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|State-Wide: North Carolina Quilters is a state-wide guild which is open to individual, quilt club, group, or guild with an interest in quilting. We meet twice a year in March and September at Caraway Conference Center. Dues are $20.00. We arrive on Friday afternoon and end on Saturday afternoon. A newsletter is published 5 to 6 times a year. The membership year is June 1 to May 31. Write to the guild at P. O. Box 24604, Winston-Salem, NC 27114-4604 or contact Glenna Williams firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.|
|State-Wide: Western North Carolina Quilters Guild. Western North Carolina Quilters Guild. Founded in 1982, we are a group of more than 200 men and women who are interested in quilting. Our skills range from beginner to professional, but we all enjoy a good time, and we are good at sharing and helping one another. We meet on the third Thursday of each month with alternating day and evening meetings. Guests are welcome. A meeting schedule is available on our web site. Our high quality, judged quilt show is held on the third weekend in October. Visit our website or E- mail info@WesternNCQuilters.org.|
|MAPMQG *Mid-Atlantic Professional Machine Quilters Guild) is a professional machine quilters guild that meets in members homes on the third Saturday of the odd months (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov) to educate, encourage, and network with other professional machine quilters. Members are from DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA, and WV.|
The Annapolis Quilt Guild meets every first Monday at 7pm at the Knights of Columbus hall located at 2590 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater, MD 21401. Yearly dues are $30 with discounts for seniors. Membership entitles you to a monthly newsletter, discounts at local quilt shops, lectures and workshops, quilt retreats and much more. For more information check out our website.
The African American Quilters of Baltimore Meetings are on the first Saturday of the month 11 AM to 2 PM, No meeting in July or August Meetings are at: St. Bartholomew's Church 4711 Edmondson Ave. Baltimore, MD 21229 Free Parking on Church Lot. The African American Quilters of Baltimore P. O. Box 31528 Baltimore, Maryland 21207
Baltimore Heritage Quilters' Guild. We have about 150 members, who pay $25 a year in dues. We meet at 7 PM the second Tuesday of every month at Woodbrook Baptist Church, 25 Stevenson Lane, Baltimore, Maryland. Meetigns are preceded by a Sit & Sew at 6PM. We have several nationally known speakers give talks and workshops each year, We hold summer challenges, annual charity projects, two retreats a year, trips to Lancaster & Harrisburg Quilt Shows,and put on a guild show every other year. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Friendship Quilters has a membership of approximately 120. We meet from September through June, on the second Thursday evening of the month from 7-9p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road. Our meetings usually feature a well known guest lecturer or a demonstration of a new technique by one of our members. We join with our sister guild to do a quilt show every other year and a quilt bingo in the alternate year. Throughout the year we give back to our community by making quilts for charity. See our web site for more information.
The Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild. Love modern fabrics, patterns and techniques? Then join this growing guild. Meetings TBA. Visit our website or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bel Air
Flying Geese Quilt Guild P.O. Box 1894, BelAir, MD 21014-7894. 200 members dues new $35, renew $30. Visitors welcome for $5. General meetings are held the 3rd Monday night of each month, Fallston Volunteer Fire Hall, on Carrs Mill Road, Fallston, MD, 7-9 p.m. For more information, e-mail email@example.com or visit our website.
Bethesda quilters We are a small group of 50 quilters at all levels of piecing and appliqué. We meet monthly at the Kensington Library on Knowles Ave at 1:30 pm on the first Tuesday of the month.We have a show every other year with an opportunity quilt and a boutique. Our dues are $20 a year and love trunk shows, speakers and workshops. Questions call Eleanor at 301-229-7990.
Southern Comforters of Bowie. Our active group of over 150 members meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday evenings at 7:30 at the Christian Community Presbyterian Church at 3120 Belair Drive. Visitors welcome! Carolyn Martel firstname.lastname@example.org
The Patuxent River Quilters Guild meets the second Monday of the month at 6:30pm at Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 20850 Langley Rd. in Lexington Park, MD. Membership - Dues are $20.00 a year. Membership entitles you to our monthly newsletter, a large guild library, trips, speakers, seminars and retreats. For more information contact Carol Evans at email@example.com.
