April 17, 2023

For our program for Monday April 17, 2023, at 7pm, Country Crossroads Quilt Guild, Rhonda Streich from Sassy Farm Chicks Quilt Company in Orfordville, WI, will present a trunk show. Rhonda will also be presenting a workshop for the members, starting at 10 am, teaching a technique creating a Mariner’s Compass using strip piecing.

March 20, 2023

For our program for Monday March 20, 2023, at 7pm, Country Crossroads Quilt Guild, Judy Bender of Belvidere will be presenting a trunk show of her work with raw edge applique, including some of her original designs. Judy will also be presenting a workshop for the members, starting at 10 am, teaching Shannon Brinkley’s technique of raw-edge scrappy applique.

Guild meetings are held at the Forreston Grove Church, 7246 Freeport Road; Forreston, IL the third Monday of each month at 7 pm, with ample time to meet and greet members before the meeting. Visitors are very much welcome; for Visitors there is a fee of $5 at the door. For more information call Program Committee Chairs Dawn Vehmeier 815-291-4592 or Ann Tully 815-238-2218, or Guild President Shelly Holverson 815-297-2381.

February 20, 2023

Our program for Monday February 20, 2023, at 7pm, Country Crossroads Quilt Guild will be a roundtable discussion on “Tips and Recommendations Your Longarm Quilter Wished You Knew.” The discussion will be led by several of our current members who are experienced Longarm Quilters. This event is meant to be interactive, so join us and share your longarm experiences and questions.

January 16, 2023

On Monday, January 16, at 7 pm, Country Crossroads Quilt Guild will be kicking off the new year with a fun evening of games, with prizes of course, designed to get to know your fellow quilters hidden talents and secrets. We welcome all guests to join in this fun evening.

QUILT SHOW “It’s All About Love” on April 28 & 29

The Country Crossroads Quilt Guild, will be putting on a fabulous quilt show on April 29th & 30th. We’ve had to postpone it the past two years due to Covid which only means that it will be even better than ever this year!!!
Our members have been creating some gorgeous quilts for the show, as well as creating some beautiful items to sell in the boutique. And your ticket to the show will automatically enter you in the drawing for a chance to win the stunning raffle quilt shown in the picture below. Additional raffle tickets are also for sale at $1 each or 6 for $5.
So please mark your calendars now for April 29th & 30th. Our quilt show “All About Love” will be held in Oregon, IL, at the Rock River Center. Only $5 entrance fee and with that, you get a raffle ticket for our Beautiful Raffle Quilt. Hope to see you there!!

January Quilt Guild Meeting

Join us on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 7 p.m. for our next guild meeting. The program is Every quilt has a story behind it–why you made it, who it was made by or for, etc. Wouldn’t it be something if in 100 years someone discovers a quilt with your name on it? At our January program, Ruth Whitney and Carol Bellows will be sharing many ideas and suggestions for quilt labels.

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March Guild Meeting

Our guild meeting & all activities scheduled for Monday, March 16 have been CANCELED due to concerns of the coronavirus. We will revisit the situation in April.

Join us for our next guild meeting on March 16 at 7 pm. The program, “My Favorite 3-D’s: Dresden’s Diamonds & Drunkards Paths” will be presented by Lori Dickman of Rockford IL. A trunk show features over 30 of Lori’s quilt designs with styles that will cover every quilter’s favorites: from traditional to applique to modern and everything in between! In this lecture, Lori will inspire you to pick up those template rulers and have fun designing and piecing fabulous quilts! Quilting templates have always been Lori’s “go-to” tools for piecing fast and fun quilts. The Diamond, Dresden & Drunkards’ Path templates are versatile tools which she has used to create literally dozens of different designs in quilts, accessories & wearable art!