established 1974

For more information about the programs and workshops  listed below, contact our guild representative via e-mail. 

Most programs, presented by nationally known and local quilters, are held during our regular meetings. The guest fee for visitors and Subscription members is $10. 

The cost for an all-day workshop is $45 for members and $55 for non-members unless otherwise specified in the listing. Registration is filled on a first come, first served basis: members first, then non-members. Both meetings and workshops are held at the Faith United Methodist Church, located at 59th Street and Fairview Avenue in Downers Grove, IL.


As of March, 2022, we will return
to in-person meetings 
        unless otherwise specified.
        Check the listing below for specifics.


March 23, Wednesday 7pm
Faith United Methodist Church (In person)
Sue Pawlowski, A Year of Thread and Scraps

        WORKSHOP April 23 (Date change), Saturday 9am - 3:30pm
        Faith United Methodist Church (In person)
        Threadneedle Street
                Pattern $10
                Template (varies by size of strip chosen)
                        1.25" $6; 1.5" $8; 2" $12; 2.5" $15    

April 27, Wednesday 7pm
Lyric KinardExcuse Me, Is That a Quilt You're Wearing!?! (Fashion Show)

​        WORKSHOP April 28, Thursday 9am - 3pm
        Abstract-a-Licious (Exercises in abstract design)

​May 25, Wednesday 7pm
Vicki HodgeTwo for the Show (Two-sided, reversible quilts)

May 28, Saturday 9am-3pm
Saturday Sewing Day (Zoom)

June 22, Wednesday 7pm
Lisa RubleHooked on Improv Quilting (Trunk Show)
Meet Lisa Ruble: an Interview with Sandy Cord

        WORKSHOP June 23, Thursday 9am-3pm
        Wonk Around the Block (Intro to Improv Piecing)

July 27, Wednesday 7pm
MJ KinmanGems and Joy (Gem Quilts)
Watch the video: A Sneak Peak Here!

        WORKSHOP July 28, Thursday 9am-3pm
        Bite-Size Gems (Piecing with freezer paper)

​August 24, Wednesday 7pm
Members' Studio Tour

August 27, Saturday 9am-3pm
Saturday Sewing Day (Zoom)

September 28, Wednesday 7pm
Toby LishkoCurves are NOT a Dirty Word!

        WORKSHOP September 29, Thursday 9am-3pm
        Glorified Nine-Patch with a Twist (Curved Piecing)

October 26, Wednesday 7pm
Maribeth SchmidtEntering Your Quilt in Shows: What a Judge Sees

        WORKSHOP October 27, Thursday 9am-3pm
        Fantastic Finishes (Master bindings to meet judges' expectations)

November 16, Wednesday 7pm
Jamie DavisThe History and Mystery of Baltimore Album Quilts

November 19, Saturday 9am-3pm
Saturday Sewing Day - A String Party (Zoom)

December 14, Wednesday 6pm  (Note earlier time.)
Holiday Party


January 25, Wednesday 7pm (Zoom Only)
Schoolhouse Demos

February 22, Wednesday 7pm (Zoom Only)
Reeze HansonSacred Geometry: From Fibonacci to Fiber Art
(Note: Ash Wednesday, so NO in-person meeting in church.)

        WORKSHOP February 23, Thursday 9am-3pm (Zoom Only)
        Stained Glass Mini (Paper piecing)

March 22, Wednesday 7pm
Sandra MollonAdapting an Image for an Art Quilt

        WORKSHOP March 23, Thursday 9am-3pm
        Waterlily (Raw edge appliqué, inking and color pencil work)

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