The Algonquin Quilters’ Guild provides baby quilts on an ongoing basis to Advocate Sherman Hospital in nearby Elgin, Illinois. This year we will be doing an “I Spy” fabric swap of six-inch squares to encourage participation in this project. The swap will take place at May’s monthly meeting. All members are asked to make and… Read more →
Members are invited to participate in a fat quarter raffle at each guild meeting in 2016. Simply bring a fat quarter that follows the color theme listed below. The fat quarters can be either prints or solids. Winners will leave with a handful of fat quarters! January — Reds February — Greens March — Batiks… Read more →
The guild’s annual retreat will be held at the Holiday Inn in Rockford on October 21-23. Mark you calendar and sign up at the next guild meeting. The retreat is always a highlight of the year and the perfect time to quilt, shop and be inspired by fellow guild members.
We are excited to announce the completion of “Rhapsody in Red”, our 2014 Raffle Quilt. The beautiful quilt features a red and cream color theme, which includes fabrics from Minick and Simpson’s Mid Winter Reds and Frech General’s Josephine lines. Affectionately referred to as “The Great American Quilt” during its construction, the quilt will be… Read more →
Guild member Yoko Penn was the lucky winner of the 2012 raffle quilt. The queen-sized quilt was pieced and appliqued by guild members. The raffle took place at the guild meeting on Thursday, November 15. Congratulations, Yoko!