BOARD MEMBERS

Officers

President: Pamela Langdon

(585) 349- 2596

pamelasfo@aol.com   

 

Vice President: Val Schultz
585-229-2908

vjschultz@frontiernet.net

 

Secretary:  

Martha Wetzler              

(315)727-6916

marty_90@hotmail.com 

 

Treasurer: Julie Brandon 

(585)313-8949

info_julie@red-dogenterprises.com  

 

Committee Chairs

Historian: Judy LaMay  jlamay@twcny.rr.com   

 

Membership: Liz Scott

607-243-8053

bromstyx1@yahoo.com

 

Meeting Program:  

Debbie Lester

lesterhome@rochester.rr.com

585-671-4064 

 

Webmistress | Info Chair:

Ann Hawkins

315-759-1492 (cell)

webmistress@qcnys.org 

 

Travel Club: Ann Hawkins

315-531-8805

webmistress@qcnys.org 

and

Liz Scott

607-243-8053

bromstyx1@yahoo.com  

 

 

SPECIAL EDITION

December 2013

Scholarship Awards Announced

Congratulations to the following QCNYS Scholarship recipients for 2014.

2014 Scholarships
(up to a maximum of $100, any class)
Lucia Dwyer from Thumbstall Quilt Guild, Marcellus, NY
Karyl Culligan from Thumbstall Quilt Guild, Marcellus, NY
Barbara Gilcher from Threadbears Quilt Guild, Sherill, NY
Loni Kula of Piecemakers of Elmira, Horseheads, NY

2014 QBL or QBL II Scholarship
(up to a maximum of $200)
Elaine Ross from Museum Quilt Guild, Batavia, NY

QCNYS Service Grants Awarded

 

Congratulations to the 2014 QCNYS Service Grant Recipients

Museum Quilt Guild of Batavia
Military quilts for VA Hospitals

Common Threads Quilt Guild
Dresses for Africa, Aprons for Alzheimers

Southtown Piecemakers Quilting Guild
Charity Quilts for battered and homeless women

Mexicali Quilters
Cuddle Quilts for Policy Department

Thread Bears Quilt Guild
Kidney Quilts to donor and recipient

 

2013 QCNYS Quilters Travel Club Gift Basket Winners

 

Towpath Quilt Guild won by Susan Jones, Twilight Stitchers
Country Neighbor's Quilt Guild won by Kathie Kline, Candlelight Quilt Guild
Thread Bears Quilters Guild won by Judy Locklin, Mexicali Quilters
Piecemakers of Elmira won by Nancy Sobaugh, Museum Quilt Guild of Batavia
Genesee Valley Quilt Club won by Crystal McDermott, Mexicali Quilters
Wings Falls Quilters Guild won by Julia Kloster, Tug Hill Quilters
Schweinfurth (QBL and QAQ) won by Liz Scott, Genesee Valley Quilt Guild
Candlelight Quilt Guild won by Joyce Fyda, Kenmore Quilters Patch
Mohawk Valley Quilt Club won by Pamela Langdon, Heart and Hand Quilt Guild
Tug Hill Quilters won by Sally Beckwith, Mohawk Valley Quilt Club
Kenmore Quilters Patch won by Martha Wetzler, Threadbears Quilt Guild
Heart in Hand Quilt Guild won by Michele Ricci, Mohawk Valley Quilt Club
Quilts Unlimited/VIEW Arts Guild won by Elaine Suskin, Twilight Stitchers of Brewerton
Snow Country Quilters Guild won by Mary Ann Watson, Museum Quilt Guild of Batavia

Grand Prize was not awarded - no entries

Be a 2014 Quilters Travel Club WINNER

QCNYS Quilters Travel Club Passports are on sale NOW!

Buy a passport and take it with you to be stamped as you visit the many beautiful quilt shows scheduled throughout New York State.

At each show, Travel Club Passport holders ONLY are eligible to win a special gift basket by the Quilt Guild or organization sponsoring the Quilt Show!!  Look for the QCNYS label on the basket.

Visit 8 of the 15 shows and be entered to win one of two grand prize giant bags filled with quilters goodies sponsored by the participating businesses and Quilters Consortium of New York State (QCNYS).

Visit 10 of the 15 shows and be entered to win the super grand prize of a mini retreat at The Upstairs Inn at O'Susannah's Quilts & Gifts in Watkins Glen.  www.osusannahsquiltshop.com

Complete your information on the back cover and return it by December 1, 2014 to be eligible.

Don't forget to check out the BONUS Savings and Specials at participating QCNYS member businesses!!

 

QCNYS CALL FOR ENTRIES - FINAL CALL

 


Stitching New York, A Quilted Perspective

The QCNYS Board is pleased to invite you to participate in a themed challenge. In keeping with the goals of the Travel Club the quilts resulting from this challenge will be made available to member guilds for exhibition at quilt shows in 2014 and 2015. Guilds requesting the exhibit may request the entire exhibit or a subset of the exhibit. Participation is limited to those who belong to QCNYS in any membership category - Member Guilds, Individuals, Non-profit or Business.

Title:  Stitching New York - A Quilted Perspective

Theme:  Explore and celebrate the diversity of New York State

Quilt Categories:    Traditional, Modern/Contemporary, Art

Eligibility:  Entrants may come from any QCNYS membership category (guild, business, individual, non-profit)

Requirements:
Must be a minimum of three joined layers
Minimum perimeter =    96"
Maximum perimeter = 180
4" minimum Sleeve must be securely applied to back of quilt

Label with the following information must be securely applied to bottom:
Title of piece, Name and Address of quilter, Title of exhibit  

Entry form must accompany completed quilt.  

Restrictions:     
No three-dimensional items accepted (shipping concerns)
One entry per participant
Must be received by deadline date of January 31, 2014    

Fees:  No entry fees.  Return shipping shall be the responsibility of the quilt artist.

Insurance:   QCNYS shall provide insurance from delivery to return.

Judging:   Shall be done by a panel of independent judges, Cash and ribbon prizes will be awarded  
 
Awards:  $1000 Prize Money
 
Contacts:   Elaine Ross elainejr@rochester.rr.com and Val Schultz vjschultz@frontiernet.net

For more information and the entry form please visit www.qcnys.org/challenge_2013.htm

QCNYS MEMBER MEETINGS

 

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 QCNYS, tba

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Piecemakers of Elmira, Horseheads, NY

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 The View Arts Guild of Old Forge, Old Forge, NY

TUESDAY, December 2, 2014 Candlelight Quilt Guild, Baldwinsville, NY

NEWSLETTER DEADLINES, ETC.

 

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Deadline Schedule:

Spring Edition: February 15, 2014

Summer Edition:  May 15, 2014

Fall Edition: August 15, 2014

Winter Edition: October 30, 2014

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