Programs

We've scheduled an exciting lineup of speakers to discuss a great variety of topics during the 2019-2020 season. We hope you will plan to join us!

Special Program Note … Funding for programs comes from a $10,000 grant by a generous admirer and supporter of Empire Quilters. We are very grateful to this anonymous donor.

2019 - 2020

September 2019: Susan Deshensky

October 2019: Paula Nadelstern

November 2019: Rachel Derstine

December 2019: Holiday party/Auctions

January 2020:Scott Fortunoff of Westminster Fibers

February 2020:Glyeen Fitzgerald

March 2020: Charity Day

April 2020:TBA

May 2020: Members Teaching Members

June 2020: Tula Pink

2018 - 2019

September 2018: Nancy Eha  -  Lecture about beading/trunk show of quilts

October  2018: Mel Beach  -  Lecture about her modern art quilt journey

November 2018: Joyce Hughes  -  Trunk show of her work with thread painting

December 2018: Holiday party/auctions
 
January 2019: Phyllis Hatcher  - She will speak about Australian fabrics
 
February 2019:  Members teaching members    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

March 2019: Charity Day/making quilts

April 2019:  Pat Pauly  - Modern art quilter/trunk show of quilts

May 2019: Fabric manufacturer TBA
 
June 2019: Members Favorite Blocks a June Fabric Challenge

2017 - 2018

September 2017: Dr. Ed Bostick - Trunk Show / Color

October 2017: Michelle Scott - Trunk Show / Thread Work

November 2017: Quilting Bee

December 2017: Holiday Party

January 2018: Teresa Duryea Wong - The History of Japanese Fabrics 

February 2018: Members Teaching Members  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

March 2018: Charity Day 

April 2018 Betty Pillsbury - Trunk Show / Embroidery & Crazy Quilting 

May 2018: Cheryl Lynch - Trunk Show / Silk Fabrics

June 2018: Mark Sherman - Trunk Show (tentative)

 

2016 - 2017

September 2016:  Katie Pasquini Masopust - Landscapes and Contemporary Quilting Theory

October 2016:  Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi - History of African Quilts

November 2016: Paula Nadelstern

December 2016:  Holiday Party

January 2017:  Sue Reich - Trunk Show of WWII Quilts

February 2017:  Members Teaching Members

March 2017:  Charity Day 

April 2017:  Erin Underwood - Trunk Show

May 2017:  Beth Helfter - "Give A Scrap Slap"

June 2017:  Michelle Hiatt - Trunk Show

 

Current Program

November 2019

11/2: Charity Night
A.R.T./New York

The room that we are meeting in is providing us with storage space for two sewing machines, cutting boards, ironing board and an iron. Feel free to bring your own machine if you wish. Also your rotary cutter, needles, scissors, etc. Some fabric may be coming. Also bring an extension cord since we are not sure of the availability of outlets in the room. We will know more after our first meeting. 

The fall hours of charity nights are 5 PM until 8 PM.Just a reminder that people need to bring a photo ID when coming to the charity nights being held at Spaces @ 520, a project of A.R.T./New York



December 2019

12/7: Charity Night
A.R.T./New York

The room that we are meeting in is providing us with storage space for two sewing machines, cutting boards, ironing board and an iron. Feel free to bring your own machine if you wish. Also your rotary cutter, needles, scissors, etc. Some fabric may be coming. Also bring an extension cord since we are not sure of the availability of outlets in the room. We will know more after our first meeting. 

The fall hours of charity nights are 5 PM until 8 PM

Just a reminder that people need to bring a photo ID when coming to the charity nights being held at Spaces @ 520, a project of A.R.T./New York



Past Programs

Click here for program archives.