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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 2013/2014 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-Presidents: Kim Rennie and Janet Bucko

Secretary: Kathy Wright

Treasurer: Sue Westner

Programs: Kim Rennie and Janet Bucko

Webmaster: Penny Webster


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Next Monthly Meeting

There will be a tag sale at the May 21 meeting. Contact is Judy Rabe. This meeting is the last day for members to register their quilts for the 2014 show. You may provide your own photo or ask for the quilt to be photographed at the meeting. Click here for the printable registration form pdf file. Penny Webster, Pat Cosgrove, and Joyce Obuchowski are the contacts.

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

The Guild Challenge quilt entries for 2014 are due in June. It looks like lots of fun. Click here for details.

Retreats are now on the Events Page.
Click here for details.

Upcoming Monthly Meetings

The June meeting will be devoted to quilt show details, and the winner of the 2014 Travel Poster Challenge will be selected.

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).

Quilt Show 2014

The next Clamshell Quilt show is "Quilts All Around the Town 2014" at College Center, Connecticut College on August 2-3, 2014. Alis Ohlheiser and Donna Barnum are Co-Chairs. See a photo of the Raffle Quilt here.