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Members will have the opportunity to enjoy good food, fellowship, and games. Members bring wonderful pot luck dishes and great desserts to share. In the past we have played games where the winners take all the fat quarters. It's not fun to play that game unless you're the winner. And if you're the winner, you almost feel guilty that you've won it all. This year will be different; Jean Mirzio and Sue Kappes have arranged for us to play a…Find out more »
Dianne and Jack Garnett members of the York Quilter’s Guild will be our member speakers. Additional information pendingFind out more »
UGLY FABRIC MAKEOVER CHALLENGE Step 1: Fabric Selection. Find a fat quarter size piece of ugly quilting fabric. You might find this fabric in your stash or you purchase it for the challenge. Step 2: Fabric Exchange. Bring this ugly fabric to the April or May guild meeting. We will collect fabric and have you pick a different ugly fat quarter from a basket prior to leaving the guild meeting. We will only hold the fat quarter swaps during the…Find out more »
Georgina and Dick Fries will present their collection of new and antique nine patch quilts. Dick and Jean have operated Bellwether Dry Good for 34 years with a studio and shop in their home in Maryland. They make quilts to sell, but seventy-five percent of their work is quilting for other quilters. Jean does all the piecing and Dick does the marking and a lot of the rotary cutting. All their applique is done by one Hmong woman Wisconsin. The…Find out more »
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 »
Arlan and Pat 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 Danner family will be presenting a three-part program consisting of the following: History of Bernina and Danner’s do’s and don’ts in caring for your sewing machine What is new in the quilting supplies and equipment.Find 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 »
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.