2023 Program Calendar









                       Non-members - $10 fee for meetings with * & $30 additional charge for workshops.


Jan 26 – Monthly Meeting: Alice McElwain - "The 3 Disciplines - Appraising, Judging & Documentation of Quilts”.

Alice is an American Quilter’s Society Certified Quilt Appraiser.  A member of the Professional Association

of Appraisers of Quilted Textiles (PAAQT ), Alice also judges quilt shows and presents programs to quilt guilds,

clubs and organizations. https://alicemcelwain.com.  St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm.

Feb 11 – Super Saturday Sew Day: Therese Ramsey - “Crumb Quilting” – a scrappy Arkansas wallhanging.

First Presbyterian Church, Rogers - 9am-3pm.  $10 members and $20 non-members (if space available). 





Feb 23 –  Monthly Meeting: Schoolhouse Demos - QUILT members will be sharing their favorite quilt techniques.

St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm.

*March 23 – Monthly MeetingMerrie Ford - “I Love Chocolate (Making brown a delicious choice) 

Merrie will talk about why we are attracted to certain colors and discuss ways to challenge ourselves

as quilters to see colors in fresh ways.  https://browntownquilts.com.  St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm


Mar 24 – Workshop:  “Collage Techniques” with Merrie Ford

A certified Laura Heine instructor, Merrie teaches her patterns, but also discuss color & value, movement and    

ways to make your work unique even when following a pattern. $30 for members / $60 for non-members.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Fayetteville, 9am-4pm


April 21 & 22 – Quilt Show at Benton County Fairgrounds   

Hundreds of quilts, bed turning, vendor mall, guild store,

quilt appraisals, raffle quilt and food!  Registration starts Jan 2, 2023.


April 27 – Monthly Meeting: Robin Bodishbaugh & Joan Beyette "Inspired by Travels Trunk Show"

St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm




May 13 – Super Saturday Sew Day:  Laura Speer - “Ironing Stations” (big boards & TV trays) 

Make your own ironing station for home or travel.  First Presbyterian Church, Rogers, 9am-3pm

$10 members and $20 non-members (if space available).   Materials cost tbd.

May 25 – “Airing of the Quilts”

*June 22 – Monthly Meeting: Susan Marth - “Having Fun in Your Sewing Room” 

Love to quilt, but can’t find the time?  Susan can help you budget your time to include the

passion you love, quilting!  While showing her own quilts, Susan discusses choosing the right projects,

setting up your sewing room or area, storage, plus other household tasks such as cooking and cleaning.  

Just a few minutes each day will produce quilts that you and your family will treasure. 

https://sewingwithsusan.com  St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm.


June 23 – Workshop “Darling Dainty Dresdens” with Susan Marth

Let Susan show you the tricks, tips & tools she has discovered to make perfectly round, flat Dresden

plates.  Choose from Susan’s Dresden plate patterns or choose a month from the Tiny Dresden Series.

$30 for members / $60 for non-members. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Fayetteville, 9am-4pm


July 15 – Super Saturday Sew Day: Daphne Maurer - “Round & Round We Go”

A no hassle way to sew circles using decorative stitches.  $10 members and $20 non-members (if space available). 

First Presbyterian Church, Rogers, 9am-3pm.

July 27 – Monthly Meeting: Trunk Show -  Mikki Stone & Korin Cardinal 

St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm



*Aug 24 – Monthly Meeting: Nova Montgomery - “Century of Progress”

Nova Montgomery is a quilter and quilt historian. She is an independent professional instructor.  

and lecturer  who loves sharing her passion for quilts and history.  https://novamontgomery.com

St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm

Aug 25 – Nova Montgomery - Featherweight Workshop (9am-5pm)

In this workshop, participants will learn how to correctly disassemble, clean, and reassemble their beloved 

Featherweights. This is a comprehensive workshop in which all aspects of routine mechanical maintenance are 

addressed - including motor, and foot controller. Yes, they will sew (and sew beautifully) when you are done!! 

$100 for members / $130 for non-members. Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Fayetteville, 9am-5pm.

Sept 28 – Monthly Meeting: Suzanne Louth - “Broderie Perse” Trunk Show  

"Suzanne's favorite style of quilting is appliqué. She's lost count of how many quilts she's made over

the years. "I don't have a clue," she says — but puts it well north of 50. She once counted 45 alone that

she's given away. " (Springfield News-Leader 9.3.2014).  St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm


Oct 26 – Monthly Meeting: Amy Barickman - “For the Love of Buttons”

Amy, the author of Vintage Notions and founder of Indygo Junction (pattern company), is passionate 

about helping creatives find inspiration for handmade projects. https://amybarickman.com

St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm



Nov 11 – Super Saturday Sew Day: “Lone Star” with Julie Warren & Dana Crocco

First Presbyterian Church, Rogers, 9am-3pm. 

$10 members and $20 non-members (if space available). 




Dec 7 – Monthly Meeting: Q.U.I.L.T. Holiday Party

St Thomas Episcopal Church, Springdale, 6:30pm


How to register for classes:  

Contact Therese Ramsey - registration is not final until payment is received - class fees not refundable

Board Meetings:

2nd Monday monthly - 6-8 pm.  All members invited, please notify President if you have something to add to the agenda (at least 1 week in advance).  Meetings are held on Zoom at this time.


2023 Quilt Show Committee Meetings:

1st Tuesday each month - 6-8pm.  

Contact Helen Hefner or Diane Crandell with any questions.

More events  & information may be added throughout the year.  They will be listed here, on Facebook & Instagram, and in the Guild Newsletter.


Q.U.I.L.T. Guild of NW Arkansas

PO Box 1364
Springdale, Arkansas 72765


Programs Inquiries: quiltguildnwaprograms@gmail.com        General Inquiries:   quiltguildnwa@gmail.com

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