Category Archives: President’s Message

Coronavirus Update!


April Has New Unexpected Opportunities! The coronavirus has presented a new opportunity for each of us. All those Quilt Show entries, UFOs, downsizing/organizing our sewing rooms, and other things we have put off in our homes can be accomplished in the next few weeks of semi-isolation. In an effort to keep our membership safe, we are cancelling all group activities through April 14 to include all of the remainder of March and April’s Quilt Get Away, Guild General Meeting, Quilts […]

April President’s Message


The Program committee does a fabulous job in getting everything and everyone organized for our general meetings. They have the responsibility of finding a variety of speakers to come to our meetings to give lectures and classes. Those speakers have a national and many times an international reputation for their techniques, lectures and classes. When one comes here we have 1-3 classes offered. The committee chooses what they think will hold the most interest for our membership from the list […]

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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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January 2020 President’s Message


The Community Education Committee is working in 2 specific areas. This month I am going to talk about the Exhibits area. We are looking for places to promote the quilting arts to the community. The Eldridge, Le Claire, Cordova and Davenport libraries have been very open to displays both on their walls and in display cases. We also had a great exhibit in the Clinton River Arts Center, Botanical Center and Figge Art Museum this past year. Our new CE […]

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