Hammersmith Quilters Guild
Recipes & Archives
The Hammersmith Quilters Guild was founded in 1981 by a group of women interested in
the art, history and making of quilts. The purpose of the guild is to pass on the knowledge
of and interest in quilting as stated in our Mission Statement below.
Meeting Schedule and Cancellation Policy
The Hammersmith Quilters Guild meets at 7:00 pm on the first Wednesday of the month from
September through June at the Saugus Senior Center, 466 Central Street, Saugus, MA.   

Meetings will
not be held if Saugus schools are closed due to inclement weather.
If it is necessary to cancel a meeting before a school closing announcement has
been made, notice of cancellation will be sent by e-mail and posted on the Guild
website as early as possible on the day of such cancellation.  Members without
internet access should call a Guild Officer.
Mission Statement
The mission of The Hammersmith Quilters Guild is to promote the appreciation,
enjoyment, and knowledge of quilting as an art form and a craft to its membership
and to the general public.  The Guild encourages quilting for the benefit of charitable
causes and provides opportunities to broaden quilting skills through educational
inspiration among quilters throughout the greater North Shore of Massachusetts and
offers support to the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Guest Policy
Hammersmith Quilters Guild welcomes guests, whether they are visiting from
another area, have come to see what the Guild is about or are accompanying a
friend or relative who is a Member.

A guest is a non-Member attending a Hammersmith Quilters Guild Meeting.  Guests
may attend any* monthly meeting for a $5.00 fee unless otherwise posted.  The
guest fee is usually $10 when we have an outside speaker, but check the Calendar
page, where the information for each meeting is posted.  Guests may also attend
Guild-sponsored special activities on a space available basis and upon payment of
a guest fee determined according to the activity.

  • Guests may not participate in regularly scheduled Guild activities (Raffle
    drawings, Creative Quiltworks, Fat Quarter raffle,  Mystery Quilt, etc.) when
    attending a meeting.

  • *Guests may attend any meeting with the exception of the December Pot Luck
    Dinner and the June Ice Cream Social.  
Membership
The Guild's membership is limited to 120 members, and at present we are at full
capacity.  Please contact us if you are interested in joining and we will put your name
on a waiting list.
In addition to the ten formal meetings per year, the guild also holds  Sit 'n' Sew sessions in July
and August, usually on the second Wednesday of the month.  Check the calendar page for the
exact dates.
Quilt Show 2020- "Around the Block"
Saturday, October 17, 10:00-4:00 and Sunday, October 18, 10:00-3:00

Saugus Senior Center, 466 Central Street, Saugus, MA
Wheelchair Accessible
Free Parking
Admission: $6, age 12 and under free
Our quilt show will feature the following:

  • Quilt Display and Sale
  • Challenge Quilts to illustrate the theme, "Walk Around the Block"
  • Our beautiful Raffle Quilt featuring house and tree blocks made by our members (photo coming soon!)
  • Themed Raffle Baskets for every taste, including one with over 200 Fat Quarters!
  • Vendors
  • Our Hammersmith Cafe serving hotdogs, homemade desserts, drinks, and other goodies
  • Boutique of handcrafted items
  • Door Prizes
  • Quilts of Valor booth and presentations of Quilts of Valor to several of our veterans