NEWS OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
NEW ENGLAND QUILT MUSEUM (NEQM) The NEQM has many events going on in July and August: IN PRAISE OF SILK (through Aug 4); 19TH CENTURY BASKET QUILTS (through August 18); SUMMER CELEBRATION OF NEW ENGLAND QUILTS (August 7 – September 8). Please click on the link for the NEQM for more information. nequiltmuseum.org.
NEW ENGLAND QUILT MUSEUM (NEQM) – SEE ABOVE.
STURBRIDGE COMMONS – Cornerstone Quilters Guild will have representatives on the Common in Sturbridge on Tuesday, August 6th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm for the Sturbridge National Night Out. The Guild will display some of the members’ smaller quilts and have small samples for the children to experiment. Stop by and see heat being a member of CQG is all about! This is an annual event to promote community and there will be other exhibits and youth events. Some workshop samples are below:.
AUGUST 8-10, 2019 “BY THE SEA” – BAYBERRY QUILT GUILD ANNUAL QUILT SHOW – 35 Scudder Road, Hyannis, MA. Admisssion – $10 for all three days; children under 12 free. Group discount for 10+. Go to “Contact Us” at https://www.bayberryquiltersofcapecod.com for information. Thursday / Friday 9:30 – 4:00 and Saturday 9:30 -3:00. Includes raffle / merchants mall / handcrafted boutique and daily lectures and demonstrations.
NEQM – AUGUST 7 thru SEPTEMBER 8, 2019 – The NEQM in Lowell MA is having A Summer Celebration of New England Quilts. This is a Free Community Festival from August 7 through September 8, 2019. You can visit their website or call them for directions if you have never been there. The address is 18 Shattuck Street, Lowell MA. Phone (978) 452-4207. nequiltmuseum.org. Hours are Tues – Sun 10 am – 4pm.
The museum is a wonderful and inspiring destination – with a nice gift shop – and it is not too early to do Christmas/Holiday shopping!
September 12, 13 & 14, 2019 – Original Sewing & Quilt EXPO, DCU Center, Worcester MA: Workshops, Classes, Shopping, Quilt Display Gallery, Fashion Shows & More. For further information go to sewingexpo.com or call 800-699-6309.
MODERN QUILT ENTHUSIASTS – October 12, 2019 – Consider joining our mini-group devoted to modern quilts and quilting. Our next meeting will be held on Saturday, October 12th from 10 am to noon at the Charlton Library in Charlton. (to be confirmed). The challenge for this meeting is “Negative Space and Fall Colours”. Contact Sue Therriault at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like more information.
RETREAT – The CQG 2019 Retreat will be held at the Woodbound Inn in Rindge, NH from Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27. Great Fun will be had by all! Committee members are Ruth Haynes, Judy Bachand, and Sue Therriault. Rooms are still available.
RETREATS – DEDICATED QUILTING WEEKENDS ON THE CAPE – (1) October 31, November 1st, 2nd, & 3rd (2) November 14th, 15th & 16th and 27th. For more information contact Penny Bartlett at 508-477-8559 or Pam Mulveyhill at 508- 776-1280.