Clamshell Quilt Guild was organized in 1989 to bring together people from Eastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island interested in preserving the art of quilting, learning new methods of quilting, sharing expertise among the members, and meeting and making friends with other quilters
See photos of the meetings and activities in Archives by Alice:
To see photos of the Clamshell Quilt Shows, and more, visit the extensive Clamshell photo galleries.
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Time and Place for Monthly Meetings
Meetings are usually held the third Wednesday of each month at Temple Emanu-El, Dayton Road, Waterford, CT. Doors open at 5:45 PM and there is a social hour until the meeting begins at 6:30.
Click here for the 2015/2016 membership form (pdf)
Print the form, fill it out and bring it to a meeting.
Click here for the New Member's Manual.
President: Terry Donati
Co-Vice Presidents: Joan Folcik, Joanne Hewett
Secretary: Angela Reihl
Treasurer: Debbie Sommers
Programs: Joan Folcik, Joanne Hewett
Webmaster: Penny Webster
To contact us:
Clamshell Quilt Guild
Post Office Box 3
Waterford, CT 06385
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Next Monthly Meeting
On February 17 Tina Craig will speak on "What is Modern Quilting All About."
Upcoming Monthly Meetings
At the March 16 meeting Pat Harrison will be speaking on "What does a Quilt Show Judge Look For?"
On April 20 Mickey Depre will give a lecture and trunk show entitled "Colorrific Quilts", which will take the audience through exercises of fabric selection for projects. The next day she will give a workshop entitled "Pieced Hexies Buffet" taking the Hexie to a whole new level with Mickey's Pieced Hexies Patterns.
The next Clamshell Quilt show is "Quilts All Around the Town 2016" at College Center, Connecticut College on August 6-7, 2016. Details are posted here. See the 2016 Raffle Quilt Photos and Story here.
Clamshell members are invited to come to open sewing on the
first Monday afternoon of the month at the East Lyme Senior Center from
1pm - 5pm, and on the last Tuesday evening of the month at the East Lyme
Senior Center from 5pm - 10:00pm. Members are also welcome to gather on
third Fridays from 5pm - 10:00pm and may bring a dish to share
The applique open sew meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.
The blocks of the month for October 2015 through September 2016 are posted on the BOM page.
The monthly meeting dates for October 2015 through September 2016:
- October 21, 2015
- November 18, 2015
- December 16, 2015
- January 20, 2016
- February 17, 2016
- March 16, 2016
- April 20, 2016
- May 18, 2016
- June 15, 2016
- July 20, 2016
- August 17, 2016
- September 21, 2016