Welcome to Quilters Connection!

Quilters Connection (QC) is a non-profit organization and is comprised of a diverse membership, primarily based in Massachusetts and surrounding New England towns. We have members from as far away as California and Japan. Our art is continually evolving. Work ranges from intricate traditional piecing and lovely applique methods to colorful quilts with a modern and artistic twist. The 2016-2017 season commemorates our 40th year as an organization. Annually, we have eight membership meetings and bring in a variety of well-known speakers to present to our members and guests. Guests may attend our meetings for a nominal $10 fee.

This dynamic group of quilters and quilt enthusiasts has a stated purpose to encourage, to preserve, and to develop the art of quilting. We perform community service by making and donating comfort quilts to those in need.

If you’re looking for a place to socialize and meet fellow quilters, we invite you to become a member and get involved. Our guild has a diverse range of quilting interests and we believe there is something for everyone. We are not a judged or juried group and welcome quilters; young and old, experienced or novices. Quilters Connection has a variety of sub groups; Neighborhood Bees, Comfort Quilt Bee, Adopt a Fabric, Winter Free Workshop, Get-Away Weekends and Fund Raising opportunities. There are always ways to volunteer and get involved at QC! As a result of moving to Bentley we have increased capacity. We are currently accepting new members with no wait list
 

Looking for Quilt Show Information?

> Go to the Quilt Show Page

 

Quilt Show Visiting Guest;
Katie Pasquini Masopust!

Lecture tickets available at the door

  • Friday, June 9th Quilt Show Kick-Off Lecture Event
    • Tickets are still available for our special lecture featuring Katie Pasquini Masopust, Friday, June 9th at 7:00 PM
    • Location: Koumantzelis Auditorium in Lindsay Hall, Bentley University
    • Lecture: Painting with Cloth-This lecture shows Katie’s development from early paintings through traditional quilts up to the present contemporary wall quilts. Katie will show early traditional quilts, Mandalas, Three dimensional quilts, Isometric quilts, Fractured Landscape quilts and Ghost layer + color washes. Includes: inspirations, funny stories, mistakes and foul-ups and design techniques, question and answer session to follow.
    • Book Signing 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Saturday at the Quilt Show
    • Lecture Tickets are $10 each.

 

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MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS AND SPEAKERS:

$10.00 guest fee for non-QC members

Friday June 9 - Sunday June 11, 2017 - Quilters' Connection Special 40th Anniversary Quilt Show

Friday June 9th - Special Opening Event

Saturday June 10th - Sunday June 11th - Show Runs

Monday September 11, 2017 - Location: Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St. Waltham, MA - Guest Speaker: Maria Shell - Traditional, Art, Modern - Notes From the Field

 

Monday October 16, 2017 - Location: Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St. Waltham, MA - Guest Speaker: Betty Busby - An Artistic Journey - the Unseen

 

Monday November 6, 2017- Location: Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St. Waltham, MA - Guest Speaker: Amy Friend - Improvisational Piecing

 

Monday January 8, 2018- Location: Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St. Waltham, MA - Guest Speaker: TBA

 

Monday February 12, 2018- Location: Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St. Waltham, MA - Annual QC Show and Tell

 

Monday March 12, 2018- Location: Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St. Waltham, MA - Guest Speaker: TBA
 
Monday April 23, 2018- Location: Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St. Waltham, MA - Guest Speaker: TBA

 

Monday May 14, 2018- Location: Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St. Waltham, MA - Annual Business Meeting (speaker TBA)
 
PROGRAM WORKSHOPS:

Contact:: Norma Biggins

June 7-8, 2017 - Katie Pasquini Masopust- Artful Log Cabins (Line and Grid)

September 9-10, 2017- Maria Shell- Making Prints out of Solids - Lines and Shapes

October 14-15, 2017- Betty Busby- Multi-Media Fiber Art

January 6 & 7, 2018 - Amy Friend - Improvisational Piecing

 

QC WINTER WORKSHOP:

TBA

 

MISCELLANEOUS QC EVENTS:

Comfort Quilt Workshop

Teddy Bear Pattern

Contact::Jane Norberg

TBA

 

 

 

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Membership Meeting

Next Meeting:September 11, 2017

Doors Open at 6:30
Meeting Starts at 7:00
Raffle Basket!
 
Note: Quilters' Connection will be meeting at Bentley University Executive Dining Room 175 Forest St, Waltham, MA
Important Information for Events at Bentley, including QC workshops and membership meetings.  On the day of any winter event, please check the following web site:
http://www.bentley.edu/campus-life/safety-transit/university-police/emergency-alerts
If Bentley closes due to snow or weather conditions, it will be posted on the web site listed above.
When and if Bentley closes Quilters’ Connection is unable to be on site.

 

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NEWS

Webmaster:
Pam Arsenault

QC's next meeting will be at Bentley University

 

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QC Raffle Basket Donations

Contact: Ellen Ackerman ackerman.ellen528@gmail.com
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Upcoming Comfort Quilt Events

Contacts: Jane Norberg jhnorgerg@gmail.com
and Amy Fitzpatrick amydean72@gmail.com

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Workshops

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