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Garden State Quilters Guild

PO Box 424

Chatham, NJ 07928

Speakers & Workshops for 2019-2020


Oct. 14-15, 2019

Brita Nelson

Nov. 11, 2019

Dana Balsamo,
Material Pleasures​

Website: www.questioningquilter.com

Workshop Topic: Every Last Crumb

Learn Brita's organized technique to turn “crumbs”, that might otherwise go into the trash, into your own amazing one of a kind piece of fabric.  We will then use this new fabric to make what would be an ordinary wall hanging into something special.

Lecture Topic: An Adventure in Scrap Quilts, Exploring Color & Contrast

Website: www.materialpleasures.com

Workshop Topic: No Workshop

Lecture Topic: Material Pleasures Trunk Show

A history of quilting in America with the most examples of quilts from the 1770's to today.

Workshop information and supply List: Click Here.

Workshop location: Grace Episcopal

Workshop information and supply list: n/a

Workshop location: n/a


March 9-10, 2020

Members Workshop and Lecture-TBA

April 13-14, 2020

David Sirota

May 11-12, 2020

Michele Scott

Website: www.quiltmavendave.com

Workshop Topic: So Many Triangles

Using David's "no More Tears" Foundation Piecing Method we will use a method of paper piecing that not only achieves the expected accuracy, but does so in about half the time of traditional paper piecing.  Imaging having a finished quilt where every triangle is set perfectly, and, it's completed quickly.

Lecture Topic: Lecture and Trunk Show

Website: www.piecefulquilter.com

Workshop Topic: TBA

Lecture Topic: TBA


Workshop information and supply list: TBA

Workshop location: No Workshop

Workshop information and supply list: TBA

Workshop location: Grace Episcopal



Key Information for our Featured Speaker Workshops


Workshops are held at:

Grace Episcopal Church

4 Madison Avenue

Madison, NJ  07940

Click here for directions.

Registration Form: Workshop Registration Form


All workshops begin at 10:00 AM. Please be on time.

You will need to provide your own lunch and beverages. You may BYO, There are many options for lunch within a short drive or walking distance.


Please dress comfortably in layers as necessary.


Bring any/all items listed on instructor’s supply list and any item/tool necessary for comfort to have a successful workshop.


Workshops are $60 for all participants.

Registration fees for all workshop participants are due at sign up. You may sign up at the program committee table at any regular meeting or via U.S. mail. Please print the registration form or obtain copies at any regular meeting.


Please Note: Payment in full is due at time of registration.


CANCELLATION POLICY : You will be refunded if you cancel 21 days or more before each workshop
or if there is a waiting list. If there is not a waiting list your money is forfeited unless you can find your
own replacement.


Emergency Cancellations: If a class must be canceled due to weather, we will contact you as soon as that decision has been made.


Email jmartinnj@comcast.net if you have questions or need further information.