Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club © 2019

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Share your passion with a group that has been sharing the art of

quilting for nearly 85 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,   Corning,   and   Oswego,   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,   all   of   the   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    (Sept    -    June)    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. Announcing Programs and Workshops for 2019-2020.   The   2019-2020   programs   and   workshops   will   be   a   mix   of   well   known   presenters,   Cindy   Grisdela, Marious   Carter,   and   Cynthia   Needham,   and   our   own   local   and   club   talent   of   Laura   Little   (Just   Threads), Ruth   Ohol,   Nick   Williams,   and   Pat   Pauly.      And   the   ever   popular   Demo   Derby,   Fall   Migration,   and   Spring Fling   are   also   planned.      Regardless   of   your   particular   quilting   style,   you   will   find   something   of   interest to   you.      And,   there   is   always   something   new   to   learn.         Program   Calendar   &   Workshops       and   to   sign   up for the workshop(s) of your choice.  Non-member sign up will open August 1st.
Summer Break - Next Meeting: September 12, 2019 Time : 9AM - 1PM Program:  Ruth Ohol 9 AM Doors Open (activities) 10:00 Short Business Meeting followed by Show & Tell 11:30 Lunch, bring your lunch and a cup.  Dessert and coffee provided. 12:00 Lecture by Ruth Ohol, Lessons Learned (the hard way) Location: Temple Brith Kodesh 2131 Elmsood Ave. Rochester, NY More meeting info .
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Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
Tsukineko Inkwor
Genesee Valley Quiltfest Quilt Show (held May 31 - June 2, 2019) List of Quilt Show Contest Winners See photos of winning quilts: Facebook Albums
Online Membership Form Online Membership Form Online Membership Form
June Program Recap June’s   “program”   was   not   only   the   typical   June   “picnic”   at   the   Temple   and   Garage   Sale,   but   even   more of   a   Garage   Sale   with   QuiltFest   Gift   Gallery   left   overs   for   “make   an   offer.”      Every   June,   those   that   have worked   on   any   of   the   committees,   including   quilt   show   committees   are   honored,   each   received   a beautiful   rose.      Also   at   the   June   meeting,   two   or   three   members   that   have   given   extensive   service   to the   club   are   selected   by   the   club   board   and   inducted   as   Honorary   Members.      Selected   for   Honorary Membership 2 019 were Joyce Blowers, Leslie DelPopolo, and Jeanne Grinnan 
New Homorary Members L   to   R:   Jeanne   Grinnan,   Leslie   DelPopolo,   and Joyce Blowers
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition
Helping One Another Blend Art and Tradition Genesee Valley Quilt Club ©2019
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. Announcing Programs and Workshops for 2019-2020  The    2019-2020    programs    and    workshops    will    be    a    mix    of    well known    presenters,    Cindy    Grisdela,    Marious    Carter,    and    Cynthia Needham,   and   our   own   local   and   club   talent   of   Laura   Little   (Just Threads),   Ruth   Ohol,   Nick   Williams,   and   Pat   Pauly.      And   the   ever popular    Demo    Derby,    Fall    Migration,    and    Spring    Fling    are    also planned.      Regardless   of   your   particular   quilting   style,   you   will   find something   of   interest   to   you.      And,   there   is   always   something   new to learn.  Program Calendar  & Workshops  
Summer Break - Next Meeting: September 12, 2019 Time : 9AM - 1PM Program:  Ruth Ohol 9 AM Doors Open (activities) 10:00 Short Business Meeting followed by Show & Tell 11:30 Lunch, bring your lunch and a cup.  Dessert and coffee provided. 12:00 Lecture by Ruth Ohol, Lessons Learned (the hard way) Location: Temple Brith Kodesh 2131 Elmsood Ave. Rochester, NY More meeting info .
Map Map
Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
Genesee Valley Quiltfest Quilt Show (held May 31 - June 2, 2019) List of Quilt Show Contest Winners See photos of winning quilts: Facebook Albums
Online Membership Form Online Membership Form Online Membership Form
June Program Recap June’s    “program”    was    not    only    the    typical    June    “picnic”    at    the Temple   and   Garage   Sale,   but   even   more   of   a   Garage   Sale   with QuiltFest   Gift   Gallery   left   overs   for   “make   an   offer.”      Every   June, those   that   have   worked   on   any   of   the   committees,   including   quilt show   committees   are   honored,   each   received   a   beautiful   rose.     Also   at   the   June   meeting,   two   or   three   members   that   have   given extensive   service   to   the   club   are   selected   by   the   club   board   and inducted     as     Honorary     Members.          Selected     for     Honorary Membership    2 019    were    Joyce    Blowers,    Leslie    DelPopolo,    and Jeanne Grinnan 
New Homorary Members L   to   R:   Jeanne   Grinnan,   Leslie DelPopolo, and Joyce Blowers