Schedule of Meetings & Events

Join us at Empire QuiltFest

Saturday and Sunday, April 27 & 28, 2024

Fulton Montgomery Community College
2805 RT-67, Johnstown, NY 12095

CDMQG will have many quilts exhibited in the show, plus our own Guild Table with items for sale and quilts to raffle!  See you there!

Learn more about EQF, register your quilts, purchase pre-show tickets, and volunteer to work at the show by clicking the link below!

 The CDMQG meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm.

Please contact us know if you would like to present a lecture or workshop to our guild!  
Email capitaldistrictmqg@gmail.com

2024 Calendar

JANUARY

  • Jan 9th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm

    Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: Quilts in the Movies! with Rachel Rose)

  • Jan 14th (Sunday) Open Sew Day from 12:30-4:30pm
    Pike Construction Services Offices 
    20 Loudonville Road, Albany, NY 12204

FEBRUARY

  • Feb 13th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    Brunswick Community Library + Zoom (Program: Discussion and examples of Quilt Judging)

  • Feb 17th (Saturday) Open Sew Day from 12:30-4:30pm

    NEW LOCATION:
    Pike Construction Services Offices
    20 Loudonville Road, Albany, NY 12204

MARCH

  • Mar 12th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: QuiltCon2024 Recap)

  • Mar 17th (Sunday)  Open Sew Day  TBD   

    St. Patrick's Day


APRIL

  • Apr 9th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    New Location:
    Clifton Park Library  + Zoom (in person Guest Speaker: Angela Pachal’s trunk show)

  • Apr 13th (Saturday) Open Sew Day TBD

  • April 27-28 @ Fulton Montgomery Community College
    EMPIRE QUILTFEST
    CDMQG will be a participating guild in this regional quilt show!


MAY

  • May 14th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    OVER ZOOM + at Brunswick Community Library (online Guest Speaker: David Owen Hastings “Exploring Nature with Paper + Stitch”)

  • May 19th (Sunday)  Open Sew Day  TBD

JUNE

  • Jun 11th Monthly Guild Meeting and Annual Summer Potluck Picnic at 6pm
    Location TBD (no zoom available)

  • Jun 15th (Saturday)  Open Sew Day  TBD

JULY

  • Jul 9th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    Location TBD + Zoom (Program TBD)

  • Jul 14th (Sunday)  Open Sew Day  TBD

AUGUST

  • Aug 13th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    Location TBD + Zoom (Program TBD)

  • Aug 17th (Saturday)  Open Sew Day  TBD

SEPTEMBER

  • Sep 10th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    Location TBD + Zoom (Program TBD)

  • Sep 15th (Sunday)  Open Sew Day  TBD

OCTOBER

  • Oct 8th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    Location TBD + Zoom (Program TBD)

  • Oct 12th (Saturday)  Open Sew Day  TBD

NOVEMBER

  • Nov 12th Monthly Guild Meeting at 7pm
    Location TBD + Zoom (Program TBD)

  • Nov 17th (Sunday)  Open Sew Day  TBD

DECEMBER

  • Dec 10th Monthly Guild Meeting and Annual Holiday Potluck Party at 6pm
    Location TBD + Zoom (Program TBD)

  • Dec 14th (Saturday)  Open Sew Day  TBD

ARCHIVED:

2023 Calendar

January 10th @ Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: Laura Loewen of Quilt Fort Company)

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February & March 2023 @ Sand Lake Town Library
***PATCHWORK & PROSE SHOW***
An exhibit of mini quilts inspired by book cover art!
8428 Miller Hill Road, Sand Lake, NY
Scavenger hunt available for young ones, and the young-at-heart!
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---> Saturday, February 4th @ Brunswick Community Library, 12:00-4:00pm
Beginner Quilting Workshop + Open Sew Day
(Learn to sew a simple heart mug rug with a CDMQG Buddy)
>> SIGN UP HERE! <<
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February 14th @ Bethlehem Public Library (Program: Sashiko Stitching and Japanese Textiles)
Bring your own supplies for a special stitching workshop!  More information will be sent via email.
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March 14th @ Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: Rachel Rose’s QuiltCon 2023 Experience + DESTASH)

