Membership
Board Member - Natasha McFadyen
Meeting Dates:  The 3rd Monday of every month at 7:30PM.

Meeting Place:
St. James Lutheran Church, 230 Second Ave, St. James, NY 11780

Mailing Address:  
Smithtown Stitchers, Inc. PO Box 311, Smithtown, NY, 1787-0311

Email for the Membership chair, please click the link below:
membership@smithtownstitchers.com

Membership Fees:  Regular (renewal or new)   $35.00/year
Newsletter Only   $12.00/year

Renewal and new memberships begin on January 1.

Guests may attend guild meetings. There is a $5.00 fee when we have a guest
speaker.  No guests are allowed to attend the December meeting.

Guild Membership is limited to 200 members.

Inclement weather policy: Members will be notified via email and Facebook by 3pm on
the day of a meeting if we are forced to cancel due to inclement weather.  

For a printable
membership form Click here.
Please send a self addressed, stamped envelope(SASE), the membership
form and a check payable to Smithtown Stitchers, Inc. to the mailing address
above.

Registered members receive a membership card which can be used to receive
discounts at quilt shops, classes, shows, and events.
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Members receive a copy of the membership list. The membership list is to be used by
members
solely for personal use.

Members help with making community service/comfort quilts. Members are
required to make at least one comfort quilt.

Members serve on at least one of the committees listed on the membership form.

All Members are expected to sell at least 5 raffle books for the yearly raffle quilt
made to raise money for guild programs.

The Guild holds a Quilt Show every two years (in the spring). Members, to be in
good standing, are required to volunteer for 2 hours for the show.

The Guild hosts lecturers and vendors.

Also,
available at meetings:
Trips sign up, Workshops sign up,  Guild challenges, Show & Tell, Community and
Raffle quilt info, Membership, President's, 50-50, and Library raffles. Block of the
Month patterns are emailed to members before the meeting. A few printed copies are
available at the meeting for those who do not have email.


Guild Grants:
Guild members in good standing are eligible to apply for a guild grant.  Applications
can be downloaded
here and are due back by November 30th.  Applicants need to
show how they intend to further their skills or increase the quilt knowledge through use
of the grant.  Members should be prepared to share how they used the grant with the
guild afterwards.  

2018 Grants were awarded to:
Carol Bond for Handi Quilt templates to be used for completing infant quilts for
Comfort Quilts
Natasha McFadyen for Go! Cutter alphabet dies to be used to make a banner for guild
use on the canopy whenever the raffle quilt travels to outdoor festivals

Reimbursement Forms:
If you need to be reimbursed for expenses made for the Guild, please fill out one of
these forms, attach all receipts and see our Treasurer at the next Guild meeting.
Click
here for a printable form.