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|Iowa Quilters Guild. We have a membership of approximately 150 paying $20 per year dues. We meet 4 times a year at various cities in central Iowa. Programs and workshops are provided at those meetings and every other year (in the even years) we sponsor a quilt show.|
Patience Quilters meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30PM at West Library, 5416 Provine Pl, Alexandria, LA 71303. It is just off Hwy 28 West behind Provine Studio, Alexandria, La. Before the meetings we have a little snack bar. Meetings consist of a short program presentation, administrative business, show and tell by members. There is usually a sign outside the entrance door that can be seen from the drive. Guests are always welcome! email@example.com
Bits and Pieces Quilt Guild. Our members pay $10 a year in dues. We meet at 6pm on the fourth Monday of the month at Eastside Fire Station. We have a project each year that varies from year to year. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend a meeting as our guest
- Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge. Remember Me Quilt Guild now meets in St. Paul Lutheran Church on Old Hammond Hwy at Tara Blvd. on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
River City Quilt Guild. We have over 75 members who pay $15 a year in dues. We meet at 6:45pm on the first Thursday of the month at St. Paul's Lutheran Church at 2021 Tara Blvd. We have challenges, fat quarter lotto, classes, road trips, and lots more. See our website.
Baton Rouge Quilts for Kids and Allbrands have partnered together to provide quilts for ill children. We are asking volunteers to help cut, sew, and quilt children's quilts for children with life threatening illness's. We meet the second Wednesday of each month at the store on Highland Road, Check our FB page for other dates as well. email@example.com
The Cotton Quilters Guild. Our Guild meets on the first Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in the Cottonport Museum, 220 Cottonport Avenue, Cottonport, LA 71327. Our membership is 57 quilters who pay $20 annual dues. Please check this site in 2015 as we hope to continue the Quilt Show the first weekend of October 2015. Contact Marilyn Duet, President, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Queen Bee Quilters meet on the third Thursdays of each month. We do charity quilts for many agencies. We do what we call love quilts for members who are struggling. We have open membership would love new members at any skill level. our dues are $15 a year and we meet at Victory Baptist Church in Franklinton. For more information, contact Dbsylvest@yahoo.com
Stashbuilder Quilt Guild meets at 7PM on the third Monday of the month at St. James Lutheran Church located at 1415 Hwy 30. We offer an ed. program, lotto blocks, block of the month, annual challenges, charitable projects, fellowship and more. There are about 30 members who pay $15 a year in dues. email@example.com
Tangi CutUps. Meets every Wednesday at Mama's Quilt Shop at 9 a.m. Open to membership. Very friendly group. Sit and sew every Wednesday.
Cajun Country Quilt Guild meets the first Tuesday of every month at 1:00PM,
at the Back Porch which is behind the Old Magnolia Gift Shop on the Main Street of Jennings, Louisiana. Dues are $12.00 a Year 318-824-0211 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Heritage Quilt Guild meets the first Wednesday of each month at 9:30 A. M. at the Jonesboro United Methodist Church. New members and visitors are welcome to attend our meetings. A visitor may attend the quilt guild meeting twice before becoming a member. Membership is approximately 60 quilters who pay annual dues of $10. Our meeting consists of a business portion, show and tell, door prizes and a program prepared by our Vice-President. Block exchanges and charm square exchanges are sometimes used at the meetings. A library of quilting books is available for members to check out if they desire. We have a quilt show on the odd numbered years. Two of the projects of the guild have been making small quilts for babies that have health problems and making quilts for people who lose their house to fire. Another project for this year is to make "lap robes" for patients in the area nursing homes. Anyone interested in more information may contact Mary Rasberry at email@example.com
Magnolia Stitchers Needle Arts Group. Membership is $20 per calendar year. We are a forward thinking group of artisans embracing all the needle arts. Our membership includes machine embroiderers, quilters, knitters, crocheters, beaders,and longarmers. For meeting dates and times email firstname.lastname@example.org . We love our community projects, donation quilts, annual rummage sale, roadtrips to quilt shows and shop hops. Meetings are held in a classroom setting in the Maxwell Building, Pershing Hwy. across from Pizza Hut.
- Krotz Springs
Krotz Springs Quilters Guild. We have about 65 members who pay $10 a year in dues. We meet on the second Thursday of each month at 1PM at the Krotz Springs Town Hall Meeting Room. "Sew Day" is held the third Wednesday of each month. We have a lottery blocks, birthday fat quarters, mystery quilt project, classes, annual quilt show/fundraiser and raffle quilt. Our group participates in a wide variety of charity projects and there is never a dull moment. We are a member of GSQA. Contact my email email@example.com for more information.
Quilters' Guild Acadienne meets in Lafayette, at Northwood Methodist Church, on the last Thursday of the month, at 9:30am and 6:00pm, January through November. The December meeting is our annual Christmas auction. Our meetings consist of lotto block drawings, birthday fat quarters, door prizes, programs by QGA members or professionals. The guild has 150 members and charges dues of $20 per year. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lake Charles
Lake Charles. Calcasieu Cut-Ups. We have 100 members. Our dues are $20.00 a year. We meet at 9:30 and 6:30 on the first Thursday of each month. We have block swaps, sit and sew sessions, and we do charity work for our community. Contact:email@example.com for more info.