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---> Saturday April 1st @ Sand Lake Town Library, 10am - 2pm
***PATCHWORK & PROSE SHOW***
Closing Reception & Open Sew Day Event
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April 11th @  Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: Usha Berlin of Handloom Batik in Hudson)
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May 9th @ Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: Walking Foot Quilting and Free Motion Quilting)

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---> Saturday, May 20th @ Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library, 11:30am-4:30pm
Walking Foot Quilting & Free Motion Quilting Workshop + Open Sew Day
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June 3rd from 9am-1pm: Visit our tent during

GARDEN DAY at the Brunswick Community Library
4118 NY Route 2, Troy
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June 13th (Summer Picnic) @ 6pm,  Six Mile Waterworks in Albany

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July 11th @ Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: Laura Scott’s Quilt Trunk Show)
Presentation corresponds with her exhibit in the Bethlehem Library Gallery!

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---> Saturday, July 22nd @ Bethlehem Public Library, 12:30pm-4:30pm
Foundation Paper Piecing Workshop  + Open Sew Day + EQF projects
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August 8th OVER ZOOM or @Brunswick Community Library (Program: Amy Friend of “During Quiet Time” on the modern quilting aesthetic)

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September 12th @Brunswick Community Library + Zoom (Program: Preparation for Empire Quilt Fest 2024)

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---> Sunday, September 24th @ Bethlehem Public Library, noon-4:30pm
Open Sew Day + EQF projects
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---> Saturday September 30th @ Heermance Public Library in Coxsackie, 10am - 2pm
***PATCHWORK & PROSE SHOW***
Closing Reception & B.Y.O. Hand Sewing Event

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October 10th @ Brunswick Community Library + Zoom (Program: Linda Warren on successful fabric selection for more dynamic quilts)

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---> Saturday, November 11th @ Bethlehem Public Library, 12:30pm-4:30pm
QuiltCon Charity Challenge Assembly + Open Sew Day
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November 14th OVER ZOOM or @Brunswick Community Library (Program: Ruth deVos on her quiltmaker’s journey)
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December 12th (Holiday Party) @ 6pm, Bethlehem Public Library

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2022 Calendar

January 11th @ Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: English Paper Piecing)

February 8th @ Brunswick Community Library + Zoom (Program: Curved Piecing)

March 8th @ Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: Scrappy Trip Around The World)

April 12th @ Brunswick Community Library + Zoom (Program: Long Arm Quilting and Edge-to-Edge Designs)

May 10th @ Brunswick Community Library + Zoom (Program: Pattern Design for EPP, FPP and Traditional Piecing)

--> Saturday, June 4th @ Brunswick Community Library (9am-1pm GARDEN DAY)

June 14th
@ home over Zoom or @ Brunswick Community Library (Timna Tarr Virtual Trunk Show)

July 12th (Summer Picnic) @ 6pm at The Crossings of Colonie or Bethlehem Public Library if raining

--> Sunday, August 7th @ Brunswick Community Library (2-6pm SUMMER OPEN SEW DAY)

August 9th @ Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Program: Color Wheel Basics for Quilters Webinar by Erika Mulvenna)

September 13th @ home over Zoom or @ Brunswick Community Library (Sarah Ruiz: 100 Days to Creative Bliss)


--> Saturday, September 24th @ home over Zoom: “Drafting Complex Curves” workshop with Audrey Esarey
(Registration is open to non-members!  Click here to sign up.)

--> Sunday, October 2nd @ Brunswick Community Library (2-6pm AUTUMN OPEN SEW DAY)

October 11th @ Bethlehem Public Library + Zoom (Bloom Quilts Presentation & Pop Up)

--> Sunday, November 6th @ 4H Training Classroom in Ballston Spa (10am-4pm QuiltCon Submission Assembly & OPEN SEW DAY)

November 8th @ home over Zoom or @ Brunswick Community Library (Teresa Duryea Wong: Hello Modern Art, Meet Antique Quilts)

December 13th at 6:00pm @ Bethlehem Public Library (Holiday party!  Menu and games were announced over email.)

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*** Please let us know if you would like to present a lecture or workshop to our guild! Contact capitaldistrictmqg@gmail.com

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