Quilting By the Lake 2024

Quilting by the Lake in Aurora, NY!

July 14- 26, 2024

Wells College in Aurora, NY

Welcome to Quilting by the Lake (QBL), a 2-week, internationally recognized quilting event taking place in Aurora, NY, in the heart of the Finger Lakes. This year, we are excited to bring the conference back to Wells College in Aurora, NY, to provide world-class quilting workshops amid the beautiful scenery of Cayuga Lake. Classes will be offered in design, techniques, and surface design to suit all quilting styles: traditional, art, or modern. Join us for five-day classes, lectures, trunk shows, mini-markets, and more from July 14 to 26. Sign up and be part of our special community, treasured for its creative environment and camaraderie.

Quilting by the Lake consists of two 1-week sessions running July 14 to 26. Sessions begin on Sundays and classes kick-off on Mondays. QBL offers five-day classes plus programs throughout the week.


QBL 2024 Faculty:

Session I July 14-19: Helen Geglio, Elin Noble, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, and Sherri Lynn Wood.

Session II July 21-26: Joe Cunningham, Paula Kovarik, Denise Labadie, Joy O. Ude, and Rosalie Dace (online)


QBL in the Finger Lakes will include:
  • Beautiful lake view from every building
  • Afternoon and evening programs, including lectures, mini-mall, show & tell
  • All meals included in housing plans: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Special events, including opening and closing dinners.
  • a LAKE!

Overview of Faculty and Classes

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