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Sisters in Quilting (SQs) Bethany Covenant Church, 785 Mill St, Berlin 1st Tuesday of the month @ 7:00 pm. Vreni Breakell-Caudle firstname.lastname@example.org
The Shoreline Quilter's Guild meets the 1st Monday of the month at the Canoe Brook Senior Center in Branford, starting at 6:45 pm. New members are always welcome (dues are $30/yr). Check our website for more information. Interested quilters can send inquiries to PO Box 293, Branford, CT 06405, visit our new website , or send email to us at email@example.com
BBT (Building Blocks Together) Quilt Guild meets the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00pm. Meetings are held at the Immanuel Lutheran Church 154 Meadow St. Bristol, CT. Parking is in the large parking lot in the rear. Dues are $20 per year. We have approx 70 members. All quilters are welcome. Mailing address is, S. Wentland, 240 Westwoods Terrace, Bristol, CT 06010
Goodwives Quilters meets every Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Darien Historical Society in Darien We have about 70 members, many very experienced ladies with quilting. We do many projects, including service projects of quilts for AIDS, HOSPICE, etc. About 45 members all skill levels. Very congenial group. Speakers, workshops, & some day trips. Many service projects e.g. NNIC Unit at Stamford Hospital, Birthright, Norwalk, Veteran's, of Rocky Hill, CT, Malta House, Norwalk, Veterans New Haven, AmeriCares, Aids, Hospice, Breast Cancer Groups incl. Whittingham Center, etc. For more information contact Rita Phillips, Norwalk, CT or JAG24@aol.com
Connecticut Piecemakers, started 1975, 260 members currently. Meet at Jesse Lee Methodist Church, Easton, CT second Monday of the month 9-noon. Very active guild. Guest speakers, quilt retreats, many community projects, workshops. guild show every two years.
Clamshell Quilt Guild We have about 212 members who pay $30/year in dues. We meet at 6:30 pm on the third Wednesday of the month (subject to change due to holidays-see our website). We meet at Temple Emanu-El in Waterford, CT.
Ellington Country Quilters meet the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Ellington Congregational Church, 7pm
Enfield Quilters meets twice a month - workshop night is 2nd Wednesday at the Enfield Senior Center from 6:30pm to 8:00pm and regular meeting is 3rd Wednesday at H.B. Stowe Elementary School from 7pm to 9pm We are a very active guild and have lots of hands on programs for the coming year. Join us! Check out our website for more information . A Greater Hartford Quilt Guild member.
Dogwood quilters. We are looking for new members in the area who can meet Tuesday nights, 7:00pm. Hope to hear from you. Susan firstname.lastname@example.org
Thames River Quilters meets at 7:00 pm the first Tuesday of the month at St. Lukes Church, Clark Road, Gales Ferry, CT. The dues for the year are $15.00 payable in September. The guild meets each month from September to June. All levels of quilters welcome. Send all inquiries to: P.O. Bax 529, Gales Ferry, CT 06335.
Goshen Star Quilter's Guild meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday year-round at Camp Cochipianee, Beach St. Dues are $25. per year. We are involved with Linus Project, Quilts of Valor, Breast Cancer pillows, and other educational and service projects. Our monthly meetings may feature guest speakers, workshops, block of the month, fat quarter drawings and lots of fun. Contact rstoddard02@snet.
Common Threads Quilters meet the 2nd & 4th Tuesday evenings (7pm-10pm) each month on the 1st floor of the Greenwich Arts Society/Senior Center, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich, CT (near Exit 3 off I-95). Approx 30 members. Dues: $30/year or $3 per visit. New members & visitors are welcome. Our guild is an informal, international group; we each bring our own projects and enjoy sharing ideas and sewing time together. Interested quilters can contact either Barbara Hicks at email@example.com OR Lynnette Clemens at LynnetteClemens@yahoo.com
Greater Hartford Quilt Guild, Connecticut There are 14 chapters in the GHQG, as well as many independent members from around the area. We have 750+ members. Guests are always welcome at our chapter meetings. Each year a chapter organizes a members-only Annual Meeting and a Sharing Day. Members also receive our quarterly newsletter Basting Lines, and most local quilt shops offer members a discount at their stores. We have well known speakers, their classes, vendors, and special events at our meetings. Bi-annually we put on a quilt show open to the public featuring members’ quilts, wearables, and dolls, well known speakers, classes, vendors, the GHQG Schoolhouse hands-on and demo area, and a raffle quilt made by a few members. Another benefit for members is the participation in the GHQG retreat held opposite years of the quilt show. Visit our web site for more information. Greater Hartford Quilt Guild, PO Box 310213, Newington, CT 06131-0213
The chapters of GHQG are:
Apple Valley Quilters The Summit, 261 Summit St, Southington, CT Second Tuesday of the month @ 7pm
Berlin Sisters in Quilting (SQs) Bethany Covenant Church, 785 Mill St, Berlin, CT First Tuesday of the month @ 7pm
Ellington Country Quilters Ellington Congregational Church, 72 Main St, Ellington Ctr, CT Third Thursday of the month @ 7pm
Enfield Quilters Enfield Street School, 1318 Enfield St, Enfield, CT Third Wednesday of the month @ 7pm
Friendship Quilters of Windsor Windsor Senior Center, Matianuck Ave, Windsor Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm
Heritage Quilters 1st Floor Auditorium, Masonicare Healthcare Center, 22 Masonic Ave, Wallingford, CT Fourth Tuesday of the month @ 7pm
Newington Schoolhouse Quilters Joann Fabrics, Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT First Monday of the month @ 6:30pm
Quilters West West Hartford Health & Rehab Center, 130 Loomis Dr, West Hartford, CT Third Monday of the month @ 7pm
Stafford Mill Town Quilters Stafford Public Library (Community Room), 10 Levinthal Run, Stafford, CT Third Tuesday of the month @ 6:30
Nutmeg Quilters First Congregational Church of Vernon, 695 Hartford Turnpike (rte. 30), Vernon, CT Second Tuesday of the month @ 7pm
West Hartford Quilters West Hartford Health & Rehab Ctr, 130 Loomis Dr, West Hartford, CT First Wednesday of the month @ 7pm
Tolland Homestead Quilters, meet 3rd Tues at Tolland Fire Training Ctr, Merrow Rd, Tolland at 7pm.
