Nov 072017
 

We were very blessed Sunday with great weather for loading & transporting all supplies needed to fill stockings for Monday. We had a lot of help show up and were able to pack 1,200 stockings ready for shipment. We worked for one hour on Sunday and 9-2:30 on Monday.

Thanks to all who helped make this a great day!
Zeta Proskocil

Click HERE to watch the news story from WIFR TV.

Oct 292017
 

Our baby quilt cupboard is bare! Many of us may have set aside the baby quilts we were working on at home over the summer. Please help build up our supply by finishing a baby quilt and bringing it to our November 2nd meetings.

Also, if anyone, or any small group, would like to spend an afternoon putting together some of the many comfort blocks we have into a comfort quilt top, please talk with Norma Copes. She will show you the beautiful blocks waiting to be used. Quilters General Store has offered their classroom on weekdays if your group needs a place to sew.

Oct 242017
 

Please bring your food donations to the November 2nd guild meeting. We will be packing and sending the stockings on November 6th at the Lombardi Club, 209 Olive Street (North Madison and Olive Street), 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. All help needed. Conctact Zeta Proskocil with questions. Click HERE for list of suggested stockings stuffers.

Sep 022017
 

If you have friends who want to learn to quilt, please send this flyer to them — or copy it and post it in a good spot. Click HERE to download the flyer.

Quilt School is requesting donations for the next session. If you have extra supplies that you can
part with from the list below, we will be collecting them at the next guilt meeting.

  • Seam rippers
  • Basic rulers
  • Thread (can be open)
  • Rotary cutters
  • Blades

Thank you very much!

Jul 192017
 

In May we were asked to make seven small Welcome wall hangings for Habitat for Humanity. As of the July meeting we have four quilts that are being made and we need three more (7 in total).
If there is anyone that is interested in making one, please let Sam Bergstrom know. If you would like to make one please let her know, since we need to have these completed by August. Sam’s contact info is in the directory or fill out the Contact Us form on the website.

Jul 052017
 

The Byron Museum of History is seeking quilts to display during Byronfest. Click HERE for more information and click HERE for entry form.

The Byron Museum is also hosting a special traveling exhibit from NIU on the history of tattoo art through September 5. This is a very interesting & free exhibit. Click HERE for more info. The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday 10am-3pm.

Dec 092016
 

stockings2016We had a great turn out Tuesday and Wednesday. We were able to finish and pack 36 more boxes for a total of 810 this week. Our previous two shipments totaled 712, making our final shipment 1,522 stockings. Thank you ALL who helped make this a very successful project! We received this picture from some grateful soldiers!
~ Zeta Proskocil

 

Oct 302016
 

Thursday, November 3rd

Mini-Morning Workshop: Tiny Christmas tree. The tree is 12” finished. You can decorate it as much or as little as you like. Contact Jan Person for supply list. 9:30-11:30, Bethesda Covenant Church

Program: Dana Jones (website), “Quilts of Caohagen”.  1:00 and 7:00, Bethesda Covenant Church

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Friday, November 4th

Workshop: Dana Jones – “Color Your World”. 10:00-1:00, Just Goods, 201 7th Street, Rockford. Click HERE for more information and supply list.

Stockings for Soldiers: We’ll be filling the stockings and boxing them for shipping. 9:00-5:00, Tebala Shrine, 7910 Newburg Road, Rockford. Contact Zeta Proskocil with questions.

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Saturday, November 19th

Special Projects and More (SPAM): Three Christmas Projects – 1) Tiny Christmas Tree Wall Hanging, 2) Fan Blade Table Topper, 3) Fold’n Stitch Wreath. Make one or all! 10:00-4:00, Cherry Valley Library. Click HERE for supply lists.