Category Archives: Program / Lectures

2020 Programs and Classes

August Program – August 4th, 1:00 and 7:00 LeClaire Civic Center The August 4th meetings will be held at the LeClaire Civic Center, 127 S. Cody Road, in LeClaire, IA. Jill Fisher of will present her lecture and trunk show “Every Quilt Has a Story” (at BOTH the 1:00 and 7:00 meetings) in which she will share her background and evolution as a quilter. Animprovisational quilter from Iowa City, IA, Jill has one foot in the artquilt world and […]

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The theme for the 2020 MVQG Challenge is Double 2020. There is a $1.00 fee per challenge entry. Quilts must be 20” by 20.” Bring your challenge to the September 2020 meeting. They will be displayed and voted on at the meeting that night. Top three vote getters will win a prize valued at $25 first place, $15 second place, and $10 third place. Incorporate “double” into your quilt theme—anything duplicated, such as twins, double dutch, double vision, double negative, […]

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May Special Programs

May 5th Show and Tell The general meeting show and tell on Facebook went very well in April. We will repeat this for our May 5, 1 & 7 pm meetings. Lydia will make a post at 1 and at 7 on the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild Facebook page. Take a picture of what you have been working on UNFINISHED or finished, upload it along with a tell of what you are showing, in the comments. If you don’t know […]

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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 […]


Sandy Turner’s Presentation

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On June 4th we thoroughly enjoyed Sandy Turner’s presentations. Here are a few pictures from that day.

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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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