Hammersmith Quilters Guild
Recipes & Archives
December 5, 2018
Program: Holiday Potluck and gift swap: Mr. & Mrs. Wright are returning!!
Show 'n' Tell:   Yes
Fat Quarter:   Black and White
Creative Quiltworks:  Blocks 3 & 4 for fidget mats/quilts
Food Pantry:  Bring non-perishable food items to be donated to local food pantries!
January 2, 2019
Program:   Annual Auction       
Show 'n' Tell:  
No
Fat Quarter:  Blue
Creative Quiltworks:  Blocks 5 & 6 for fidget mats
Snacks: Bernadette Reilly-Smorawski, Sally Clapp, Janice Moore, Carmen Arnone, Dottie
Macomber, Pam Moriarty, Ruth Cameron, Linda Talanian, Donna Cormier (water)
March 6, 2019
Program: Trunk show by sisters Judy Massakowski and Linda Reppucci; and Vote for the
member quilt to represent our guild at the NEQM's "Best of the Guilds" exhibit in the summer!!

Vote for the quilt to represent our guild at the Quilt Museum this summer!

Sign up for Thread Painting workshop in April!

Show 'n' Tell: Yes, time permitting
Fat Quarter: White-on-white
Creative Quiltworks: blocks 9 & 10 for fidget mats
Snacks: Anne Smith, Dana Giunta, Lyrel Gillette, Gail Dwyer, Bev McGrath, Joyce Rodenhiser,
Anne Boris, Donna Cormier (water), Connie Fitzgerald, Margie Berkowitch, Kathy Connors, Matty
Graciano
April, 3, 2019
Program:    Speaker: Betsy Habich, quilt artist
Note: Guest fee for this meeting is $10.00            
Show 'n' Tell:  No
Fat Quarter:   
Brights
Creative Quiltworks:  Blocks 11 & 12 for fidget mats- the last two blocks!
Snacks:  Gail Dwyer, Sue Bidollo, Mary Fitzpatrick, Margarita Blyumkina, Kathy Boardman,
Lucille McCarthy, Millie Becker, Judy Massakowski, Donna Cormier (water), Elaine Cobucci, Sally
Nimblett, Mary Whitaker
May 1, 2019
Program:  Annual Business Meeting and Elections, Member Demos: Margie Berkowitch, "Tips for
Quilters"; Nita Penfold, "Using the Artistic Process in Quilting"; & John Balliro, "Paper Piecing
Method"
Show 'n' Tell:  No
Fat Quarter:
 Swirls
Creative Quiltworks:  Finish your fidget mat!
Snacks:  Ellen Moore, Marcia Karalis, Sheila Darcy, Maureen Matthews, Linda Anthony, Elaine
Cobucci, Lori Sue McNeely, Donna Cormier (water), Cindy Nile, Merle Gordon
June 5, 2019
Program:  Ice Cream Social, Mini Silent Auction, & Annual Member Survey       
Show 'n' Tell:
 Yes
Fat Quarter:    Light Green
Creative Quiltworks:  Work on your Summer Challenge
Snacks: ICE CREAM!!
November 7, 2018
Program:     Post-show wrap-up, awards, and business; Best of the Guilds exhibit at the New
England Quilt Museum; Left-Center-Right Games- bring 9 charm squares of cotton fabric to play!  
(A charm square is a 5" square of fabric.)
Show 'n' Tell:     Yes
Fat Quarter:   Christmas fabric
Creative Quiltworks:  The first two blocks for a fidget quilt/mat
Snacks:  Adrienne Nolan, Connie Fitzgerald, Maureen Ward, Carol MacRae, Louise Nazzaro, Kathy
Connors,  Donna Cordisco, Matty Graciano, Donna Cormier (water)
October 3, 2018
Program:   Janice & David Jones are a husband and wife team who create artwork both
collaboratively and independently.
Note: Guest fee for this meeting is $10.00  
Show 'n' Tell:    
No
Fat Quarter:  Purple
Creative Quiltworks: Hexagon Fabric Trays
Snacks: Betty Carr, Gretchen Berkowitch, Maureen Maher, Lorraine DiMilla, Rosie Graham,
Carole Prodanas, Adrienne Nolan, Ann Ambrose, Nita Penfold, Donna Cormier (water)
February 6, 2019
Program:  Kristin Callahan, "Hearts and More"
Note: Guest fee for this meeting is $10.00            
Show 'n' Tell: No
Fat Quarter:  
Reds
Creative Quiltworks: Blocks 7 & 8 for fidget mats
Snacks: Jean Balliro, John Balliro, Carole d'Entremont, Janice Meade, Paula Fallon, Wendy
Ward, Barbara Adler, Maureen Ward, Diane Bucknill, Dianne Cheney, Nancy Kershaw,
Donna Cormier (water), Kathy Connors, Mary Ann Andree
Come help stuff the holiday pillowcases for kids in need!  

If you would like to be an "elf" and help stuff the pillowcases, please contact Gretchen.
You can sign up at the November guild meeting. The stuffing will take place on Saturday,
November 24th at Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St, Saugus starting at 10:00.
HAMMERSMITH QUILTERS GUILD GETAWAY WEEKEND, March 21-24, 2019,
Ramada Inn and Conference Center, Saco, Maine
July 11, 2018  (make-up meeting)
Program:
Mini workshops/demos: Janice Moore, applique; Rosie Graham, quilting apps for
your smart devices; Joyce Rodenhiser, quilted notecards or postcards; and Sally Clapp,
transfering photos to fabric.
Show 'n' Tell: No
Fat Quarter: Batiks
Snacks: Gail Dwyer, Joyce Rodenhiser, Denise Moran, Janice Moore, Dottie Macomber,  
Donna Cormier (water)
August 8, 2018 (make-up meeting)
Program:  
"Ask the Experts"
Show 'n' Tell:  No
Fat Quarter: Black and White
Creative Quiltworks Project due: Clamshells
Snacks:  Gail Dwyer, Lauren Loughlin, Sally Nimblett, Dottie Macomber, Barbara Martinson,
Donna Cormier (water)
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Bus trip to the Mancuso show in Manchester, NH
Bus leaves the Saugus Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. and returns about 6:00 p.m.
$28 includes the bus, admission to the show, water, and fun!
Program: Welcome Back, "Meet and Greet"
Show 'n' Tell: YES!
Fat Quarter:  Lime Green
Creative Quiltworks:  Wedgies!  Make a quilted creation using any sort of wedges: Dresden
Plate designs, fans made up of blade-shaped wedges, etc.
Snacks: Barbara Martinson, Kathy Connors, Lucille McCarthy, Linda Reppucci, Mary Flaherty,
Joan Fowler, Donna Cormier (water)
April 6, 2018, 9:30-3:30 at the Senior Center:
Workshop on Thread Painting by Betsy Habich
Cost is $30, payable to Joyce Rodenhiser, cash or check made out to HQG.  There is also a $10
materials fee payable to Betsy the day of the workshop.
Calendar of Meetings and Activities, 2018-2019