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The Illini Country Stitchers, a Champaign-Urbana area quilt guild, was formed in September 1985. The purpose of the Illini Country Stitchers is to contribute to the knowledge of and to promote the appreciation of fine quilts; to encourage quilt making, quilt collecting and an on-going fellowship among people with a serious interest in the art of quilting; to sponsor and support quilting activities; to contribute to the growth and knowledge of quilting techniques, textiles, patterns, history and quilt makers through education.


  • Judy Niemeyer techniques- Paper Piecing Lecture and Workshops July 9-11 , 2015
  • The next ICS Retreat will be held at Villa Maria in Springfield, IL July 16 - 20, 2015
  • The next ICS Quilt Show will be in October 2015.
  • Registration Form



The Illini Country Stitchers hold regular meetings on the second and fourth Thursday of each month except in November (second and third Thursday) and December (second Thursday only) at 7 PM at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 905 S. Russell St., Champaign, IL. Visitors and Guests are always welcome.


Membership Benefits

  • Programs to learn new techniques
  • Workshops led by professionals
  • Learn about the best places to shop and where to find items
  • Learn about and quilt shows and happenings in the area
  • Share in each others talents
  • Fellowship
  • Membership: Anyone with an interest in the art and history of quilting is welcome.
  • Quilt Show: Every other year, we hold a fairly large and very popular quilt show. Our next quilt show will be in October 2015.

Links to Illini Country Stitchers Information

Officers and Chairpersons

Membership Information


Member Badge Information


Programs and Workshops

Cancellation of Meetings

Whenever a guild meeting is cancelled due to weather (or any other reason),

We will make every effort to list the information on this page.

Also the following radio and television stations will be notified:


WDWS-AM 1400
WHMS-FM 97.5

WBGL 91.7

WCIA-TV Channel 3

WILL-TV Channel 12

WICD-TV Channel 15

ICSQUILT Yahoo Group list

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Last Updated 10/12/13

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