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. 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! 

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 @ Flash Sew & Quilt 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

NOV 2017

Nov 16            Sharon Ralph, a NQG member and a Judy Niemeyer Certified Instructor will present a                         Trunk Show of about 55 Judy Niemeyer projects. 

Nov 18            WORKSHOP: Sharon Ralph "Cappuccino"    at FLASH
                                                $ 35.00 includes class fee and pattern

Nov 25            Gathering Stitches- at Flash, 9:30 to 3:30
                         A star block that will be the Block of the Month for November 25th.     
                        The block will be taught by Peggy Johnson. 
                        Please email Danielle Hartman at if you plan to attend so that                         Flash will have appropriate set-up information. 

DEC 2017

Dec 21            GUILD CHRISTMAS Party

JAN 2018

Jan 18               Karen Stockwell - NQG Guild member!
                        will offer a meeting program and class on a raw-edge, appliqued wall-hanging in the                         double wedding ring pattern.

Jan 20                Karen will offer a class at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on a raw-edge, appliqued 
                            wall-hanging           DOUBLE WEDDING RING - A MODERN MARRIAGE

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. 

Mar 2018 

                             Jan Krentz
                            Jan is known for her Lone Star and Diamond quilts.     
                            Check out her web site

April 2018  

Apr             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. 

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 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