New Mexico Quilters Association

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Upcoming events

    • January 06, 2022
    • December 15, 2022
    • 50 sessions
    • on Zoom

    Join your NMQA friends for Thursday's Zoom Sew-In!  Come and go as you please.  Bring your own project or something you're working on for the Guild.

    Time: Every Thursday, 10 AM - 2 PM

    See you there!

    • January 24, 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register

    This is our first business meeting of the year.  After the business part of the meeting, Ilene will give a presentation on the History of the Balloon Fiesta Quilts.

     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting.


    After the meeting (from noon to 3:00 PM), there will be a Workshop on how to make bargello balloons.  Register under the separate event at www.NMQA.org



    • January 24, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 7550 Eubank
    Register

    NMQA's first Workshop in 2022 will be held following the January Membership Meeting.  There will be a $5.00 class fee to cover the cost of the fabric.  If you return the completed balloon to the committee for use with the crafts, the $5.00 will be returned.

    Bring your own lunch and eat while you listen to a short presentation on making bargello, appliqué and special shapes balloons for our 2023 Balloon Quilt and other crafts.  After the presentation, you will learn the techniques for making bargello balloons, such as the one pictured below.


    WHAT TO BRING:

    • Sewing Machine and whatever accessories you use for piecing
    • Cutting tools for fabric and a small cutting mat  (A large mat will be available at the class.)
    • Scissors for cutting paper
    • 'Add-a-quarter' ruler if you have one, if not, a small square ruler will work
    • Wooden or other type of hand pressing tool
    • A piece of scrap batting, flannel, felt or a bath towel - approximately 2-foot x 2-foot or larger
    • Sharpie Marker – fine tip 
    • Elmer’s Glue 
    • Sewing Thread - neutral colors for piecing
    • Task lighting - if you have a portable one, such as an Ott Light


    • February 28, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register

    At this evening meeting, Karen Armstrong will give a presentation and trunk show of Temperance Quilts.


    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • March 28, 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • April 14, 2022
    • April 16, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • Expo New Mexico

    This biennial event will showcase a wide variety of fiber art exhibits, classes, vendors, and special events as represented by the consortium of guilds that participate with the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council -- of which NMQA is one! 

    All artists, non-members and members of participating guilds of the council, working in fiber, may enter a wide variety of fiber related categories including crochet, dolls, embroidery, felting, hand knitting, machine knitting, lace, mixed media textile art, quilting, rug hooking, sewing, weaving and beads.

    No registration required -- pay at the door or volunteer with NMQA!

    See https://abqfiberartscouncil.org for more information.

    • April 25, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • May 23, 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • June 27, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • July 25, 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • August 22, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • September 26, 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • October 24, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • November 28, 2022
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


    • December 12, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • On ZOOM and IN PERSON at Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (7550 Eubank Blvd. NE, ABQ)
    Register


     

    We'll have Show & Tell at the meeting!  If you're attending in person, bring your item with you and if you're attending through zoom, send your photos to Kris Lange, klange@email.com at least 48 hours before the meeting


