North Wind Quilters Guild

Programs/ Classes


The Guild hosts a variety of guest speakers during the general business meetings each month.  We also have guest teachers give classes several times a year.  For further information, please contact our 2nd Vice President of Programs: Leonore Tagudln 


We also welcome other Guilds to come and visit us to display your Opportunity Quilt.  Please contact Leonore Tagudin to schedule a date to display your Opportunity Quilt.

 Upcoming classes:  

Painted Ladies

It will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the Fairfield Adult Recreation Center.
This class will be taught by Patty Macy.

Below are the pre-class instructions and fabric requirements for the quilt.


Finished Quilt size is 58" x 66 1/2"

Fabric Requirements:
1. One Layer Cake, or 40 ten inch squares, or 4 charm packs, 
or twelve 1/8 yds of various colors
2. 1/4 yd fabric for butterfly body
3. 2 1/4 yds solid cream for background

4. 1/4 yd for posts

5. 1 1/4 yd for border
6. 1/2 yd for binding
7. 3 3/4 yds for backing

Sewing Supplies:
sewing machine and thread

rotary cutter, ruler, small mat to trim pieces
seam ripper and scissors
any other notions you may need

Cutting Instructions to do before class:

If using a Layer Cake:
Choose 30 squares 

Cut 2 strips 3 1/2" x 10" from each square then cut these strips into 3 1/2" x 4" rectangles (you will have 120 rectangles)
If using the Charm Packs:
Choose 120 squares
Cut each into 3 1/2" x  4" rectangles
If using the 1/8 yard fabric:
Cut one 3 1/2" strip then cut each strip into (10) 3 1/2" x 4" rectangles

Butterfly Body Fabric:
Cut (5) 1 1/2" strips
Then cut each strip into 1 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangles (there will be 30)
Background Fabric:
Cut (6) 1 1/2" strips then subcut (60) 1 1/2" x 1" rectangles and (120) 1 1/2" squares
Cut (5) 1 3/4" strips then subcut into (120) 1 3/4"squares
Cut (15) 2" strips then subcut into (71) 2" x 7 1/2" sashings
Cut (6) 3" strips for inside border
Post Fabric:
Cut (2) 2" strips then subcut into (42) 2" squares
Border Fabric:
Cut (7) 5" strips
Binding Fabric:
Cut (7) 2 1/2 strips