Hearthside Quilters. We have 45 members; dues are $15.00/year. We meet at 7 PM on 3rd Thursday, Sept. thru June at Harwinton Senior Center, 209 Weingart Road. Scheduled meetings include paid speakers, trunk shows, demos and on-going projects. Pillowcases for HITWG Camp, quilts for neo-natal babies, Parkinson's quilts, etc. New members welcome. Contact Enid at firstname.lastname@example.org
Southford Falls Quilters. Guild Established in 2006, 65 members. $25 yearly dues. We meet at 7pm, the first Friday of the month. Meeting held at Shepardsons Community Center in Middlebury. Raffles each meeting, speakers, show and tell.
First Monday at the public library in New Fairfield, main road, 7-9pm all are welcome after 15 years, the Calico Cats founded by Linda Decker and Jennfier O'brien of New Fairfield.
Mountain Laurel Quilters Guild. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month, September through June at the Richmond Center, on the green in New Milford. Our meetings start at 6:30 and run until 8:30. We have guest speakers, quilt challenges, BOM's, show and tell and venders at some meetings. We would be delighted to have you join us! Contact CommonThreads1@aol.com for more information.
The Greater Hartford Quilt Guild, P.O. Box 310213, Newington, CT 06131
Nutmeg Quilter's Guild, Inc. The guild meets the 2nd Wednesday of "odd" months for a planned program; and the 2nd Wednesday of "even" months for a hands-on meeting when we work on projects, and learn a new technique. Meeting location is: 195 Danbury Road (Rte 35), Ridgefield. Doors open at 6:30pm. Dues are $30/year, guest fee is $5. Workshops, lectures, hands-on meetings, raffles, block-of-the-month, show & tell. The guild produces a newsletter, "Dispatch", six times a year. For more information, please visit our website.
Farmington Valley Quilters. We meet at 6:45pm on the third Wednesday of the month at Eno Memorial Hall in Simsbury. For more information go to our website.
Apple Valley Quilters meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month at The Summit, 261 Summit Street, Plantsville, CT. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. Guests are welcome. Contact email@example.com for additional information.
Museum Quilters. This group has been meeting at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center for over 25 years, producing quilts whose sale benefits the museum. Join us in the Bendel Mansion every Monday morning at 9 AM for quilting and conversation. No dues required. Stamford Museum & Nature Center is located at 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Connecticut Piecemakers, PO Box 23, Stevenson CT 06491
Parrish Piecers. Meet Wednesdays from 9:00 - 2:00 Storrs Congregational Church Community House.
CT Piecemakers Meets at Calvary Church, White Plains Rd., Trumbull, CT 1st Monday of the month from Sept through June. About 200 members, $30 a year dues. Meetings are 9:30AM to 12PM. Bi-annual quilt show, raffle quilt, comfort quilt donations, quilting retreats, monthly professional classes, various small quilt groups. Contact info on website.
Vernon Nutmeg Quilters. We meet at 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, at The First Congregational Church Rt 30/Center Road. September through June
Heritage Quilters of Wallingford Meets 4th Tuesday, 7:00 pm
Masonic Home, 4th floor rec. room
The Meetinghouse Quilters are a group of 16 quilters who meet once a month at the First Congregational Church in Washington, CT. and also at members' houses. There are no dues collected. We have sponsored 4 quilt shows at the
Meetinghouse, made two raffle quilts and have helped raise money for the Connecticut Quilt Search Project. At each meeting we have a show
'n tell, and a member shares a quilting technique with us. We also serve delicious food at our meetings. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Clamshell Quilt Guild meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Waterford Community Center, Rope Ferry Road, Waterford at 6:00pm. Yearly dues $25. All are welcomed. Address: P.O. Box 3, Waterford, CT.
Quilters West Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM at the West Hartford Rehab center at 130 Loomis Drive in West Hartford CT. Deborah Rychert firstname.lastname@example.org