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Fidalgo Island Quilters meets the first Monday of the month, September-June, 12:30pm and 7pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1300 9th St, Anacortes. Biennial Quilt Show (even-numbered years), annual Quilt Walk, raffle quilt, Art Quilters and Wearable Arts groups, retreats, classes, programs, and much, much more. No experience needed! 360-333-9311
Moonlight Quilters. We have about 100 members. Yearly dues are $25.00. We meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Grace Center. We have a block of the month, FQ swaps, friendship block swaps, workshops, retreats, and a raffle quilt/quilt show every other year. Visit our website contact email@example.com for more information.
EverGreen Quilters of Bellingham, WA invites you to join us at one of our weekly meetings on any Tuesday morning at Birchwood Presbyterian Church's Chapel Room, 10 am. We have about 60 members who pay 25.00 per year in dues and get a fabulous return on their money in education, fellowship, and community service opportunities. We have a friendship block program, an every-other-year quilt show with raffle quilt and more. See our website or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Block Party Quilters. We have about 125 members who pay $35 a year in dues. We meet at 7pm on the first Thursday of the month at the Mary, Queen of Peace Church in Bellevue. We have a block of the month swap, monthly speakers, monthly workshops, auction, yearly quilt show, and raffle quilt to benefit the guild. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Eastside Quilters of Bellevue, WA We have 70 member. Dues is $30 per year. We meet the third Thursday of the month at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Bellevue. We have both a day and an evening group. We warmly welcome all individuals or prospective members interested in quilting to any of our meetings. . Please visit our webside or contact: Klinatravels@gmail.com
- Camano Island.
Camano Island Quilters We have 185 members who pay annual dues of $30. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month. The AM group meets at 10am at the Odd Fellows Lodge, 96 S. Camano Ridge Rd, Camano Island, WA. The PM group meets at 6:30pm in Stanwood at 27128 102nd Dr NW, Stanwood, WA. We encourage vounteerism and make Comfort Quilts for Providence Children's Center patients.
Rainy Daze Quilt Guild We meet the second Tuesday of each month at the Cooks Hill Community Church, 2400 Cooks Hill Rd. We have 65 active members. The monthly meeting includes a social event or informative program. There are a variety of activities to participate in. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lewis/Thurston Counties. "Saturday Morning Material Girls Quilt Guild" meets twice a month. Meetings are at the Centralia Public Library from 10AM to 4PM the second Saturday; at a member's home or take a field trip the fourth Saturday each month. Currently there are 12 active members who pay $5.00 a year dues. We are a diverse group always open to new members and new ideas. We are currently researching charity opportunities and/or outreach possibilities. Carol Kuhlman email@example.com
Cabin Fever Quilters meets every Monday of the month at the Tri-Area Community Center, Chimacum, Washington. Meetings start at 10 a.m. First Monday is the business meeting, and skill builders, classes, workshops, and sit and sew days make up the rest of the month. Visitors are welcome!
Seaport Quilters', P.O. Box 491, Lewiston, ID 83501, meets 4th
Monday of each month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Pautler Senior Center, 549 5th Street, Clarkston, WA 99403. Dues are $10 per year. Visitors are always welcome.
Whitman Samplers Quilt Guild. We meet at 6:30 pm on the second Wednesday of each month at Sterling Savings Bank meeting room at 803 N. Main St., Colfax, WA. We do a quilt show every two years and make a raffle quilt. We do a project a each meeting, show and tell, and share ideas. We welcome new members and visitors. Dues are $12.00 per year.
Colville Piecemakers Quilt Guild meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Colville. Yearly dues are $25 a year. We have a Library, Newsletter, quilt show, sewing bees, minigroups, community services, challenges. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website for more information.
Pieceful Discoverers Quilt Guild. Membership around 40-50 who pay dues of $24 per year. Business meeting second Tuesday evening at the Cosmopolis Fire Hall. We have a block of the month, craft raffle and an annual raffle quilt to help fund various local charities. We have a quilt show in even numbered years at the Aberdeen Museum of History. Visit us any Tuesday evening at the Fire Hall 6 pm. PO Box 921, Cosmopolis, WA 98537.
