About Us


Sinnissippi Quilters, Inc.
P.O. Box 1556
Rockford, Illinois 61110
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The purpose of Sinnissippi Quilters, Inc. (NQA Chapter 548) is to promote fellowship among people interested in all aspects of quilting, to preserve and appreciate our quilting heritage and traditions, to encourage quilt making and collecting, and to share in the knowledge and education of quilting techniques.

Annual Dues – $25.00
Non-Member Fees – $10.00

Guild operations are governed by a set of by-laws, approved by the membership, and a set of policies which are voted on by the executive board. To read our current by-laws and policies, please click here.

2016-2017 Executive Board

  • President: Vicki Tallacksen
  • Vice President: Anne Brown
  • Secretary (afternoon): Mary Cook
  • Secretary (evening): Cindy Roman
  • Treasurer 1: Mary Leach
  • Treasurer 2: Laura Hunt
  • Programs 1: Cecilia Mann
  • Programs 2: Amy Ottens
  • Membership Afternoon: Sam Bergstrom and Barbie St. Aubin
  • Membership Evening: Deanne Spataro and Julie Cucinelli
  • Publications (Newsletter): Anne Biedowicz
  • Special Projects 1: Rose Bohn
  • Special Projects 2: Judy Andres
  • Quilt Show Chair 2017: Marie Tovo
  • Quilt Show Chair 2019: Phyllis Campbell

Standing Committees

  • AQS Book Orders, Fons & Porter, Flights, Sharing with Seniors: Judy Mullen
  • Comfort Quilts: Jan Person
  • Historian: 
  • Hospitality (afternoon): Bonnie Wajtas
  • Hospitality (evening): Luanne Hanna
  • Library (afternoon): Marie Tovo
  • Library (evening): Linda Egeland
  • Littlest Angel: Carol Folkerts
  • Morning Workshop: Jan Person
  • Publicity: Sam Bergstrom
  • Retreats: Monica Kelso and Marie Tovo
  • Rockford Rescue Mission: Carol Swenson
  • Secret Sister (afternoon):
  • Secret Sister (evening):
  • Show & Tell (afternoon): Ruth Perley
  • Show & Tell (evening):
  • SPAM: Barb Lange and Pam Surmo
  • Special Projects Subcommittees:

                  – Neonatal Quilts: Norma Copes
                  – Raffle Quilts:
                  – President’s Blocks: Norma Copes

  • Stockings for Soldiers: Zeta Proskocil
  • Sunshine: Dee Pittham
  • Technology Officer: Robin Gausebeck
  • Website & Social Media: Cindy Larsen