Meeting/Program Information

2nd Thursday, Sept. – Jun.
6:30 PM Social Time

7:00 PM Meeting and Program

Meetings at Colin Powell Elementary School

1st Saturday Sit & Sew via Zoom

Centreville QU Executive Board 2020 – 2021

President: Sharon Tindall
Vice President Jean Schachner
Treasurer: Barbara Rice

Upcoming Events 

Please visit our calendar to learn about upcoming meetings, programs, workshops and other events.

Centreville Activities



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September  Oct/Nov  December  January  February  March  April  May

Please check out our Welcome Package.


Buzz, buzz, ….. busy bees! What a great way to get to know others in the quilt chapter and learn new “tricks.” If you love quilting, Centreville QU has a wide variety of bees available for you. Daytime or evening, whatever your preference, we’ll find a match for you… or start a new one!

Questions? Contact Marcie Schoonmaker at


Block patterns will be included in each month’s newsletter and members are encouraged to make them using your own fabric colorways. The blocks will all be “puzzle” blocks. There are a couple that may be somewhat challenging but many will be familiar.

Once we start meeting in person we will begin making blocks to turn in for someone to win.


The 2022-2023 CQU Community Service Committee, Lessa Porter, Karen Lensing, and Mary Feurtado, is partnering with organizations such as Fair Oaks Hospital, Cornerstone’s Laurel Learning Center, American Red Cross at Fort Belvoir, and Joshua Hands.  Through these partnerships, the following items have been identified as immediate needs: tote bags with pillows, tote bags without pillows, small teddy bears and baby hats as well as 36″x36″ or 36″x40″ baby quilts (please use bright, kid-friendly fabrics).  Donations of baby burp cloths and bibs, lap-size and larger quilts, 50″x70″ Veteran quilts, NICU blankets, walker bags, and seat belt pads are also welcome.

CQU members are encouraged to make at least one item a month!  Our monthly Saturday Sit and Sew (the first Saturday of each month) is an ideal time to create community service items while socializing with other members over Zoom.  Look for the link in our monthly newsletter or in email reminders.

Save your cotton fabric scraps!  The committee is ready to take these scraps and donations to either create quilt kits or to fill dogs beds for a nearby beagle rescue program.

Longarm quilters: Please consider donating your services for community service.  Those interested can submit their name, address, email and phone number to Lessa Porter.


Baby Bear Beanie
Bosom Buddy Seat Belt Pads
Charity Quilts
Crocheted Baby Caps
Knitted Baby Caps
Reach for Recovery Bags & Pillows
Surgery Dolls
Teddy Bears
U-shaped Neck Pillows
Walker Bag


Centreville has an extensive library of quilt-related books. If you would like to check one out, email Maria Spetalnik with the specific title. She will bring it to the next chapter meeting. To view the list, click HERE.


Centreville QU Deposit Form

Centreville QU Reimbursement Form


Centrestitch is the Centreville QU monthly newsletter which is published one week prior to our meeting on the second Thursday of the month. Our newsletter is sent to all chapter members via email and by regular mail upon request.  The newsletter editor requests all articles/information be sent approximately two weeks prior to our meeting.  Send inputs to Linda Meyer.

Look to the newsletter to keep you informed and in the know.  Look for website gems, helpful hints, special events, pictures and jokes in addition to our regular articles to keep you up-to-date on programs, workshops, mystery quilts, blocks-of-the-month, retreats, community service, quilt show and other planned activities.

Centreville Quilters Unlimited has a Facebook page.  Take a look!

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