PENSACOLA
QUILTERS
GUILD

Workshops

PQG holds several workshops each year presented by nationally known quilting experts. Pre-registration is required for attendance.  The amount of the registration fee may vary and is based on the costs associated with the workshop. Scheduled workshop information may be found on the Events page.

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xxxxxx Workshop Chairperson

PQG Quilt Show

PQG sponsors a judged quilt show which is open to the public showcasing quilts made by current PQG members.  The Quilt Show is a biennial event held in even years (i.e. 2020, 2022). Judging is provided by a member of the National Association of Certified Quilt Judges (NACQJ).  Ribbons are awarded in a variety of categories including - Best of Show, Viewer's Choice, Judge's Choice and the Meticulous Workmanship Award.

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Community Quilts

PQG members make and distribute quilts to designated community charity organizations.  Members of all skill levels are encouraged to participate.  The quilts are currently being donated to the following groups - 

  • American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces
  • Gulf Coast Kids House
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Life Options Clinic

For more information contact -

Carolyn Baker or Susan Kenyon

Opportunity Quilt

The Opportunity Quilt is designed, sewn and quilted by PQG members.  Tickets are sold to the public for an "opportunity" to win the quilt through a raffle drawing at the conclusion of the Quilt Show.  Tickets may be purchased from any PQG member.  The Quilt can be seen throughout the community during the months preceding the quilt show.

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Education

The Education Committee is an outreach program to enhance knowledge of quilting in the community. Programs may include presentations to school children, working with senior citizens, or other community groups to foster the love of quilting.

For more information contact -

Roslyn Guyette

Memorial Fund

The purpose of the Memorial Fund is to promote and encourage PQG members to enhance their technique, craftsmanship, design and method of implementation of quilting.  The funds are made available to PQG's education programs such as the monthly meetings program,  workshops, Meticulous Workmanship Award and biennial trunk show.  10% of the profit from the PQG Biennial Quilt Show are used to provide this additional funding.

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Share Our Skills

Share Our Skills are small group instruction taught by a PQG member. Only current PQG members are eligible to participate.  Attendees are enrolled in a first-come, first-registered basis. The member instructor will set the location, time and number of attendees for their session. Class kit feed may apply and are paid directly to the instructor.

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XXX Chairperson

Trunk Show

The Guild holds a Trunk Show in the odd years when no quilt show is held. Notable quilting instructors or enthusiasts are invited to bring their beautiful quilts for viewing by all members.  The Trunk Show is funded by the Memorial Fund and is free and open to the public.

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Library

PQG has an extensive library of books and other materials related to quilting available for member checkout at no cost.  Materials may be checked out and returned during monthly Guild meetings. Failing to return materials in a timely manner may result in a fine and/or library privileges being revoked.  Click here to view the list of books currently in our library and the new books recently added.

For more information contact -

Patti Struck, Library Chairperson

GGAFGreat Gulfcoast Arts Festival

The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is held each year in Downtown Pensacola’s Historic Seville Square. PQG often participates in this local event held the first full weekend in November.  The PQG booth may exhibit some of the award winning quilts from a recent PQG Quilt Show, have quilted items for sale by members, or provide demonstrations of quilting techniques.

For more information contact -

Heather Ensley, 2021 Chairperson


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