Joanne Mittelmeyer

February Block of the Month #6

Wow this circus is really moving along! 6 cities (blocks) in 6 months!!! Well, we have made it to that point folk! Let’s throw a circus wedding into the mix with the Bridal Stairway Block!  You are cordially invited to make this beautiful block! Look even the ringmaster got the horses bridal ready! Enjoy this truly unique block!

February 24th Skill Builder – Quick No Corners – Table Runner

Join Nancy for this quick and fun table runner!  Handouts will be provided for fabric placement, a quick way to sew your squares together (without a ton of pins) and then directions for sewing the sections together. Advance sign up required, deadline February 21st.

Email with any questions and to sign up. Teacher: Nancy Brieschke   Time: 10:00 – 1:00   Cost: $10.00



Wool Applique Group

Whether you’re a seasoned wool worker or a novice, this group will surround you with others to help guide your projects. The group will be meeting once a month on Thursdays at the Antioch Public Library, 757 Main Street, Antioch.

February 22, 2024  – 11:00 to 2:00
March – 28. 2024 -(time change) 10:00 t0 1:00
April – 25, 2024  – 10:00 to 1:00
May – 23, 2024 – 10:00 to 1:00

Contact Carolyn at or 847.373.3307 (leave a msg if no answer) with any questions.

Wool Applique Group Cancelled

Wool Applique Group for this Thursday, January 18th, has been cancelled due to the weather.  Next meeting will be in February.

January Block of the Month #5

Time to move this Circus to the countryside with the country village block! Are you ready for additional practice on those partial seams?  The tent is set and the country villagers are ready for the show! Please enjoy this incredibly beautiful block!  Check your email for this latest pattern and if you have any questions, contact …

January Charity Sew

It’s time to get in touch with your inner child! Now that the holidays are over, let’s calm down with some coloring. Our January 3, 2024 Charity Sewing Day will be creating colorful squares to be sewn into patchwork quilts. …

Zoom Meeting – January 3, 2024

What better way to ring in 2024 than to have Jenny Doan from the Missouri Star Quilt Company, join us via zoom! Jenny will take us on her personal quilting journey, her story of family, faith, the power of giving, & how she stitched an American Dream! Non-members will be welcome for a $10 guest fee and there is a flyer attached to the newsletter so you can start spreading the word. We hope you all can join us for this amazing event!

Members need to sign up at our December meeting or by contacting

Pledge to Complete UFOs

Many of us donated UFOs for the Holiday raffle and lightened our load. But also, many of us gained UFOs from winning(?) at the Holiday raffle. Join our 2024 UFO (Unfinished Objects) Challenge by pledging to finish some of these up by using UFOs from 2023 or older! …

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