HAVQG Meetings

All regular monthly meetings occur at 2:30 pm on the second Sunday of each month (unless otherwise stated on the schedule below).  We are excited to announce we are back to in-person meetings at a NEW LOCATION:  South Congregational Church, 1066 South East Street, Amherst, MA.  There is plenty of parking and handicap access.  All regular meetings include a short business meeting. Guests are always welcome and encouraged! Non-members may attend individual guild meetings for a fee of $5.00 per meeting.

Saturday Workshops: Locations vary; check your registration materials and look on this site under “Workshops”!

NOTE: In the event of inclement weather, the Guild President will decide by 9:00 a.m. of that morning whether or not to hold a meeting.  A cancellation will be announced on NEWS40 Storm Trackers WGGB-TV and on this website.


PROGRAM 2021-2022

PROGRAM UPDATES starting April 2022 for our in-person guild meetings:  a new location and a new program.  
We are excited to announce we are back to in person meetings at a NEW LOCATION:  South Congregational Church, 1066 South East Street, Amherst, MA.  
September 12, 2021 Start of the new year, with business meeting, Show and Tell, review of the “Key Quilts for Kids”project.
October 3, 2021 Tennessee quilter Karen Combs presents “Optical Illusions for Quilters.” Karen will use videos and slides with close-ups to show her quilts with a three-dimensional look.
November 14, 2021 New England quilter Debbie Wendt talks about “Journey of a Quilter,” sharing her experiences traveling around the globe and gaining inspiration from the fabrics found in other countries. Debbie has taught quilting abroad as well. 
December 12, 2021 The Shibaguyz! Two Seattle-based fiber artists offer a fast-paced and humorous talk on “Using Boro and Sashiko” in quilts.
January 9, 2022 Kathryn Graves of Bobkat Quilts presents “How to Eat an Elephant,” a lecture and trunk show of Judy Neimeyer quilts.
February 12 & 13, 2022 Community Projects Weekend. Saturday, All Day In-Person Workshop, sewing on quilts to be donated to local organizations. Sunday afternoon meeting will continue work on the quilts.
March 13, 2022 Member-led mini workshops on several different topics.
April 10, 2022 New Program:  Ann Brauer presentation and trunk show on 40 years as a modern art quilter.
May 1, 2022 Sisters in Stitches Joined By The Cloth quilting guild trunk show “Beyond the Quilts”.
June 12, 2022 End-of-the-Year Social Meeting (maybe some business) with Show & Tell, sharing of completed Community Projects quilts, display of guild members’ entries in the Winter Global Challenge and desserts. 

Upcoming Workshops

October 1, 2022  Curved Piecing Workshop 9:30am to 4pm.  The full-day Saturday workshop taught by Lynn Wheatley will focus on curved piecing using Sew Kind of Wonderful Mini QCR Tool to make their Mini Citrus pattern, a 39”x39” piece when done.  See our workshop page for more details including how to register.