NMQG March 2015 Meeting

Hello Northampton Modern Quilters,

Our next meeting is Sunday March 1st from 12-2 at the Common House of Rocky Hill co-housing community.


  • Collection of Leaf Blocks. Bring those leaf blocks!  We’ll discussion of moving forward with Rocky Hill Common House Donation quilt.
  • Update on HAVQG Show. This is our last meeting before the show!  We’ll be signing up to volunteer and talking about fliers.
  • Upcoming programing discussion. Our fearless programming chair, Diane Wespiser, and the officers have come up with a tentative programming schedule that we’d like discuss. 


  • Lee Sproul. will give us an overview of quilter Anna Williams. Anna Williams was an African American quilter who produced hundreds of gorgeous quilts. Although she never received the level of recognition of the Gee’s Bend quilters, her work profoundly influenced that of a number of prominent quilters beginning in the 1990s. Lee will briefly describe her life and show slides of her work and that of some of the quilters who’ve been influenced by her.  Lee will also share her own beautiful Anna Williams quilt and tell its story.
  • Quilting Journey: Audrey Hyvonen of Big Top Quilts will share her quilting journey this meeting
  • Quilt share – Bring your finished and in-progress projects to share


  1. WIll we also discuss ExCom thoughts about community service projects?

    Also, I have an idea for a really easy fundraiser I’d like to throw on the table.

  2. Hi Julie-
    I’m sure we’ll have time for a discussion of community service and fund raisers.
    See you Sunday – Lynne

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