Please be sure to check the times and locations for each workshop.

There will be a lunch break of 45 minutes to 1 hour. To maximize class time, you may want to bring a lunch, otherwise there are several lunch places nearby.
Do not bring an iron even if one is specified on the class supply list. Irons will be provided.

There will be a volunteer host for each workshop. If you are interested in hosting a workshop, contact Hope at 860-377-3718 or email her at

Sign up for workshops at guild meetings or by sending a check payable to “NBQA” to:
Hope Barton, 472 Allen Hill Rd, Brooklyn, CT 06234

Workshops are open to non-members for an additional $5.00.

Please read these important workshop guidelines
  • Workshop location will be announced.
  • Workshops are held on various days of the week. Cost of a workshop will vary depending on the cost of the instructor etc. In general, workshops will be priced to cover the cost of running that workshop. Workshops are limited to 20 participants.
  • To attend a workshop, you must register and pay in full in advance. Do this by seeking out the Program Chairperson at a General Meeting or by mailing in your check payable to “NBQA” and request to: Hope Barton, 472 Allen Hill Rd, Brooklyn, CT 06234. For questions…contact her at 860-377-3718 or email her at
  •  For your comfort you might want to dress in layers and bring a seat cushion.
  • You are welcome to bring a snack for yourself and/or a snack to share with other workshop participants.
  • Do not bring an iron even if one is specified on the class supply list. Irons will be provided.
  • There will be a lunch break around noon. You may bring a bag lunch including a beverage or go out to get your lunch at local fast foods. A refrigerator is available to store lunches.
  • Please make every effort to gather all the supplies on the supply list.
  • Please remember to turn your cell phone ring off at the workshop so that you do not disturb other participants.
  • Please wear a name tag. Stick-ons will be available at the workshop.
  • Guild Policy states that if you are unable to attend the workshop, the workshop fee will be refunded only if your spot is filled two weeks previous to the workshop.
  • Classes and class space are available only to registered, paid participants. No “auditing” of classes is permitted. No concurrent use of the workspace for other projects is permitted.

Workshop Schedule

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Zero to Sixty: Put the Pedal to the Medal Workshop…Billie Bunnewith and Kassie Randall
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Zero to Sixty: Put the Pedal to the Medal

NBQA members Billie Bunnewith and Kassie Randall are presenting another workshop in their always popular series:

Are you bored with sewing squares and rectangles?  Why not try angles!  In this workshop you will learn techniques for constructing multiple different blocks with 60 degree triangles and no Y seams.  Mix and match the blocks of your choice to create a colorful sampler quilt.  Or, if you prefer, select only one or two block designs to complete your project.  Different layout options for the blocks will also be presented

Zero to Sixty Supply List


Holographic Memories Workshop with Wen Redmond
Mar 16 @ 9:15 am – 3:15 pm
Holographic Memories workshop with Wen Redmond
An innovative digital fiber technique. Using your imagination and digital photograph, capture your loved ones or favorite subject in this 3D effect. Each student will mount and finish a 12×14″ piece.  **Send her 2 photographic files one month before class. Send to with “Holographic Image” in the subject line. Wen will select the best one for this technique and print