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Pocono Mountain Quilters' Guild

About Us

About Us

Hello!

 

Founded in 1989 when a small group of  women had the vision to start a quilt guild in the Poconos, The Pocono  Mountain Quilters Guild first met at St. Matthews Church in East  Stroudsburg.  The Guild held its first quilt show in 1990 and usually  holds semi-annual shows of member's work regularly since that first  show. 

  

Our  mission is to promote fellowship among persons interested in all  aspects of quilting, to promote an interest in and appreciation of the  art of quilt making, to share quilting information and education and to  stimulate high standards and techniques in quilt making. 

  

We  presently meet once each month at the Hughes Library in Stroudsburg,  Pennsylvania. Check our Meetings and Calendar pages for more  information---please join us, we welcome new members of all ages and  skill levels. Now enjoying the participation of about 50 active members,  the Pocono Mountain Quilters' Guild is a wonderful resources for  quilters

Pocono Mountain Quilt Guild By-Laws

 

ARTICLE I‐ NAME AND HISTORY


The name of the organization shall be the “Pocono Mountain Quilters’ Guild”, hereinafter called the “Guild”. On April 12, 1989, the first meeting of area quilters was held at St. Matthew Church in East Stroudsburg, PA with 55 people attending. A steering committee was called for and formed prior to meeting in May. The meetings from May through September were organized by the steering committee with the first election of officers held in September. By‐laws were drawn up, voted on and adopted in November 1989.

  
ARTICLE II‐ PURPOSE


The purpose of the Guild is to promote friendship among persons interested in all aspects of quilting; to promote an interest in and appreciation of the art of quilt making; to share quilting information; and education and stimulation of high standards and technique.


To read the entire By-Law document, select the following link:

PMQG Final By-Laws (pdf)

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