Clamshell Quilt Guild was organized in 1989 to bring together people interested in:
- Preserving the art of quilting
- Learning new methods of quilting
- Sharing expertise among the members
- Meeting and making friends with other quilters
Our members come from eastern Connecticut and southern Rhode Island.
Time and Place for Monthly Meetings
Meetings are usually held the third Wednesday of each month at Temple Emanu-El, Dayton Road, Waterford, CT. For directions click here. Doors open at 5:45 PM and there is a social hour until the meeting begins at 6:30.
Click here to see the Clamshell photo galleries.
Click here for the 2014/2015 membership form (pdf)
Print the form, fill it out and bring it to a meeting.
Click here for the New Member's Manual.
To contact us:
Clamshell Quilt Guild
Post Office Box 3
Waterford, CT 06385
President: Steven Tharp
Vice-President: Debbie Dowling and Joanne Hewett
Secretary: Kathy Wright
Treasurer: Sue Westner
Programs: Debbie Dowling and JoAnn Hewett
Webmaster: Penny Webster
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Next Monthly Meeting
The December 17 meeting is the annual Holiday Party with a pot-luck dinner, optional gift exchange and voting on your program ideas. Please bring your placemat, plate and silverware and a dish to pass based on your last name (A-F appetizers; G-R main dish, S-Z dessert); no pork or shellfish. To participate in the gift exchange bring a wrapped $10 sewing related gift.
For photos of the August Quilt Show click here and enjoy.
The blocks of the month for October 2014 through September 2015 are posted on the BOM page.
Retreats are on the Events Page. Or click here for Jane's latest flyer.
Upcoming Monthly Meetings
Demo/Vendor night will be held at the January 21 meeting.
At the February 18 meeting Susan Michaels and Heidi Reagan of Dragonfly Fiberart will present "Understanding Color in Quilting".
Clamshell members are invited to come to open sewing on the
first Monday afternoon of the month at the East Lyme Senior Center from
1pm - 5pm, and on the last Tuesday evening of the month at the East Lyme
Senior Center from 5pm - 10:00pm. Members are also welcome to gather on
third Fridays from 5pm - 10:00pm and may bring a dish to share
The applique open sew now meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month as of April 2014.
The next Clamshell Quilt show is "Quilts All
Around the Town 2016" at College Center, Connecticut College on August
6-7, 2016. Find the details of the recent August 2014 show here.