Minnesota Quilters offers two meetings each month, with the exceptions of December and June. The evening meetings moon are on the first Thursday of the month and begin at 7:00 p.m. The morning meetings sun 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.

When there's a workshop ( scissors) the locations may vary. Check the registration forms for details when it comes out.      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.

Upcoming Meetings

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moon August 7th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 7 pm

Our August theme will be about quilt studios and studio organization again this year, beginning with "Grab 'n Go" lecture on Thursday. A successful quilting retreat or class starts long before you leave the house. Lois Hallock, a professional organizer and quilter from Snohomish, Washington, will show us how to get ready and stay ready for any quilting event.


scissorsAugust 8, 2014 "Quilt Studio Planning and Design".

In this six hour class, Lois Hallock will help participants learn the basics of quilt studio design, from ergonomics to storage solutions customized to the needs and style of each quilter, taking into consideration individual studio challenges. This invitation was sent to members only and is already filled to capacity. If members would like to be put on the waiting list they can go to the email invitation and click 'yes' and it will tell them it's full and give them an option to be added to the waiting list.


sun August 9th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 10 am

Double Wammie!

First come to the meeting "Creating Your Perfect Quilting Space".

An entertaining and informational presentation by Lois Hallock jam packed with before and after photographs of real room makeovers.

Then Studio Tours II from 1:00 to 5:30 pm!

Tour six individual quilt studios in the Twin Cities area to see how other quilters organize their creative spaces! Pre-purchased tickets are available for members at $20 and nonmembers at $25. Call the MQ Office if you would like to buy tickets at 612-436-0449. Tickets purchased at the door of one of the studios will be $25 for everyone.


moon September 4th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 7 pm

September Schoolhouse!


sun September 6th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 10 am

September Schoolhouse!

scissorsSeptember 18-20, 2014 Quilting in the City Day Retreat
moon October 2nd, 2014 Membership Meeting at 7 pm
scissors October 3rd, 2014 Class TBA
sun October 4th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 10 am
October 9-12, 2014 Fall Getaway in Cloquet MN
moon November 6th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 7 pm
sun November 8th, 2014 Membership Meeting at 10 am

scissorsWednesday November 12, 2014 at 9 am. Victoria Findlay Wolf class!

"15 Minutes of Play"

Details to come...

December Holiday Brunch - TBD
moon January 8, 2015 Meeting are a week late due to the first Thursday being New Years Day
sun January 10, 2015
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

Meeting Rules and Policies

  1. Please turn off your cell phones.
  2. Announcements are only for MQ business or quilt-related activities.
  3. Please do not make any announcements concerning selling personal items or private business promotion.  If you have something to sell or a business to promote you are welcome to put out flyers and business cards or put an ad in the MQ newsletter.