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Charity Committee Silent Auction


Thank you to all who participated in the Halloween fabric silent auction. The individuals who made successful bids are: Jo Ann Pilgrim, Diane St. John, and Pam Ehrecke. Congratulations! The total monies garnered is $110.00. Take note! Our July 11th meeting is at the Butterworth Education Center. This is a change from our regular venue. One of our members asked about the sizes for the quilts. They are as follows and minor variations are always accepted: Baby quilts 39 x40, […]

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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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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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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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President’s March Message


There is so much happening in March. Don’t miss out on any of the additional activities to meet other quilters and make new friends. Join us at one or more of the events. Our general meeting is March 5 with 2 great historical presentations with Becky Wright. A time to learn. Retreat is the 6th-10th. A wonderful time to get to know each other. Make sure to call Sue Kirk sue-kirk21@yahoo.com or Mary Pement Marpem49@gmail.com (309) 797-6367 if you haven’t […]

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Farm Fiber Fun 2019


May 16-21, 2019 A time to get together with others and learn new fibery techniques. Especially anything messy such as dying fabrics with many techniques, mono printing with gelli plates or glass base, stamping, etc. Also things such as felting, tatting, sculpting features for fiber figures, wool, and weaving. Schedule and information when you click Farm Fiber Fun 2019. Farm Fiber Fun needs: Coffee Cans (plastic) 1.8 lbs. size

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