The President's Message

Meegan Veeder-Shave

Have you ever wanted to learn how to quilt?
Do you want to learn new quilting ideas and techniques?
Do you want to meet people who have fiber art interests and make new friends?

Join us for motivation, encouragement and camaraderie. All levels of quilters are welcome. We have workshops and speakers and special events to provide opportunities to learn and practice quilting in its many different forms. We would love to see you come and learn about this truly expressive art.
Meegan Veeder-Shave- President

Coming in April

Wed. 17                   FDQ Meeting Freedom Plains United Presbyterian                                     Church on Route 55 in Lagrangeville.

                                   Katrina Thomas trunk show + My Favorite Notions

                                   Challenge Introduction

                                   Paula Nadelstern workshop in May - sign ups

Happy Spring - well almost - having been married in late March - we only escaped to Bermuda by mere hours before a HUGE winter storm came in. While most people think that sunny days and warm temperatures are not far away, this is one place where I am a realist. Be prepared for at least one, if not two, more major snowstorms. The great thing is that they go away as fast
as they come. So gather your fabric and supplies and be ready for the gift of a day of creating and even if the snowstorms don't come, you will be ready to go onto your next project.

On a happier note - I was just in Washington DC and their forsythia are out in many places so hopefully splashes of color are on their way here! Spring is a great time to get inspiration - the buds, the flowers, the babies…. They all can lift our spirits and give us a spark. Just walking around some of our wonderful sights of the Hudson valley can help us develop our artistic senses. Treat yourself to an hour and find a new place to discover; we have so many free treasures to look at. I think we will try Storm King Art Center (admission fee) sometime this
month. We have driven by it, and I think it is time to stop. My challenge to you is to find a new place that you haven’t been to before and just immerse yourself. You will be happy you did.

Happy Adventures
Meegan

 

Coming in March

Wed. 20         FDQ Meeting Freedom Plains United Presbyterian                                       Church on Route 55 in Lagrangeville.  

                          Mary Cannizzaro of Cannizzaro Creations                                                          Not Your Standard T-Shirt Quilts                    

                          Retreat Reveal

                                   



Weather Cancellation Policy   

If Arlington schools are closed because of winter weather, the FDQ meeting will be canceled.  School cancellations are at http://cancellations.com/ . In addition, a meeting could be canceled due to nasty weather late in the day, after school hours.

If a meeting is canceled, it will be posted on the Home page of the FDQ website
http://firstdutchessquilters.org . This is the page that comes up when you enter the website, just scroll down. It is also posted on the Activities page, just scroll down. The Year at a Glance will also be updated with the cancellation. This page is located under About Us page. Also, we will try to send out an email, and/or an old-fashioned telephone tree.

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