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 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. April   Meeting   Program :   Special   thanks   to   the   “remarkable”   Mark   Sherman   for   sharing   his   knowledge and   talent   in   his   program,   Man   Quilter,   and   his   two   workshops,   stained   glass   and   trapunto.      Our   club   is blessed to be able to offer these outstanding quilters.    Announcing Programs and Workshops for 2019-2020.   The   2019-2020   programs   and   workshops   will   be   a   mix   of   well   known   presenters,   Sujata   Shah,   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.  2019-2020   Membership   renewals   and   workshop   registration   will   be   accepted   at   the   May   meeting   for members   (credit   cards   accepted).      Membership   Scholarship   application   also   available   (must   be   signed by   the   club   treasurer   and   submitted   with   renewal.      More   Info ).      Sign   up   early   to   reserve   your   spot   in the   workshop(s)   you   want   to   take.      Member   cost   of   a   one-day   workshop   is   $60.      Longer   or   two-day workshops will cost more.  More on the program lectures and workshops.
Next Meeting: May 9, 2019 Time : 9AM - 1PM Program:  9 AM Doors Open (activities) 10:00 Short Business Meeting followed by Show & Tell 11:30 Lunch, bring your own lunch and coffee cup, desserts and coffee provided. 12:00 Program: Tina Somerset - Color and Design: My Journey Location: Temple Brith Kodesh 2131 Elmsood Ave. Rochester, NY More meeting info . Member Workshop May 10:  Gift Gallery Sew Day at Jackie Lynn’s - making items for the QuiltFest Gift Gallery
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Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
GVQC Club year September - June Join or renew membership in Genesee Valley Quilt Club Benefits of GVQC Membership:: make new friends, connect with quilting friends top notch speakers, programs, and workshops workshop discount awesome show and tell each meeting community service projets, Love and Comfort Project, adult bibs lending library fun and fellowship.  Only $35 per year  Note: membership will be $50 beginning with the 2019-2020 club year.  New and Renewal accepted after June 1st.
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Genesee Valley Quiltfest Quilt Show May 31 - June 2, 2019
Register   now   for   QuiltFest   Lectures   and   Workshops .      Only   two   workshops   remain   open,   sign up   today .      ASL   provided   for   both   workshops   and   lectures.      Indicate   need   on   the   registration form. Register now . Do         you         love         improv?                  Do         you         love         a         challenge?                  Check         out         the         Improvisational        Round Robin Challenge on Saturday, June 1.  Registration required to participate.  Info Tickets   on   sale   now   for   the   club   raffle   quilt,   Genesee   Valley   Friends   Quilt .   Tickets   are   $1   each and   available   from   club   members.      The   drawing   will   be   held   the   last   day   of   QuiltFest,   June   2, 2019 in the afternoon.   Read more on this unique and beautiful pot holder quilt. For the most up to date show information see Genesee Valley QuiltFest website. GVQC Members - sign up to volunteer  at QuiltFest
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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. April   Meeting   Program :   Special   thanks   to   the   “remarkable”   Mark Sherman   for   sharing   his   knowledge   and   talent   in   his   program,   Man Quilter,   and   his   two   workshops,   stained   glass   and   trapunto.      GVQC is    blessed    to    be    able    to    offer    programs    and    workshops    by outstanding quilters to help us grow our knowledge and skill in quilt making.  Announcing Programs and Workshops Club Year: 2019-2020  The    2019-2020    programs    and    workshops    will    be    a    mix    of    well known    presenters,    Sujata    Shah,    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.  2019-2020   Membership   renewals   and   workshop   registration   will   be accepted   at   the   May   meeting   for   members   (credit   cards   accepted).     Membership   Scholarship   application   also   available   (must   be   signed by   the   club   treasurer   and   submitted   with   renewal.      More   Info ).      Sign up   early   to   reserve   your   spot   in   the   workshop(s)   you   want   to   take.     Member   cost   of   a   one-day   workshop   is   $60.      Longer   or   two-day workshops    will    cost    more.        More    on    the    program    lectures    and workshops.
Next Meeting: May 9, 2019 Time : 9AM - 1PM Program:  9 AM Doors Open (activities) 10:00 Short Business Meeting followed by Show & Tell 11:30 Lunch, bring your own lunch and coffee cup, desserts and coffee provided. 12:00 Program: Tina Somerset - Color and Design: My Journey Location: Temple Brith Kodesh 2131 Elmsood Ave. Rochester, NY More meeting info . Member Workshop May 10:  Gift Gallery Sew Day at Jackie Lynn’s - making items for the QuiltFest Gift Gallery
Map Map
Genesee Valley Quilt Club, Inc. Founded January 1936
GVQC Club year September - June Join or renew membership in Genesee Valley Quilt Club Benefits of GVQC Membership:: make new friends, connect with quilting friends top notch speakers, programs, and workshops workshop discount awesome show and tell each meeting community service projets, Love and Comfort Project, adult bibs lending library fun and fellowship.  Only $35 per year (not prorated)  Note: membership will be $50 beginning with the 2019- 2020 club year.  Online New and Renewal accepted after May 10..
Genesee Valley Quiltfest Quilt Show May 31 - June 2, 2019
Register   now   for   QuiltFest   Lectures   and   Workshops .      Only two   workshops   remain   open,   sign   up   today .      ASL   provided   for both     workshops     and     lectures.          Indicate     need     on     the registration form. Register now . Do         you         love         improv?                  Do         you         love         a         challenge?                 Check         out         the         Improvisational         Round   Robin   Challenge   on Saturday, June 1.  Registration required to participate.  Info Tickets   on   sale   now   for   the   club   raffle   quilt,   Genesee   Valley Friends   Quilt .   Tickets   are   $1   each   and   available   from   club members.      The   drawing   will   be   held   the   last   day   of   QuiltFest, June   2,   2019   in   the   afternoon.         Read   more   on   this   unique   and beautiful pot holder quilt. For   the   most   up   to   date   show   information   see   Genesee   Valley QuiltFest website. GVQC Members - sign up to volunteer  at QuiltFest
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