North Idaho Quilters

"Our love of quilts is what brings us together."

Welcome to North Idaho Quilters!

NIQ General Meetings are moving to the 4th Tuesday of odd months.  Please mark your calendars for 2023 so you don't miss a meeting!

March 29th Class - String Quilts Your Way


Lori DeJarnatt will offer her workshop, String Quilts Your Way, on Wednesday, March 29th from 10:00 - 3:00 at Triple Play Resort in Hayden. This is a great way to use up all those scraps we accumulate! There will be a one hour break for lunch, which is on your own or feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. The cost for members is only $45 and the cost for non-members is $55. Please click on the registration form under the PROGRAMS tab, fill it out, enclose your check, and mail it in.

May 24th Class - Mariner's Compass Basics

by Robin Ruth Long



Program for MAY 23, 2023

“Modern Mariner’s Compass”

Workshop May 24, 2023

“21st Century Mariner’s Compass”

If you have ever wanted to make a Mariner’s Compass quilt but been intimidated with paper piecing, this is the class for you. Robin has developed a line of revolutionary rules, books, patterns, and technique for making STRIP PIECED mariner’s compass blocks and projects—That’s right, NO PAPER PIECING! She is an internationally known quilt teacher and gives classes across the country.

DATE: May 24, 2023

TIME: 9 AM TO 4 PM (6 Hr. with 1 Hr. for lunch)

PLACE: Triple Play Resort in Hayden

COST: $65.00 for Members, $75.00 for non-members

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Needs to be able to use rotary cutter accurately and sew accurate ¼" seams.)

Please click on the registration form under the PROGRAMS tab, fill it out, enclose your check, and mail it in OR bring it to the March meeting.

Activity Day

Our next Activity Day, will be held on Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at Calvary Lutheran Church,
1011 Compton, Post Falls, ID from
9:30 am to 3:00 pm.

April brings sunshine and increasing daylight.  As we turn our faces to the sun and outdoors, don't forget to spend a day with your sewing friends.  The next clues for the mystery quilt and table runners will be distributed.  Come join for a day amongst friends and create something wonderful!

Please note that it is bring your own lunch event. You may bring a finger food snack to share if you would like.
 The Keurig machine will be available for your drink pods (BYOP).

I hope to see you there to share in our sewing passion and friendship.

Nancy Q  

Spring Retreat!!

Retreat at the Hayden Eagles

1520 W. Wyoming Ave.

Hayden, ID

May 8, 9, 10, & 11, 2023

8:00 – 5:00 each day


The price is $80.00 for all 4 days. For non- members, the price is $100.00.

Deadline for sign-up is April 28th. There is a 42 person limit and all registrations will be numbered in ordered received. I will keep a waiting list if someone drops out.

This will be a BYOL (bring your own lunch) and beverage. I will bring a Keurig coffee maker, but you must bring your own beverage pods. I will have bottled water. There is absolutely NO alcohol allowed.

The building is secure with a security system and a person lives on site.  You will have your own table and be able to sit with your friends.

What to bring:

     Long extension cord and electric strip

     Sewing machine with cord and foot pedal

     Sewing tools and project



X Snowbird has too many machines!

For sale a Husqvarna Viking Designer Deluxe sewing and embroidery machine plus extras. Asking $1500.00 or best offer for the machine.


It is in great condition with no visible markings on the machine. It has 124 hours of sewing time and 52 hours of embroidery time. The machine went in for service and was returned 1/10/23. Look closely at the photo. This is exactly what you will get. If interested and for more information call or text 509-990-0021.

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It's never too late to join the guild!  Our membership year is September 1 through August 31.

Please see the information under the "JOIN" tab where you will find a link to the membership form, OR, just come to a meeting and fill out a form there.

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