The Algonquin Quilters' Guild meets on the fourth Thursday of each month (third Thursday in November) at the Congregational Church of Algonquin, 109 Washington St., Algonquin. Meeting times are 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and include quilt demonstrations, block-of-the-month raffles, monthly Show and Tell, charity quilts for community organizations, monthly quilt bees, annual quilt retreat, and Christmas party and gift exchange. The guild currently has approximately 35 members, and prospective new members are welcome to attend one free meeting. Annual membership dues are $19. For more information, contact Pat Mesker at email@example.com.
Northern Lake County Quilter's Guild has been in existence for more than 10 years and has grown to a membership of approximately 100 happy quilters! As our mission statement says, we promote the art and education of quilting. This is done through many varied activities, such as our support and involvement in the show you are seeing today, our quilt show every two years, mini-classes on guild meeting night, special speakers and seminars, and the continuous sharing among members as we discover yet another amazing quilting idea! Annual dues are $20/year. See our web page at Northern Lake County Quilter's Guild for this year's quilt show information and raffle quilt photo.
Meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Calvary Methodist Church which is located at 1700 Towanda Avenue at Raab Road in Normal, Illinois. We meet in the church's Fellowship Hall. The guild has over 200 members and the meetings usually include a show and tell session as well as a local or national speaker. During the month smaller groups meet. For questions, you may send e-mail to haaqg@Lycos.com. Visit our web site at http://haaqg.tripod.com/.
Meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the U of I Extension Office . Dues are $25.00/year. Each month the guild enjoys classes given by guest speakers. It is important to the guild to keep the history of quilting alive. They have a service project called "Wee Care Quilts", similar to Project Linus. All are welcome to join..
We have 80 members who pay $15 a year in dues. We meet at 12:30 p.m. on the third Friday of each month at the Lions Building in Carterville, Illinois. Contact SandyNRHB@aol.com for more information.
Meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month except in November (second and third) and December (second only) at the St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 905 S. Russell Street, Champaign, IL. Meetings include workshops, special programs, show and tell and discussions of guild business. Visitors and guests are always welcome. Dues are $30 per year for voting privileges and the monthly newsletter. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site at Illini Country Stitchers Quilt Guild.
We meet the first Wednesday of each month, January through June at St. Bede's church (in the basement), 8200 S. Kostner, Chicago at 7:00 p.m. Our yearly dues are $20. We have speakers at our guild at least six times per year. We plan workshops and field trips and many other activities for our members. For additional information, e-mail email@example.com.
The Quilt Connection is an ecumenical, intergenerational, multicultural community of women who meet to share their love of quilting and each other. Newcomers welcome! Where: St. John's Episcopal Church at 3857 N Kostner, 60641. Thursdays 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Classes reasonably priced or bring your own work and quilt in good company. . For more information call (773) 545-9851 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Needles and Threads Quilters Guild meets from 10 A.M. - 12 P.M. the 4th Saturday of each month, except December. Meetings are held at Fernwood Park Fieldhouse, 10438 S. Wallace, Chicago. Dues are $15 per year. We are celebrating our 10th year in 2002. See our website at http://www.needlesandthreadsquiltersguild.org for information about our biennial quilt show and other guild programs. Guild activities include workshops, community service projects, show and tell, block of the month, trips, bimonthly newsletter. Educational groups meet every Thursday, 10 A.M. - 12 P.M. and the 2nd Saturday of the month, 9:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. For more information write, NTQG, PO Box 653, Gary IN 46402, or email: email@example.com.
Salt Creek Patchmakers Quilt Guild meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Location Kenny Civic Center, Kenny Illinois. Dues $15.00 year. We currently have 50 members. We have a fabric swap, classes and trunk shows, a yearly quilt raffle, We Care Quilts that benefit small children when displaced from their homes by fire or domestic abuse and we do a quilt show every year. Newcomers welcomed. For additional information contact Marilyn Strain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church chair a community quilt group for anyone interested in the art of quilting. (First United Methodist Church, 236 W. Crystal Lake Ave., Crystal Lake, IL, 60014; 815-459-0785) There are no dues. We meet the first Friday and third Thursday of the month from 9-2 p.m. Childcare is provided at our Friday meeting only. We have a sharing time and then work on a group project each month. We also create crib quilts for a local hospital for children at risk during our time together. Each year we sponsor a Make A Difference Day project in October. Contact Diane at K5williams@aol.com for more information, or see our website at http://www.crystallakenet.org/quilters/.
