Welcome to the Quilters Consortium of New York State, Inc. (QCNYS) website. We are an all-volunteer not-for-profit organization in New York State. QCNYS members include quilt guilds, individuals, quilt shops, quilt-related businesses, quilting teachers and non-profit organizations.

QCNYS meets quarterly at various locations around the State to conduct business, share guild program ideas and provide networking opportunities for our members. Our members enjoy resources provided to them including an ever-growing Directory of Teachers and Lecturers and a calendar of quilt related events around the State of New York.


QCNYS invites you to explore our website and join us!

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2017-2018 QCNYS Quilters Challenge

The Challenge : Participants are invited to consider the Theme and its definition and make a quilt of a specific size (see below). Will your entry consider converging lines? Or converging ideas? Or will it explain the mathematic concepts?

This challenge is open to all QCNYS members. A maximum of 12 entries will be chosen to travel throughout the 2018 Quilt Show season.

Click Here for More Info & Entry


Teacher Vendor Networking

Meeting and Quilters Retreat

Master Class with Ricki Selva

Click here for more information

and Register Today!


Winter 2017 QCNYS MEETING:

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

10:30AM Membership Meeting
hosted by

Candlelight Quilters * Clay, NY

Print your AGENDA

CLICK HERE for Registration Form

Deadline Tuesday November 27



Board Meeting - Monday, November 6, 2017,

Phelps Community Library
Membership Meeting - Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017
hosted by Candlelight Quilters, Clay, NY


Board Meeting -  Friday, December 29, 2017

Phelps Community Library
Membership Meeting - Wednesday, March 21, 2018

hosted by Grape Country Quilters, Naples, NY



Board Meeting - Monday, May 7, 2018

Phelps Community Library

Membership Meeting - Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Hosted by Piecemakers of Elmira


FALL 2018

Board Meeting - Monday, August 6, 2018

Phelps Community Library

Membership Meeting - Thursday, Sept 13, 2018**

Quilting Connections, Master Class and Quilt Retreat

Watson Homestead Conference Center

9620 Dry Run Rd., Painted Post, NY




Board Meeting - Monday, November 5, 2018

Phelps Community Library

Membership Meeting - Tuesday, December 4, 2018

or Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Email qcnys.org@gmail.com to host this meeting.



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FALL 2019

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Membership Meeting - Piecemakers of Moravia


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Give the gift of inspiration!

  • great stocking stuffer

  • perfect Secret Santa gift

  • inspire a new quilter

  • granddaughter quilter?

  • a friend you drag along?

  • your husband?

  • endless possibilities!

Start planning your 2018 road trips! Gather a few friends and spend the day looking at beautiful quilts, exploring vendors booths, enjoying a nice lunch with friends and maybe hit a quilt shop or two on the way home. And maybe you or a friend will win the Quilt Guild’s special gift basket (worth $50-$100) for QCNYS Travel Passport holders.

Watch for QCNYS sponsored bus trips to selected Quilt Shows. Your Travel Club passport entitles you to a $5.00 discount on all QCNYS bus trips for 2018.

Save $1.00 off Quilt Show admission at many of the 2018 Quilt Shows!

Year-end prizes for passport holders are fabulous! Get your QCNYS Travel Club Passport stamped to win.

  • 1-6 stamps = a raffle basket worth $50.00 - $100.00

  • 7-11 = a prize worth over $150.00 including a $100.00 VISA gift card

  • 12-18 stamps = a quilt retreat for the winner and 5 of her friends at Turtle Rock Retreat







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For AOL and others:

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last updated 9/15/2017