Past events

December 13, 2021 December Membership Meeting
November 15, 2021 November Membership Meeting
October 25, 2021 October Membership Meeting
October 02, 2021 Global Quilt Connection All-Star Virtual Sampler Platter
September 27, 2021 September Membership Meeting
August 23, 2021 August Membership Meeting
July 26, 2021 July Membership Meeting
June 28, 2021 June Membership Meeting
May 24, 2021 May Membership Meeting
May 22, 2021 All Star Virtual Sampler Platter
April 26, 2021 April Membership Meeting
March 27, 2021 Appliqué University
March 22, 2021 March Membership Meeting
March 01, 2021 Quick and Easy Potholder: FREE!
February 22, 2021 February Membership Meeting
February 15, 2021 Quick and Easy Potholder: FREE!
February 08, 2021 Quick and Easy Potholder: FREE!
January 25, 2021 January Membership Meeting
December 14, 2020 How to make your quilter love you - Monica Peterson
August 23, 2020 Cancelled - Heidi Pridemore -- ​Fusible Applique, The Whimsical Workshop Way
May 17, 2020 Cancelled Gina Perkes -- Machine Quilting with Rulers
February 23, 2020 Marisela Rumberg - ZENTANGLE® QUILTS
September 24, 2019 Barbara Olson - Dancing Feathers
July 21, 2019 Missie Carpenter - Wool Applique - Tulip Time
June 23, 2019 Kelly Ashton -- Painted Mountains
May 20, 2019 Shelly Burge - Not Your Grandmother's String Piecing
March 24, 2019 Karla Alexander - Gentle Curved Piecing - Red Onion
March 24, 2019 Karla Alexander - Gentle Curved Piecing - Argyle
March 24, 2019 Karla Alexander - Gentle Curved Piecing - Savanna
February 24, 2019 Cheryl Sleboda - Fabulous Fabric Manipulations
October 22, 2018 "Lone Star Quilt" - Instructor: Brandi Perea
September 23, 2018 “Op-Art Kaleidoscope” - Instructor: Maggie Ball
September 23, 2018 “Gateway to Mongolia” - Instructor: Maggie Ball
July 24, 2018 “Artful Improv – Permission to Play” - Instructor: Cindy Grisdela
June 25, 2018 "Geraldine the Giraffe, Inspired to Stitch" - Instructor: Pam Holland
May 22, 2018 “African Mosaic Quilt” - Instructor: Lisa Shepard Stewart
March 04, 2018 Stocking your “Longarm Tool Box” -- Instructor: Debbie Thornton
February 25, 2018 "Random Circles—Learn to Sew Easy Curves" - Instructor: Jen Eskridge
December 11, 2017 Holiday Party with Santa - General Membership Meeting (PM)
November 27, 2017 General Business/Membership Meeting (AM)
November 06, 2017 NMQA Board of Directors Meeting
October 23, 2017 General Membership Meeting (PM)
October 13, 2017 San Juan Quilt Show “Scrappy Melody”
September 25, 2017 General Business/Membership Meeting (AM)
September 21, 2017 Los Alamos Piecemakers Quilt Show “Tomorrow’s Heirlooms”
September 11, 2017 NMQA Board of Directors Meeting
September 07, 2017 Quilt Bank kit making at Bob’s Sewing and Vacuum Center
September 07, 2017 New Mexico State Fair Quilt Show
August 28, 2017 General Membership Meeting (PM)
July 24, 2017 General Business/Membership Meeting (AM)
July 10, 2017 NMQA Board of Directors Meeting
June 26, 2017 General Membership Meeting (PM)
May 22, 2017 General Business/Membership Meeting (AM)
May 01, 2017 NMQA Board of Directors Meeting
April 24, 2017 General Membership Meeting (PM)
April 23, 2017 Patchwork Illusions
March 27, 2017 General Business/Membership Meeting (AM)
March 06, 2017 NMQA Board of Directors Meeting
February 27, 2017 General Membership Meeting (PM)
January 23, 2017 General Membership Meeting - AM
January 22, 2017 Happy Villages with Karen Eckmeier
January 09, 2017 NMQA Board of Directors Training/Meeting
December 12, 2016 General Membership Meeting - PM
November 14, 2016 General Membership Meeting - AM
October 24, 2016 General Membership Meeting - PM
October 23, 2016 Painting Landscape Fabric
September 26, 2016 General Membership Meeting - AM
September 25, 2016 Christmas Stocking
August 22, 2016 General Membership Meeting - PM
August 21, 2016 Interlocken
July 25, 2016 General Membership Meeting - AM
July 24, 2016 Feather Quilt
June 27, 2016 General Membership Meeting - PM
May 16, 2016 General Membership Meeting - AM
April 25, 2016 General Membership Meeting - PM
April 24, 2016 Half Square Triangles & Four Patches
April 08, 2016 Sew-In Group
April 06, 2016 Sew-In Group
April 01, 2016 ABQ Fiber Arts Council - Colors of the Southwest
March 28, 2016 General Membership Meeting - AM
February 22, 2016 General Membership Meeting - PM
February 21, 2016 Shibori Sampler
January 25, 2016 General Membership Meeting - AM
January 25, 2016 Drawing Fabulous Feathers
January 24, 2016 Quilting Feathers & Stippling
January 05, 2016 Quilt Therapy - QT



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