AQG 2016 Spring Quilt Show "Our America"

BSinger - 09/03/2015 - 11:22am

Adirondack Quilters Guild 2016 Spring Quilt Show "Our America"

May 14 & 15, 2016 from 10AM-4PM both days at the Holy Family School, 12 Homestead Park, Malone, NY 12953

NQA Judged quilt show with 150+ quilts of all shapes, patterns, sizes on display all made by members of the Adirondack Quilters Guild. Vendors mall; fat quarter basket raffle; door prizes; quilt raffle "Our America" (see photo in Raffle Quilt Gallery on this webpage); "Amelia" Baby Lock sewing machine raffle and more! Raffle winners will be drawn at close of the quilt show on Sunday afternoon -you need not be present to win, but you must have a raffle ticket to win! Tickets for each of the raffles (quilt, sewing machine and fat quarter basket) are available all weekend long at the quilt show aswell as from any AQG member from now until the quilt show or you can contact info@adirondackquiltersguild.org by email. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5. Proceeds from the entire quilt show, including all raffles, will be shared with North Country Honor Flight - sending our WWII and Korean War Veterans on the trip of a lifetime to the memorials in Washington, DC - see www.nchonorflight for more info on North Country Honor Flight.

If you are a member of a quilters guild, let the AQG members at the Welcome Table know and they will give you a specially made ribbon that you can place on the quilt of your choice in the quilt show to represent your guild's "Guild Choice" winner. (one ribbon per guild, please!) 

Quilt Show Admission is $5 donation per person; ample free parking.

May is a beautiful time of year here in the North Country - the countryside comes alive after a long winter.....flowers bloom, birds return from their winter migration and the Adirondack Quilters emerge from their sewing rooms laden with beautiful quilts! It doesn't get much better than this!!!!

More information as the date nears. Watch this website's calendar for May 14 & 15, 2016.

Contact email info@adirondackqquiltersguild.org for more information or call 518-483-2918. 

"Amelia" Baby Lock Sewing Machine Raffle

BSinger - 09/03/2015 - 11:04am

            Les and Sue Haas are Baby Lock sewing machine sales representatives from Waddington, NY and long- time, faithful members of the Adirondack Quilters Guild. In a gesture of great generosity, they have donated an “Amelia” Baby Lock sewing machine to AQG to use as a fundraiser raffle for the guild. 

             The “Amelia” is a lightweight but powerful sewing machine that is ideal for travel and workshops. It weighs in at 11.2 pounds, has 99 built in stitches, comes with 10 interchangeable presser feet, an extension table, free-arm capability, built in threader, drop in bobbin and carry case. List price for this machine is $699.99. You can read all about the “Amelia” at http://babylock.com/sewing/amelia .

             Raffle tickets are available for a donation of $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00 and can be obtained by emailing info@adirondackquiltersguild.org . Winning ticket will be drawn on May 15, 2016 at the close of the Adirondack Quilters Guild Spring Quilt Show “Our America” which will take place on May 14& 15, 2016 at Holy Family School, 12 Homestead Park, Malone, NY 12953. Proceeds from this raffle, along with the proceeds from our quilt raffle and quilt show, will be shared with North Country Honor Flight – helping to send our WWII and Korean War Veterans on the trip of a lifetime to see the Memorials in Washington, DC – see  www.nchonorflight.org for more info on North COuntry Honor Flight.

             Tickets are also available from Les and Sue Haas at their business, Dyelectable Creations, 100 Wayne Hunter Rd., Waddington, NY PH: 315-322-4093. Besides being dealers for Baby Lock sewing and quilting machines, Les and Sue also offer long-arm  machine quilting services and sell their own delicious hand-dyed fabrics.  

             Many thanks to Les and Sue for their generosity!!!  

AQG Special Event - Joan Ford Trunk Show of Scrappy Quilts

BSinger - 07/09/2015 - 2:58pm

AQG SPECIAL EVENT – Friday,  August 14, 2015

 Joan Ford, quilting book author of “Scrap Therapy,’ “Cut the Scraps” and “Scrap Therapy Plus One” will present a Trunk Show of some of her scrap quilt creations. Sponsored by Adirondack Quilters Guild.

 This will be a 90 minute fun and funny presentation by Joan Ford. This is a perfect opportunity to see a sampling of scrappy quilts from the three books authored by Joan. This promises to be an entertaining and enjoyable evening, filled with quilting eye-candy for the scrap quilt lover.

 DATE: Friday, August 14, 2015

 TIME: 6PM sharp. The trunk show and talk will begin promptly at 6PM. Please be            at the location a minimum of 15 minutes before the start of the show.

 LOCATION: Malone Adult Center

                        14906 State Route 30 North

                        Malone, NY 12953

            Note: Parking available in the main lot (south side) of the Malone Adult  Center. Additional parking available in the overflow lot behind building (north side). Enter from the main (south side) parking lot  through the main door located under the portico.

 ADMISSION/DONATION: $5 per person for AQG members; $15 for non-AQG members. Payable at the door on August 14, 2017.

 See more information about Joan Ford on the web at http://hummingbird-highway.com/