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Clamshell Quilt Guild was organized in 1989 to bring together people from Eastern Connecticut and Southern Rhode Island interested in preserving the art of quilting, learning new methods of quilting, sharing expertise among the members, and meeting and making friends with other quilters.

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To see photos of the Clamshell Quilt Shows, and more, visit the extensive Clamshell photo galleries.

President: Jesse Bernier

Vice Presidents: Karen Rhodes

Secretary: Pat Cosgrove

Treasurer: Debra Bennett

Programs: Karen Rhodes

Webmaster: Penny Webster

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To contact us:
Clamshell Quilt Guild
Post Office Box 3
Waterford, CT 06385

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The monthly meetings are usually held the third Wednesday of each month at 6pm and will use Zoom until further notice. Meeting information is in the latest email newsletter.

Considering joining?
Click here for the 2021-22 Membership form (pdf)

Click here for the New Member's Manual.


The 2021 Clamshell Guild Challenge is a postcard quilt. Click here for the challenge registration form, rules and description. Judging will be viewer's choice at the January guild meeting. Bring your challenge quilt and the completed form to the January 2021 meeting. The quilt number will be assigned at the meeting. The contact person for this challenge is Jane Popov-Dadiani. Have fun!

For 2020-21 the Guild will have a UFO Challenge to replace our usual Block of the Month Program starting in October. Click here for more details and a form.

Raffle QuiltThe 2020 Clamshell Quilt Show for 2020 is postponed until 2021. The beautiful 2020 raffle quilt is “Summer at the Shore”. See the photos from previous shows here.

The Clamshell Board of Directors has released a Mission Statement. This is helpful to all members whether new or long-standing.

The blocks of the month for October 2019 through September 2020 are posted on the BOM page.