Monday, June 11, 2018

June Meeting Recap

New Board and Committee Members
We're excited to begin planning for next year!

2018-2019 Guild Year Board Members
President: Marie Cloutier
Vice President: Deborah Bingham
Secretary: Sue Erdreich
Treasurer: Andrea Murray
Membership: Christine Economos

2018-2019 Guild Year Committee Chairs
Programs: Jean Ruvel, Alyson Ruvel, Diana Cherryholmes, Laura Catlan
Charity: Maureen Wirth
Block Lotto: TBD
Newsletter: Nancy Dougherty

Retreat Chairs
Winter Retreat 2019: Open
Spring Retreat 2019: Ellen Foster

If you'd like to volunteer to help one of the Committees, please reach out directly to them.

We also said goodbye to our Board members whose terms were up: Greer M./ Treasurer, Caroline P.-Y./Membership, and Hayden L./Vice President. They were presented with Appreciation blocks made by Guild members.

Hayden's Block in Blues and Greys

Greer's Block in Anna Maria Horner Fabric

Caroline's Block in Jewel Tones

Coat of Arms
Jacqui H.C. added these awesome subway map cuffs!

She also added this adorable Jen Hewitt block print.

The Coat is off to Fire Island with Brian B. next...

Block Lotto
Members brought in low-volume 10" squares.
The squares were won by Caroline P-Y!

Room to Grow Quilts
Our guild is so generous!

Sue E.

Pieced by Anita S., Quilted by Judy C.

Eva LB.

Margaret C.

Tina M.

Chris E.

Arlene W.

Ellen Y.

Jean R.

Diane S.

Theresa M.

Diane S.'s friend

Diana C.

Caroline P-Y.

Maureen W.

Member Trunk Show
Bernadette F. Shared her quilting journey with us.

She started with her own polyester baby quilt

Her "Lipid" quilt

Scrap quilt made during hurricane Irene

Quilt for her sister with the remainder of her scraps

This quilt has an Amish influence

This one uses Cotton + Steel fabrics 

This one has "cartoon" quilting motifs

This hexagon quilt is all hand pieced and quilted

Bernadette feels this quilt best represents who she is as a quilter

Show and Tell
Emily K. cut up an existing quilt top to make this top

She also made this quilt that has quilting that matches the piecing

Naomi M. made this mini using Noriko Endo's method

Chris E. recreated this quilt for a friend who had one just like it as a child

Sandy N. made this Brooklyn Guild "mystery" quilt

Barbara D. made a Tula Pink "mystery" quilt

Diana C.

Caroline P-Y. made these mini-quilts

Jeff S. made his first quilt!

Ellen F. was inspired by a quilt on the cover of Quilter's Newsletter magazine

Emily N. made this quilt from Bee blocks

Amanda F. finished this quilt after a ten year break from quilting!

Have a Quilty summer! See you in October!


  1. The one thing that can't be posted is the terrific time we had and the laughs we had. Bernadette could easily be a stand up comic.

  2. Thank you to all the members who are taking on roles to serve the guild. I am very grateful!

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