Thursday, December 21, 2023


January 2024 Meeting

The January membership meeting will be held Saturday, January 6, 2024, 10:00am. All 2024 meetings will be held at the Exeter Public Library in the mezzanine meeting room. The program for January is “Getting to Know You; Getting to Know SMQG”. Light refreshments will be available.  Visitors are welcome!

Exeter NH Public Library

4 Chestnut Street

Exeter NH 03833



Wednesday, December 6, 2023


SMQG December 2023 General Meeting

The guild's December Holiday Party meeting was held at Stratham (NH) Public Library.  22 people attended (members and visitors), bring a wide variety of wonderful food to share.

1. Retreat - The Franciscan Center requested we change dates. The Center offered March 22 -24 or May 10-12. Membership voted and selected March 22-24.

2. Carol presented photos of her recent quilting road trio in the Mid-West. Barn quilts, Missouri Star lecture by Kaffe Faucet, College of the Ozarks.

3. Elections


  • President Joyce
  • Vice President Marylee
  • Secretary SueAnn
  • Treasurer Wendy
Non-voting positions
  • Retreat Trish
  • Charity Brenda
  • Publicity
Theresa moved to accept the above named board members. Patty seconded. Membership voted and passed.

4. Meeting location for 2024

Exeter Public Library offered to host all of our 2024 membership meetings. Results for online voting: to hold all 2024 membership meetings at Exeter.

5. Membership 2024 fee is now due. Must be paid by March 1. $50.00 for one year.

6. Meeting Program

  • Raffle quilt drawing - won by Joanne
  • Charity quilt participation drawing 
  • Yankee swap - books
  • President’s Challenge
  • 7 entries
  • Winner (large) - Julie for her stained glass whack & stack
  • Winner (small) - Sally for “Triangle Story”
  • Each winner received a $20.00 gift card to Seacoast Fabric

7. Show & Tell - 8 people showed 16 quilts of all sizes and types. Photos are in guild archive.

8. Holiday party was held with 2 tables full of treats brought by attendees.


January Meeting

The January membership meeting will be the first Saturday in January, 2024, at the Exeter Public Library.  All meetings begin at 10:00am and finish by 12:00pm.  Program to be decided.