Quilters on the Rock meets on the third Monday of the month at United Methodist Church 608 N Main St Coupeville, WA 6:00PM Gathering 6:30PM Meeting and Program. Sit and sew is 6-7pm, with the program and meeting 7pm to 9pm. We have a wonderful range of monthly programs, a retreat twice per year, and occasional classes. We do a quilt show every other year. Contact us at email@example.com
Covington Quilters Guild. 120 members who pay $35@year. We meet from 7-9pm at the Maple Valley Community Center in Maple Valley on the first Thursday of each month. We feature guest speakers, secret pals, challenges, BOM, charity quilts, satellite groups, annual quilt shows & raffle quilt, free member run workshops, & more! For more info CovingtonQuilters@gmail.com
- Deer Park
The Fat Quarters Quilt Guild meets every Tuesday at Faith Lutheran Church, 218 S Weber Road, Deer Park, for either social sewing, demos or field trips at 10 am-2 pm. With a fun filled business meeting on the second Tuesday of the month at 11:30 am. We have block drawings, tea cup autions, Secret Pals, a yearly quilt show and raffle quilt. Also make “Comfort Quilts” to give to local families in need. firstname.lastname@example.org
Cascade Quilters Small group meeting third Monday of the month. Dues $10.00 per year. Block of the Month, Round Robin, retreats, girls day out, girls night out. For more information contact email@example.com or check out our website
Quilters Anonymous. Meetings at the Edmonds Church of God, 8224 220th Street SW,Edmonds. Meetings are the second Wednesday of every month, 10am - 1 pm, and the Tuesday evening preceding the day meeting, 7pm. Social time begins 30 minutes prior to meeting times. Annual dues are $40. QA features national speakers, monthly workshops, retreats, satellite groups, secret pals, an annual raffle quilt, and many community service projects. Visit our website for more information.
Quilters in the Valley. We are a brand new guild in Kittitas County. Our meetings are the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. Most of our meetings are held at the Hal Holmes Center in Ellensburg with plans to have three meetings each year in Cle Elum during the Spring/Summer months. Dues are $25 per year. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Crystal Quilters We have about 50 members that pay $15 a year in dues. We meet at 1 pm the first Friday of the month (except for July, August and December) at the Enumclaw Library, 1700 1st St. We also have a workshop the 3rd Friday of the month (location is listed on the website). See the blog for more information and contact info.
Busy Bee Quilters, 206-337-5380.
Let-Us Patch. We are a very informal group who enjoy getting together. From time to time we do Round Robins, fabric exchanges, etc., and sometimes take turns teaching each other our "specialties". We meet the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Everett Pacific Fabrics store on Highway 99 and Everett Mall Way. No dues other than postage for a monthly newsletter.
- Federal Way
Crazy Quilters of Federal Way meets the 2nd & 4th Thursdays, 7:00 p.m., at Emeritus Assisted Living, 31002 14th Avenue South, Federal Way 98003. We have ~75 members who pay $30 a year in dues. We have a block-of-the-month swap, fat-quarter swaps, a yearly raffle quilt to raise $$ to make charity quilts. Visit our webpage or contact Jill Ellis at email@example.com or 253-927-1260. We'd love to have you join us!
- Friday Harbor Rainshadow Quilting Arts Guild P.O. Box 45 Friday Harbor, WA 98250
- Gig Harbor
Gig Harbor Quilters. We have about 45 members who pay $30 a year in dues. We meet at 1:30 pm every first Wednesday of the month at the United Methodist Church, 7400 Pioneer Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98332 We have a yearly opportunity quilt, guest speakers and classes. We support Mary Bridge Childrens Hospital and the Wounded Soldiers at Madigan with pillowcases each year. Our quilt show is in October and coincided with the Gig Harbor Quilt Festival.
Ladies of the Lake quilt group meets weekly at the firehall in Hoodsport on Finch Creek Road. We meet between the hours of 10AM and 3PM. Presently we have a quilt show every three years. We take day trips that involves quilting, make charity quilts for the community and also quilts for American Heros (men and women returning from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan). Dues are $40.00 per year. We also host a retreat yearly. A raffle quilt is made by the group and offered for raffle at the quilt show which we host. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Southeastern Washington Quilters (SEW-Q) Guild. We have 80 members who pay $15 a year in dues. Meetings start at 7pm on the first Tuesday of the month (except July), at Benton PUD Auditorium, located at Hwy 395 and 10th. We have guest speakers and workshops and an annual quilt auction. We donate 25% of all fundraising efforts to our local Hospice House. Contact: PO Box 1201, Richland, WA 99352
Evergreen Piecemakers. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7pm at the First Christian Church,11717 SE 240th, Kent, WA Mailing address is PO Box 5817, Kent, WA 98064-5817. We have monthly programs, many with a workshop. There are many activities, including retreats and community service, that one may partake in. Evergreen Piecemakers has a 501c(3) tax status.