Village Quilters. We have about 110 members. Dues are $30. We meet at 10 AM on the 3rd Thurs from Sept thru June at The Lodge, 2832 Nine Mile Cir, 21228. Meetings include a speaker or special event, BOM, raffle basket, library and a potluck luncheon. Quilters of all levels are welcome. We have retreats, charity days and workshops. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Queen Anne's County Quilt Guild. We have about 30 members who pay $20 a year in dues. We meet at 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month at the Goodwill Fire House. We have speakers, classes, exchanges and a raffle quilt. We also have a "Sit & Stitch" group that meets the second Monday of the month. Contact email@example.com for more information.
- Chesapeake City
Upper Bay Quilters guild. We meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Good Shepherd Parish House, 310 George St, Chesapeake City. Meeting starts at 7:00, doors open at 6:30 for demos and fellowship. Members pay $20 a year in dues.
- Chevy Chase
Needlechasers of Chevy Chase. Our meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the North Chevy Chase Christian Church at 8814 Kensington Parkway. Hours: 10 AM to noon. Dues are $25/year. Quilt show during even numbered years.
Uhuru quilters guild. Annual dues are $24. We meet the third Saturday of every month from 11AM - 2PM at the Cedar Heights Community Center. Please visit our website for more information.
Columbia Faithful Circle Quilters. Our guild has a day group and an evening group. The day group meets every Thursday from 10 am to 1 pm and the evening group meets every Monday from 7pm to 9pm. . We meet at the First Presbyterian Church at Route 29 and Route 108. Visitors are always welcome - stop by for a visit and see what you think. Membership is $15 yearly. This is a very friendly group and we welcome beginners and experts alike. Faithful Circle sponsors classes and lectures by local and nationally known quilters. We have a bus trip to the Lancaster Quilt Show and a shopping trip to some regional quilting stores. Our biennial quilt show is always a treat and every meeting is a mini quilt show in itself! For more information, go to our website.
Milltown Quilters meets Mondays from 10a.m-2p.m., September thru June at the First Presbyterian Church of Howard County. Yearly dues are $25. We provide lectures and workshops, library, newsletter, quilting retreats, bus trips to regional quilt shows and shopping, and more. We also donate to local charities and welcome sister quilters to visit our meetings.
Schoolhouse Quilters' Guild. Our guild meets at 9:30 a.m. the 3rd Monday of each month at St. Paul's Lutheran Church at the corner of Smallwood and Washington Streets. We have door prizes, a 6 1/2 inch charm swap, a yearly raffle quilt, a yearly show, classes and demonstrations by members and by visiting teachers, trips to shows and quilt events, and a service project called "Happy Huggies." The Huggies are given to the pediatric ward of the local hospital and to the local State Police and Sherriff's Departments. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Creative Needle Quilters meets the 4th Thursday, September to June, at the LaVale Library. We have 58 members and pay $10 dues. We have a round-robin, block swaps, demos and great fun at our meetings. Please join us. email@example.com
The Heartland Quilters of the Eastern Shore has a membership of over 65 quilters. Throughout the year, we offer a variety of programs, retreats, lectures, and classes/workshops related to quilting. We meet the first Thursday of every month at 7pm at the Choptank Electric Meeting Room (Alt 404 & Rte 328) in Denton,MD. Contact Kay Butler: firstname.lastname@example.org
We're a small friendly group who loves to socialize. We have a published author, several long-armers and a quilt shop owner in our Guild. Show & Tell is important to us since we honor & celebrate quilters of all levels of expertise. We meet at 6:00 the 2nd Thursday each month for a business meeting & "sew-in". St. Paul's United Methodist Church 1687 Crystal Beach Road Earleville, MD 21919 email@example.com
Bayside Quilters. The Bayside Quilters meet the second Wednesday of each month at 9 am at the Days Inn, Rt 50 East in Easton. Exceptions are August and December when luncheon meetings are held offsite. Our programs and classes focus on building our skills and are presented by well-known quilters as well as some of our members. A variety of monthly bees, field trips, and ongoing outreach projects for local charities round out our activities. Bayside Quilters membership number over 110 and annual dues are $30. New members and guests are always welcome. For more information please contact us at BaysideQuilters@netscape.net.
