naples quilters guild   1983 - 2017  34 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  (new time!!) 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. Starting January 2014 our workshops are held at the Flash Event Center 1575 Pine Ridge Road Naples. See Workshops page for prices and information. 

Our monthly GATHERING STITCHES group meets for fellowship and informal sewing at Flash Event Center as well starting January 2014.  Bring a project and your lunch and join the fun! 

EQ7 Buddy Group meets every  2nd Thursday of the month (from 6:30 to about 8:30pm) at Jo-Ann Fabrics (located at 6424 Naples Blvd, Naples, FL 34109). 
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 2016/2017
 

 EQ7 Buddy Group: March 9, (Thursday at 6:30pm-8:30pm) --- session at Jo-Ann Fabrics.
(Note time and location has been returned to original in-season meeting.) click here

                     QUILTS OF VALOR

                    BLOCK OF THE MONTH    click here
 

Mar 2017  

                
Mar 25          NO Gathering Stitches      because it is NATIONAL QUILT DAY

APR 2017

Apr 29           Gathering Stitches      Flash Sew and Quilt, Naples, Florida from 9:30 - 3:30.

MAY 2017

May 2017 –          Christine Barnes
                                      Color and Transparency

May 27            Gathering Stitches        Flash Sew and Quilt, Naples, Florida from 9:30 - 3:30.

JUNE 2017

June 2017 –        Mickey Depre
                                      Pieced Hexies and Scrap quilt blocks

Jun 24             Gathering Stitches        Flash Sew and Quilt, Naples, Florida from 9:30 - 3:30.


JUL 2017

Jul 29              Gathering Stitches        Flash Sew and Quilt, Naples, Florida from 9:30 - 3:30.

AUG 2017

 Aug 26            Gathering Stitches        Flash Sew and Quilt, Naples, Florida from 9:30 - 3:30.

SEP 2017

Sep 30              Gathering Stitches        Flash Sew and Quilt, Naples, Florida from 9:30 - 3:30.

OCT 2017

Oct 28              Gathering Stitches        Flash Sew and Quilt, Naples, Florida from 9:30 - 3:30.

NOV 2017



Our Program Chair is busy contacting teachers for 2017 (and beyond).
When she knows, then you will know……and the news will be announced here and in the newsletter.

TEACHER REQUESTS
​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
class.


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 are fully booked with teachers through 2016.  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