Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club © 2017

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Share your passion with a group that has been sharing the

art of quilting for over 80 years.

Genesee   Valley   Quilt   Club   (GVQC)   offers   quilters   a   place   to learn, grow, and serve through their love of quilting. Monthly meetings offer: Activities:    block    of    the    month,    fat    quarter    drawing, Comfort Quilt, opportunity to sign up for workshops. A large lending library.  Show and Tell Program,   usually   with   a   special   speaker   who   shares quilting    wisdom,    tips,    a    trunk    show,    and/or    quilting inspiration.  Sometimes after meeting mini-workshops. The     club,     located     in     Rochester,     NY,     meets     monthly September    through    June    and    draws    members    from    the Finger   Lakes   region   and   even   as   far   away   as   Buffalo,   NY.      The membership   represents   a   wide   range   of   quilting   skills   from beginner    to    advanced,    all    types    of    quilting    and    interests, including   traditional,   contemporary,   modern   and   art,   both hand    and    machine    quilting.        Because    of    the    diversity    of quilting   interests,   Show   and   Tell   and   the   parade   of   Comfort Quilts   (turned   in   for   donation)   are   always   a   delight   and   an inspiration.         Although   a   few   of   the   members   have   been recognized     in     prestigious     juried     national     quilt     shows, members   enjoy   learning   and   sharing   their   love   of   quilting together. GVQC     offers     an     opportunity     to     connect     with     member quilters   through   an   active   (member   only)   Yahoo   Group   and to   keep   up   with   club   news   through   the   monthly   publication,   Patchword   newsletter.      GVQC   has   a   long tradition   of   serving   the   community,   including   making   and   donating   hundreds   of   quilts   a   year   through Love and Comfort Quilts  to area organizations to give to individuals and families in need. New   members   are   always   welcome.      If   you   are   not   sure   you   want   to   join,   come   for   a   visit.      We   would love to meet you.  More  about our meetings. Feel free to contact us  is you have any questions.
Next    Meeting:    Sept    27,    2018 (note different meeting date) Time: 9AM - 1PM Program:  9 AM Doors Open (activities) 10:00 Short Business Meeting followed by Show & Tell 11:30 bring your lunch and cup, coffee and dessert provided 12:00 Cheryl See: A Progression of My quilts and the Stories Behind Them Location: Temple Brith Kodesh 2131 Elmsood Ave. Rochester, NY Workshops:  Cheryl See  (more info) 9/28 English Paper Piecing, bowl 9/29 Super Hexie Daisey Table Topper More meeting info.
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Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
Join or renew membership in Genesee Valley Quilt Club.  Click on the form below to join or renew. $35 per year
Zippers, Nice & Easy
Crazy Quilts
New on the Market
Wool Applique
Tsukineko Inkwork
Looking Ahead to the 2018 - 2019 Club Year Genesee   Valley   Quilt   Club   is   a   very   busy   club   with   many   monthly   activities   available,   excellet   meeting speakers,   and   workshops.      This   club   year   the   workshops   offer   a   wide   variety   of   interesting   techniques from    English    paper    piecing,    to    confetti    background,    stained glass   and   machine   trapunto.      Often   the   workshop   teachers   are the    special    meeting    speaker    giving    us    a    window    into    their unique   techniques,   quilting   history   and   work   with   a   trunk   show.     One   special   speaker   will   even   be   telling   us   how   to   prepare   a quilt for a show.  ( see schedule ) 2019    is    the    year    of    our    biennial    quilt    show,    Genesee    Valley QuiltFest.       It   is   a   busy   year   for   the   club   as   it   prepares   and   carries off   this   all   volunteer   show.      Through   the   efforts   and   hard   work of    all    club    members,    the    show    will    be    a    successful,    well attended    event    May    31    -    June    2,    2019.        This    show    will    even    offer    American    Sign    Language intrepretation.  The   show   planning   committee   has   already   been   hard   at   work   planning   the   show   for   over   a   year.     Workshops   and   lectures   are   planned,   many   vendors   have   already signed    up,    sponsors    have    commited    their    support,    and    the information   on   entering   quilts   is   already   in   place.      See   the   show website   for    all   the   details.      In   addition   to   those   that   are   on   the show   planning   committee,   member   volunteers   are   needed   for everything    from    setting    up    the    show,    to    taking    money    at    the “gate,”   and   walking   the   floor   as   a   “white   glove”   helper.      Starting   in September,   the   show   committee   will   be   looking   for   volunteers   to signup   for   the   many   jobs   before,   during,   and   after   the   show   at take down.  Every   meeting   offers   opportunities   for   members   and   visitors   to   connect   and   share   their   love   of   quilting.     Meeting   day   activities    take   place   prior   to   the   start   of   the   meeting.      There   is   something   for   everyone   from our lending library, to block of the month, and comfort quilts . We look forward to the start of the new club year and look forward to seeing you at our meetings. 
