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   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 monthly GATHERING STITCHES group meets for fellowship and informal sewing at Emmanuel Lutheran as well..  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 2017/2018
ACCUQUILT CLUB: If you own or are thinking about owning a die cutting system,
                 please join us @ Emmanuel Lutheran Church                                                                                                the Second Saturday of the month @ 10 a.m. 
                AccuQuilt Homepagehttps://www.
                Free AccuQuilt Patterns: https :// patterns/free-quilt-patterns. html

                PROMOTIONAL CODE: GUILD2017

EQ7 Buddy Group: --- HAS DISBANDED

                     QUILTS OF VALOR      &   BLUE STAR MOTHERS

                    BLOCK OF THE MONTH    click here

FEB 2018

Feb 2018        Judy Coates Perez   - Judy will be here to lecture and teach for three days. 
                            Judy’s work was recently on the cover of Machine Quilters Unlimited magazine. 

Feb 16 & 17        two-day class  Paint and Print-A-Palooza                                                                                9:30 to 4:30 – EMMANUEL LUTHERAN  NOT!! at FLASH

Feb 18                Sunday 1-Day Class – Painting Imagery with textile paints
                                 9:30 to 4:30 – 7668 Sussex Ct., Naples
                            Supply list is on the NQG website – Note: There is a $25 supply fee payable to the                              teacher in class
                                                                       Cost: $35 payable to Naples Quilters Guild;

Mar 2018 

  Mar15             Jan Krentz               click here for workshop
                         Jan is known for her Lone Star and Diamond quilts.     
                                    Check out her web site
Mar 16            Friday,  – 1-Day Class – Love That Lonestar – Lone Star Basics 
                                   9:30 to 4:30 – EMMANUEL LUTHERAN NOT!! at FLASH      

April 2018  

Apr  19           Philippa Naylor
                    We are so excited to have Philippa visit with us. Philippa lives in the UK and she was                     the recent winner of Best of Show in the Birmingham quilt show. 
                    Also, she just won the Superior Threads Master Award for
                    Thread Artistry for her quilt “Wearable Art” in the Houston quilt show. 
 April 20 – 21 – Two day class – Machine Applique Masterclass - $70   click here
                    9:30 - 4:30pm Emmanuel Lutheran

 April 23 – Trapunto and Corded Trapunto - $35               click here
                    9:30 - 4:30pm Emmanuel Lutheran

 April 24 – Finishing Techniques - $35                                click here
                    9:30 - 4:30pm Emmanuel Lutheran

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