August 6: MVQG member, Diane Murtha will present “Accept the Challenge, Win a Prize” – an informative and humorous perspective on my quilt challenge experiences, including a trunk and slide show, at the afternoon meeting, and “Challenges II– The Next Step” at the evening meeting, a presentation in which she will discuss tips based on her own challenge quilt project experiences. Challenges – Accept the Challenge & Win a Prize Diane’s afternoon presentation will be an informative and humorous perspective […]
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Click here to download registration form. I know that summer just got here but fall is just around the corner. It is time to sign up for Fall Retreat. Non-stop fun from October 23 – 27, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Church Camp in DeWitt, Iowa. Retreat starts at 8 am on Wednesday and ends at 3 pm on Sunday. At retreat you can do anything you want: sleep in, stay up all night, go on road trips with your friends, work […]
There are a few openings on the bus! Here’s your chance to sign up! OR invite a quilting friend! NON-members welcome! WHEN: Friday, September 6, 2019 in Madison, WI. COST: $43 per person which includes the cost of the bus and show admission. Reservations must be paid for at the time they are made. Reservations for non-members are now being accepted. Boarding the bus at 6:30 a.m. and the bus will leave at 7:00 a.m. from the Masonic […]
The IA/IL Quilt study group will be taking a look of some of the earliest fabrics used in quilts. Fabric was so expensive that the designs were cut out and stitched. Come see and hear! Iowa/Illinois Quilt Study Group August 9 & 10, 2019 Friday workshop: 3-6 PM Chintz Columns & Calico Workshop registration $35 Saturday. Aug 10, 2019 Study topic: Chintz Birds Study Leader: Lori Triplett Registration $30 Kalona Quilt and Textile Museums Due: August 2, 2019 Send to: […]
It is our tradition to present a gift of fat quarters or a quilt to our guild president at our September combined meeting. Diane has worked hard for us this fiscal year. Let’s shower her with bright batik fabrics! If you wish to participate, please bring your donation to the July or August meeting andplace it in the basket at the member-at-large desk.
The Mississippi Valley Fair will be celebrating their 100th year in August. They are reopening the Heritage House for this celebration and have invited us for Friday, August 2, 10-5, to sit and do handwork outside the Heritage House, to show people the different things that quilters would have done in the early 1900s. We will have 2 antique wooden quilt frames set up to load and tie quilts for charity. We are also looking for people to do English […]
Click here for the sign up form. Download and print the UFO sign-up sheet from the MVQG website or pick one up at the July meeting. Identify 5 projects you want to finish by the January 2020 meeting and fill out the sign-up form. When making your lists, focus on simple, do-able, complete-able UFO’s, such as: adding labels and sleeves, finishing up bindings, gifts that were begun and you ran out of time, simple kits that were pushed to the […]