April Program Carol Friedlander will be our speaker for April's General Guild meeting. She will also be teaching four half-day classes.

Carolyn Friedlander is a young, modern quilter, with her own fabric lines and fun, fresh new ideas. She will be teaching four half-day classes. The technique for each is paper piecing and is $20 per class or two classes for $35. All classes will be held at the Davenport Masonic Center, 511 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Davenport. Classes are now open to non-members.

FYI Board

Take a moment to check the FYI Board for on-going events and Guild information including the November Treasurer's Report and the 2016-2017 Budget

2017 Quilt Challenge

The Guild Challenge for September 2017 is Salvages. Click to get the details.

2017 National Quilt Day

National Quilt Day 2018 has come and gone. A big thanks to Dawn Thompson and Margaret Paulos for putting together our charity sew in at the Bettendorf Library and the displays at libraries across the Quad Cities. A lot of great people dropped in at the library. New friends were made, some high school girls got in some Service Project Hours, and quite a few charity quilts were made.

Deb Karasik's Binding Class Fiber Artist - Quilter - Educator

On June 4th from 9:00 to noon Deb will teach a binding class at the Masonic Temple. Cost is $20. Sign up at the April meeting. More information is on the website and in the upcoming newsletters.

May Program and Classes - Presenter Donna Lee

Donna Lee is a modern quilter. She will teach a one day class specifically designed for our quilt and will teach criteria and techniques of the modern quilt.

Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild

The Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild was organized in 1983 to educate and encourage members in the quilting arts; encourage high standards in color, design, and construction of the quilted medium; and to stimulate interest in quilting in the community.

We are located in the Quad-Cities area and have members in both Illinois and Iowa. We meet the first Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. or 7 p.m. Meetings are held at the First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Avenue, Moline, Illinois.

A great big THANK YOU! to the Riverboat Development Authority for granting the MVQG funds to help with our 2016 Great River Quilt Show publicity. The money will be used to purchase yard signs, Quad City Times newspaper ads and a North Scott Press Bizzzy Bee ad.

2016 Great River Quilt Show

The 2016 Great River Quilt Show was a great success. A big THANK YOU to all of the quilt show entrants!

The next quilt show will be Fall 2018.

Click on the link below to download a printable list of ribbon winners.

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Become a member of the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild and you'll have access to monthly lectures, classes, quilting events and an entire community of new quilting friends.

Click here to download a Membership Application Form.

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