The Needles and Threads Quilters Guild Chicago

2014 Quilt Show "Keepers of the Cloth" October 18-19, 2014
Check out our latest quilt show on our Youtube channel and our prior works in our photo album at Flickr.





 The first organizational meeting was held on February 22, 1992. Founded by Julia Howard and members Bessie Blake, Charlene Boyd, Mildred Calendar, Jewell Dooley, Juanita Graham, Ethel Harrellison, and Mildred Johnson.

 Our Goals & Mission:

  • To promote the love of quilting.

  • To promote growth and development in the art and craft of quilting.

  •  To assemble quilters for the purpose of sharing ideas and skills.

  •  To give quilters the opportunity to learn various techniques and styles of quilting through demonstrations and instructions.

  • To support the community by providing service to Illinois charitable non-profit organizations.


Membership is open to those who share a love of quilting. Dues are $20.00 per year and payable in January of each year. Meetings are held every 4th Saturday of the month, except in November and December, at Fernwood Park, 10436 South Wallace, Chicago, IL from 10:00 am to noon. Quilting classes are also conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the months of September through June. For more information regarding these classes, you may contact Fernwood Park at 312-747-6132.

 Marketing at the 2014 Quilt Show:

Quilt show advertising/sponsorship - click here to access and download form for more details;






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