About Tucson Quilters Guild

Our Mission

The mission of the Tucson Quilters Guild is to perpetuate the art of quilting, encourage the practice of quilting, and to stimulate interest in this art form.

Our History

In 1976, ten women met at the Arizona Historical Society on the campus of the University of Arizona and organized the Quilters Guild of Tucson.  Their first show, in 1978, was held at the local Cloth World Fabric Store.  By 1987, the Guild had grown large and was incorporated as the Tucson Quilters Guild. 

Today, more than 450 quilters strong, the Guild is one of the largest in the country and sponsors a wealth of lectures, workshops, and an annual show that draws thousands of people to view and celebrate the work of the Guild’s talented members.

We are also an active charity group, making and donating hundreds of quilts and pillowcases annually to local hospitals and hospices.  Opportunity quilts raise nearly $1000 annually for the Community Food Bank.  Stockings and dressed bears brighten the holidays for hundreds of children every year.

Mailing Address:

Tucson Quilters Guild
PO Box 14454
Tucson, AZ 85732


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Board Members

PresidentKaren Fisher
Vice President Marie Morris
Recording SecretaryFrancie McMillan
TreasurerJoyce Province
Quilt Show ChairPam Golliet
Program Co-ChairsKathy Barton
Connie German
MembershipJoyce Holley
EndowmentsBetsy Boatwright
PM Member at LargeJoline Albaugh (Temporary)
AM Member at LargeJoline Albaugh

Committee Chairs

Dress a BearJoyce Bott
Bee KeeperLiz Sonnenfeld
EducationPosition Open
FinanceKeith Dommer
Guild PinsPosition Open
HistorianJoyce Harrison
HospitalityChris McCollum
LibraryJanet Chumbley
NewsletterFrancie McMillan (Temporary)
Pattern of the MonthKaren Fisher (Temporary)
PublicityPosition Open
Quilt-a-thonLinda Begega
Quilting for OthersKathryn Wald
Shellie Whitman
Raffle QuiltPosition Open
Record KeeperChris McCollum
WebsiteKathy Barton (Temporary)