Monday evening meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday morning meetings start at 9:30 a.m., unless otherwise noted. There is no program in December! The Annual Business meeting is held in April. There is just one meeting in April, to be held on Monday evening at 7:00pm. The annual Guild Banquet is held in May.

Programs 2015-2016

Contact information for all programs and workshops: Joanne Sattler, PSQG Program Vice President.

July 27  Annual Picnic

August 24-25, 2015

Dawn Heese

Dawn Heese

Coming to us from Columbia, Missouri, our August speaker will be quilt designer, author, and fabric designer Dawn Heese.  Dawn is the owner and creator behind Linen Closet Designs, under which name she has written many books, patterns and magazine articles.  Her love of handwork has led to many designs that feature a combination of piecing, needle turn applique, and wool applique in her signature folk art style.

The lecture/trunk show Monday night,  will be “from Small Town Girl to Designer”, and the Tuesday morning lecture will be “Quilt as Desired”.

The  Monday  6 hour workshop will be wool and cotton applique, based on her pattern “Abundance”, and the Tuesday 3 hour workshop will be “Big Stitch Quilting.” For more information and supply list, please click on the class name.




Check out Dawn’s blog, and her online store.







September 28-29, 2015

In September our guest will be award winning machine quilting teacher, author, and pattern designer Joanie Zeier Poole. The Monday evening  lecture will be “Tools and Tips

Joanie Zeier Poole

Joanie Zeier Poole

for the Machine Quilter’s Workspace”, and the Tuesday morning lecture will be “Heirloom Quilting by Machine.”

Check out Joanie’s website at Heirloom Quilting Designs.

Joanie is known for her fabulous domestic machine quilting.  Whether you have been wanting to improve your machine quilting skills, or try machine quilting for the first time the  6 hour Monday workshop will be “Give it a Spin! Circular Background Fill Patterns.” In this class you will learn Joanie’s machine quilting basics as well as numerous circular background fill fill patterns.  Joanie will prepare and sell to you the required kit for this class, so all you have to do is show up with your machine and tools!

Workshop-Give it a Spin

Workshop-Give it a Spin


The Tuesday afternoon workshop is “Choosing, Adapting and Using Quilting Designs.” In this class Joanie pulls from her art background, and will be demonstrating how you can create your own unique quilting designs using found images, photographs and quilting stencils and Joanie’s easy paper template method.




October 26-27, 2015

Froncie Quinn

Froncie Quinn

Our October speaker, Froncie Quinn, comes to us from New London, New Hampshire.  Froncie is a quilt historian, and through her company, Hoopla Quilts, she creates patterns of antique quilts for several large museums. In the Monday night program “Oft Think of Me” we will be hearing the stories behind Froncie’s collection of museum reproduction quilts.  The Tuesday morning program is “Let’s Talk Turkey” is a lecture and trunk show following the history of fabric styles and colors through the 19th century, with an emphasis on Turkey Red.

You can see more about Froncie at her website Hoopla Patterns.

The full day Monday workshop is “Florrie’s Posies,” in which we will learn about the renown quilt historian and quilt maker, Florence Peto, and her famous Calico Garden Quilt.  Froncie will teach us hand piecing and hand applique with your choice of one of Froncie’s “Posey Packets.” Make this small version, or buy the pattern for the large quilt and keep going! The supply list is Florrie’s Posies.

Workshop-Florrie's Posies

Workshop-Florrie’s Posies




The Tuesday afternoon workshop will be “Redwork-A Portfolio of Embroidery”, in which we will learn some of the history and stitches of redwork. The supply list is Redwork Quilt.

Check out our upcoming speakers and their creations in detail.

PSQG Year at a Glance

Contact Joanne Sattler at to register for a workshop.

June Karla Alexander of Saginaw Street
July Annual picnic
August Dawn Heese of Linen Closet Designs
Sept. Joanie Zeier Poole
October Froncie H. Quinn of Hoopla Quilts
Nov. TBD
January Robbie Joy Eklow
Feb. Lyric Kinard
March Mary Sorenson
April Annual Business Meeting
May Banquet speaker: Susan Carlson

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