North Wind Quilters Guild


Education/ Classes

The guild holds educational classes, demonstrations and workshops, that will enhance guild members  quilting skills.  Five times a year, on the 4th Tuesday of the month an education class will be taught.  The topic will be announced and posted in our Newsletter prior to the class.  The cost of attending an Education/Class will be announced with each class and payable to North Wind Quilters Guild.  These classes are taught by members of our Guild or by our Education/Classes Chairperson.

In addition there will be workshops taught by quilters from surrounding guilds or consultants invited to give a workshop. The price of these workshops will be given with the class information.

For more information please contact the Education/Classes Chairperson:  Pat Skinner  

Upcoming Workshops:

February 26, 2019: Fat Quarter Tote

This class will be taught by Donna Payne. We will be making a large tote bag that is perfect for carrying several quilts.


6 coordinating fat quarters

2 1/8yds of 42" wide fabric for lining and handles

22" of 1" wide non-roll elastic

1/4 yard or large scrap of Warm n Natural batting or fusible fleece 

thread to match your fabrics


1. From each of the 6 fat quarters, cut 1 rectangle, 17 1/2" x 19 1/2" (6 total)

2. From the lining fabric cut:

     1 rectangle, 38 1/2" x 51 1/2" for the lining

      4 strips each 2 1/2" x 40" for the handles*

3. From the batting or fusible fleece cut 2 strips each 2 1/2" x 40"**

*For longer handles, cut 8 strips

** For longer handles cut 4 strips

Supplies to Bring:

sewing machine 

power cord

thread to match your fabric

straight pins

rotary cutter


seam ripper

12" ruler or larger

a large safety pin or bodkin to thread your elastic with

your drink and lunch

anything else you need to make your day more enjoyable