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
(map)

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 Fall 2022 Raffle will take place between November 1 and December 2.  The drawing will be held on December 13.  Please read the description of items in our November 2022 newsletter.  To order tickets please go to: https://forms.gle/qaFeUPxFuSXREhuk8

Newsletters

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).


FAREWELL BLOCKS
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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