About Us

Mailing address:

Sinnissippi Quilters, Inc.
P.O. Box 1556
Rockford, IL 61110-1556
Contact Us

Sinnissippi Quilters meets on the 1st Thursday of every month at 1:00 and 6:30 p.m. at:

Meeting Location:

Creekwood Church
5973 Darlene Drive
Rockford, IL

The south west corner of South Mulford and Harrison Avenue.


The purpose of Sinnissippi Quilters, Inc. shall be to educate the community and ourselves on all aspects of quilting, to preserve and appreciate our quilting heritage and traditions, and to use our sewing gifts to benefit other community organizations. Sinnissippi Quilters, Inc. is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

Membership dues are $40 per year. Non-member speaker fee is $10.


2022-2023 Executive Board
President: Coleen O’Kane
Vice President: Janis Albeck
Treasurer I: Deanne Spataro
Treasurer II: Robin Gausebeck
Afternoon Secretary: Kris Allen
Evening Secretary: Marie Stenger
Programs I: Robin Gausebeck
Programs II: OPEN
Publications (Newsletter): Michelle Watson
Membership (Afternoon): Margaret de Leon & Starr Pittaway
Membership (Evening): Linda Lewandowski & Carol Folkerts
Special Projects I: Linda Egeland
Special Projects II: Sherry DeBuhr & Pam Surmo
Quilt Show 2024 Chairs: Bonnie Hodina & Deanne Spataro
Quilt Show 2026: OPEN

2022-2023 Standing Committees
Audio/Visual (A): Bonnie Hodina & Marie Tovo
Audio/Visual (E): Bonnie Hodina & Mary Leach
Charity Raffle Quilts: Anne Biedowicz
Comfort Quilts: Vicki Tallacksen
Facebook: Lynn Brown
Historian: Donna Langford
Hospitality (A): Open
Hospitality (E): Open
LSSI: Carol Swenson
President’s Blocks:  Becky Harvey
Publicity: Open
Quilt School: Amy Ottens
Quilt Show Raffle: Silvia Vaughn &  Sandy Pyper
RAAC Rockford Area Arts Council Liaison:  Amy Ottens
Retreats: Marie Tovo, Deanne Spataro, Judy Mullen, July Cuccinelli
Show and Tell (A): Barb Clucas
Show and Tell (E): Luanne Hanna
S.P.A.M.: Barb Lange
Sunshine: Jane Erickson
Web Administrator: Roberta Suess
501(c)3 Non-Profit Officer: Robin Gausebeck