Vermilion Valley Quilters meet the 3rd Tuesday of every Month at 9:30 a.m. at the Danville Public Library Meeting Room, 319 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL. We have 60 members, programs every month and lots of show and tell. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Decatur Quilt Guild, PO Box 415, Decatur IL 62525. (217)-877-7999. We meet on the 2nd and 4th Wed. of the month, and have an evening group that meets the 2nd and 4th Monday eve. (except June, July, Aug., then only 2nd). The day group meets at 10am and the evening group meets at 7pm. Day group meets at the Soy Capitol Bank, 1501 E. Eldorado, and the evening group meets at Tom Brinkoetter Reality, 1698 E. Pershing Rd.. Contact: Bonnie Ruecker, P.O. Box 415 Decatur, IL. 62523 or e-mail us at QltBus@aol.com.
Meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. (except Nov. & Dec.) at Newman Center basement, 515 Normal Rd, DeKalb IL. We have about 100 members and dues are $15 per year (June-May). We have bi-annual Quilt Shows, ongoing community projects, feature several national speakers each year, as well as in-house programs. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Faithful Circle Quilters Guild P.O. Box 9171, Downers Grove, IL. 60515. Fourth Wednesday of each month (except third Wednesday in Nov./Dec.) at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. Dues: $30.00 per year (guest fee for non-members). Please contact: email@example.com for more information.
Meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at Emden Christian Church, 210 Corn Street, Emden, Illinois 62635. Dues are $10.00 per year. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (217)376-3385.
Quilters Plus meets the second Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. in the Flossmoor Village Hall on Flossmoor Road. After the business portion of the meeting, there is a Show and Tell featuring items made by members as well as a program featuring a professional speaker who focuses on quilting and related topics. Instructional workshops are offered to members throughout the year. The guild sponsors a Boutique the first Saturday in November and a biennial Quilt Show. The members make and donate baby quilts to area hospitals, hats for cancer patients, wheelchair bags, and lap quilts for nursing home patients. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Piecemakers Quilt Guild has 54 members who pay $10 a year in dues. We meet at 7pm on the third Thursday of each month except December at the First Church of the Nazerene in Galesburg. We have a bi-monthly row robin, monthly block lottery, monthly programs featuring local quilt teachers and shop owners, and sponsor frequent Saturday workshops. And of course, we have show and tell! Future projects include offering some basic and beginning quilting classes to the community; participation in the local civil war reenactment this summer; researching and choosing a charity or charities to support; a day trip to Rockhome Gardens in Arcola this June or July; and creation of a guild logo. Only a year old, our guild is a happy, friendly group.
Ties, Needles, and Thread meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Glen Carbon Senior/Community Center, Glen Carbon, IL. The guild covers all the needle arts. Meetings consist of a speaker, demonstration, or other program, followed by a short business meeting and then show and tell. They have a monthly newsletter, block of the month group, hold workshops lead by local and national instructors and join together for other fun and educational activities. Dues: $15/year. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 9:00 a.m. at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center on Duane St. in downtown Glen Ellyn, Illinois. We have a small membership which is continuing to grow but we are capping membership at 50 paid members so that we can remain a more intimate group. However, guests are always welcomed and encouraged to join us. We are currently a group of about 25. Our yearly membership is $25.00 and goes to support speakers, workshops and the Stacey's Tavern Museum on Geneva Rd. in Glen Ellyn which sponsors us. For further info and to receive future newsletters, please email Candi Thomas at Pionptchwk@aol.com.