Elkridge Evening Quilters. We are a small NQA registered guild located in central Maryland. Our dues are $15 a year. Guests are always welcome with no charge. Our membership ranges in age from 8 to 80+. We welcome all ability levels. Our meeting are held at 7:00 pm the first and third Thursday of the month at the Elkridge Baptist Church. Activities consist of show-n-tell, fat quarter swaps, group block Christmas raffle, NQA Day celebration, quilt 'till you drop pizza party, UFO event, shopping and quilt show trips, a yearly raffle quilt to benefit a local cause and many more fun events. Contact Pat Pool at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Ellicott City
Baltimore Appliqué Society. We meet 7pm on the third Wednesday, September - June. BAS supports preservation of quilts, textiles, and related documents in museums and historical society collections, and promotes the art of appliqué and quilting. Members all over the world include quiltmakers, collectors, historians, nationally known teachers, lecturers, appraisers, and museum curators.
Calvary Quilters. We have about 15 members, no dues. We meet at 7pm on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at Calvary UM Church in Gamber. First meeting is a work session; last is a member-taught program. Beginners welcome. Our focus is charity, especially Project Linus. email@example.com
- Fort Washington
Sewful Sisters Quilting Bee A Real Working Bee We meet every 1st Saturday of the month. Our annual quilt retreat in scheduled for the second weekend in August. During this retreat we have classes,block exchanges and many other events and learning opportunities. We meet once a month to work on projects, share ideas and lend a helping. The Bee is a group of quilters both beginning and experienced. We teach and help each other. There is no membership fee. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Four County Quilt Guild. We have about 80 members. We meet at 7pm on the second Tuesday of the month at the Calvary United Methodist Church, Mount Airy. Our dues are $20/year. We sponsor the Rose Hill Manor Quilt Show annually. We have various programs each month, yearly raffle quilt and service projects.
Clustered Spires Quilt Guild. We have about 65 members who pay $25/year in dues. We meet at 6:30pm on the first Thursday of the month at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center at 30 Carroll Street. Every meeting has a program (often a well-known quilt teacher), a fat quarter basket, door prizes, and refreshments. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Friendship Star Quilters Guild of Montgomery County, MD generally meets on the first Monday of the month at 7:30 PM at the Gaithersburg Church of the Nazarene. Our guild is incorporated to foster fellowship and support for beginners as well as advanced quilters. We cover topics from piecing to applique, machine to hand quilting. etc. Membership is $25/yr, payable the May and June meetings. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit our website.
Mason Dixon Quilt Professionals' Network meets 4+ times a year at the Gettysburg Quilting Center 523 Baltimore St., Gettysburg, PA 17325. For more information, contact Ann Holte 717-338-0665 or 800-676-2658 email@example.com Mason Dixon Quilt Professionals' Network is an organization that supports, promotes, and encourages quality professional quilt services, goods, and programs and acts as a resource for members to market their talents.
- Glen Burnie
Eternal Quilters is a day group meeting the 2nd Thursday from 10 to 2 at St. Alban's church in Glen Burnie, MD. We hold a Quilt Show and Quilt Bingo in alternate years with a sister quilt. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friendship Quilters Guild. We have about 75 members who pay $20 a year dues. We meet at 7pm on the second Tuesday of the month at the Seventh Day Adventist Church on Robinwood Drive in Hagerstown (across from Hagerstown Community College.) We have show-and-tell and a guest presenter at each meeting, several workshops, trips and classes throughout the year. Every other year we hold a quilt show. Contact email@example.com for more information. Visit our website.
