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Sew Busy season starts on Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sew Busy Quilt Guild will begin it’s 2019-20 season on Monday, at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 161 S. Main St., Ottaviano Hall, which is handicapped accessible, according to a news release.

The Sew Busy Quilt Guild of Gloversville, was formed in September 1995, with a group of women who wanted to share their love of quilts. This is a non-profit organization with membership open to all.

All business meetings are held the third Monday of each month from September to June. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the meetings begin at 6:45 p.m. The meetings may include guild business, show and tell, demonstrations and/or presenters.

Some meetings are held earlier due to parties or work sessions. All sit and sew day/nights, where members share their knowledge with others, are held the second Monday of each month from October to June.

The membership dues are $25 a year. For joining the guild, the participating quilt shops will give members a discount with a current membership card.

Many new workshops, lectures, trunk shows, demonstrations are currently planned for this fall.

The guild has a focus on the community with continuing service projects of quilts in need, pillowcases, heart pillows, chemo hats and more.

Only current Sew Busy Guild members are allowed to participate in guild projects, “in house” raffles, and drawings.

The guests at guild meetings and sit and sew nights will be charged $3. An increased fee may be charged for special presentations.

All are welcome to stop by as a guest or join as a new member of the guild.

For more information, visit the website: https://sites.google.com/site/sewbusyquilt/home and Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/898457793581800/.

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