Village Quilters meet on the 2nd Monday of the month (September through June) at 7:00 p.m. at Gary Memorial United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main St., Wheaton, IL (corner of Seminary and Main). We have approximately 50 members, with membership open. Yearly dues are $20. Our meetings include show and tell, mystery quilts, round robins, demonstrations by members and lectures by outside speakers. We also have a biannual service project. We host a biannual quilt show with our next show being in February 2000. If you have any questions, please contact Village Quilters President, Karen Luebbers, at 630-858-6006 or e-mail at JM4LUEBS@aol.com.
Meets the first and third Mondays of each month at 6:30 pm at The Timbers, 1100 North River Road, Shorewood. Our membership always welcomes guests and new members. Join us as we explore the exciting art of quilting! For further info, contact Quiltrose@aol.com.
Meets at St.Mark United Methodist Church, West Calista, Kankakee, IL 2nd Thurs. each month at 7:00 PM. Guest speakers and workshops, Block of the month, challenges, approx. 90 members. We also have a morning group "AMQM", and quilting bees. Quilt Show every other year, next 2000.
We meet at Concorde Banquets, 20922 N Rand Rd., Kildeer, Illinois, on the third Thursday of every month except December. Meetings begin at 7:30 p.m.. Our meetings feature locally- and nationally-known speakers who give lectures and workshops. Most meetings feature a vendor as well. For more information, visit our web site Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild.
Open membership. We currently have just over 100 members, at all skill levels, and ranging in age from 20-something to 96. We pay $25 a year for membership which includes a monthly newsletter. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, Lake Bluff. We have speakers, workshops, Friendship Blocks, challenge and round robin quilts, secret pals, service projects, and a quilt show every other year. Please see our website at http://www.villagequilters.org for more information, or contact us at email@example.com.
Organized in 1983, meetings are the 4th Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m. in the Railer Room at Lincoln Park District's Recreation Center (on Primm Road just past the High School). We have a raffle block each month. Visitors are welcome! You can also meet us during Lincoln's Balloon Festival the last weekend of August at the Postville Courthouse. We are usually working at a quilt frame on the lawn. We also quilt at the Railsplitter Festival each fall in September at the Logan County Fairgrounds. We go on trips together to quilt shows & quilt shops. We have about 40 members. Dues are $10 per year. Members receive a newsletter each month. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heritage Quilters Guild meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at First Congregational Church, 700 E. 9th Street at 7:00pm. Annual dues: $25.00; guests $4.00. In addition, we have social quilting on the 4th Tuesday of the month where we come together to teach each other new tricks and techniques. If you are interested in quilting, well known guest speakers, show 'n tell, good food, and a goofy bunch of quilters, don t miss out on this wonderful group who provides big sisters to our new members. Contact: email@example.com for more information.
Quilters meet 2nd Thursday evenings at Trinity Lutheran Church, 7 p.m. Monthly programs vary from presentations, show 'n tell, and hand-on projects. In conjunction with the Convention Bureau, the quilters sponsor a quilt show every other year--1996 is the next show. Of course, all quilters are invited to come join us.
Mendota Nine Patch Quilt Guild meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Dickinson House at the end of Dale Ave. in Oglesby. Dues are $12 per year. Please contact Lenora at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our mailing address is Nine Patch Quilt Guild, P.O. Box 184, Oglesby, IL 61348.
We meet every month on the first Thursday evening from 7-9 pm. There is a monthly program, raffle block, secret sisters, book reviews, show and tell, and much more. All quilter's at any level are invited to come. Anyone interested in visiting or receiving a sample newsletter, please E-mail Brenda Haws at email@example.com.
The Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild meets the first Tuesday of each month at the First Congregational Church in Moline, Ill. Meeting times are 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. This guild serves the greater Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities.
We meet the first Thursday of the month at Bethleham Lutheran Church Morris, IL. 70+ members. $12.00 year dues. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We meet the 2nd Monday of the month from September to June at the Community Protestant Church, 418 N. Prairie Ave. Mundelein, IL. 60060 at 9:30 AM. All quilters, all ages and all skill level are welcome. We have monthly speakers, block of the month, show and tell and much more.
