Aloha Quilters meets the third Saturday of each month at 9:30 am usually in the Queen Emma Center at Christ Church Episcopal in Kealakekua on the Big Island. We welcome residents and visitors alike to join us in a time of sharing our love of quilts, quilting and quilters!

Questions or more information about our group please email 

         Quilting Class with Gloria Loughman!

Aloha Quilters is offering its members a rare opportunity to take a class with world-renowned quilter Gloria Loughman <>, right here in Kona!  Gloria will be teaching “Landscape Collage” on April 27-30, 2024.  This is a 4-day class, for the total cost of only $400.  This cost does not include materials.  You’ll be able to use fabric from your own stash, plus Gloria usually has lots of her gorgeous hand-dyes for sale at a very reasonable price.  We’ve reserved a very nice space for the class in the center of Kailua town, with free parking!

We’ll need a $50 deposit, no later than November 30, to hold your spot.  Final payment will be due by February 15.  The class is limited to 20 students.  If it is not full by the November 30 deadline, we will open it up to the general public, so be sure to get your deposit in ASAP, to ensure that you have a spot.  Reply to to sign up and get the information on where to send your deposit.  Or, you can sign up at the Aloha Quilters meeting on Saturday, October 21.


Upcoming programs!

October 21,2023

Quilt Patterns:  From Inspiration to Quilts. Presenter: Brigitte Bloecher

Brigitte will present a trunk show of her original quilts and "retirement job" writing original patterns, encourage by the owner of the quilt shop she worked at in Minnesota for 5 years prior to moving to Hawaii.  It's quite a treat to have a pattern designer in our midst.

November 18, 2023 

The Ken Burns Quilt Collection

Historian and storyteller, Ken Burns,has been collecting antique, hand-sewn American quilts for more than 40 years.  He views quilts as an essentioal building block of culture.  "This is what human beings are required to do, to take raw materials and transform them ino something greater than the sum of their parts.  And that's what a quilt is, that's what art is." Our program will showcase Ken Burns quilt collection -  "Uncovered: The Ken Burns Collections"

SKEA & Aloha Quilters of Kona 

in partnership with Hawaií Handweavers' Hui 

will present the 

8th Biennial Fiber Arts Show   

February 2025

Please check back for more information

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Photographs of previous quilt shows at SKEA.