Area Quilt Guilds

The midwest is a big place with far flung towns. If there is not a quilters group in your community, here’s a directory of the groups in North Dakota and north west Minnesota where Fargo Moorhead Quilters is centered.

Capital Quilters, Box 7092 Bismarck ND 58507-7092. Our group meets the first Saturday of each month, except July. Class begins at 9:30 am and the business meeting at 1 pm. which is followed by show and tell. Two annual events: National Quilting Day is celebrated on the 3rd Saturday of March at ND Heritage Center. Capital Quiltfest is a 3-day conference held at the Radisson Hotel the first weekend of November.

Missouri Valley Quilters. We meet the 3rd Thursday of each month (with the exception of October, December and July) at the House of Prayer Lutheran Church, 1470 S Washington St, Bismarck at 6:30pm. We plan a program or some type of activity for each meeting. For additional information our newsletters are posted on our website.

Piecemakers Quilt Guild Meetings every 3rd Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. NDSU Research/Extension Center, Carrington, ND Small business meeting, show & tell, demos, classes.

Devils Lake
Lake Region Quilter’s Guild meets at 10:30 a.m. the second Saturday of each month excluding June – August at our local quilt shop, Quilt Essential, located at 206 5th St. NE, Devils Lake, ND. Quilt Guild meeting times are posted in the Events section. There are approximately 34 members. Annual dues are $10. During the year we do several challenge events: a mystery quilt, a Christmas block challenge using a selected fat quarter and a chance to win the blocks, and a summer challenge sewing project with a selected fabric. Each year we do a charity quilt project by collecting member constructed squares during the year and having a sewing day to put the tops together. We also have classes during the year and end all our meetings with member show and tell.
New members and guests are always welcome! The monthly hostesses always serve wonderful morning treats!

Quilters on the Prairie,we meet on the third Monday of each month at 7 PM, at the First Congregational Church on West 4th Street. Small business meeting, show & tell, demos, sew days and much more. Contact for more information

Emily Loon Crafters 41744 State Highway 6 Emily 56447-3024 Fargo, ND Muriel Shroyer 218-763-2708 for more information.

Fargo Moorhead Quilters (formerly Quilters’ Guild of North Dakota) We meet the third Saturday of each month at 1 pm. We have 220 members and send out a monthly newsletter. Complete information is on our web page

Piecemakers Quilt Guild. We have about 40 members who pay $10 a year dues. We meet the 3rd Saturday @9:00 a.m. at SACA Lodge in Garrison. We have different classes, projects and fun fellowship! Contact Tonee Matteson 337 8th St NE Garrison ND 58540 701-463-7351 or

Grand Forks
Grand Forks. North Star Quilter’s Guild. We have 140 members who pay $15 yearly dues. We meet on the first Saturday of the month, excluding July at University Lutheran Church. Coffee is on at 9:30 am, business meeting begins at 10:00 am. At 1:15 pm an optional class begins. Education is a strong focus of our organization, sponsoring speakers yearly, including at our quilt show held ever other year. We make and donate over 100 quilts a year donated to local organizations. We are friendly and like to have fun while learning! Contact for more information.

Prairie Piecemakers We have abt. 20 members. Dues are optional. We meet at the Presentation Center. Jan., Feb. & March – 3rd Sat. 1 p.m. Apr.-June – 3rd Fri. 7.p.m. Sept.-Nov. – 3rd Fri. 7 p.m. for more info. call 1-701-465-3385

Common Threads Quilter’s Guild. We have about 60 members who pay $10 a year in dues. We meet at Hazen city on the first Monday of each month. We have lessons at each meeting starting at 6:30 pm MT and follow with lunch, meeting then show and tell. We bring in a national quilter every 2 years. We have a quilt show usually the first weekend of Sept. in conjunction with Hazen Harvest Fest weekend. At this we have a silent auction to raise money for chosen community needs. We have an email: and a blog page at

The Jamestown Quilters of Jamestown, ND meets the third Thursday at 7PM at the Legacy Center (old hospital). We welcome quilters of all skill levels. We have a mystery quilt or block of the month every year. We meet from August through May. Dues are $5/yr. There are classes offered. Each year we have a charity project and a quilt show.

Swan-S Grove Quilting Guild. We are a brand new group with no dues at this time. We meet on the third Saturday of the month at the Dana Svanes home. We are focused on teaching basic quilting skills, making quilting projects for the home, and making charity quilts. We invite beginner quilters to come to learn with us! Contact for more information.

Minot Prairie Quilt Guild meets at the Vincent UMC, 1024 2nd St. SE, Minot ND We usually have around 75 of our members at each meeting. Dues are $20. We meet the first Thursday of each month. There are many interesting venues you can take part in throughout the year. Our members are of all ages. Please visit our web site for more information. EMail:

Stitchin’ Sisters guild has begun meeting in Napoleon, North Dakota. We meet twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday evenings from 6 to 9 pm at the St Philip Catholic Church. Our focus is on beginner quilters and we use one session a month to teach technique and one session a month for open sewing. We also have regular weekend retreats.

Quilting from the Heart, Rugby, North Dakota. We have 25 members who pay $15 a year in dues. We meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in town on the second Tuesday of the month, except in June and July. We have block of the month quilts, classes, and donate quilts to charity and lap robes to our local hospital. We do a quilt display at out museum each year during their Prairie Village Fair in August.

Valley City
Valley Quilters. We have about 40 members who pay $10 a year in dues. We meet the first Thursday of the month at the Barnes County Senior Center in Valley City, ND. Contact Maggie Heinle at

Homespun Friends Quilt Guild. We have about 35 members. We meet at 9:00am on the second Sat. of the month Sept thru May. We have a break for the summer. We have an informal meeting, show and tell, and class. There is a quilt show put on by the guild on the second Sat in May.
There we display quilts, have our charity auction, and other vendors.

Dakota Prairie Quilt guild, PO Box 1723, Williston 58801