FAMILY EVENTS OF LEAVENWORTH is a new nonprofit association that now has the Leavenworth Quilt Show every other year in the even years. For more information, E-mail email@example.com
- Long Beach
Peninsula Quilt Guild. The Peninsula Quilt Guild, located in the southwest corner of Washington, is a fun and active group. Members come from the many small towns in southwest Washington and northwest Oregon. Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 1:00 at the Peninsula Church Center. Dues are $20.00 a year. Tuesday at Boardwalk Quilts, members work on individual projects or the prize quilt. The guild hangs a quilt show at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum the 3rd weekend in March. Several thousand dollars are donated each year to local charities. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ladies of the Lake Quilt Guild of about 150 members meets on the 3rd Monday of the month (except July and December). We meet at 6:30PM at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2218 E Kessler Blvd, Lonview WA. We have a monthly program, an annual Retreat at Falls Creek, Block of the Month, door prize drawings, an annual quilt challenge, and Show and Tell. We have a Quilt Show in October of even numbered years.
- Loon Lake
The Loon Lake Historical Society Schoolhouse Quilters meet on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Old Schoolhouse in Loon Lake, Washington. There are no dues. The club makes a quilt each year for the Historical Society to raffle off at the Summer Festival. Lots of conversation, show and tell and demonstrations. Relaxed and low key. Come
Pieceable Quilters. We have about 50 members who pay $15 a year for dues. We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at the Firehall on 19th Street. We have block exchanges, secret sisters, mystery quilts, raffle at every meeting, demos, great speakers, classes, retreats, yearly raffle quilt, two potluck parties a year with fat quarter exchanges & games and much, much more.
- Maple Valley
Covington Quilters Guild. Our Guild of +/- 100 members meets every first Thursday of each month, 7:00 - 9:00 pm at the Maple Valley Community Center on the corner of Witte Road and SE 248th in Maple Valley. Annual dues are $25.00. Other than an annual Quilt Show during Covington Days in Covington, WA, we also make and donate many charity quilts (our HUGS Program), block of the month, presentation blocks, nine-patch challenges, satellite groups, demonstrations, speakers, summer and holiday picnics, Secret Pal, Round Robin and an annual auction.
Mukilteo Lighthouse Quilters. We have about 40 members who pay $30 a year in dues. We meet at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Point of Grace Lutheran Church, 5425 Harbour Pointe Blvd. in Mukilteo. We have monthly speakers, trunk shows, retreats and classes. We do a show in conjunction with Mukilteo Way Garden Club every other year. Next Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour will be in July 2011. For further information, visit our website.
- Nile Valley
Piecemakers Quilt Guild has 54 members who pay $10 a year in dues. We meet at 7pm on the third Thursday of each month except December at the First Church of the Nazerene in Galesburg. We have a bi-monthly row robin, monthly block lottery, monthly programs featuring local quilt teachers and shop owners, and sponsor frequent Saturday workshops. And of course, we have show and tell! Future projects include offering some basic and beginning quilting classes to the community; participation in the local civil war reenactment this summer; researching and choosing a charity or charities to support; a day trip to Rockhome Gardens in Arcola this June or July; and creation of a guild logo. Only a year old, our guild is a happy, friendly group.
- Ocean Shores
SeaPals Quilters.We have about 80 members who pay $24 a year in dues. We meet at 1 PM on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Galilean Church, 824 Ocean Shores Blvd NW. We have classes, trips,a yearly raffle quilt, and a yearly show. See our website for more information.
Fronen Stepdecker, Odessa Quilt Club, 25 members, no dues. Meets at 7pm every Monday at the Museum Barn. Annual Quilt Show. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Washington Stars Quilt Guild. We have nearly 200 members, dues of $20 per year. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tues evenings, 6:30-9:00 pm, at the St Benedict’s Episcopal Church, 910 Bowker St SE, Lacey WA 98503 . Visitors/new members welcome. Block drawings, raffle quilt, programs, annual rummage auction, show, charity quilts, etc.
Quiltmakers of Olympia 85 members, dues $25/yr. 9AM to 12Noon every Thurs. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1601 North Street SE, Olympia. Thurs.: #1: block project and classes. #2: business meeting, fun, lunch. #3: com. service quilting. #4: programs, classes. And: fabric exchange, challenges, excursions, raffle quilt, quilt show, picnic, holiday party. Diverse in age, skills, experience yet share a common thread of friendship and quilting. Linda Becker, LindaB68@yahoo.com
- Port Orchard
West Sound Quilters has about 200 members who come from all around the South Sound. We have a quilt show each October, make a raffle quilt, make charity quilts, have mini-groups that meet throughout the month in members' homes. The guild has an extensive library of quilting books available for check-out for a period of 1 month. Classes, retreats, field trips, prizes, guest lectures, secret pals, etc Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for info. For more information, visit our website.
