Welcome!

Ninigret Quilters is an organization for quilters of all abilities in the Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut area. We meet on the second Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Westerly Senior Center, 39 State Street, Westerly, Rhode Island (Google Maps) to share our common passion of quilting. Guests and new members are always welcome!

Our next meeting will be held on December 12, 2017. This will be our Holiday Pot Luck.

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events and Meetings
For more information, please email ninigretquilters@gmail.com.
January 9, 2018
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker
Timna Tarr tba

December 12, 2017
Meeting: Potluck

November 14, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker Judy Lancaster  trunk show


November 4, 2017
Annual Member Sew-In

October 13, 14, 15, 2017
Quilt Show: Westerly Armory



October 10, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Quilt Show Preview

September 30, 2017
Quilt Show: Judging, drop off between 8-9am, pick up later that afternoon

September 13, 2017
Workshop:  Michele Benton: Dresden Neighborhood
 
September 12, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker Michele Benton Quilt Market - Behind the Scenes

August 9, 2017
Workshop: Kathie Betz Migrating Geese and Cobblestones

August 8, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker  Kathie Betz "Easy Color for Quilters"


July
Workshop: Outreach

July 11, 2017
Meeting: Annual Potluck

June 17, 2017
Skill Builder Saturday!: One Block Wonder with Chris Bagley. Take ONE fascinating fabric, cut it apart and end up with an amazing quilt.  Setup is at 9:30 am and the workshop is from 10 am -- 4pm. Cost $25.

June 13, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker Terri Sontra "History of Sewing Machines"


May 10, 2017
Workshop Froncie Quinn  CANCELLED

May 9, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Program: Member Demos.

May 6, 2017
Skill builder Saturday!: "Binding Needs Improvement" Workshop with Pat Harrison. Learn Pat's Binding techniques at the Westerly Senior Center. Setup is at 9:00 am and the workshop is from 9:30am--12:30 pm.  Cost $30.


April 29, 2017
Outreach Workshop: 9AM to 2PM at the Westerly Senior Center.  Bring a lunch and maybe a snack to share.  All are welcome. If you can come for part of the time, that's great.  Bring the stuff you expect to use. (ie. Rotary cutter, ruler and mat if you expect to cut).  There will be a signup at the April meeting to make certain we have all areas covered.

April 11, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker Pam Weeks "The Complete History of Quilting in 60 Minutes or Less"

March 15, 2017
Workshop: Jennifer O'Brien at St Andrew's Church. "Twinkle Star/Floating Star"

March 14, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker  Jennifer O'Brien "Circa 1929, A Twist on the Traditional"    Cancelled due to Storm

February
Workshop: Circle Style Workshop presented by Kindred Quilters

February 14, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker Jan Doyle "Underground Railroad Quilts: Fact or Fiction"


January 10, 2017
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest Speaker Linda Warren.

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December 13, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center.  Holiday party and silent auction.

 November 15, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. This is our annual
Yard Sale.  
Tables are still available for members to rent, contact Barbara C to rent one for $10 and sell your 'no-longer-wanted-but-too-good-to-give-away fabric, notions, tools, patterns, etc'.  If you are renting a table, please be there early enough to be set up by 6:30 (if possible). Please bring cash or checks.

November 5, 2016
Members-Only Sew In: Westerly Senior Center. Start sewing at 10:00 am and sew to your hearts content (or until 10:00pm, whichever comes first!). Bring a snack to share, $5 for pizza. RSVP to NinigretQuilters@gmail.com to let us know you plan to attend. This is an open sew event so bring your current project(s). Provided: irons, ironing boards, table risers, blue tape, cleaning solution, paper towels, beverages, small plates, napkins. Bring extension cords, table cloth (opt), Snack to share, lunch. If you want to have pizza for dinner, please bring a $5 bill.

October 22, 2016
Outreach Workshop: Westerly Senior Center from 9am to 1pm.   Please wear your name tag!! These workshops are a great way to meet other members. Please bring a lunch for yourself and a snack or drink to share.  Many hands make light work. The more, the merrier, feel free to bring a friend!! Please bring the supplies you will need for the job you'd like to tackle. Sewing, pressing or cutting.  No need to bring your entire sewing room!  All patterns are beginner-friendly, but you may learn a tip or trick from the more experienced quilters.

October 11, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Adele Scott.

September 14-15, 2016
Workshops: Bonnie Hunter

 September 13, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Bonnie Hunter.

 August 10, 2016
Workshop: Barb Vedder

August 9, 2016 
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Barb Vedder.

 July TBD
Summer Sew-in

July 12, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Summer Potluck.

June 15, 2016 
Workshop: Sue Sato

 June 14, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Sue Sato.

May 11, 2016 
Workshop: Nancy Graham
 
May 10, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Nancy Graham.
 
April 16, 2016
Outreach Workshop: 9am-3pm, Westerly Senior Center.

April 12, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Val Portier.

March 19, 2016
Mini-Workshop: Barbara Chojnacki "Disappearing 9-patch"

March 8, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Sue Reich.

February 13, 2016
Mini-Workshop: Tina Craig "Quilting on the Internet"

February 9, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Tina Craig.

January 12, 2016
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. Guest speaker Normajean Brevik.




































1 comment:

  1. Summer is such a great time to entertain. You have the warm daytime sunshine as well as refreshing nights. I was looking for some corporate holiday party ideas, found them including a couple of cocktail catering presentations.

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