Minnesota Quilters offers two meetings each month, with the exceptions of December and June. The evening meetings are on the first Thursday of the month and begin at 7:00 p.m. The morning meetings are on the following Saturday and begin at 10:00 a.m. *Dates may vary if there is a conflict with a holiday.
As of August 2016 our meetings are held at 253 State Street in St Paul, MN, unless otherwise noted.  The building belongs to The Recovery Church.
Meetings are free for MQ members, $5 for non-members. When there's a workshop, the locations may vary. Check the registration forms for details when it comes out.      Meeting rules and policies.
*Coffee and treats will now be served before each meeting to allow more time for socialization among our members. Coffee will be ready at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 9:30 am on Saturdays. Wear your name tags/membership cards so we can get to know each other. Meeting speakers may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.

Upcoming Meetings

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July 21 & 22 Quilting for Others for 2 days at Pearl & Myrtles Retreat Center in Anoka. Come either day or both days. Sewing from 9 am to 3 pm.

August 3 & 5 MQ monthly meetings - Karla Overland will be the speaker. On Thursday she will speak about Color and on Saturday she will talk about the history of Cherrywood. And she's bringing lots of samples to see!

August 5 is the MQ Studio Tour! Tour six MQ Member's Studios from Lauderdale, Arden Hills, Vadnais Heights, Lino Lakes, Blaine and Ham Lake. $20 for MQ members. $25 for non members or showing up at the door of a studio. Tickets will be for sale at both MQ August meetings. The ticket includes the map and addresses.

August 17 Bus Tour to Moorhead for Quilt National! This tour is organized through the Textile Center and not through MQ.
September 7 & 9 MQ monthly meetings - September School House!
October 5 & 7 MQ monthly meetings - Jean Wakley will be the speaker. The Thursday evening meeting Jean will speak about Women of the Plaines, and the Saturday morning meeting Jean will speak about Purple Sandwich Quilt.
October 19 to 20 MQ's FALL GETAWAY!
October 21 MQ's Bus Tour to the Rochester Sew-ciety Quilt Guild A-Maze-Ing Quilt Show!
November 2 & 4 MQ monthly meetings - Doris Duetmeyer will be the speaker.
December 2 MQ's Holiday Brunch at Edinburgh in Brooklyn Park
January 4 & 6 MQ monthly meetings - All about MQ 2018 in St. Cloud!
February 1 & 3 MQ monthly meetings - Amanda Jean Nyberg will be the speaker.
March 1 & 3 MQ monthly meetings
April 5 & 7 MQ monthly meetings
May 3 & 5 MQ monthly meeting
June 14 - 16, 2018 Minnesota Quilters Annual Quilt Show & Conference in St Cloud, MN (classes start on the 13th)
June 13 - 15, 2019 Minnesota Quilters Annual Quilt Show & Conference in ROCHESTER, MN! (classes start on the 12th)
June 11 - 13, 2020 Minnesota Quilters Annual Quilt Show & Conference in St Cloud, MN (classes start on the 10th)
June 10 - 12, 2021 Minnesota Quilters Annual Quilt Show & Conference in Rochester, MN (classes start on the 13th)


Meeting Rules and Policies

  1. Please turn off your cell phones.
  2. Announcements are only for MQ business or quilt-related activities.
  3. Please do not make any announcements concerning selling personal items or private business promotion.  If you have something to sell or a business to promote you are welcome to put out flyers and business cards or put an ad in the MQ newsletter.

MQ Event Cancellation Notification Policy

In the case of inclement weather or other situation that may cause a cancellation of an MQ monthly membership meeting or sponsored event, the following will occur:

• A posting will be made on the MQ website and on Facebook

• A recorded message will be on the MQ office phone

• An email blast will be sent to all members

• Time-permitting, KSTP TV and WCCO TV and radio stations will be contacted

• If a cancellation is pending; the MQ website will indicate at what time a decision will be made/posted



Updated 20 July, 2017