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Farm Fiber Fun-May 14-19


2020 Farm Fiber Fun Schedule is complete! CLICK HERE to download.

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March President’s Message


It is always fun to walk into the Figge Art Museum and see quilts hanging in the lobby. Wow do they look great! The display will be March 10-15th. Come celebrate with us on Thursday, March 12, 5 pm-7 pm at the Appreciation Night with complementary refreshments. You can purchase an alcoholic beverage at the bar. National Quilt Day is March 21st, (the 3rd Saturday of March each year). We usually have an exhibit at the Figge Art Museum each […]

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T-shirt Designs


All Mississippi Valley Quilt Guild members are encouraged to submit a design, or several, for a new t-shirt. Our design will be on the front of the t-shirt only. Once the design has been selected by vote of our membership, a t-shirt style will be chosen, then it will be sent to the printer. We would like these ready to be worn in the spring of 2020 and to promote our fall guild quilt show. Submit design ideas to Faye […]

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UFO Challenge 2020


UFO Challenge 2020 Begins at March Meeting Turn in your lists to Sandie Cockerill with $5 via Email before (or at) the March meetings, where the first UFO number will be drawn!      mike-sandie@att.net Download the UFO form by clicking here. They will also be available at the sign-in table.  Fill out both halves of the form, listing 5 UFOs.  Please include your individual goal for each project. Note: This does NOT necessarily mean completed, quilted, and bound, only whatever YOU […]

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2020 Fiber Arts Meetings


Inspire & Create 9-4      Fiber Arts Meeting 1-3   NEW LOCATION Davenport Public Library Eastern Branch, 6000 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, IA, demos, information, and show and tell at 1-3 PM. The room will open from 9 AM-4pm for an Inspire & Create time for anyone who would like to work on any non messy project of their choice. It will be an open creative time for all fiber mediums. The kitchen will be open for our use.   […]

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2020 Fiber Arts Play Days


9:00-11 a.m. Fiber Artists Studio, 601 Brady St. #21, Davenport, IA. This is a mini workshop on a new technique. Reservations are required.  Just give Colleen a call. The Fiber Arts Group will only cancel a meeting for weather if the Davenport Schools cancel school on that meeting day.  Colleen Curry (563) 285-1305 or        (563) 340-4453 cocu@csteldridge.com   2020 Schedule: March 10   April 14 May 12   June 9  July 14   August 11 September 8   October 13  November 10   December 8 Doodle […]

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Skill Builder Workshops


Save The Date!! What: “Border of the Quarter” Trunk Show and Kickoff When:  Saturday, May 9. 10 AM – noon Where: Butterworth Education Center, Moline, IL As a follow up to Melanie McNeil’s lectures in May, Mary Korrect and Jan Ragaller, (Mary’s sister, quilt designer, pattern writer and teacher from Rockford, IL) will share a trunk show of Medallion Quilts and describe the Border Challenge process. This will kick off our own MVQG “Border of the Quarter” Sew Along.  Come […]

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February 2020 President’s Message


Besides arranging exhibits, the Community Education Committee also finds venues that we can demonstrate quilting techniques to the public. This is a fun way to connect to the community. We have had demonstrations at the Figge Art Museum, libraries, Freighthouse Farmers Market, The Great River Quilt Show, Mississippi Valley Fair, and others. Doing demonstrations for the public, is a way to Let them know quilting is not a lost art. Teach someone a little technique that lets them know it […]

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Special Exhibit: The Village


Similar to the River, The Village will depict houses and buildings typically seen in a village. Purchase your background fabric at a Guild Meeting to participate in this exhibit. Size restrictions are included with the background fabric. These are due July 6, at the General meeting. Questions Diana Englebrecht, (563) 370-4239

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National Quilting Month Display at the Figge Museum.


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CLICK HERE TO ACCESS REGISTRATION FORM! DUE FEBRUARY 4TH! Transformative Fiber Arts (Figge Quilt Show, March 2020) March 9-16, 2020, at the Figge Art Museum, we will again have the opportunity to display our beautiful art work in celebration of national Quilt Month. Please consider submitting one or more of your favorites for review by the committee. To assure a variety within the space limitations, the committee will review the submissions and make selections so start planning! PHOTOS FROM 2019 […]

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