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Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club ©2017
Join Us Share your passion with a group that has been sharing the art of quilting for over 80 years. Genesee   Valley   Quilt   Club   (GVQC)   offers   quilters   a   place   to   learn, grow, and serve through their love of quilting. Monthly meetings offer: Activities:   block   of   the   month,   fat   quarter   drawing,   Comfort Quilt, opportunity to sign up for workshops. A large lending library.  Show and Tell Program,    usually    with    a    special    speaker    to    share    quilting wisdom, tips, a trunk show, and/or quilting inspiration.  Sometimes after meeting mini-workshops. The    club,    located    in    Rochester,    NY,    meets    monthly    September through   June   and   draws   members   from   the   Finger   Lakes   region   and even   as   far   away   as   Buffalo,   NY.      The   membership   represents   a wide   variety   of   quilting   skills   from   beginner   to   advanced,   all   types   of quilting   and   interests,   including   traditional,   contemporary,   modern and   art,   both   hand   and   machine   quilted.      Because   of   the   diversity of    quilting    interests,    Show    and    Tell    and    the    parade    of    Comfort Quilts    (turned    in    for    donation)    are    always    a    delight    and    an inspiration.         Although   a   few   of   the   members   have   been   recognized in   prestigious   juried   national   quilt   shows,   members   enjoy   learning and sharing their love of quilting together. GVQC    offers    an    opportunity    to    connect    with    member    quilters through   an   active   (member   only)   Yahoo   Group   and   to   keep   up   with club   news   through   the   monthly   publication,   Patchword.      GVQC   has a   long   tradition   of   serving   the   community,   including   making   and donating   about   350   quilts   a   year   through   Love   and   Comfort   Quilts to area organizations to give to individuals and families in need. New   members   are   always   welcome.      If   you   are   not   sure   you   want   to join, come for a visit.  We would love to meet you. Feel free to contact us  is you have any questions.
Next    Meeting:    Sept    27,    2018    (note    different    meeting date) Time: 9AM - 1PM Program:  9 AM Doors Open (activities) 10:00 Short Business Meeting followed by Show & Tell 11:30 bring your lunch and cup, coffee and dessert provided 12:00 Cheryl See: A Progression of My quilts and the Stories Behind Them Location: Temple Brith Kodesh 2131 Elmsood Ave. Rochester, NY Workshops:  Cheryl See  (more info) 9/28 English Paper Piecing, bowl 9/29 Super Hexie Daisey Table Topper More meeting info.
Map Map
Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
Join or renew membership in Genesee Valley Quilt Club.  Click on the form below to join or renew. $35 per year
Looking Ahead to the 2018 - 2019 Club Year Genesee   Valley   Quilt   Club   is   a   very   busy   club   with   many   monthly activities    available,    excellet    meeting    speakers,    and    workshops.      This   club   year   the   workshops   offer   a   wide   variety   of   interesting techniques    from    English    paper piecing,   to   confetti   background, stained      glass      and      machine trapunto.      Often   the   workshop teachers        are        the        special meeting     speaker     giving     us     a window       into       their       unique techniques,   quilting   history   and work   with   a   trunk   show.      One special   speaker   will   even   be   telling   us   how   to   prepare   a   quilt   for   a show.  ( see schedule ) 2019    is    the    year    of    our    biennial    quilt    show,    Genesee    Valley QuiltFest.       It   is   a   busy   year   for   the   club   as   it   prepares   and   carries off   this   all   volunteer   show.      Through   the   efforts   and   hard   work   of all    club    members,    the    show    will    be    a    successful,    well attended   event   May   31   -   June   2,   2019.      This   show   will even offer American Sign Language intrepretation.  The    show    planning    committee    has    already    been    hard    at    work planning   the   show   for   over   a   year.      Workshops   and   lectures   are planned,   many   vendors   have   already   signed   up,   sponsors   have commited   their   support,   and   the   information   on   entering   quilts   is already   in   place.      See   the   show   website   for    all   the   details.      In addition    to    those    that    are    on    the    show    planning    committee, member   volunteers   are   needed   for   everything   from   setting   up   the show,   to   taking   money   at   the   “gate,”   and   walking   the   floor   as   a “white   glove”   helper.      Starting   in   September,   the   show   committee will   be   looking   for   volunteers   to   signup   for   the   many   jobs   before, during,   and   after   the   show   at take down.  Every           meeting           offers opportunities     for     members and    visitors    to    connect    and share    their    love    of    quilting.      Meeting     day     activities      take place   prior   to   the   start   of   the meeting.        There    is    something    for    everyone    from    our    lending library, to block of the month, and comfort quilts . We   look   forward   to   the   start   of   the   new   club   year   and   look   forward to seeing you at our meetings. 
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