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Definitions for Quilt Show


DEFINITIONS: Small Bed Quilt: Lap to Full (under 80” wide and proportionate in length, i.e., at least 80” but may be longer) Large Bed Quilt: Queen to King (over 80” wide and proportionate in length, i.e., at least 81” but may be longer) Solo: Constructed, stitched, and quilted by ONLY ONE PERSON. Duet: Constructed, stitched, and quilted by TWO PERSONS. Group: Constructed, stitched, and quilted by THREE OR MORE PERSONS Pieced: Pieced by hand or machine. No other techniques (no […]

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Categories/Items Not Eligible for Best of Show


CATEGORIES/ITEMS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR BEST OF SHOW: 1700-Found and Finished 1910-Garments, 1920-Bags, Purses, Accessories 1800-3-Dimensional 2000-Miscellaneous 2100, 2200- All Challenges, including Sun, Moon & Stars 2300-Junior ALL OTHER CATEGORIES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR BEST OF SHOW.  

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Note from Members-at-Large


A note from your Members-at-Large We would like to say a big THANK YOU to MVQG members who have donated nice items for our Name Tag Drawings as well as to let you know about the generosity of area quilt shops. So far this year, items have been donated from the following area merchants: JoQuilter Fabrics (Bellevue, IA) Quilt Addicts Anonymous (Rock Island, IL) Susan’s Calico Creations (now closed—Fulton, IL) The generosity of these merchants and our members enables us […]

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Fiber Arts “Words That Move You” Challenge


Words That Move You Challenge The Fiber Arts Group would like to extend a challenge to anyone who would like to participate. Linda Klyman has extended the challenge Words That Move You. This can be a quote, saying, song, phrase, or just one word that moves you. Interpret them into a fiber creation such as a wall hanging. We are hoping to have a nice group of this challenge to hang in the Quilt Show.

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Nominating Committee


NOMINATING COMMITTEE Thank you to Sandie Cockerill, Cindy Anderson, Elaine Gieske, Suzi Dale and Hope Schroeder for volunteering for the nominating committee. We will vote at our April meetings. The person with the highest number of votes will serve as Chair along with the person with the second highest votes and the Past President

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President’s April Message


A huge thank you to Dixie Duckett and her awesome team for the fantastic program at the Bettendorf Library on March 17! It is so important to get the word out about our guild! The displays around the fireplace looked great, the demonstrators around the fireplace and upstairs garnered a lot of interest, and hopefully some young and old participants have acquired a new taste for quilting. A huge thank you also to the Fiber Arts Group for their demonstrations […]

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Farm Fiber Fun 2018 Schedule


Click on the link below to view the 2018 Farm Fiber Fun Schedule, class details and map to The Egelbrecht Farm:   FFF schedule and supplies 2018.pub

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Farm Fiber Fun 2018


The Farm Fiber Fun days have been announced. Thursday, May 18th – Tuesday, May 23rd Schedule will be announced soon.

Celebrate National Quilt Day


The MVQG will be celebrating National Quilt Day on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Bettendorf Library at 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf IA. Upstairs:  Making quilts for Charity and doll quilts Downstairs around fireplace:  demonstrations of hand quilting and hand sewing. On Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Figge Art Museum 225 W 2nd Street Davenport IA the Fiber Arts Group will be presenting demonstrations. Schedule at the Figge: 1:20 – Chris Clark – Transferring photos 1:40 – Jeanne […]

2018 Fiber Arts Meetings


•Fiber Arts Meetings 1-3 p.m. Davenport Public Library Fairmount Branch, 3000 N. Fairmount St., Davenport, IA,: demos, information, and show and tell. Apr 10 Challenge due-Altered lamp shade May 8 How did she do those wings?-Sally Stewart June 12 Panel: What is new in________? Quilting-Sue Kirk, Weaving- Gail Either, Spinning etc.-Kimberly Darling, Garment sewing-Terre Klipsch, Painting-Andi Nabbe July 10 Star of the month Aug 14 Challenge due-“What words move you?” Sept 11 Vessel felting info-Kimberly Darling Oct 9 Shipping and or […]

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