October Events

Thursday, October 4th:

Mini-Morning Workshop: Sewing Organizer. Click HERE for details and supply list. 9:30-11:30, Bethesda Covenant Church

Program: Cassie Schalis from Lucky Quilt Company (Pecatonica). 1:00 and 7:00, Bethesda Covenant Church

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Saturday, October 6:

Cherry Valley Library (SPAM) Workshop: Bring your own project to work on. 12:30-5:00 (note time change), Cherry Valley Library

 

Newsletter & Comfort Quilts Message

The October/November newsletter has been posted. Click HERE.

Comfort Quilts: The October 1st gathering to work on comfort quilts at the Quilters General Store has been cancelled since we have many tops completed. (These are given to our members if they have lost a spouse or have serious medical issues.)

We need four volunteers to help us get these tops quilted. Please contact Anne Brown or Vicki Tallacksen if you would like to quilt one for us. If you do not care to do the binding, we will take care of that. We will have the quilts at the October 4th meeting.

Thanks, Anne and Vicki

Congratulations!

Congratulations to our talented members have recently won ribbons.

Stephanie Nordlin’s quilt “Lupines” won 2nd place in the Wall Quilts, Flora and Fauna Category at the Paducah Fall Quilt Show

Robin Gausebeck’s quilt “Paisleys and Diamonds and Pearls, Oh My!” won 2nd place in the Cherrywood Fabrics Prince Challenge
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September Events

Thursday, September 6th:

Mini-Morning Workshop: Choice of making a Snowman Wall Hanging or a Dresden flower table runner. Click HERE for details and supply lists. 9:30-11:30, Bethesda Covenant Church

Program: “My Quilt Journey” and trunk show by our own guild members, Vicki Tallacksen, Dee Pittham, and Amy Ottens. 1:00 and 7:00, Bethesda Covenant Church

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Monday, September 17th:

Make comfort quilts. 1:00-4:00, Quilters General Store

Something New for Comfort Quilts – During the months of Autumn consider using fall colors for your comfort quilt blocks. Then, through the Winter months, design your blocks using winter or cool colors. Spring taps into our floral or bright fabrics. Of course, ANY block you prefer to make is appreciated and used in the comfort quilts we give our members. Please make blocks 12 1/2” X 12 1/2”. (We will also be sewing comfort quilts on Oct. 1st, same time and place.) Questions – contact Anne Brown.

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Saturday, September 22nd:

Cherry Valley Library Workshop: 10:00-4:00, Cherry Valley Library. Participate in the following or bring your own project to work on. We will be focusing on working with: triangles, diamonds, etc., to:

  1. create quilt block and quilt layouts
  2. free motion quilting
  3. straight line quilting – using a walking foot

NOTE: You can still work on circular and geometric projects and quilting techniques and get our help throughout the year.