June Program with Deb Karasik

Deb Karasik will host a lecture and trunk show at the 1 and 7 p.m. meetings this month. Originally from San Francisco, now based in Durham NC. Deb is currently quilting, teaching, and writing professionally.

July's Meeting moved to Thursday, July 6th

1:00 p.m. meeting is our summer picnic/potluck. 7:00 p.m. meeting will be snacks or desserts instead of the full meal. The entertainment will be for participants to bring their first-made quilt and their last-made quilt for a show and tell.

2017 Quilt Challenge

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

June 4 -a.m. Binding Tutorial, p.m. Leaf Placement, and June 5 - Batik Wheels

June 4 : Binding Tutorial 9:00 to 12:00 June 4 “Leaf Placement”: 12:30-3:30 p.m. June 5 “Batik Wheels”: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. A half-day class is $20, two half-day classes or a full day are $35. Non-members add $5. For questions or to sign up, call Judy Nelson 563-2717140

August Classes with Ilene Bartos

Aug. 29 - Seasons of the Heart Aug. 30 - Oak Clusters Aug. 31 - Fractured Piecing. Samples at the June and July meeting.

Tree Skirts for Butterworth Center

We have offered to make tree skirts for the trees in the Butterworth House and Butterworth Educational Center. We use the facilities frequently at no cost to us. This is a thank you to them for the generosity they show us in the use of the facilities, setting up for our activities, and working with us in scheduling. Any questions call Jo Noon at 563-271-0316 or Diana Engelbrecht at 563-370-4239.

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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