Welcome to the Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild! We are a group of passionate quilters dedicated to fostering the art of quilting in all of its various forms.

Our Program year begins July 1st and runs through June 30th. Join us for another year of fabulous programing, retreats, workshops and more!

Quilt: Amazemerising by Jo Dick, quilted by Jo Dick and Tim Nash

Our Upcoming Speakers, Programs and Events:

Winter Picnic!

Winter Picnic is finally BACK! It’s been 4 years since we’ve hosted one of our most beloved events. It’s a chance to get out of the dulls of Winter and rejuvenate ourselves with fellowship and fun projects. Winter Picnic is a one day event featuring classes taught by members, charity sewing and a pot-luck lunch.

When: Saturday March 9th, 2024
Morning Classes: 9am-Noon
Lunch: Noon-1pm
Afternoon Classes: 1pm – 4pm
Where: Our Saviors Lutheran Church (1234 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL)
What to bring: Bring a dish to pass for the lunch Pot-Luck plus all your supplies for any of your classes (see supply lists below.)
Who: Open to All, Members and Non-Members
Cost: $8 and a dish to pass for pot-luck lunch.

All Day Classes

Bucket Hat with Debbie Yates

Charity Sewing, Learn to Die Cut with Deb Szott

Morning Classes

64 Squares Bag
with Gina Ordonez

English Paper Piecing
with Cindy Kiel

Charm Pillow
with Denise Kneller

Afternoon Classes

Jelly Roll Rug with Janet Leach

Dog Collars with Cathy Steiner

Duckworth Quilt
with Marcia Bowen

Connie Martin

Lecture: Pre-Civil War Quilts: Secret Codes To Freedom on the Underground Railroad

In Person
Thursday March 21, 2024

Rolling Meadows Community Center
Doors Open 6:30pm

Mary Fons

In Person
Thursday April 18, 2024

Rolling Meadows Community Center
4:00pm Lecture: Quilts in Fine Art
5:00pm Meet and Greet, Book Signing and Dinner
7:00pm Lecture: The Modern Quilt: Roots and Frontiers

For those that would like to order a Panera Boxed meal to have during the break between lectures please order using the button link below. Chose between Ham, Turkey or Vegetarian.

Theresa Benson

Lecture: Quilting in the Digital Age: When Technology Meets Tradition

In Person
Thursday May 16, 2024

Rolling Meadows Community Center
Doors Open 6:30pm

Sue Pawlowski

Lecture: A Year of Thread and Scraps

In Person
Thursday June 20, 2024

Rolling Meadows Community Center
Doors open 6:30pm

Sign-Up for a Workshop to Build Your Skills!

The NSQG is a not-for-profit organization, prices for workshops reflect average instructor fees in addition to any guild administration costs associated with producing our educational offerings. Prices are subject to change each year. Workshops are filled first come first served, are open to NSQG members first and if not filled are open to the public.

About Us

The Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild is primarily made up of individuals from the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago who share a passion and appreciation for the art of quilting. In recent years, since the pandemic, our membership has expanded to include people from across the United States, Canada and around the Globe!

Our Guild’s mission is to foster the art of quilting and to encourage a high standard of design and technique in all of quilting’s various forms. We do this through our meeting programs, educational workshops, our various communication avenues (newsletters, websites, social media) and special events such as our Winter Picnic, Retreats and our Biannual Quilt Show!

Consider joining us for one of our local or on-line meetings! Our Guild meets monthly on the third Thursday of each month (except December) either in person or on Zoom. All meetings begin at 7PM. In person meetings are held at : Rolling Meadows Community Center (3705 Pheasant Drive, Rolling Meadows, Illinois) with doors open at 6:30pm and Zoom meetings are opened up at 6:45pm. All times are Central Standard Time (CST).

Members are Free and Guests are $10 when we have a speaker, $5.00 for meetings without a speaker. Guests may attend 2 meetings per Membership Year.


Monthly Meeting Locations:

Rolling Meadows Community Center

News and Happenings:

  • Join us on Zoom this month for Tina Curran!
    We still have space available for Tina’s Workshop. You can click on over to NSQG.club to sign-up for the Zoom class and if you’d like to attend the lecture as a guest it is only $10. Our Zoom times are CST (Central Standard Time) and we encourage anyone around the country (and beyond) to join
  • Join us on ZOOM Thursday January 18th for Patricia Skiles and Lecture ‘Using Spoonflower’
    In case you missed it, on Saturday January 20th be sure to sign up to join Patricia Skiles for a Virtual Workshop on Zoom for “Modern Improv 4 Ways” This workshop is open to members and non-members alike! We’d love to have you join us! For questions about our workshops please contact programs@nsqg.club. **To unsubscribe
  • Join us August 17th, 2023 for Cheryl See!
    Coming to NSQG August 17th, 2023 is award winning quilter Cheryl See. Cheryl began quilting in 1993 and is best known for her intricate handwork and detailing. Cheryl received the award for Best Hand Quilting in the Large Quilt category for her quilt ‘Star Struck’ at the American Quilter’s Society show in Paducah, Kentucky in
  • Our Summer Newsletter!
    Welcome to a new quilt year! Our Summer Patchwords Newsletter has posted to the website. Here is the link: https://nsqg.club/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/2023.2024-Issue-1-Patchwords.pdf There’s a lot in store for us this Thursday July 20th at our Annual Potluck! This year we are having a ‘Bring A Friend’ for free in the hopes they’ll want to join in on
  • Reminder to Vote for our Slate of Officers for 2023-2024
    This week is a big week for our guild. Prior to our Quilt Show which opens one week from today we’d like to remind our members that we will be conducting our voting via the website. Please visit our Election 2023-24 page on our website and complete the ballot form. You’ll notice our election will