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Land of Lincoln Quilters Association (LLQA)
Land of Lincoln Quilters Association (LLQA) was formed in 1985 as a statewide guild for Illinois. Meetings are held on a Saturday of February, April, June, August and October at various locations around the state. LLQA newsletter is published six times a year. Illinois Quilt Research Project (IQRP), block exchanges, swaps, challenges, raffles, classes, and retreat are just some of our activities. Dues are $20 a year.
The I Luv 2 Quilt Guild meets every third Monday, except in December when there is no meeting. They meet at the Community Center at 7pm.
Algonquin Quilters' Guild meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Congregational Church of Algonquin, 109 Washington St., Algonquin. Meeting times are 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Members have the opportunity to learn new skills and participate in a variety of individual, charity, and challenge quilt projects. Yearly membership is from January to December.
Heartland Quilter’s Guild is a non-profit organization dedicated to quilting. We have speakers, a biennial quilt show, retreats, workshops and a monthly newsletter. Night meetings are the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ at 6th & Penning, Wood River, IL. Day meetings held last Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. at the same location. Annual dues are $20. The Guild is NQA Chapter 361, IL 12. For more info contact Susan Spineto at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn & Teach Quilt Guild. Meetings are on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm at the Argenta Fire House. Annual dues are $15. Group offers a Block of the Month program, monthly projects and an opportunity to learn new techniques. Contact us by mail at PO Box 13, Argenta, IL 62501. Erika Phillips
- Arlington Heights
The Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild: NSQG, meets on the third Thursday of every month (excluding December). Monthly meetings include a quilt trunk show, vendor, door prizes, charity projects, etc. Workshops may be available on the following Friday and/or Saturday. Biennial quilt shows every odd year. Please visit our website for details.
Northern Lake County Quilter's Guild Antioch/Lake Villa. Northern Lake County Quilters' Guild. We have about 100 members who meet the first Wednesday of each month at Antioch Township Center, 1652 Deep Lake Road located 1 block north of Deep Lake and Grass Lake Roads.Doors open at 6:30pm; meeting starts at 7pm. Annual Dues: $25 Guest Fee: $5 Visit our website for more information.
- Arlington Heights
Northwest Suburban Quilters Guild. We have about 325 members who pay $35.00 a year in dues. We meet on the third Thursday of the month at the Concorde Banquets in Kildeer. We have a quilt show every other year. We have guest speakers at 9 of our meetings, and they offer workshops. For more information, visit our web site.
Hands All Around Quilt Guild meets at 7 pm on the first Thursday of the month, September through May, at Mennonite Church of Normal, 805 South Cottage Ave., Normal. The Guild sponsors popular speakers every month along with workshops which are held during the day. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Bloomington-Normal Modern. There are nearly 40 members in this modern guild. Meetings are the third Tuesday of the month at 6pm. We meet at Christ Lutheran Church, 311 Hershey, Normal. We have a Fabric Raffle of newly released fabrics at each meeting,Sew Fun Days every month, alternating Fri.& Sat., and quilting challenges! Dues are $25/yr. Come join the fun!
Piecers of the Heartland. We have 45 members who pay $12/year dues. We meet at 6:30 the second Monday of every month at Trinity Lutheran Church in Canton. Activities include Friendship Quilts for charities, Block-of-the-Month, programs, workshops, 6 newsletters a year & a show every 2 years featuring a raffle quilt, bed turning, demonstrations, vendors and members' quilts. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Macoupin Prairie Quilters Guild. We have about 25 members. We pay $25 a year in dues. We meet the second Thursday of each month at 7:00pm at the U of I Extension Office. Since we are a new group, we are open for ideas for our meetings. We have had classes on binding, hand quilting, paper piecing. Contact Coffee_Mom@hotmail.com for more information.
Shawnee Quilters. 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.
Piecemakers Quilt Guild meet at the Senior Center in Carthage the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Show and Tell, free birthday fat quarter, June picnic, Christmas party, quilters sale of quilting/sewing/white elephant yearly. Dues $15.00 per year. Come for demonstrations, stories, laughter and fun. Pat Kutcher email@example.com
Illini Country Stitchers Quilt Guild meets at 7pm 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: Dues are $20 per year for voting privileges and the monthly newsletter. Newsletter only subscription is $15 per year. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prairie Star Quilters Guild We currently have 262 members. We have two chapters. The evening chapter meets the 4th Monday of the month at 7 pm and the daytime chapter meets the next day, Tuesday at 9:30 am. Monthly programs are with nationally-known teachers with workshops. For further information please see our website.