Valley Quilters, TLC is relatively new with less than 25 members. The guild meets the first Wednesday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church at 3864 Jefferson Pike in Jefferson, MD. The annual dues are $20. We have a variety of programs each month, workshops & sit & sews . Members vary from very beginner to advanced quilters. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Bethesda Quilters. We are 50 members who pay $20 yearly and enjoy all kinds of quilting and applique. We meet the first Tuesday of the month in the Kensington Library on Knowles Ave in Kensington at 1:30 PM. We usually have a speaker or a trunk show. Every other year we have a quilt show with an opportunity quilt( this year it was accepted at Paducah), white elephant, boutique and our display of community service. In February each year we have a workshop for the Linus Project and make baby quilts. Any questions call our President, Eleanor Balaban at 301-229-7990
Friendship Quilters meets from September to June, on the second Thursday evening of the month from 7-9p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road. Meetings feature a well known guest lecturer or a demonstration of a new technique by one of our members. We join with our sister guild to do a quilt show every other year and a quilt bingo in the alternate year. Throughout the year we make quilts for charity. See our web site.
- Pocomoke City
Shore Birds meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10:30 am in the Pin Cushion in Pocomoke City. A workshop follows the business meeting. email@example.com
Nimble Fingers Quilt Group. Nimble Fingers Quilters, an affiliate of the National Quilting Association, meets in Potomac, MD every first Wednesday at 10 AM from September to June at the Potomac Rec Center on Falls Rd. We have about 140 members and are a very active guild. We do a great deal of charity quilting, have speakers and classes, mini-groups, and we put on a wonderful quilt show every two years.
- Prince Frederick
Calvert County Quilt Guild - We meet the second Wednesday of the month at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Prince Frederick, MD. Doors open at 6:30pm and meetings start at 7pm. Our yearly dues are $30 and we presently have over 60 members. We have monthly raffles, block of the month, fabric challenges, mystery quilts, workshops, mini lessons, and special guest lectures. For more information, email us or stop by a meeting. firstname.lastname@example.org
Nimble Fingers Quilters has approximately 150 members, both traditional and art quilters, drawn mainly from Montgomery County, Maryland and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The guild sponsors nationally known speakers, workshops, and a quilt show, and participates in a variety of charitable quilting projects. Meetings are September through June on the first Wednesday of the month, at 10:00 a.m. at the Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac. Visit our website for more information.
- St Michaels
Nifty Needles Guild. Guests and new ideas in piecing, quilting, and fiber arts welcome. Guild coordinates donations of money and handmade items to charitable causes. Dues: $15/year. Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month, 7-9 PM, St Luke's United Methodist Church, 304 S Talbot St, rear entrance. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Baltimore Heritage Quilters' Guild presents Quilt Expo 2013 Meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at Woodbrook Baptist Church on Stevenson Lane.
The Quilter's Guild of Southern Maryland meet every third Wednesday from 7 pm to 10 pm at the Calvary Methodist Church, located on Rt.5 in Waldorf. Yearly dues are $20, which entitle you to a monthly newsletter, discounts at local quilt shops & fabric chain stores, lectures & workshops from Celebrity Quilt Teachers & designers, opportunities to go on Quilt Retreats, great meeting activities, and of course, the company & fellowship of other quilters & quilt lovers. We are a very friendly bunch & would love to help you with your latest project or just give you a pat on the back for a job well done! Please join us!
Everybody's Quilt Guild. Membership is now 90+. Meet first and third Wednesday of every month at St. John's Catholic Church in Westminster at 7:00p.m. First meeting of the month usually includes a speaker or presentation as well as business meeting. Second meeting is demos, mini workshops or sit and sew. We have a Bingo annually and a Quilt Show every other year. The guild sponsors two retreats yearly. firstname.lastname@example.org