Beginning Free Motion workshop

If you can move your hands together up and down and side to side, you can free motion quilt!  Spend Saturday November 3rd with the NJMQG learning basic free motion quilting.  Our member lead workshop will be taught by Jackie Laba.  The workshop will demonstrate techniques of basic free motion quilting and help you practice and build your confidence.

Spend Saturday November 3rd with the NJMQG and learn sometime new.

The workshop will be held at the Community Church of Cedar Grove: 65 Bowden Ave, Cedar Grove, NJ on Saturday November 3rd from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Class Registration


Beginning Free Motion Workshop


Non Member Registration



Jackie Laba: After teaching English for nearly 30 years, Jackie returned to her first love, quilting  5 years ago.  Jackie has embraced this strange new world of “modern” quilting with rotary cutters, chain piecing, negative space and free motion quilting.

Supply List

Rayna Gillman Workshops!

The NJMQG is thrilled to host Rayna Gillman for two days of improv workshops on Friday October 5th and Saturday October 6th.

NJMQG members sign up here (password required).

Rayna, a founding member of the North Jersey Modern Quilt Guild, describes her workshops as bring process-oriented, taking a playful, relaxed, “what if?” approach. Participants are encouraged to use their intuition, to experiment, and to enjoy the results of “happy accidents.” Read class descriptions here and check out Rayna’s website here.

Friday Workshop Sign up

Friday October 5th, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Caldwell United Methodist Church: 8 Academy Rd., Caldwell NJ, 07006

Rayna Gillman Friday Workshop for – Non Members

Improvising with Rectangles (price includes $2 PayPal fee)



Saturday Workshop Sign up

Saturday October 6th, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Community Church – Cedar Grove: 65 Bowden Rd., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Rayna Gillman Saturday Workshop – Non Member

No Strings Attached – “Go Fly a Kite” (price includes $2 PayPal fee)


Please email Crista or Jackie at with any questions.