The Quilt Connection is a community of women who meet to share their love of quilting. Where: 3857 N. Kostner Ave. on Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 8:00pm. Newcomers are Welcome, bring your own work and quilt in good company. Our talents also include knitting, crocheting, clothes making, and needle crafts. Contact email@example.com for more information, or view our website.
Illinois Quilters Inc. meets on the first Thursday of the month from September through June. We have a lecture by a well-known quilter, show and tell, workshops, and a fabulous fiber show. To learn more, check out our website.
TMB Threaders - hand-quilting club. We meet every Thursday at 6:00 at the Thurgood Marshall Branch Library. 7506 S. Racine
The Lakeside Quilting Guild, formed in April 2012, currently has 24 members. Guild meetings are held from 6:30 - 9:00 on the second Tuesday of the month, at the Treasure Island Grocery, on 55th and Lake Park. Other Tuesdays are used for quilting projects. Guild members have the opportunity to participate in charity projects, shop hops, retreats, fabric swaps, and quilt show trips.
Chicago Quilters Quild. We have about 40 members who pay $20 a year in dues. We meet the first Wednesday of the month January through June at 7:00 P.M. in the St Bede the Venerable Church Hall, 8200 S. Kostner Avenue, Chicago, Illinois We have a block of the month and all participants are entered into a drawing for the blocks. We have periodic speakers and all day workshops. We also make and donate baby quilts to needy children. For further information contact Winnie Donegan, 773-585-3389, e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org 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 JLukitsch@aol.com
Needles & Threads Quilters Guild Guild meets from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. the 4th Sat. of each month, except December. Membership is open to all, who share a love of quilting. Dues are $20 per year. Activies include workshops, community service, show and tell, block of the month,trips and a educational group that meets on Tues. & Thursday from 9am- 12pm. at Fernwood Park 10438 S. Wallace, Chicago IL. Vist our website for more information.
Chicago Modern Quilt Guild. 80+ members, current dues are $40/year. Meets on the 3rd Sunday of the month from 2-5pm in Forest Park, IL. Guest speakers, workshops, challenges and sew-ins. Two retreats/year. Guests are warmly welcomed - Guest fee$10.
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.
- Crystal Lake
Scrappy Quilters. United Methodist Women chair a community quilt group for anyone interested in the art of quilting. There are no dues. We meet the first Friday and the third Thursday of the month from 9 - 2. We have a sharing time and then work on a group project each month. We meet at the First United Methodist Church, 236 W. Crystal Lake Ave. See our website for more information, , or contact Diane Williams at K5Williams@sbcglobal.net.
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. 60 members, programs every month and lots of show and tell. Call 217-304-0573 for more information
Decatur Quilters Guild has approximately 150 members with $20 annual dues. We meet 4 times monthly: DAY MEETINGS: 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 10:00 am @ Soy Capital Bank, 1501 E Eldorado and EVENING MEETINGS: 2nd and 4th Monday @ 6:30 pm @ Grace Baptist Church, 3770 N. Water. We offers swaps, secret pals, classes & trips, and have an annual quilt show with raffle quilt in March. Contact us at Decatur Quilters Guild, PO Box 415, Decatur, IL 62525.
DeKalb County Quilter's Guild, meets the 4th Thursday of each month, 100 members, dues $15. We have bi-annual Quilt Shows, ongoing community projects, feature several national speakers several months each year, as well as in-house programs.
The Petunia City Quilters meet the first Monday of each month except January (no meeting) and in July and September we meet the second Monday. Meetings are at the Loveland Community House, 513 W. 2nd Street, Dixon, IL at 7 PM. We have a fat quarter lottery, secret sisters, workshops and lectures along with community service projects. We also hold a quilt show every other year in the odd years. email@example.com
- Downers Grove
Faithful Circle Quilters. We have a membership of 175 quilters. Our dues are $30 annually. We meet at 7 PM on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the First Presbyterian Church at 4th & Fairview Ave. in Downers Grove. Check out our web site for a full list of programs, workshops and quilt show activity. Also, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Crossroads Quilt Guild. We have about 50 members who pay $20/year in dues. We meet the 3rd Monday of the month at the 1st Christian Church. We have a block raffle every other month, quilting tutorials at every guild meeting, several sew days every month, retreats, and a quilt show every year. See our website for more information.
Friendship Quilters. We have about 40 members who pay $15 a year in dues. We meet the first Monday of each month at 7pm in Elizabeth at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Contact Monica Groezinger at email@example.com for more information.
