Since 1981 quilters have met to share their love of all things related to fabric and quilting in Lockport. We also have many Tuesday Sew Days where we sew, share and have fun.
VFW Post 5788 at 1026 E 9th Street, Lockport, Illinois 60441 on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month (September through May). Enter the hall side door and go to the left. We hold business meetings, lecture and show and tell. Guests are welcome to attend our lectures and meetings for a cost of $5.00
We develop and promote the art of quilting. We do this thru guild presentations, lectures, workshops and sharing our skills with each other. We also encourage our members to give back to the community through our work with SOS Village, veterans groups, nursing homes and hospitals.
We offer lectures and workshops to our members taught by talented quilting instructors.
Contact Dianna Douglas for more information on Speakers and Workshops. Her telephone number is 815 210-5028.
Social Quilting meets on Tuesdays and to see the dates and times, check the calendar in the Members Section. Social Quilting is an added benefit for members of the guild.
Social Quilting is an opportunity for our quilters to get together to work on their own projects with lots of laughter and fun. We meet every week on Sew Tuesday's. Contact Diana Douglas for more information
We make and donate quilts to SOS Children's Village, Veterans quilts and lap quilts to nursing homes.
Our 2024 Quilt Show "Harvest of Quilts" is at Liberty Junior High School,151 Lenox Street, New Lenox, Illinois on Saturday, September 21st from 10 am to 5 pm and 22nd from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. dmission is $6.00. There will be Raffle Baskets, Merchant Mall, Silent Auction and Member Boutique available along with many beautiful quilts.
Bobbie Hunley and Paula Kmetty, Quilt Show Chairs
Quilt Challenges are held during the year for our members. It is a fun opportunity to challenge your creativity and a chance to win a prize. Block Lottery's are held monthly, for each block you turn you receive one chance to win the blocks. Bobbie Molony at 815 258-5859 is in charge of the block lottery.