We meet on the second Tuesday of every month (except for October when it is held the 3rd Tuesday of the month) at 7:30 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, located at 300 E. Gartner Road, Naperville, Illinois. We now have over 180 members, and often a waiting list for membership. Each month we have a board meeting on the fourth Tuesday of the month, rotating at different board member's homes. Guests are welcome at all meetings, except the New Year's Party. Guest fees usually apply, with the exception of the annual Miniature Quilt auction where there is no guest fee. For more information, visit our website at http://www.riverwalkquilters.com. Our mailing address is: Riverwalk Quilters Guild, P.O. Box 5092, Naperville, IL 60567, or contact us via email: email@example.com.
Meets the second Tuesday of each month at the O'Fallon United Methodist Church, 504 E. US Highway 50, O'Fallon, Illinois 62269; "Social" time begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. We have a program of some sort, show and tell, and refreshments. Our dues are $20 a year, and a newsletter is published monthly. Everyone is welcome. For more information call, visit our website at http://www.heartsnhandsquilt.com/, write to Hearts 'n Hands at P.O.Box 416, O'Fallon, Illinois 62269, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meets 3rd Thursday of the month at Epworth United Methodist Church, 627 Gentleman Rd. in Ottawa. Dues are $20 a year. For more information, see our website at http://illinoisvalleyquiltguild.com/. E-mail contact is email@example.com. Guild snail mail is P.O. Box 1001, Ottawa, IL 61350.
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m. at the Park Forest Library, Quilt Show September 25, and 26, 1999, at Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL. For more information see our web site at http://www.lincolnnet.net/users/lrppqc/patches.html.
We meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Meetings are held at Lakeview Museum, 1125 W. Lake Ave., Peoria, IL. Meetings are held in the Community Room on the lower level, with elevator access. For more info., visit our website at http://www.gemsoftheprairie.com/, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Gems of the Prairie Quilters, P.O. Box 9543, Peoria, Il 61612-9543 .
We meet at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Peace Lutheran Church, 415 W. Main St., Plainfield, IL. The guild presents programs of interest to its members and guests, educates through lectures and workshops (many national speakers), and encourages philanthropic activities. We also host a quilt show every other year. Guests are welcome to attend for a $5 fee. Check our website for a listing of upcoming programs or to contact a guild member for more information. www.prideofprairie.org
All quilters at any level of experience are invited. We meet at 7 p.m. on the second Friday of the month at the Candlewick Lake Outpost. We share ideas, hear interesting speakers, learn new techniques, and participate in group projects.
We have 150 members who pay $12 a year in dues. We meet at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton. We have block of the month, classes including beginner quilting, Mystery Quilt instructions, Challenge projects, biannual quilt show in 2003,and lots of Show and Tell. We have a quilt raffle in connection with our Show. We make quilts for local charities to raffle also. Guests are welcome for a $2.00 or $5.00 fee, depending on the speaker. Vist our website at http://cbqg.home.mchsi.com. For more information, our mailing address is P.O. Box 561, Princeton, IL 61356, or e-mail Nancy Wiles at email@example.com.
Our guild was established in 1980, we meet the first Thursday of the month at the Bethesda Covenant Church, 2101 E. State Street, Rockford, Il. 61104. We conduct two meetings a month, one at 1:00 pm in the afternoon and the other at 7:00 pm . Our dues are $25.00 per year. We sponsor a Quilt Show every other year in the spring. We bring in many nationally known speakers to help educate our members and guests and work on many philanthropic projects. Visit our website at http://www.sinnissippiquilters.org. For further information write: Sinnissippi Quilters, P.O. Box 1556, Rockford, IL 61110, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership: 350. Meets monthly, except December, on the fourth Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. and the Tuesday morning following at 9:30 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1145 North Fifth Avenue, St. Charles, Illinois. Monthly speakers are usually nationally known teachers who also conduct workshops. The guild does an annual service project and is open to anyone interested in making or studying quilts. Full membership dues-$35. Newsletter only-$15. Guest fee-$5. Visit our website at http://www.psqg.org.
Meets weekly, evenings. Limited membership. We have been meeting regularly, taking turns making quilts for each other, for several years. Entering in quilt shows, service projects, educational outings related to quilting, collecting quilts, and tasty snacks are sidelines for our guild, as we explore and grow within the artistic medium of quilting. We "Sisters of the Cloth" are our own theropy and support group as we collectively meet life's joys and challenges together.