Emden Piecemakers Quilt Guild 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 Wed.of the month, 9:30 AM, at the Blakey Center, 1 S. Rebecca St, Glenwood. Our programs feature outstanding speakers and workshops. Each Nov. we present a carefully vetted craft-and-quilt boutique, our major fundraiser. We are committed to community service projects. Our website has photos of our show-and-tell.
Country Crossroads Quilt Guild, We have about 70 members who pay annual dues. We meet at 7pm on the third Monday of the month at the Forreston Grove Church, Freeport Road, Forreston. No December meeting. We have a daytime sewing bee and a potluck supper before the meeting. We have a monthly program, workshops, secret sister, service projects and a quilt show every 3 years featuring a raffle quilt.
River Cities Quilt Guild is a small and friendly group of quilters who gather on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. We do quilt challenges, classes, service projects, show and tell. Our yearly dues is $20. We meet at Fulton Presbyterian Church at 311 North 9th Street, Fulton, IL. Kathy Stewart at 563/243-7621 or email me at email@example.com
Galesburg Piecemakers Quilt Guild. Guild meets 7 pm the 3rd Thurs. every month except Dec. at First Church of the Nazarene, Galesburg. Meetings include lectures, trunk shows, or demonstrations. Charity project is quilts for foster children. Membership is just over 100;$15/year. Visit our website or mail to P.O. Box 1164, Galesburg, Il 61401.
OAKSQUILTERS - OAKS (Older Americans of Knox ((County), 176 N. Farnham, Galesburg, IL 61401). We meet on Sunday mornings - 10 am to 1 pm to handquilt; we also have a very old "quilting machine." We use the proceeds from the quilting to benefit the OAKS Senior Center. We do a raffle quilt every year during Galesburg Railroad Days, however in 2010 we are having a quilt show August 14/15 and will have the raffle then. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Geneseo Community Park District Quilt Guild. We are a growing guild with currently 84 members who pay $15 a year dues. We meet at 7pm on the second Monday of the month at the Geneseo Community Center. We do block of the month, secret sister, workshops, quilt show every other year. Guest speakers offer a wide variety of subjects and workshops. We do charity quilts for community needs as well as Quilts of Valor. Contact email@example.com for more information.
- Glen Carbon
Ties, Needles and Threads Guild. Meets at Glen Carbon Senior/Community Center on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. The guild covers all needle arts. Meetings consist of a speaker/demonstration/program, short business meeting and show and tell. Refreshments are served. Membership is $15 per year; come and join us as a guest for 2 meetings before joining. We have a monthly newsletter, hold workshops lead by local and national instructors and other fun and educational activities.
- Glen Ellyn
G.E.H.S. Quilters' Guild. 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
NorthEast Illinois Modern Quilt Guild. We are a new group interested in providing a place for the fresh and modern quilter to come create and have fun. Meetings on 2nd Thursday of the month 6-9pm held at State Bank of the Lakes 50 Commerce Dr. Grayslake IL 60030. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Come join us.
Hebron Quirky Quilters meet at the Hebron United Methodist Church on Main Street in Hebron, IL on the first thursday of each month. We meet at 6:30 for visiting and at 7 PM for the meeting. We pay $2 per meeting or $24 per year for dues. We have many programs and classes. For more info contact President, Margo Van Dan at email@example.com.
Salt Creek Quilters Guild. Our membership has over 200 active participants. We meet the second Thursday of the month - September through May. Our location is The Hinsdale Community House, 8th and Madison, Hinsdale, Il. Dues are $35 annually. We feature nationally known speakers/instructors. Our web site is . President is Eileen Uchima, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gazebo Quilters' Guild generally meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September through June, at the Congregational Church of Huntley, 10812 N. Church Street. Meeting times are 9:00 AM to Noon. Membership dues are $12.00 per year; guest fee is $5.00. Contact email@example.com
Itasca Quilters Guild - Meets: 3rd Wednesday of each month Meeting Location: Itasca Library, 500 W. Irving Park Rd., Itasca, IL 60143 Mail should be sent to: Itasca Quilters Guild, P.O. Box 184, Itasca, IL 60143 2013 Board: Co-Presidents: Vicki Madigan and Cheryl Rojas O'Shea Treasurer: Julie Vondruska Secretary: Judy Donahue firstname.lastname@example.org
Quilters Anonymous Quilt Guild meets at 7:00 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at Times Square Sewing Center. We have about 45 members and dues are $20 per year. We have block of the month challenges, lots of show and tell, workshops, demonstrations, guest speakers, annual sewing room hop, FQ lottery, games, snacks and share ideas. email@example.com
The Joliet Quilters Guild meets the first and third Mondays of each month at 6:30 pm at the Timbers of Shorewood, 1100 North River Road, Shorewood, Illinois. Our membership always welcomes guests and new members. Our dues are $20 per year. Join us as we explore the exciting art of quilting! For further info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Kankakee Quiltmakers Calvary Bible Church 2587 Armour Road Bourbonnais, IL 60914 Regular meetings second Thursday of the month 7:00 p.m. $20 membership fee Morning guild, evening guild group, ABC Quilters and hand applique group. Participaate in the Quilts of Valor Foundation making quilts for wounded soldiers. Quilt Show on even years. We have approximately 140 members, $20 yearly dues. We meet at Calvary Bible Church, Armour Rd, Bourbonnais, IL at 7:00 p.m., 2nd Thursdays of the month. Programs, show & tell, chairmen reports Visitors welcome Workshops held on Friday or Saturdays.
