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Monthly Meetings

Picture of monthly meetingQuilters by the Sea holds membership meetings the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm from September through June. Meetings typically take place at St. Barnabas Church, 1697 E. Main Rd., Portsmouth, RI.

See our Calendar for specific dates and locations.

New members are always welcome at our meetings. Guests are also welcome to attend, with a $5 per person guest fee.

Five to six times a year, speakers come to our meetings to give a lecture. We also have  workshops in a variety of topics for a reasonable fee.


2017-2018 Programs

September 7 – Sue Pritt, Sweet Season Quilts, Part One – My own beginning in quilt making, with a trunk show of my earlier “Office Quilts.”  Workshop on Sept 9

October 5 – Allison Wilbur’s  Japan: Tradition and Inspiration

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 Inkat 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.

November 2 – Carole Kenney Trunk Show or “I’ll Never Be Sandy Reynolds Trunk Show”  

Janice Gunzelman (Portsmouth, RI) "Sassy Snowman"

Janice Gunzelman (Portsmouth, RI) “Sassy Snowman”


December 7 – Christmas get-together. 

Appetizer and desserts provided by the guild members.  Beverages will be provided by the guild.