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 September 11, 2018 at the Westerly Senior Center. Our speaker will be the author and designer Connie Sue Haidle
of Apple Blossom Quilts. Her lecture and trunk show is titled "Quick Prep Appliqué".

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events and Meetings
For more information, please email ninigretquilters@gmail.com

December 11, 2018: 
Holiday Party and Silent Auction

November 13, 2018:  
Workshop: Froncie Quinn Stenciled Stars

November 13, 2018:  
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. 
Guest Speaker Froncie Quinn presents a Trunk Show titled "In the Time of Toile"

October 10, 2018
 Workshop: Beth Heftler Now YOU give it a Scrap Slap!

October 9, 2018:  
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. 
Guest Speaker Beth Helfter presents Give it a Scrap Slap

September 12, 2018 
Workshop: Connie Sue Haidle Quick Prep Appliqué

September 11, 2018:  
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. 
Guest Speaker Connie Sue Haidle presents a Trunk Show "Quick Prep Appliqué."

August 14, 2018:  
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. 
Guest Speaker tba

July 10, 2018:  
Summer Social

June 12, 2018
 Workshop by Catherine LeBlanc tba

June 12, 2018:  
 Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. 
Guest Speaker Catherine LeBlanc presents a Trunk Show

May 8, 2018:  
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. 
Guest Speaker Jen O'Brien will present Quilts of the 1920s and 1930s

April 10, 2018 
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. 
Guest Speaker Nancy from Flew the Coop Designs presents a Trunk Show

March 14, 2018:  
Workshop: Cary Flanagan tba

March 13, 2018 
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center. 
Guest Speaker Cary Flanagan presents a Trunk Show

February 13, 2018:  
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00PM at the Westerly Senior Center
Guest Speaker Lois Gardner presents Quilting without Borders
 
January 10, 2018
Workshop: Timna Tarr teaches Improv Piecing, St Andrew Lutheran Church 9-noon

January 9, 2018
Meeting: Monthly Guild Meeting at 7:00 PM at the Westerly Senior Center.
Guest Speaker Timna Tarr presents Flying Colors Trunk Show
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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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