January Guild Meeting

Join us for our next guild meeting on January 20 at 7 pm. Our program will be presented by Jared Monroe, from Polo IL. He will be discussing the history of spinning from drop spindles to the development of the spinning wheel; the variety of spinning wheels, and the 3 drive systems of spinning wheels.  He will end with demonstrations of drop spinning and spinning on a modern wheel.

November Guild Meeting

Our next guild meeting will be Monday, November 18th. We will start with our Holiday Potluck at 6 p.m. Join us, bring a dish to pass and your own tableware; drinks are provided. Or come just for the program at 7 p.m., which will be will be presented by Jill Shaulis of Yellow Creek Quilt Designs, located in Pearl City, IL. Her lecture will be “Through The Years At Yellow Creek Quilt Designs.” She is the designer of the Kindred Spirits fabric collection and pattern club. Jill lectures and teaches around the country, and has had many patterns published in magazines. We hope to see you!

October Guild Meeting

Our October meeting will be Monday, the 21st at 7 pm. The evening program will be presented by Laura Keyes. You won’t want to miss this program!

Have you met Laura Ingalls Wilder? Not the girl from the books, and not the woman from television-this is the real Laura Wilder. In this presentation you will hear the real history of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and discover the times, places, and the people who inspired her wonderful books. The beloved Little House books are based on Laura’s life but they are fiction. This program explores the real life of Laura Ingalls Wilder with all its hardships and tragedies.

August Guild Meeting

Our next guild meeting will meet on Monday, August 19 at 6 p.m. for our Summer Picnic Potluck. Come join us bring a dish to pass and own tableware. The program at 7 p.m. will be Doll House Miniatures by our President Beth Kalbfus. She has been making miniatures for 45years, and had her own shop called Little Houses in Springfield, OH.

July Guild Meeting

Our next guild meeting will meet July 15 with a “Meet and Greet” from 6:30-7 p.m. with refreshments. Beginning at 7 p.m. our program for the evening will be Shelley Johnson of Sunshine Stitches of Belvidere, IL. She will be doing a trunk show and talking about her journey becoming a quilt shop owner. We hope to see you there!