- Keokuk, Iowa
TriState Quilters. We have about 30 members who pay $12 a year in dues. We meet at 7pm on the third Tuesday of the month at the Keokuk Art Center.
Northwest Suburbs Quilter's Guild meets the 3rd Thursday of each month (NO December meeting), 7:30 pm at Concorde Banquets, 20922 N. Rand Rd., Kildeer. One time guest fee of $5.00. Annual dues are $35.00. Contact email@example.com for more information.
- Lake Bluff/Lake Forest
Village Quilters of Lake Bluff/Lake Forest VQLBLF actually has members from different parts of northeastern Illinois. Over 175 members create a diverse array of quilts and wearable art, and we showcase our talents every other year at our quilt show. We have a strong program schedule, and we're very active with service projects. Please explore our website and help us celebrate the art of quilting!
Lena StageCoach Quilters We have about 30 members who pay $15.00 a year in dues. We meet at 7pm on the fourth Monday of the month at the Lena Methodist Church, 118 West Mason Street, Lena, Illinois 61048. Visitors are welcome!
Quilters at Heart. Organized in 1983, meetings are the 4th Thursday of the month, 7:00 PM 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.
Heritage Quilters Guild meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at First Congregational Church, 700 E. 9th Street at 7:00pm. Annual dues: $30.00; guests $5.00. In addition, we have social quilting on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Contact: HQGnewsletter@yahoo.com for more information.
Prairie Quilters meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:15 pm at the University Baptist Church located 315 N Sherman Ave. In Macomb, Illinois. We have around 40 members with dues of $20 a year. firstname.lastname@example.org
Mendota Nine Patch Quilt Guild meets at the Dickenson House in Oglesby, Ill. at 7 pm the second Tuesday of each month. Our dues are $12 a year. We try to have a small lesson at each meeting for the newer quilters. We have show and tell, go on trips, do one charity quilt each year and have a fall weekend retreat. email@example.com
Massic Quilt Guild meets on the 1st Monday of the month at Metropolis Civic Center. Show and tell at all meetings with classes free to members. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Country Quilters of McHenry. We meet on the first Thursday of the month at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church at 7:00 p.m. We offer monthly programs and workshops,community service, raffle blocks, Secret Sisters and Show & Tell are some of the ways members interact and appreciate each others' finished projects and special "finds". We warmly welcome quilters of all ability levels.
The Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild meets the first Tuesday of each month at the First Congregational Church in Moline, Ill. Meeting times are 1 pm and 7 pm. This guild serves the greater Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities.
Pieces From The Heart Quilt Guild, PO Box 145, Morris, IL, We meet at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of the each month at the First Midwest Bank 220 West Main Street Morris, IL 60450. We have monthly speakers, retreats in August, yearly raffle quilts to benefit charity and a quilt show every other year.
- Mt Vernon
Cedarhurst Quilters meet monthly on the first Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Creative Art Center at Cedarhurst, 26th Street and Highland View. We have 15 members; dues $15 annually. Annual quilt show held the month of August. Meetings include programs on quilting books, techniques or members work on quilts for the needy. Contact: Linda Short, 618/244-6130 or email@example.com
Prairie Patch Quilt Guild. We meet the 2nd Monday of the month from September thru June at the Community Protestant Church, 418 North Prairie Ave., Mundelein, Illinois (2 blocks off of Route 45 on Hawley in downtown Mundelein at the corner of Hawley and Prairie). Our mailing address is P.O. Box 338, Mundelein, Illinois 60060. All quilters, all ages and skill levels are welcome. We have monthly speakers, show and tell and much more. Doors open at 9:00 A.M., meeting begins at 9:30 A.M. Contact Betsy K. at 847 573 0321 or Sue M. 847 918 8454 for more info.
