Learning and teaching the art of quilting together in friendship, piece by piece, hand in hand.

Calendar

Next Guild Meeting scheduled for April 16th has been CANCELLED

Hopefully we will be able to meet in May - please check back for updates as the May meeting date (May 21st) approaches!

Please click HERE to access a .pdf of the guild calendar

Guild Board Meetings: January 13, March 9, May 11, July 13, September 14, and November 9

Date of Guild MeetingMeeting / Program / ActivitiesOther ActivitiesRefreshments
January 16Helping Hands Sewing Group (2-5 pm): Crumb QuiltsAmy R., Kim N., Mary M.
February 20 Dinner and a UFO - A Good Old-Fashioned Quilting Bee! Dinner will provided, but please bring your sewing machine and appropriate suppliesHelping Hands (2-5 pm) = Crumb Block PartyJody G., Jane G., Brenda S.
March 19 CANCELLEDOrange Peel quilts with Heather - to be rescheuldedHelping Hands (2-5 pm) cancelled
April 16 - CANCELLEDPineapple Quilts lecture with Terri Siefert of Ben Franklin - To be RescheduleD?Pineapple Quilts workshop with Terri SiefertPatty O., Nancy B., Cindy B.
May 21 Helping Hands (2-5 pm) =Making backings for Comfort Quilts!Jane K., Bette W., Denise D.
June 18Pot Luck supper! Helping Hands (2-5 pm) - Making backings for Comfort Quilts Kate Bychniski - Let's Go Tubing! Have fun making quilts with tubesPot Luck - Everybody Brings a Dish to Pass
July 16 - Picnic supper & Ice Cream Social1. Strip Poker 2. Bring one of your first quilt creations and tell the story behind itHelping Hands (2-5 pm) - Making backings for Comfort QuiltsGuild Board
August 20 HAVE ANYTHING FOR THE AUCTION? BRING IT ALONG!Helping Hands (2-5 pm) = Mostly Squares Block PartyCarolyn P., Terry M., Carol P.
September 17Make it/Bake it/Grow it/Sew it Auction FundraiserSet up for AuctionPat P., Dawn T., NEED ONE MORE!
October 15Escher Quilts (3-D blocks) with Chris WeinholdChris will hold a workshop on October 17th - $40 per person, includes pattern. Kits will be available at Quiltageous for 10% off - a supply list will be providedSharon J., Bev S., Linda S.
November 19Retreat ReviewHelping Hands (2-5 pm) = Strip Blocks party
December 17Cookies & Gift Wrapping Helping Hands (2-5 pm) = Panels EVERYBODY brings snacks and treats, wrapping paper/tape/ribbons/gift labels for wrapping the gifts, plus a couple of dollars for our adopted family's gift

Info Section

Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, has been quoted as saying “change is the only constant in life.” Boy, those old guys really knew what they were talking about!  We thought we had a good handle on what Helping Hands would look like for 2020... but it's changing again!  We "thought" that we would be learning a new block every other month and during the alternating months, we will practice those blocks, creating LOTS of blocks to be utilized in our wonderful Comfort quilts!  NOT SO FAST!

We're looking for a snazzy new name for this block of time as new activities come up - In April, Terri Seifert from Ben Franklin will hold an afternoon class on Pineapple Quilts. You can purchase the Creative Grids Pineapple  Ruler from Terri (plus, of course, fabric from Ben Franklin).

Need 'somthing' to sew?

If you could use a break from sewing on your latest quilt, we could use a few sewers to put together quilt backings for some of our comfort quilts - we've got some tops ready, but we're low on backings. Can you help? If so, please contact Jody at jgoswitz@mac.com, or 262-719-8528.

Retreat Info

Click HERE for a link to the retreat webpage, with additional info!

(Pssst! Mark your calendar for the 2020 retreat - October 30 to November 2)

AQS Quiltweek Show in Paducah, KY  -- April 22 -25

34th Annual Lutherdale Fest Quilt Auction - August 8th from 9 AM - 4 PM

Please check back for more info  as these dates approach!