OUR HISTORY

The quilting group was originally formed in December 1983 and incorporated in 1985 with the following information.  Following is a summary that appears in all the NQG Annual Scrapbooks.

1985 –First year celebration quilt show and workshops

1986-1989 –unknown information (community service)

1990 –Challenge Show at the First Federal Savings & Loan Association

1991 – Joint Annual Quilt show with Extension Homemakers’ held at the First Presbyterian Church of Naples

1992-1994 – Joint Annual Quilt shows with Extension Homemakers’ held at the Community Congregational Church – 4 years of joint quilt shows known as Quilting Creations and Seams of Spring

 

1995-1998 – First “Stitches in Time” quilt show held at the Naples Board of Realtors Conference Center (4 yrs)

1999-2009 – “Stitches in Time” quilt show held at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church (11 yrs)

2010-2012 – “Stitches in Time” quilt show held at Naples Community School (3 yrs)

2013-2018 – “Stitches in Time” quilt show held at New Hope Ministries (6 yrs)

2019 will make it 25 years for “Stitches in Time” quilt show plus four years joint quilt shows for a total 29 quilt shows.

2020 – “Stitches in Time” quilt show held at New Hope Ministries (8 yrs)

2021 – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic – CDC Guidelines resulted in the cancellation of the “Stitches in Time” quilt show.

2022 – “Stitches in Time” quilt show held at New Hope Ministries (9 yrs)

2023 – “Stitches in Time” quilt show held at New Hope Ministries (10 yrs)

2024 – “Stitches in Time” quilt show held at New Hope Ministries (11 yrs)

Check out our Annual Scrapbooks since 1983!

Pat Walrath, Historian