Author Archives: Lydia Hoelle

Charity Committee Silent Auction


Charity Committee received a generous donation of five groups of five half yard pieces of unique, fun and high quality Halloween fabric. These fabrics were purchased from Keepsake Quilting. There will be a silent auction for these fabrics at our meetings on June 4th. These prints are so charming you will be spellbound and unable to resist. Check out the June newsletter for photos of the fabric.

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Figge Art Museum Exhibit


Please join docent Mary Kay Hymes at the Figge Art Museum on Thursday, May 30th at either 1:00pm or 7:00pm as we experience the powerful multi sensory art of contemporary artist, poet and activist Vanessa German. In this unique exhibition “Miracles and Glory Abound”, we will explore her colorful visual and emotional assembled sculptures created from fibers, found items, beads, fabrics and more. If you remember her amazing African Healing figures from earlier tours, you will continue to be inspired […]

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MADISON QUILT EXPO 2019


We are pleased to announce that we have scheduled a bus trip to the Quilt Expo 2019 on Friday, September 6, 2019 in Madison, WI. The cost is $43 per person. This includes the cost of the bus and show admission. We will begin taking reservations at the June meeting. Reservations must be paid for at the time they are made. Reservations for non-members will not be accepted until after the July meeting. We will be using Trailways bus this […]

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President’s April Message


The Quilt Queens are a group of quilters who started out meeting the third Thursday each month at St. Marks Lutheran Church, 2363 W 3rd St, Daven-port. They were having so much fun they decided they wanted to meet two times a month. So they started meeting at the Eastern Branch of the Davenport Library the fourth Thursday of each month, too. They laugh, talk, and of course, they sew. Many quilts have been sewn for family, friends, charity, dolls, […]

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Quilts of Valor Birdies for Charity


Once again Quad-City Quilts of Valor is participating in the “Birdies for Charity” fundraising program. If you were unable to attend the May Guild meeting, pledge forms will be available again at the June meetings.  You can choose to return the form in the mail or hand it in at the June meeting and we will return it for you. There are 2 ways to make a pledge: 1. You can pledge a certain amount for each birdie you guess […]

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Quilt Hacks from the Hardware Store


Many members enjoyed seeing the display of quilting hacks from the hardware and dollar stores at this month’s guild meeting. Click below to access the list. Quilt Hacks from the Hardware Store

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River Arts Center Quilt Display


The River Arts Center in Clinton, IA has asked the guild to be their featured “artist” for the summer. The display is to host a variety of quilts from June 19th to August 4th. That means we need your quilts. We need big ones, small ones, experienced quilters, and “newbies”. This includes all kinds, old, new, traditional, modern, and mixed medium. This display will show our purpose of stimulating interest in quilting in the community. Please sign up quilts by […]

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President’s April Message


Quilts of Valor was born out of the 911 tragedy. Catherine Robert’s son, Nate was deployed to Afghanistan. When he came home, she could see the demons of war had a strong hold. As he sat there Catherine wrapped a quilt around Nate and she could see the demons of war lose their power. The quilt brought healing to her son, so she thought quilts could help others also. It started out that the quilts were all delivered to the […]

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National Quilting Month Display at the Figge Museum.


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Milwaukee Bead and Button Show Bus Trip


The bus trip to the Milwaukee Bead and Button Show is not happening. If you are interested, someone may be driving up. Please call Dawn Seaman @ 563-6599983. June 7th—8th, 2019 This is in response to the interest expressed in going to this show at the Lisa Binkley classes.

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