established 1974

Programs and Workshops

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 First Presbyterian Church, located at 4th Street and Fairview Avenue in Downers Grove, IL.


 February 22, Wednesday 7 pm
 Valli Schiller, My Life in Quilt Years

 February 25, Saturday 9 am - 3 pm
 Sewing Social

 March 22, Wednesday 7 pm
 Mary Alice Hart, From Photo to Fabric

        WORKSHOP March 23, Thursday 9 am - 3:30 pm
        Photo to Fabric (Iris)
        Cost - $45 members/$55 non-members
        Click here for the supply list.

 April 26, Wednesday 7 pm
 Amy Cavaness, Artist Evolving

 April 29, Saturday 9 am - 3 pm
 Sewing Social

 May 24, Wednesday 7 pm
 Catherine Redford, The Language of Flowers

 June 28, Wednesday 7 pm
 Jacquie Gering, Modern Quilting:  Honoring Tradition

        WORKSHOP June 29, Thursday 9 am - 3:30 pm
        Creative Quilting with the Walking Foot
        Cost - $45 members/$55 non-members
        Click here for the supply list.

        WORKSHOP June 30, Friday 9 am - 3:30 pm
        Precision Lines
        Cost $45 members/$55 non-members
​        Click here for the supply list.

 July 22, Saturday 9 am - 3 pm
 Sewing Social

 July 26, Wednesday 7 pm
 Ice Cream Social

 August 23, Wednesday 7 pm
 Sue Nickels, The Quilt Collaborations of Sue Nickels and Pat Holly

        WORKSHOP August 24, Thursday
        Machine Quilting Basics: Make a Little Tote Bag

        WORKSHOP August 25, Friday
        Folk Garden Borders: Machine Applique Techniques

 September 16-17, Saturday and Sunday
 Faithful Circle Quilt Show: Bouquet of Quilts
 (See Quilt Show for details.)

 September 27, Wednesday 7 pm
 Quilt Show Celebration

 October 25, Wednesday 7 pm
 Lea McComas, Pictorial Quilt Primer

        WORKSHOP October 26, Thursday
        Thread Painted Portraits

 November 15, Wednesday 7 pm
 Gail Stepanek, Flying by the Seat of My Pants


 January 24, Wednesday 7 pm
 Schoolhouse Demos

 February 28, Wednesday 7 pm
 Laura Wasilowski: I Quilt, Therefore, I Am

        WORKSHOP March 3, Saturday
        Creating Graphic Imagery

 March 28, Wednesday 7 pm
 Sara Lawson, Trunk Show

        WORKSHOP March 30, Friday
        The Sloan Bag

 Faithful Circle Quilters * P.O. Box 1071 * Downers Grove, IL 60515
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