Upcoming Events

July and August: We are on summer break, so there are no meetings, but keep on quilting!

Sunday, September 8: Fall social with business meeting, refreshments, and show and tell. Held at 2:30 pm, South Church, Amherst.

Sunday, October 13: Lydia Middaugh. She is an award-winning quilter, which includes Best of Show winner at Quilts Unlimited, Old Forge, NY. Lydia had two quilts accepted at the International Quilt Festival in Houston in October. Lydia will share approximately 12 bed-sized wool applique quilts, the things that went right and those that were not so great. Every quilt project has something to teach us. Lydia will share some her proudest achievements and challenges. Lydia’s presentation will be sure to inspire you or encourage you to try new techniques. Held at 2:30 pm, South Church, Amherst.

Saturday, November 9: Michelle Banton, Dresden Neighborhood Workshop, a fun class based on Persimmon Dreams’ Dresden Neighborhood pattern. Make it your own. Scrap friendly. You’ll finish the top in class. Location TBD.

Sunday, November 10: Michelle Banton lecture and trunk show. Held at 2:30 pm, South Church, Amherst.

Sunday, December 8: Holiday Social with business meeting, refreshments, gift swap, and show and tell. Held at 2:30 pm, South Church, Amherst.

Other News

Community Projects: Our guild has completed more than 160 quilts this year that are heading to local agencies and programs.  Thank you to all who contributed!

Membership Dues:  Dues for the 2024–25 guild year, running July 1 thru June 30, are $30 if paid by June 30 ($35 thereafter). Mail your check and renewal form to:  HAVQG, PO Box 2066, Amherst, MA 01004-2066
Thanks to everyone who attended and supported our Hands All Around  18 Quilt Show.  We look forward to seeing you again in 2025!  

See the latest on our Facebook page. Please send quilt and guild related items that you would like posted to our (new) “HAVQG Quilt” facebook page to: