quilts and the Stories They Tell.  If you have an antique quilt, please bring it to the meeting.

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March 2018

General Meeting – Amy Friend

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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Amy will be doing a trunk show on Improvisational Paper Piecing.  You can visit her website, duringquiettime.com, to see her work.

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Workshop with Amy Friend

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Atria Aquidneck Place, 125 Quaker Hill Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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$40

This will be a workshop on Improvisational Paper Piecing.  This class is technique and design based, all about approaching your paper pieced block designs improvisationally. You will design and sew your own block and work on a quilt layout using alternate grid work, negative space and other elements of modern design.  Contact Lori Bessette if you are interested.  Visit Amy's website at duringquiettime.com

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April 2018

General Meeting – Shannon Shirley

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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An Eclectic Mix Trunk Show.  Shannon will share her quilts since 1989 and some of the lessons she has learned along the way.  She is mainly a self -taught traditional quilter, machine piecer and hand lap quilter.  You can visit her website here onceinarabbitmoon.com

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Workshop with Shannon Shirley

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
St. Philomena School, 324 Corys Lane
Portsmouth, RI United States
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$45

Bottles and Blooms workshop.  You can have a bit of Spring all year round after creating this cheerful wall hanging. During class, we will work on making the bottles and blooms and then you can choose whether you want to have a hand or machine quilted background or maybe even a piece of a vintage cutter quilt. I also cover how to make mitered corner facing, straight and shaped.  Visit Shannon's website at onceinarabbitmoom.com

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