The Sew-Crazy Quilters Guild meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at the Vernon Parish Library.We have about 40 members who pay $12 a year in dues. We have fat quarter and block lottos in alternating months, special bees that meet at other times of the day and month, and a yearly raffle. Quilts are also made by members for different charities Meetings begin at 6:30 pm, and visitors are welcome.Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Ozone Layers Quilt Guild. We have 50 members who pay $20 a year in dues. We meet at 7pm on the first Tuesday of the month at St. Timothy's United Methodist Church. We have several retreats each year, contribute hand-made items to numerous charities & hospital and donate quilts as housewarming gifts to the new homeowners in the Habitat for Humanity-Women Build program. email@example.com
DeSoto Quilters. We have 35 members who pay $5.00 per month in dues (for use of the church building). We meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 AM until 2:00 PM at the Emmanuel Baptist Church at 1314 Polk St. We mostly hand quilt, have a block of the month, make prayer quilts as our service projects, and hold workshops. Bjdnddd.firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monroe/West Monroe.
North Louisiana Quilters Guild. The Guild consists of 3 chapters: Morning Stars @ 9:30 AM the 1st Tuesday; Sunshine @ 1:30 PM the 1st Thursday; and Moonlight @ 6:00 PM the 1st Thursday. Activities include community projects, play-days, challenges, guest teachers/speakers, bi-annual quilt show and retreats. For more info find us on Facebook and the web or contact email@example.com.
- Morgan City
Sew Happy Quilters Guild. We are new and growing! We meet at 10am on the second Wednesday of the month, and then again at 10am on the Saturday following the Wednesday meeting (for those with real jobs). Our dues are $25 per year. We are open to all (18yr old and up)quilters and wanna be quilters! We do monthly lotta blocks, an annual challenge, a raffle quilt and several charity quilts. We have classes and guest speakers. We have 2 quilt shows coming up. One in August 2010 and another at the start of 2011. Search us out on Facebook! For more info contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- New Iberia
BeriBees Quilters - We meet on the third Saturday of the month at 11:00 AM at the St. Peter Branch of Iberia Parish Public Library. Membership is free. We swap 6 1/2 fabric squares. We do a monthly lotto block and a block of the month quilt. We play 'Fat Quarter Bingo'. For more into, follow us on Facebook or email us at email@example.com
- New Orleans
Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ Quilt Guild. We have 25 members. We are a community based group.We have no fees,or dues. We meet every 2nd and 4th Friday at the church 1914 N. Miro St. N.O.,La. We have a yearly quilt workshop for the community and a yearly quilt show. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Piney Hills Quilt Guild We have about 41 members who pay $12 a year in dues. We meet at 9:30am on the second Thursday of the month at Grace Methodist Church in Ruston. We have a yearly Peach Festival raffle quilt to benefit Life Choices, MedCamp and Dart and we do a quilt show every other year. Contact email@example.com for more information.
- Saint Francisville
Feliciana Stitchers meet every third Tuesday each month at the St. Francisville Town Hall, 11936 Ferdinand Street, at 7:00 P.M. Our dues is $15.00 per year which use for our charity. We have fat quarters exchange, classes, trips, demonstrations, challenges, and UFOS. Patricia Means firstname.lastname@example.org
Red River Quilters meet the 1stMon. monthly-1pm/6:30pm.Broadmoor Presbyterian Church,1915 Grover Pl,Shreveport, LA.240 members strong pay $20 dues/year. We have tributaries, small groups& speakers @ regular meetings. Activities include community service projects, donation quilt & annual quilt show. Write Red River Quilters, PO Box 4811,Shreveport,LA 71134
The Slidell Camellia Quilters meet every 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church, Slidell, LA 70458 email@example.com
Piney Needles Quilt Guild. We have about 18 members. Dues are $12 yearly. Block of the month, donation quilt, birthday fat quarters, charm exchanges are some of our regular activities. We meet monthly on the 4th Monday, 7:00 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of The United Pentecostal Church in Springhill, La. We have a Sit & Sew meeting on the 2nd Monday of each month 6:00 p.m. at the United Pentecostal Church Fellowship Hall. For more information contact Virginia Hughes 318-539-2042 or Diane Edwards 318-847-4756.
Kisatchie Quilters Guild meets the Third Thursday each month, 1:30 pm at the Winn Parish Sheriff's Range Building. We have 40 members, dues are $5.00 per year. The meeting includes the business portion, a program and a show & tell. Each month members bring 6 - 6" squares and a drawing is held for them. We also have a 12 1/2" square drawing ever three month, themes and colors are different we each new drawing. Those who have birthdays during the month bring a gift and a drawing is held. We have a Quilt Show every two years in even years. We give quilts to families in need (like someone who have lost their home to fire). We make I Spy quilts to give to child who or sick or in need. Contact- firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Cherry Blossom Quilters is a Sit-n-Sew group that meets at the Zachary Library every Monday from 1-6 pm. We love to share, learn, challenge, and encourage each other. We have a Block of the Month, enjoy several quilty field trips every year and we have a show at the end of the year. For more information, email us at: email@example.com