Kitsap Quilters Our dues are $24 per year and we have about 215 members. We meet at 7pm on the 4th Tuesday of each month, (meeting the third Tuesday in November and December) at First Lutheran Church 18920 4th Ave. NE Poulsbo, WA 98370 We have a block of the month swap, fat quarter swaps, secret sister, fall and spring retreats, raffle quilt/challenge quilt/quilt show, charity quilts, workshops and classes with national and local educators, and so much more! Please visit our website for more information!
We welcome all interested in quilting and the fiber arts. Meetings are Sept. through May on the second Monday of the month, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Concordia Lutheran Church, Pullman. See our website: https://sites.google.com/site/patchinpeople/Home
PuyallupValleyQuilters We have about 225 members, our dues are $25 per year. We meet at 6:30pm a the Elks Lodge in Puyallup Washington. We bring in nationally known speakers for programs and workshops, sponsor three quilting retreats each year and produce a biennial quilt show in the odd years. Come join us! Puyallup Valley Quilters. PO Box 1421, Puyallup, WA 98371.
- Raymond/South Bend.
We have 35 members who pay $10 a year in dues. We meet 11AM on almost every Tuesday to sew. In the winter a evening group meets Thursday 7 - 9 PM. Business meeting first Tuesday of every month. We do a show each and produce a raffle quilt each year. As a community service we staff the Pacific County fair sewing building. email@example.com
Cedar River Quilt Guild 35 members pay annual dues of $36.00. Meetings begin at 6:30 the 1st and 3rd Tue. of each month at Highland Community Church, 3031 NE 10th St in Renton Highlands. We have block exchanges, an annual retreat, a Quilt Exhibit, Speakers and classes. Our charity is premie quilts for Valley Medical Center NICU unit. Contact: Pat Ledbetter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ferry County. Piecin'Pals. We have about 30 members who pay $12 a year in dues. We meet at 6pm on the third Monday of the month at the Carosel Building of the Ferry County Fairgrounds. We have classes and trips, a yearly raffle quilt to benefit charity and we do a show every year on "Prospector's Days" the second weekend of June. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Tri-Cities Quilters Guild We have over 400 member who pay $15 per year dues. We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at the Bethel Church Activity Center, 600 Shockley Rd., Richland, and the third Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Central United Church, 1124 Stevens Drive, Richland. We have block of the month swap, fat quarter swaps, programs, classes, annual quilt show. Contact information - P.O. Box 215, Richland, WA 99352 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Peace by Piece Quilt Guild. We have 35 members and meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 p.m., at the Zion Congregational Church in Ritzville. We have a block of the month, classes, a yearly raffle quilt to benefit community projects, and a yearly quilt show held at the Gilson Gymnasium the first Saturday of May.
Block Party Quilters has ~150 members; dues are $35/year. Meetings are at 7pm the first Thursday of most months at Mary Queen of Peace Church, Sammamish. Most meetings feature well-known guest speakers. Additional benefits include monthly newsletters, 2 Retreats/ year, lending , charity projects for Ronald McDonald House, & annual quilts show. Contact email@example.com
Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club. We meet every Wednesday at the Sequim Masonic Temple. We meet weekly and have room for our members to bring their projects and work together. Our club does charity and community projects on a regular basis. Our area boasts mild summer temperatures and many outdoor activities for you to enjoy. Check our website for more information.
Busy Bee Quilters of Snohomish, WA Come join us on the 3rd Thursday at 12:00 noon or at 6:30 pm at the The Bridge 2 Life Church. Both meetings are informal and everyone is welcome!
Washington State Quilters - Spokane Chapter. Over 500 members who pay dues of $25/yr. Non-members pay $7 at the door. We meet at 1 pm and 7 pm the 4th Thursday of Jan., April, July & Sept. We invite well known speakers to lecture and then teach 2 workshops. We have an annual quilt show in Oct., quarterly quilting bees, block exchanges, bus trips, and an extensive library. Visit our website or write to us at P.O. Box 7117, Spokane, WA 99207-0117 for further information.