Riverwalk Quilters Guild. We have ~150 members and meet on the 2nd Tuesday of most months. Meetings start at 7pm and are held at Grace United Methodist Church in Naperville, IL. Activities: guest speakers, workshops, show 'n tell, charity projects, biennial raffle quilt and show, and quilt bees. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Sew Happy Hearts. We have 30 members who pay $12.00 a year in dues. We meet at 6pm on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Municipal Building. We have a "Stitch n' Chatter" from 4pm to 8pm the second Tuesday. Demonstration of a technique or product at each meeting followed by a workshop of sharing at the following "Stitch n'Chatter". Quilt Show in June, annual raffle quilt, challenges, shop tours and Quilt Show trips, community project quilts is ongoing! Classes: fabric dying, "fun & done", English paper piecing, and etc.
Hearts 'N Hands Quilt Guild. We have 90 members who pay $20 annually for dues. We meet at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at the United Methodist Church, Hwy 50 in O'Fallon. We have block of the month, fat quarter raffles, secret pal, monthly programs, annual raffle quilt and a biannual show.
- Oak Park
The Park City Quilters We meet on the first Wednesday of the month at 7pm. Childcare available based on demand. Location: Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church 405 S. Euclid Ave Oak Park, IL., 60302 Please use the entrance on the east side of the building. All skill levels are welcome to attend. The purpose of this guild is to share the love of quilting and learning with networking and friendship.
The Olney Quilt Guild meets the first Monday of the month at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Olney. Please visit our Facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/olneyquiltguild.
Wego Quiltin' meets at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 63 Fernwood Rd (Boulder Hill), Montgomery, IL. Our meetings are the first Monday of each month, except July and Sept. when they are the 2nd Monday (due to the holidays). The meetings start at 6:45pm (room off the gym) and dues are $20 per year. Contact Cheryl at email@example.com or call 630-585-8945 for more info.
Illinois Valley Quilters' Guild. We have about 50 members. We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month in the basement meeting room of the Epworth Church on Gentleman Road in Ottawa, IL. We have a block of the month, classes, bus trips, two raffle quilts per year to benefit charity and we do a show every two years.
Gems of the Prairie Quilters Gems of the Prairie Quilt Guild. We have over 240 members who pay $30 yearly dues. We met 1st Weds., 6:30 p.m. at the Anshai Emeth Temple, 5614 N. University, Peoria, IL. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website. We can also be contacted via P.O. 9543, Peoria, IL 61612-9543
Nine Patch Quilt Guild. We are a small but active group which meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month September through May from 9AM to 2PM at First Baptist Church. Our meetings begin with show and tell, then we work on projects. We choose a quilt pattern, each member makes her own quilt. We take a shopping trip in Dec and have a retreat in Feb. Members often demonstrate new techniques but we also have teachers from the area come to help us learn new methods and improve our skills.
- PlainfieldPride of the Prairie Our monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at Zion Lutheran Church, 111th & Book Rd, Naperville, IL 60564.
- Poplar Grove
All quilters at any level of experience are invited. We meet at 7pm 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.
Covered Bridge Quilt Guild. We have 150 members who pay $24 a year in dues. We meet at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the First Baptist Church, 1719 Euclid Ave.,Princeton. We have block of the month, classes including beginner quilting, Mystery Quilt instructions, Challenge projects, biannual quilt show in odd numbered years, 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 $5.00 or $8.00 fee, depending on the speaker.
Illini Prairie Quilt Guild meets every 4th Monday of the month at 7pm. Block drawings, BOM, occasionally mystery projects and social time are wonderful. Our membership has grown to over 50 members strong. Dues are $12 per year. Occasionally, we have a person come and do a class (Jodie Barrows for example). We also have a quilt show the last Saturday in October, which coincides with the annual Fall Follies. Betsy Miller
Sinnissippi Quilters: Our guild was established in 1980 and has about 175 members. Dues are $25 annually. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 1 PM and 7 PM at Bethesda Covenant Church, State St. Activities include: speakers, secret sister, show 'n tell, charity projects, and morning workshops. Our Quilt Show is every other year during the odd numbered years the first weekend of May. Contact us at: PO Box 1556, Rockford, IL 61110 or see our website.
