NBAQG History

The New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild was founded on April 17, 1982 by the following ladies, as the original charter members:

Sally Wetz - President
Susy Wilkinson - Vice President
Sherry Flume - Vie President
Linda DeWitt - Secretary
Frances Wilson - Treasurer
Kathy Tyzzer Lamon
Sandy Smith
Delores Spicer
Carol A. Cailouette

Members joining during the first year (1982) were also considered charter members:
   Mattie Boulter    Ann Gravink      Trudy Rotan
   Hazel Brady      Lois Johnson       Elizabeth Seibert
   Ann Burrus       Marcia Johnson    Edna Serold
   Audrey Cobb      Helen Leone       Kristy H. Serold
   Ruth Cochran     Mary Beth Lozo    Susan Spicer
   Fern Copple       Evelyn Meehan    Virginia Stockhurst
   Susan Derkacz     Grace Mellard     Anne Stone
   Pat Dial

The Guild became a non-profit corporation in 1994 dedicated to...

  • Fostering the appreciation of quilts and the art of quilting among both quilters and the public.

  • Increasing the knowledge of traditional and contemporary techniques of quilting and providing an encouraging environment in which quilters can practice and exchange ideas.

  • Educating the public as to the significance and history of quilting as an art form as well as an ongoing craft.

  •  Preserving the heritage of quilts as an enduring art form and craft.

2017 Guild Officers

President - Shelley Haines

1st VP Membership - Anne Felts

2nd VP Programs - Louann Fisher

3rd VP Workshops - Ann Toscano & Linda Rodriguez

4th VP Newsletter - Rachael Ferrera

Secretary - Eboni Briton

Treasurer - Stella Linder

Parliamentarian - Michelle Cole Beer

Past President - Marj Polay



2016 Committee Chairs

Community Service - Sherry Lambrecht

Habitat for Humanity - Frankie Sorrell &Camilla Sloan

Historian - Juanita Alvarez

Hope Hospice - Peggy Karakula

Hopice, Children's - Mary Salmon

Librarian - Leslie Prather-Forbis

Publicity/ Website - Michelle Glenn

Quilt Show - Michelle Cole Beer & Janice Richardson

Refreshments - Robin Snyder

Retreat  - Juanita Alvarez, Kathy Senn, & Martha Schmidtzinsky

Scholarships - Martha Cash, Ann Farmer, & JoBeth McElrath

Special Projects - Laura Wooldridge

Storybook Quilts - Brenda Goggans

Welcoming - Sue Cone & Kay Zwart


Welcome Activities
Sue Cone & Kay Zwart

The New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild is proud to highlight the extraordinary talent of over 200 members. All members are encouraged to come early to the regular monthly meetings and bring their finished quilts, quilts in progress, antique quilts or garments for Show & Tell. If you don't want to stand in line, you're encouraged to fill out your Show & Tell Display slip,  ahead of time click here..

We have a great group of quilters!  Come and join us; everyone is welcome, from the beginner to the most experienced!


Special Projects
Laura Wooldridge

Our Special Projects is a fun way to explore a new quilting technique each month. For each project you can pick up a pattern and instructions from the Special Projects table. 


Community Service
Sherry Lambrecht

Guild members support many area community projects, charities, education, and other non-profit organization in need. Here, members are enjoying a workshop making quilts for those in need.

Community Service Hours Form, click here..

Updated 10 January 2017