naples quilters guild   1983 - 2018  35 YEARS!
meetings calendar
Our regular monthly evening MEETINGS are held the third Thursday of each month at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at 777 Mooring Line Drive in Naples.  Doors open at 6:00 and a short business meeting begins at 6:30 PM   followed by an interesting educational program and Show and Tell.  Please join us!         

In addition, we often sponsor Friday and/or Saturday WORKSHOPS led by the Thursday evening speaker. Our workshops are held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Naples. See Workshops page for prices and information. 

Our GATHERING STITCHES group meets at 10am on the last Saturday of most months for fellowship and informal sewing at Emmanuel Lutheran.  Bring a project and your lunch and join the fun!  

RYANS CASE  formerly CONKERR PILLOWS -  see PATTERNS in side bar

Please refer to the calendar below for exact dates and program information.

Naples Quilters Guild calendar 2018/2019
ACCUQUILT CLUB: If you own or are thinking about owning a die cutting system,
                 please join us @ Emmanuel Lutheran Church                                                                                               during GATHERING STITCHES on the last Saturday of the month @ 10 a.m. 
                AccuQuilt Homepagehttps://www.
                Free AccuQuilt Patterns:

                PROMOTIONAL CODE: GUILD2017

                     QUILTS OF VALOR      &   BLUE STAR MOTHERS

                    BLOCK OF THE MONTH    click here

July 28        Gathering Stitches

                     Meeting at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 6:30pm, Movie night—“Why Quilts Matter"

AUG 18        Ridgeway Bar and Grill  SUPPLY LIST click here
                        GLITTER WORKSHOP WITH JUDY B

                    The "Quilt Lovely" books have arrived and I will have them at tonight's meeting, and of                     course will bring them to Ridgway if you can't make tonight's meeting.  
                    Page 9 "Glitter" of the book is the workshop Judy Bauckham will be teaching.

SEP 20        Meeting at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 6:30pm

SEP 22        Workshop – “Beginners Machine Quilting with Rulers” by Mo Bonner
                    Cost: $25 Members, $37 Non-Members

OCT 18        Meeting at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 6:30pm                                                                                “Sewing Space Under Control” by Judy Bauckham

OCT 20        Workshop – “Unexpected and Fabulous T-Shirt Quilts” by Judy Bauckham


Our Program Chair is busy contacting teachers for 2018 (and beyond).
When she knows, then you will know……and the news will be announced here and in the newsletter.

​When you filled out your membership application in the spring, many of you also indicated quilt teachers that you would like to see lecture and teach for our guild.                                                                                     These requests were all passed along to me and I wanted to let you know the status on most of your requests.

Barbara Brackman is no longer teaching for quilt guilds.
Bonnie Hunter is booked through 2018 and is not currently taking booking beyond that date.
Caryl Bryer Fallert is not teaching for guilds.
Angela Walters came to teach for our guild in 2016.
Edyta Sitar was contacted by email with a request but she did not respond.
Gwen Marston is no longer teaching for individual guilds.
Kathy Sandbach died in 2012.
Kim Deihl is not taking new teaching engagements.
Susan Carlson came to teach for our guild in 2016.
Mark Lipinski class and lecture cost is not economical for our guild..
Vicki Bellino does teach classes.

Machine Quilting/Free Motion Quilting – Cindy Needham and Sharon Schamber will each offer a machine quilting

I just thought you should would want to know that I do pay attention to your input.  
Feel free to send me your ideas at any time. 
  We’ve got some pretty exciting things coming up
Check on the SHOW tab (left margin) for the quilt show rules, entry form and category definitions