The purpose of the Evening Star Quilt Guild is to promote the love of quilts, to encourage and preserve the art of quilts and quilting and to contribute friendship, knowledge, and encouragement to others.

The guild is based out of Birmingham, Alabama and was founded in 1998. Our Guild meeting is the first Thursday of every month at the North Shelby Library; additionally, we have Sit 'n Sew the second Saturday of the month at the First Baptist Church of Helena.


Evening Star Quilt Guild -
North Shelby County, Alabama
Closed group: send us an email to join.
Quilts by Lura Campbell
Banner quilt by Susan Lee
Lura Campbell will present the September program on the newly-organized Machine Quilting Bee. Join us as Lura shares the plans for this group, which should be of interest to anyone quilting by machine, whether domestic, short arm, mid arm, or long arm.

Upcoming Activities

Evening Star Quilt Guild of Birmingham, Alabama


Details on Bento Box swap

Challenges and Sew-Alongs

Bento Box Swap - bring completed quilts to the November meeting for reveal.

Farm Girl Vintage sew-along - starting in September. See details.
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September 3 Guild Meeting:
Machine Quilting Bee -
program by Lura Campbell

Details on ESQG Cookbook
Details on Sept 19 bus trip to Chattanooga AQS Quilt Show
Details on Machine Quilters Bee
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Guild meeting - September 3 - program on Machine Quilting Bee by Lura Campbell

Chattanooga Bus Trip - September 19

Fall Retreat - Sept 24-27 - Sunset Inn
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Read DIY Network article by Michele Reynolds, on ESQG's Steel Quilt workshop with Nathan Winkler
Read Michelle Reynolds' DIY Network article on how to make your own steel quilt, from her visit to ESQG's Steel Quilt workshop with Nathan Winkler
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