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!!
Show 'n' Tell: No
Fat Quarter:
Creative Quiltworks:
Merle Gordon, Anne Smith, Dana Giunta, Lyrel Gillette, Gail Dwyer, Bev McGrath, Joyce
Rodenhiser, Anne Boris, Donna Cormier (water)
April, 3, 2019
Program:    Speaker: Betsy Habich, quilt artist
Note: Guest fee for this meeting is $10.00            
Show 'n' Tell:  No
Fat Quarter:   
Creative Quiltworks:
Snacks:  
Gail Dwyer, Sue Bidollo, Mary Fitzpatrick, Margarita Blyumkina, Kathy Boardman,
Lucille McCarthy, Millie Becker, Judy Massakowski, Donna Cormier (water)
May 1, 2019
Program:  Annual Business Meeting and Elections
Show 'n' Tell:  Yes
Fat Quarter:  
Creative Quiltworks:
Snacks:
 Ellen Moore, Marcia Karalis, Sheila Darcy, Maureen Matthews, Linda Anthony, Elaine
Cobucci, Lori Sue McNeely, Donna Cormier (water)
June 5, 2019
Program:  Ice Cream Social and Annual Member Survey       
Show 'n' Tell:
 Yes
Fat Quarter:    
Creative Quiltworks:
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:
Creative Quiltworks:
Snacks:
Jean Balliro, John Balliro, Carole d'Entermont, Janice Meade, Paula Fallon, Wendy
Ward, Barbara Adler, Maureen Ward, Diane Bucknill, Dianne Cheney, Nancy Kershaw,
Donna Cormier (water)
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 22-24, 2019,
Ramada Inn and Conference Center, Saco, Maine
Optional third night on Thursday, March 21.

Signups starting in November 2018!
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 2018:
Workshop on Thread Painting by Betsy Habich
Stay Tuned for Details!
Calendar of Meetings and Activities, 2018-2019