- Saint Charles
The Prairie Star Quilters Guild. We have 280 members, hold a quilt show every other year (2010 is a show!), do community and charity projects, offer many quilting bees to join. Evening and daytime chapters meet monthly except December, on the 4th Monday evening at 7:00p and the following Tuesday morning at 9:30a at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1145 North Fifth Ave, St Charles, Il. Monthly programs are nationally-known teachers with workshops, open to non-members. Membership is $35; guest fee $5. For more information email email@example.com
- Saint Joseph
Starter Patch Quilt Guild. 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.
Happy Hearts Quilt Guild - 70 members-$20 dues. Meet monthly, 2nd Saturday at 10 am @ First Christian Church, 1200 W Boone, Salem, IL. We meet,have show & tell,& a program. Annual quilt show in October. email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fair City Quilters. We have 55 members and our dues are $20 annually. We meet on the 3rd Monday of the month at the Federated Church of Sandwich. Each meeting is an opportunity to learn more about quilting. We have programs and workshops. Our members work together to create our fundraiser quilt. 25% of the proceeds are donated to the American Cancer Society, with the remainder going to our treasury. Please contact Chris Schank, President at email@example.com for more information. We welcome quilters of all levels. Come join the fun & fellowship!
Sarah's Grove Quilters' Circle. we have about 55 members who pay $20 a year in dues. We meet the first Tuesday of every month (except December)at the Schaumburg Township District Library,130 S. Roselle Rd. Meeting start at 7p.m. We do birthday club ,swap blocks, charity quilts show and tell and great demos. please contact Maggie Alvarado at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
The Rend Lake Piecemakers meet the the 4th Tues of each month at the Sesser, Il community building. 6:30 to 7:00 is social time with programs to follow. Show and tell, retreat, sew days for special projects. Kids quilts and Hero quilts. Please come join us..... email@example.com
Heritage Quilters Guild of South Suburbia. Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (excluding July, August and December). Meetings 7pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 651 E 166th Street, South Holland, IL 60473. New members welcome. Visitors are welcome for a small per meeting fee. For more information email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Q.U.I.L.T.S. Quilters United in Learning, Teaching and Self Improvement. Meets 2nd Monday each month. Atonement Lutheran Church, 2800 W. Jefferson St. Meeting at 7pm, then, program (speaker, demonstration, trunk show), show-and-tell, snacks. 3-4 workshops ea. yr, biennial quilt show, raffle quilt. email@example.com
Pieces 'n Patches Quilt Guild. Meets 2nd Wednesday at Steger Community Center, 3501 Hopkins, 7 pm. Featured speakers, block of the month, philanthropic projects, challenges, workshops, Saturday Sit & Sews, guild library and biennial quilt shows. Guests welcome. Guest fee charged at meetings that include a featured speaker. New members welcome.
CCQG - Christian County Quilt Guild We meet the third Thursday at Davis Memorial Church, 1500 W. Franklin, Taylorville, IL. We host a quilt show odd years and national teachers even years. We participate in strip/block exchanges, charity projects, Project Linus, other fun events! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Angie Slovick 217-827-4262
- Western Springs
Salt Creek Quilters Guild. The Salt Creek Quilters Guild has250 members. Meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of the month September through May, at The Community House at 415 W. 8th Ave. (corner of 8th and Madison) in Hinsdale, IL. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Village Quilters meets at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of every month (Sept. thru June) at Blanchard Road Alliance Church, 1766 S. Blanchard St., Wheaton, IL. Yearly dues are $30. Our meetings include Show & Tell, Demonstrations, Lectures, and Workshops by guest speakers. firstname.lastname@example.org
Illinois Quilters (IQI) offers speakers, workshops, service projects, an annual retreat and more. First Thursday of the month, September through May, at Beth Hillel,3220 Big Tree Lane Wilmette, Illinois 60091 Doors open 6:45 and program begins promptly at 7:30 pm. (Nov, Dec and June have alternate meeting places, check website for complete info)
- Wood River
Heartland Quilter's Guild is a non-profit organization dedicated to quilting. We have speakers, a biennial quilt show, retreats, workshops, and a monthly newsletter. Night meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month at 7 PM at St. John's United Church of Christ at 6th & Penning, Wood River, IL. Day meetings held last Tuesday of the month at 9 AM at the same location. Annual dues are $15.00. The Guild is NQA Chapter 361, IL 12. For more info, contact email@example.com.
Prairie Point Quilt Guild, 910 Ament Rd, Yorkville 60560