Lecture and Trunk Show with Cristina
Cristina Bono Arcenegui

February 5, 2022 10:00 CST

Award Winning Cristina Arcenegui Bono will be Zooming from Spain to present a lecture and workshop for our members and guests.  The workshop will be hands on so have your Zoom-viewing device near your sewing area and this workshop applies to all longarm, midarm and domestic machine quilters.

More information here.

Walk a Creative Path
Bethanne Nemesh

April 2, 2022 10:00 CST

Award winning Bethanne Nemesh will present her lecture “Walk a Creative Path” at 10:00am and then at 1:00pm teach her workshop “Nemeshing, the Freehand Feather Flourish”.  This will be a drawing lesson so have plenty of paper and pencils available. This workshop applies to all machine quilters, longarm, midarm and domestic machine users.

More information here.

Fast & Fabulous Free Motion Grids
Sue Heinz

June 4, 2022 10am CST

Sue Heinz will present her lecture “Fast and Fabulous Free-Motion Grids” followed that afternoon with her workshop “Sashing that Sizzles/360 Degree Grids”.  

This will be a drawing workshop so plan to have plenty of paper and pencils available at your viewing area.  This workshop applies to all machine quilters, longarm, midarm and domestic machine users.

More information about the workshop: click here.


What Else Can I Do With My Longarm?
Gayle Schleimann

August 6, 2022 10am CST

Gayle Schleimann of Bernina of Naperville will present a program showing us various techniques using her Bernina Q24 Longarm. From couching to embellishing and many other ideas.

This will be a lecture through Zoom. You must Contact NILAG to be added to the Zoom email list. Space is limited.

More information here.

And more to come…

Check our website often for schedule updates.

About Us

The purpose of NILAG is to promote longarm, mid-arm and machine quilting throughout Northern Illinois as well as providing a means of communication, education, and collaboration for all those who are interested in and practitioners of longarm, mid-arm and domestic machine quilting.