We are only four years old and currently we have 38 members who pay $15.00 a year in dues. We meet the third Monday of the month, at 7 P.M.; September through June at the Federated Church of Sandwich. We make comfort quilts for "Movin' On" for children who are placed in foster care in the State of Illinois. This year we made a raffle quilt to benefit the church where our meetings are held. Contact email@example.com for information. All are welcome.
Rend Lake Piecemakers meets the 4th Tuesday night of the month at the Sesser Township Building. Dues are $15 per year. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Sarah's Grove Quilters Circle meet the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Schaumburg Library. Dues are $15 per year. Please contact QuiltNDot@aol.com for more information.
Meets the third Tuesday of the month (except July, August, and December) at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 651 E. 166th Street, South Holland. Business meeting begins at 7 p.m. with program following. New members welcome. Dues are $30/year beginning in June; guests are welcome for $5 per meeting. Contact us at HeritageQuilters@gmail.com for more information.
We have our meetings at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Atonement Lutheran Church, 2800 W. Jefferson, Springfield, IL 62702 (next to Flowers with Love at the corner of Veterans Parkway and Jefferson). We have challenges & swaps, programs, a "Quilter-of-the-Month" from the guild tells her/his quilting story and shows projects she/he has made, refreshments, classes, small quilting groups (satellite groups), community service projects, and show and tell. We hold our quilt show every other year. Dues are $24 per year beginning in January. Visit our website at http://www.geocities.com/quilts1989/ and click on "Officers & Chairs" for different contact info.
We have about 20 members who pay $15.00 a year in dues. We meet at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of every month (except September-we meet the second Monday) at the Poplar Creek Library located on Park Blvd. in Streamwood. We have a block of the month swap, secret sister, birthday club, trips, a yearly retreat, and do charity work around the year. Guests are always welcome and are not asked to join until their third meeting. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Business meeting on the 3rd Thursday and Sew Fun Night on the 1st Thursday of the month. We are about 45 members strong and this is the start of our 3rd year. We meet at the Christian Church in Taylorville at 7 p.m. both nights. We have a FQ lottery every month, strip exchanges, block exchanges, guild quilts, secret pals, classes, local trips and more. This is a group with quilters with both lots of experience and none at all! Come join us!!!
Meets at 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of the month (Sept. through June) at St. Daniel The Prophet, 101 W. Loop Rd., Wheaton, IL. July and August are informal gatherings. We have approximately 65 members, with membership open. Yearly dues are $25. Our meetings include show and tell, retreats, demonstrations by members and lectures by outside speakers. We host a biannual quilt show with our next show being in February 2006. If you have any questions, please contact Maureen Phillips at 630-232-6758 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. See more information on our web site at http://www.villagequilters.net.
Meets the first Thursday of the month (September to June, with December and June being guild parties) at 7:30 pm at the Beth Hillel Congregation, 3220 Big Tree Lane (just off Glenview Road at the Edens Expressway). Dues are $30 - regular membership, $15 - newsletter only. Visit our website at http://illinoisquiltersinc.org. For more information, contact JudyK9124@aol.com or IQI, PO Box 39, Wilmette, IL 60091.
The Heartland Quilter's Guild is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of quilts and the art of quilting, the attainment of public recognition for quilting and for quilts as an art form, and the advancement of the state of the art through continuing education services for members, public education activities, and professional and artisan development programs. We share ideas, hear interesting speakers, learn new techniques, participate in group projects, sponsor a quilt show every other year, hold various retreats and workshops, make new friends, and publish a monthly newsletter. Our evening meetings are the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at St. John's United Church of Christ located on the corner of 6th and Penning, Wood River, Illinois. Our day meetings are the last Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the same location. Annual dues are $12.00 per year, due in July. Everyone is welcome! Member of NQA Chapter 361, IL 12. For more information, please contact email@example.com or MZQUILT@AOL.COM.
Prairie Point Quilt Guild, 910 Ament Rd, Yorkville 60560