Illinois Valley Quilters' Guild

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

December 2018 Meeting

Our annual Christmas Potluck was a blast! We feasted on homemade treats and swapped blue and white snowflake blocks!

November 2018 Workshop with Heather Jones

Heather Jones taught us a cool way to make pieced letters!

November 2018 Meeting

Heather Jones presented a wonderful program!

October 2018 Meeting

We held a Quarter Auction and it was a blast!

September 2018 Meeting

Deanne Eisenman of Snuggles Quilts presented an entertaining program!

We had a fat quarter swap for the yearly challenge. This year’s is called “Floral Fancy”!

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August 2018 Meeting

Annual Installation of Officers

2018 IVQG Quilt Show Winners

2018 Quilt Show Entries

2018 Quilt Show-Work and Fun!

July 2018 Meeting

We were busy bees during this meeting to wrap-up all the preparations for the Quilt Show! We even had a delicious ice cream sundae bar!

June 2018 Meeting

Susan Marth of Suzn Quilts presented the program for the June Meeting!

 

May 2018 Meeting

“Quilts in the Darndest Places”

April 2018 Meeting

IVQG's own Vickie Alsene presented an entertaining program about one of her passions, fabric dying!

April 2018 Annual Quilt Retreat

We had a great time at our annual quilt retreat at Pilgrim Park!

March 2018 Bonnie Hunter Cathedral Stars Workshop

We had the pleasure of hosting Bonnie Hunter this March! She taught a wonderful workshop on her beautiful Cathedral Stars quilt. We enjoyed her upbeat teaching style and learned so many cool, new techniques! We are so grateful to her and to everyone who came out to join us for the workshop. Many ladies brought their Bonnie Hunter patterned quilts to show her! It was such a great time! 

March 2018 Meeting

Bonnie Hunter gave a spectacular program at our March meeting! We had guests from Arkansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, and all over Illinois here to see her! Her trunk show and stories were entertaining and inspiring.

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Bonnie brought a trunk show with some of her amazing quilts!

Several ladies brought beautiful quilts they made from Bonnie's patterns! She was excited to see them!

February 2018 Sew-Together

We always have a blast at our Sew-Together Days! We sew all day, eat snacks, and enjoy each other's company! What could be more fun?

 

February 2018 Meeting

At our February Meeting, Karen Bailey put on the "Quilt Olympics"! We worked as teams to compete in speed needle threading, fat quarter toss, seam ripping, and spool shuffleboard! We had such a great time!