Author: Chris Behme

Born and raised in the toe of Indiana. Married since 1993, two adult daughters. I started sewing in grade school, quilter since 1992, knitter since 2000. I enjoy all fiber related crafts.

Meet and Greet

Our Hostess Extraordinaire, Laurie F, opened her to new members on Wednesday, May 17th. Current members, Amy A, Julie P, president Mary B, Margie I, Community Co-Chair Diane D, Programs Chair Cheri Wenger, and the storeroom gals Sally S and Linda G were on hand with snacks and drinks to welcome the new members and tell them all about the guild.

New members Martha R-who’s already become our Email Chair, Carol H, Ann H, and as yet un-named newbie* came out to meet read more

2nd Annual Jelly Roll 500 Results

May 15th dawned cloudy and overcast, but that didn’t stop our drivers from gathering to prepare for the 2nd running of the Jelly Roll 500 Race.

Our Race Officials created wonderful care packages for each driver and assigned pit passes to all.

Mary B, Connie M, Becky M, Kevin D, and Laurie F
Not shown are Sharon J and Debra L

To honor our great Indiana tradition of the Indianapolis 500 and create wonderful donation quilts for the Community Health Hospital read more

Who We Are

This is the first installment in a new series of posts called “Who We Are”. This series will highlight different groups or committees within the guild that you might not know all that much about.

Today’s spotlight is on the Community North Health Pavilion storeroom where all our donated fabrics are stored. Each year we make quilts that will be donated to the Community Health Hospital on Christmas Day. To help us achieve this goal the hospital read more

May General Program and Show N’ Tell

We had a jam packed May meeting of charity related topics. Sally Y introduced her neighbor Margaret Lewis who founded the Village Project Africa where their motto is “Love Changes Lives”. The children who live in the village are often taken from abusive homes and given a place to thrive. Margaret explained the needs of the village and how we can help. Of course quilting is key! Please refer to the read more

Quilt Town USA Here We Come!

We are headed to the Hamilton Missouri Quilting Mecca of Missouri Star. The bus loads up at Cornerstone Lutheran on 116th on Sept 12th at 7:00 am. Be there or be left behind.

Our Tuesday schedule includes a stop in Hannibal MO, but we won’t be meeting Shoeless Joe, we will be stopping for lunch and some shopping at Hickory Stick Quilt Shop.

We will then continue on to our destination in Hamilton MO, the Hotel Hamilton. Our meal for the evening will be catered read more

Community Sewing Bee

What a wonderful day of sewing we had at Community Charity Bee today. This wonderful monthly event is held at the Community Health North Pavilion on 146th and Cumberland, usually the 3rd Monday of the month, but March and April it is being held on the 4th Monday. 

The store room was hopping with quilts being turned in and fabrics being matched for projects. Sally Sandilands and Joan Hiner were ready to aid the quilters who needed batting, backing or fabric. 

The storeroom was also full read more

Wonky Women!

Tuesday at Community North Health Pavilion some Wonky Women gathered to learn how to be even wonkier! OK, so they were really wonderful women of the guild who gathered to learn how to make wonky blocks from Lisa Ruble, our March Program Speaker. Lisa helped them through the steps to achieve stars, log cabins and other blocks that weren’t quite square, but ended up perfectly square in a wonky way. 20+ guild members were in attendance for the all day workshop. read more

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