Illinois Valley Quilters' Guild

Where Illinois Valley quilters come to learn, build friendships, and have fun!

December 2016 Meeting

We had a wonderful Christmas party with a delicious spread of appetizers and desserts provided by our guild members!

Everyone brought a handmade, wrapped Christmas ornament for a swap! We had many unique and beautiful ornaments!

Our guild members made 33 receiving blankets that will be donated to the Ottawa hospital maternity ward.

We had a great Block Lotto turnout tonight with 26 blocks! Congratulations to the winners, BarbaraSue and Jaci!

November 2016 Meeting

Karen Bailey, Penny Waldrip, and Barb Taylor performed table demonstrations of different projects and techniques.

Vickie Alsene won the 12 Block Lotto maple leaf blocks below.

Members arrived early to sew baby blankets for the hospital in Ottawa. 

As always, the Hospitality crew did a beautiful job with the intermission treats!

Karen Bailey has done a great job with sewing up these charity quilts!

October 2016 Meeting

Karen Dewitt, author of The Bunco Club book series, presented a trunk show and entertaining program about her life as an author and artist.

The winner of the 2016 Raffle Quilt was drawn. Congratulations to Ginny Raridon!

September 2016 Workshop

Donna Lee presented a crumb piecing workshop. We "made" fabric and had a lot of fun!

September 2016 Meeting

Donna Lee presented a trunk show on modern quilting and crumb piecing.

2016 IVQG Quilt Show

May 2016

Lynn from Bloomin' Minds presented an entertaining trunk show.

May 2016 Block Lotto Block Collection

May 2016 Block Lotto Block Collection

 

April 2016 IVQG Retreat

A great time was had at Pilgrim Park!

International Quilt Show

April 2016

Our own Vickie Alsene's art quilt was accepted by and displayed at the International Quilt Festival in Chicago.

Our own Vickie Alsene's art quilt was accepted by and displayed at the International Quilt Festival in Chicago.

Our own Vickie Alsene's art quilt was accepted by and displayed at the International Quilt Festival in Chicago.

Our own Vickie Alsene's art quilt was accepted by and displayed at the International Quilt Festival in Chicago.