Ryan’s Case for Smiles Pillowcase Party

Due to popular demand, we’ve scheduled another pillowcase party at the Saugerties Library (91 Washington Ave) on Friday June 15th from 10-2.  Bring your machine, thread, and scissors.  We will have kits, pins, and chocolate.  Bring a light lunch and beverage if you wish.  RSVP to Linda Armour please.

Quilters Consortium of New York State Retreat

All Members of the Wiltwyck Quilters’ Guild are also members of the Quilters Consortium and, therefore, qualified to sign up for this.

Member Registration

Register for the Quarterly QCNYS Meeting, Networking, Lunch and Trunk Show

by nationally recognized teacher, Ricki Selva on September 13, 2018

and

New York State Quilters Retreat on September 13 – 16, 2018

at Watson Homestead, Painted Post, NY

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is quickly approaching, please register today!

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM

NY STATE QUILT RETREAT INFO:

Enjoy 1-day or 2-days or more of sewing (depending on how long you stay), new friends (and old), talking, eating, sleeping – and repeat. Lodging & meal packages from $110 and up!

  • Spend an hour or two working on a Community Service Project.

  • Spend the time working on your own quilt project!!

  • Take a break and do the 30-Minute Treat.

  • Bring walking shoes if you want to take a stroll.

  • All activities are suggested but nothing is required except relaxation, fun and friendship.

    MINI MALL

    A small group of member businesses

    will offer kits, supplies and more throughout the Quilters Retreat.

    Christy’s Creations, Christy’s Creations cjehle@rochester.rr.com
    Just Threads, Laura Little justthreads.laura@gmail.com
    Limestone Threads, Barbara Smith limestonethreads@outlook.com

    30-MINUTE TREAT for YOU

    A make & take, quick and easy project for you.  Kits provided.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Enter one of your Quilt Guild’s Community Service Projects in the lottery and your guild could win the chance to have 1-3 hours of work by the Retreat Quilters on your project! Click here to enter your Community Service Project for consideration! 

  • Two Community Projects will be drawn.

  • Project should require approximately 1-3 hours only.
  • Selected guild must provide pattern, instructions or kits in advance for up to 100 quilters.

MEETING AND RETREAT PACKAGES:
Here is a preview of the meeting and quilt retreat packages available.  To register for any of these, please complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM. 

MEETING ONLY – Quilting Connections Meeting, Networking, Lunch and Trunk Show, 9/13  $25.00

QUILTERS RETREAT ONLY, 9/14 – 9/16, hotel-style room (double occupancy, private bath) 2 nights lodging, 6 meals (begins with lunch), Retreat all day Friday and Saturday, and a few hours on Sunday.  You are not registered for the 9/13 Meeting, Networking and Trunk Show. $277.00

QUILTERS RETREAT ONLY, 9/14 – 9/16, dorm-style room (sleeps 2-3, shared bathroom in hall) 2 nights lodging, 6 meals (begins with lunch), Retreat all day Friday and Saturday, and a few hours on Sunday.  You are not registered for the 9/13 Meeting, Networking and Trunk Show. $210.00

EARLY BIRD MEETING AND RETREAT SPECIAL, 9/12 – 9/16, hotel-style (double occupancy, private bath), 4 nights lodging, 11 meals (begins with dinner), meeting, networking and trunk show PLUS Quilters Retreat after meeting on Thursday, all day Friday and Saturday and a few hours on Sunday. $500.00

MEETING AND RETREAT SPECIAL, 9/13 – 9/16, dorm-style (sleeps 2-3, shared bathroom in hall) 3 nights lodging, 9 meals (begins with lunch), meeting, networking and trunk show plus Quilters Retreat after meeting on Thursday, all day Friday and Saturday and a few hours on Sunday. $235.00

MEETING AND RETREAT SPECIAL, 9/13 – 9/16, hotel-style room (double occupancy, private bath), 3 nights lodging, 9 meals (begins with lunch), meeting, networking and trunk show PLUS Quilters Retreat after meeting on Thursday, all day Friday and Saturday, and a few hours on Sunday. $335.00

**NEW** – RETREAT One Night Special includes two days and one night, 9/14-9/15, dorm style room (sleeps 2-3, shared bathroom in the hall), one night lodging, 3 meals (begins with lunch), Retreat all day Friday and Saturday (room checkout at 11AM Saturday, sew until 5pm)

**NEW** – MEETING & One+ Day RETREAT, 9/13-9/14, dorm-style room (sleeps 2-3, shared bathroom in hall) 1 nights lodging, 4 meals, Networking Meeting and Trunk Show, Retreat Thursday evening and Friday (room checkout at 11AM on Friday but stay as long as you want to sew). $135.00 (includes meeting lunch and three meals on Friday).

QUESTIONS? Contact the Registrar, Ann Hawkins at qcnys.org@gmail.com

AccuQuilt Offer

This is being passed along to us from one of our members:
 
Hello,
 
My name is Stephanie and I am the Outreach Coordinator for AccuQuilt.com, an Omaha, NE-based quilting company that has become a household name among quilters thanks to our Go! Fabric Cutter and other popular quilting tools.
 
I wanted to touch base with you to let you know that we have recently launched a new website! To celebrate our new website, we are offering a new promo code for quilting guilds. We are inviting your members to take advantage of our FREE SHIPPING promotional code “DEAL4GUILD.” This code will allow you to receive free shipping with a minimum purchase of $35. Free shipping with this coupon is only valid within the continental U.S. Unfortunately, free shipping is not available for shipments to Hawaii, Alaska or Canada, but it is still quick and affordable.
 
Not only is our new website easier to navigate so you can find your favorite AccuQuilt tools, we are still offering all of our free online patterns and resources. You can still instantly download more than 700 quilt patterns!
 
I have listed our new homepage and free patterns link to this message. Feel free to publish these links on your guild’s resource page or online newsletter as an easy way for your members to find our free resources and latest promotions.
 
AccuQuilt Homepage: https://www.accuquilt.com/
 
Happy Quilting!
 

 

 
 
Stephanie Hughes
Outreach Coordinator at AccuQuilt
8843 South 137th Circle Omaha, NE 68138  

Lost Pin

If you were at the February meeting this is a message from Gae:

Sharing that I lost a quilting tack pin from my name tag at the Guild meeting on Saturday.  I can’t figure out which one right now.  Please keep me in mind if the church should report finding one.
 
Many thanks,
Gae
 
Please contact Gae, Te, or Jenny to help her get it back if you found it.  All contact info can be found in your membership booklet or in the Members Only section. 

March Charm Square Notice

Fourteen charm members are signed up for the March “I Spy” charm square exchange: Armour, Boice, Carl, Conlon, Doyle, McLaughlin, McPeck, Rowell, Schlageter, Slakoper, Thorpe-Clark, Whispell, Williams, Wolff.  The guidelines are the same as in the past: prewashed, new fabric, cut into 6 ½” squares, no glitter, no selvedge, no novelty, unless specifically requested. Bring your squares in each month with your quart-size zippered bag, labeled with your name. 
 
As usual, anyone not signed up may still sign up for the remainder of the year or month by-month (as your interest dictates). Stop by the charm square table at the next meeting if you would like to do so. The remaining fabrics for this season are:  Apr: a solid primary color (red, yellow, or blue), May: vines, June: blue and white with star. See you in March! Any questions just email Linda Armour (her contact info is in the Members Only section or your membership booklet).