Welcome to the Eastern Long Island Quilters Guild, started in 1981. We strive every year to meet our mission: To preserve and promote the tradition, culture and history of quilting; and to promote the knowledge and understanding of all aspects of quilting among our members and the general public.
Sharing, Caring, Support, Community, Commitment, One-On-One, Fellowship, Guiding, are a few of the adjectives that describe the guild and it’s members. A place to learn and grow in the genre of quilting. The personal contact you cannot find at home in front of your computer. Please join us! Everyone is welcome.
JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT MEETING- Wednesday, April 1, 7 PM, Southold Town Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY, for Teri Lucas’ Trunk Show “Finding My Quilterly Groove”. Teri shares her quilts and their stories: Pieces of Chocolat and the Sewing Room Vortex; Bob’s Quilt A Six Year Saga; Twilight in the Bronx and the Case of the Seam Ripper. Teri is an award winning quilter, machine quilting teacher and Associate Editor-Online/Special Project with Generation Q Magazine. Teri is from Bronx, NY. Teri is a quilter who quilts on a domestic sewing machine; author, having written for several publications including Quilting Arts, International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene and The Quilt Life; Associate Editor online/special project for Generation Q Magazine. She is a quilter for over 20 years, machine quilter for 8, teaching and competing for 7 years. She is a Bernina Ambassador and is currently working on writing a book on machine quilting with C&T Publishing due out in the summer of 2016.
We will also hold our Ugly Fabric Project Show & Tell. Members exchanged ugly fabrics in December to make something beautiful from them. Fun anecdotes and creativity will be shared, along with the finished item.
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