Columbia River Gorge Guilters' Guild. We have about 110 members who pay $25 a year in dues. We have regional meetings quarterly Feb, May, Aug, Nov)at various locations throughout the Gorge with an educational lecture, demonstration, or trunk show presented by a Northwest quilt teacher. Some of our Guild programs are Round Robin, Fat Quarter Swap, classes, "Feel Good" Hospital Quilts (our charity quilt program), show-n-tell, and an annual fall Quilt Show. For more information visit our website.
St. Anne's Sew-shul Club. We meet the second Saturday of each month to learn quilt making and create quilts for donation to The American Red Cross and St. Joseph's Hospital Dialysis Unit. Meeting are from 10 am to noon at St. Luke's Memorial Church, 3615 N. Gove St. A potluck lunch follows. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
St. Andrews Piece Makers We have reclaimed the tradition of the quilting bee at “St. Andrew’s Piece Makers Quilting Club” We will meet once a week on Wed at 6:30 at the church. All ladies of the community and young ladies grades 6 and up are encouraged to become a part of this wonderful tradition. No experience required.
Tacoma. Quilters by The Bay. We have aprox 60 members, Dues $30 yr. We meet the 4th Wednesday at the Environmental Services Building, 9850 – 64th Street West. 6:30 pm Social & 7-9 pm meeting. Our purpose is to advance quilting through education, charity work , fun and celebration. We have a block of the month swap, classes, retreats, a yearly quilt raffle, Speakers and demonstrations. Contact QBTB@comscast.net for more information.
Cabin Fever Quilters of S Stevens Cty since 1994. There are block exchanges, bag lady projects,other guild activities. We make baby quilts, lap robes, and quilts for those in need. There are about 25 members, monthly meetings the second Wednesday at 6 pm, and sewing bees the third Wednesday from noon to 3 pm, at the Valley Fire Training Center. Annual dues are $15. email@example.com
Clark county quilters The guild meetings are held at Vancouver Church of Christ, 9019 NE 86th St, Vancouver, WA on the second Thursday of the month from September thru June. No meetings during July and August. Activities and social time begins at 6:00 PM and the meeting starts at 7:00 PM. More information about CCQ on our website or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for other questions.
- Walla Walla.
Walla Walla Valley Quilt Guild. We have about 50 members and meet on the 2nd Tues. of the month. Check for calendar of activities. Block of the month, secret pals, yearly raffle quilt, classes, and participation in the WWV Quilt Show each year.
North Central Washington Quilt Guild. We have approximately 250 members who pay $20 a year in dues. We meet at 7pm on the last Wednesday of the month (except July and December) at the Masonic Center, 811 N Chelan Street in Wenatchee, WA. We have many round robin groups, a monthly raffle block, host periodic workshops, and a yearly raffle quilt at our October quilt show. We help serve our community by providing Comfort Quilts to those in need.
- West Richland.
The White Bluffs Regional Center for Quilting & Fiber Arts is a support organization for the guilds in this area. With over 200 members, we meet on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10-12 at 4034D W Van Giesen. We have a Children's textile program, classes, sewing machine raffle, friendship groups and a member's market. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Stray Threads Quilt Guild We meet the first Thursday monthly, 6:30p, at Brightwater. 210 members; annual dues, $35.00. We do challenges, swaps, socials, speakers, 2 annual retreats and monthly Quilt-the-Day-Away. We have modern quilt, applique, art quilt, scrap quilt and paper piecing groups. Sponsor American Heroes and Camp Korey, hold a biennial quilt show and raffle quilt.
Lewis River Quilters. Small group of 30 who meet Tuesday nights at 6:30pm at the School District meeting room, 800 3rd Street. Voluntary donation of $1/week during school year & $10 for summer qtr. All skill levels welcome. July 21st "Quilts in the Garden" quilt show at the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens. We do lots of projects! Monthly birthday fat quarter party & show-n-tell. For info contact Mari Ripp 360-225-8088 or Linda Goetz 360-225-7096.
Yakima Valley Quilters' Guild has approx 75 members, dues are $20 annually, Seniors 75+ are free. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wed. of each month at the Harmon Center. We host a bi-annual quilt show in the Modern Living Building at State Fair Park in Yakima. We sponsor workshops, programs and make comfort quilts for Yakima Valley charities. We hold two retreats yearly. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prairie Points Quilt Guild Located where else, in the prairie. We are a new quilt guild and hope we will be great. Things are already going with our block of the months and our quarter yard swap. We meet at the Mill Pond fire station on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. We begin at 7pm. Hope to hear from you or we'll see you there. You can email me (Teresa) if you have any questions at email@example.com