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Welcome

Clamshell Quilt Guild was organized in 1989 to bring together people interested in:

  • Preserving the art of quilting
  • Learning new methods of quilting
  • Sharing expertise among the members
  • Meeting and making friends with other quilters

Our members come from eastern Connecticut and southern Rhode Island.

Time and Place for Monthly Meetings

Meetings are usually held the third Wednesday of each month at Temple Emanu-El, Dayton Road, Waterford, CT. For directions click here. Doors open at 5:45 PM and there is a social hour until the meeting begins at 6:30.

Click here to see the Clamshell photo galleries.

Considering joining?
Click here for the 2014/2015 membership form (pdf)
Print the form, fill it out and bring it to a meeting.

Click here for the New Member's Manual.

To contact us:

Clamshell Quilt Guild
Post Office Box 3
Waterford, CT 06385

President: Steven Tharp

Vice-President: Debbie Dowling and Joanne Hewett

Secretary: Kathy Wright

Treasurer: Sue Westner

Programs: Debbie Dowling and JoAnn Hewett

Webmaster: Penny Webster

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Clamshell Quilt Guild
2007-2014

Next Monthly Meeting

The January 21, 2015 meeting will be a Vendor night with demonstrations. Vendors include CT Quilt Works, My Friends and Me, Six Gable Designs, Stitch Chicks, That's Sew Debbie. Guild members Janet Bucko, DeeDee Piscatella and Tara Thornton will do demonstrations.

For photos of the August Quilt Show click here and enjoy.

The blocks of the month for October 2014 through September 2015 are posted on the BOM page.

Retreats are on the Events Page. Or click here for Jane's latest flyer.

Upcoming Monthly Meetings

At the February 18 meeting Susan Michaels and Heidi Reagan of Dragonfly Fiberart will present "Understanding Color in Quilting".

Adele Scott of Adele Scott Design Studio will be at the March 18 meeting with a lecture "My Favorite Tips, Techniques and Products."

Open Sewing

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 (optional).

The applique open sew now meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month as of April 2014.

The next Clamshell Quilt show is "Quilts All Around the Town 2016" at College Center, Connecticut College on August 6-7, 2016. Find the details of the recent August 2014 show here.