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Each workshop will be a unique virtual experience this year.

 Our first workshop is a "try it out" half day.   Our try-It workshop is $40. 
All other workshops are $50.

 Login is 1/2 hour before workshop begins.

Workshop access will be given to us by each presenter
and emailed to participants in advance of the workshop day. 
Workshop checks should be sent to the guild at

Garden State Quilters

P.O. Box 424

Chatham NJ 07928

 To register and more information on registration form.

Click Here

MEMBERS Sew Along (free) 

While we can't meet in person, we can meet in the comfort of our own homes and sew together virtually. This is all about spending time together, sharing our projects as we sew, and being inspired by our fellow guild members. Give yourself some personal sewing time and join one or both of our Zoom meetings! 

When: Tues, Feb 9th.
Time: 9:30am -12:30 pm. Where: Zoom 


When: Sat., Feb. 27th
Time: 10:00am -2:00 pm 

Where: Zoom 

If you are looking for something to sew that day,
please consider a precut kit from the Sunshine Committee.
Contact Jean Stubaus to arrange getting a kit. 

Email Jan Martin @
if you'd like to receive the Zoom link for our sew- along.
Hope to "see" you then! 

Speakers & Workshops for 2020-2021


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Oct. 12 & 13, 2020

Stephanie McCall 

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Nov. 9 & 10, 2020

David Sirota


Lecture: Making Your Own Pattern

Workshop: We will be creating 2 separate 6" x 17" blocks that can be finished into a small wall hanging or incorporated into a quilt.

Workshop information and supply List: TBA

Workshop location: ZOOM


Lecture: What Makes a Quilter Tick?

Join us for a laugh-out-loud and interactive look at ourselves as quilters.  We’ll examine the little quirks, passions, idiosyncrasies and obsessions we all share.

Workshop: Sew Many Triangles. 

With David's 'No More Tears Method" you will learn to foundation paper piece easily, accurately and in about half the time of traditional paper piecing.  Imagine having a finished quilt where every triangle is set perfectly, and, it's completed quickly

Workshop information and supply list: will be sent to attendees

Workshop location: ZOOM


Meg Cox

December 14, 2020

Meg Cox


Lecture: Behind the Scenes at the World's Greatest Quilt Museum

Let Meg Cox, who serves on the board of advisors for the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, open the vaults and reveal the treasures of this astounding place. Her PowerPoint lecture will show you masterpiece quilts, introduce you to curators and break down the steps in mounting an exhibition. IQM boasts a broad and unique collection of American quilts, including the red and white quilts that dazzled the quilt world when hung in Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory in 2011. But it’s dazzling collection of more than 7,000 quilts also includes examples from more than 60 countries. Meg created this presentation to benefit the museum she loves, so she donates every penny to the IQM. To make it even more fun, the museum will donate a door prize from its museum store to your guild.

Bio: Author and quilter Meg Cox is a sought-after speaker and teacher at guilds and museums and a staff writer for Quiltfolk magazine. Her journalism has been published by dozens of national magazines and the Wall Street Journal, where she was a reporter for 17 years. A past president of the national nonprofit Quilt Alliance, Cox serves on the advisory board of the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. She writes a popular free monthly newsletter called Quilt Journalist Tells All! and wrote a bestselling resource guide, The Quilter's Catalog (Workman Publishing). 

Workshop information and supply List: N/A

Lecture location: Zoom

January 11, 2021

Jean Impey

Lecture:  Finding Your Passion


February 8, 2021

Members' Night

Date; February 9, 2021

Member Speaker - Virginia (Ginny) Moe

Lecture: Inspired by Design


March 8 & 9, 2021

Giuseppe Ribaudo
aka @Giucy_Giuce

Instagram: @giucy_guice

Lecture: Color Lecture & Trunk Show

Workshop: Color Piecing. Giuseppe is a modern traditionalist quilter and pattern designer with a passion for simple design in bold colors.  We will learn tips and tricks for creating micro quilt blocks and different ways to use them.

Workshop information and supply list: TBA

Workshop location: ZOOM

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April 12, 2021

Jane Sassaman

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May 10 & 11, 2021

Shannon Shirley


Lecture: Under The Influence. Jane A. Sassaman is a contemporary quilt artist, fabric designer, author and teacher whose critically acclaimed work inspires creative confidence in aspiring artist. She is an a ward-winning quiltmaker known for her bold designs celebrating the energy and miraculous beauty of garden flowers and plants.


Lecture: An Eclectic Mix-Trunk Show

Workshop: Bottles and Blooms

We can have a bit of Spring all year long after creating a cheerful bottle and blooms wall hanging.

Workshop information and supply list:
A supply list will be forwarded upon signing up for class.

Please sign up at either email:

Jan Martin - 

Lori Darnulc -

Workshop location: May 11 on ZOOM from 9am to 3pm



Key Information for our Featured Speaker Workshops


Workshops Will Be Held Virtually Until Further Notice.

Email if you have questions or need further information.

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