Meeting/Program Information

1st Tuesday, 9:30 am – Business meeting – currently Hybrid (in person & Zoom)
3rd Tuesday, 9:30 am – Program meeting – currently either Zoom or Hybrid (in person & Zoom), depending upon the event
2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 9:30 am – Sit & Sew and Special Groups
5th Tuesdays, 9:30 am – Quilting for Others
Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department Community Hall

7011 Backlick Road
Springfield, VA

Volunteers 2022 – 2023

President: Nancy Moore
Vice President of Planning: Jill Redding
Vice President for Implementation: Joan Mayer
Secretary: Janette Doucette
Treasurer: Lois Slade
Nominating: Judy Bell
Programs (in-house): Rachel Childress and team
Newsletter: Kelley Davis
Web Page Contact: Julia Renken
Membership: Kelley Davis


Upcoming Events

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

Our Spring Fling event will take place on March 21 from 10am to 1pm.  The fundraising event will include:

  • • Buy It Now/Boutique – items priced to sell.
    • Brown Bag Raffle – Raffle tickets will be sold, and you will place your tickets in the brown bag in front of the item(s) you want to win. Items will include physical items and services donated by our members. The more tickets you add to the bag, the more chances to win!
    • Classes – Sign up to participate in a future class offered by our SQU members for a suggested minimum donation (TBD) to the Spring Fling. Classes scheduled are:
  • 3/28/2023, Mondo Bag ,Joan Mayer
    4/11/2023, Tahoe Tote, Nancy Moore
    5/9/2023, Spiral Quilting, Sandra Israel
    5/23/2023, Rope Baske,t Tonda Hunsinger


Quilting for Others

During 2022-2023 Springfield QU members are making quilts for several organizations as part of our Community Service outreach program.  For members’ reference the organizations and suggested quilt sizes are below:

  • Quilts for Operation Homefront baby showers, minimum 36″ per side (contact Julia Renken),
  • Pillowcases for ECHO – standard bed pillow size (contact Linda Moggio),
  • Quilts for Main Street Child Development Center, from 40″ to 60″ on a side (contact Lisa Langlais),
  • Quilts of Valor – minimum 55″ by 65″, maximum 60″ by 80″ (contact Tonda Hunsinger),
  • Hopes and Dreams Quilts for ALS – delivered to Quilters Dream Batting Company for ALS patients – minimum 35″ by 44″ (contact Julia Renken).

We make Farewell blocks for our members who move away from our area.  Please make nine-patch blocks that complete to 8 inches using 3 inch cut squares, either 5 blue squares and 4 unbleached muslin squares, or 4 blue squares and 5 muslin squares.  Please sign your name with a Pigma Micron pen on one square and heat set using a hot iron.

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