Minnesota Quilters offers two meetings each month, with the exceptions of December and June. The evening meetings are on the first Thursday of the month and begin at 7:00 p.m. The morning meetings are on the following Saturday and begin at 10:00 a.m. *Dates may vary if there is a conflict with a holiday.
All meetings are held
at the St Lawrence Catholic Church & Newman Center unless otherwise noted.
Meetings are free for MQ members, $5 for non-member for regular meetings and $7 for non-members for lecture meetings. Workshop ( ) locations may vary. Check the registration forms for details. Meeting rules and policies.
*Coffee and treats will now be served before each meeting to allow more time for socialization among our members. Coffee will be ready at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 9:30 am on Saturdays. Wear your name tags/membership cards so we can get to know each other. Meeting speakers may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.
March 6 - 8, 2014 Quilting in the City - Spring Retreat!
Our in-town day retreats have been so popular we're having another one!
The sewing times will be Thursday and Friday 9 am to 9 pm and Saturday 9 am to 4 pm.
You get your own sewing station and we'll have cutting and pressing stations around the room.
All MQ Members will receive an email invitation before January 2 at 11 am to sign up online and there is a paper form in the January Newsletter. Non-members can sign up online or using the paper form starting 2 weeks later on January 16.
Cost for Members: Two days = $ 35 ~or~ all three days = $ 45
Cost for non-members: Two days = $ 45 ~or~ all three days $ 55
There will be snacks, shop discounts, door prizes, and maybe massages again!
April 3, 2014 Membership Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
MQ 36th Birthday Party. Last year we heard about the early days of MQ from some of the charter members. This year we will hear from the ten most recent MQ presidents, who will share five of their favorite quilts, including their president's quilt.
April 5, 2014 Membership Meeting at 10:00 a.m
MQ 36thBirthday Party. Last year we heard about the early days of MQ from some of the charter members. This year we will hear from the ten most recent MQ presidents, who will share five of their favorite quilts, including their president's quilt.
May 1, 2014 Membership Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
"Here Comes the Judge" - a presentation by a certified quilt judge about what judges look for when judging quilting competitions and what it takes to make an award winning quilt.
May 3, 2014 Membership Meeting at 10:00 a.m.
"How to Prepare Your Quilt for a Longarm Quilter" - a presentation by Sue Kleinschmidt from At the Heart of Quilting.
|June 12 - 14, 2014 Minnesota Quilters Annual Quilt Show & Conference in St. Cloud, MN!|
|July 10th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 7 pm|
|July 12th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 10 am|
|August 7th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 7 pm|
|August 9th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 10 am|
|June 11 - 13, 2015 Minnesota Quilters Annual Quilt Show & Conference in Duluth, MN|
|June 9 - 11, 2016 Minnesota Quilters Annual Quilt Show & Conference in St. Cloud, MN|
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