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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]