About us



We welcome our international website guests.
We thank you for your interest in our quilt guild and are very happy that you visit our website. As you already realised, its content is in German only. We hope that you will find the information that you are looking for. If not, do not hesitate to write us an EMAIL. We speak and write in English. We even have two native English speaking members!

Our guild

'Quiltgruppe Mönchaltorf' is an association with 19 members, founded in 1988. We meet once a month in a local school. We like to talk about our hobby, learn new techniques, look at own works or those of others ('show and tell' or on photos, digital shows), organise exhibitions or participate at various quilting events.

We are in contact with our sister quilters of the "Willows Quilting Group" in Melton, Australia: We exchanged five quilt challenges with this group. Themes: "Floriade", "Bäume - Trees", "Small Creatures", "weather" and "under water". All A4-sized quilts were shown in Australia and in Switzerland. The last challenge however has yet to be shown in Switzerland. The next one will soon be "under construction"...

In 2011 Erika met Leyette, a quilter from New Zealand. Together with the "Fencible Quilters of Howick", NZ and the "Nefti Quilters" from Neftenbach CH a total of 29 challenge quilts were produced. This challenge was exhibited in New Zealand and at our jubilee show in Mönchaltorf as well as at a Nefti Quilters show in Neftenbach, before the Kiwi quilts found their way home in 2014.


Mönchaltorf is a village with about 4'000 inhabitants, embedded in the 'Zürcher Oberland' (which translates to the 'Highlands' of Zurich), adjacent to lake 'Greifensee', at a distance of 25 km from Zürich. Here you find us on the map.

The Board

Erika Bollinger, President                         Mail, Homepage
Hannelore Hürlimann, Vice President       Mail
Renate Vogel, Finances                          Mail, Portrait

Members with a Website

Erika Bollinger
Nelli Textor
Vreni Keller

Member Portraits

Renate Vogel

gruppe 2019
 the group @ the annual meeting May 2019