Thursday, October 1, 2015:
Mini-Morning Workshop: Rockford Rescue Mission quilt tops. Please bring your sewing machine and sewing kit. Also bring any 5 inch fabric squares or any 15 inch fabric squares that you would like to donate for this project. We will be putting the squares together that we made last month. There is no restriction on colors for fabric. The quilt tops need to be for a single bed size.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Bethesda Covenant Church
Program: Janice Grimes of Quilts of Compassion (website) will present a program. Quilts of Compassion is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing hope and encouragement to those who are hurting through the gift of handmade quilts. Janice will talk about the creation of the organization, its history and mission to help people hurt in a disaster. Donations of quilts to Quilts of Compassion will be accepted in all sizes from infant to adult. Donated quilts may be quilted or tied. Although general sports theme is acceptable, the organization cannot accept sport team specific, such as the Bears, Cubs or Bulls. Holiday specific quilts will also not be accepted.
1:00 and 7:00 p.m., Bethesda Covenant Church
Saturday, October 17, 2015:
SPAM at Cherry Valley Library: Bullseye Quilt.
- 48 EACH: 9 1/2″ squares, 8″ squares, 6″ squares – lights and darks
- Good sharp scissors
- Sewing machine and quilting supplies
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Cherry Valley Library