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May 18-19, 2018 York College of Pennsylvania Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center 899 South Richland Avenue York, PA 17403 Friday: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Saturday: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Admission: $10/person www.celebrationofquilts.comFind out more »
Robert DeCarli, a former math professor, loves making seemingly complex designs easy to make. In 1992 his wife asked for help in making a quilt for their daughter’s wedding. She showed him how to make a four-patch and he was hooked. As a mathematician, the seemingly endless number of patterns fascinated him. He has designed numerous blocks and quilts since 1993, once he discovered EQ in 2005 he has designed more than one thousand quilts and blocks, including block and…Find out more »
Arlan and Christ The late 1800's and early 1900's explosion of bold colors and designs were captured by the Pennsylvania Dutch in their quilts. Their folk art and love of color, including cheddar, will be presented in this lecture. During this period the Pennsylvania Dutch developed their own unique style with the use of bright color combinations to create some of the most colorful quilts. (Sunglasses are optional) This meeting is on the 2nd Thursday of the month.Find out more »
At this meeting members will have the opportunity to enjoy good food and fellowship. The York Quilters Guild’s picnic will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Zion United Methodist Church. The door will be opened at 6:15 p.m. Guests are welcome; please bring a dish to share. The guild will provide plates, napkins, cups, and flatware. As always members are encouraged to bring a project for Show and Tell. Possible Items for an Indoor…Find out more »
The Community Education Chairperson, Connie Holland, acts as a liaison between the Guild and the public for the promotion of the art of quilt making. Upon request, she arranges to show quilts and related items to community groups (nursing homes, etc) that are interested in seeing them. Donations from the community group are gladly accepted.
For more information, please contact Connie Holland at firstname.lastname@example.org.