The Nimble Thimble Sewing Group typically meets on the second Wednesday of the month (may exclude December and January) and works on a number of projects, including a number of community service projects.
For more information on joining the group, call Geri Hendren at 815-492-2586.


Nimble Thimble Quilt Group 2017 Schedule

MAR 8, 2017: Bring your own project from home.

APR 12, 2017: Spinning Rails for Christmas drawing – patterns handed out at Nov meeting. Color scheme of blue, green, yellow and teal.  (See color of napkins)

MAY 10, 2017: Modern Log Cabin – Carolyn Beckel, leader.  Supply List will follow.

JUN 14, 2017: Small Wallet – Pat Willis, leader.  Supply list and pattern will follow.

DATE CHANGE: JUL 19, 2017: Road trip – Carolyn Beckel, leader.  Travel to Rockford, Belvidere and Woodstock. Meet at the old firehouse parking lot at 7 am to carpool.

AUG 9, 2017: Bring your own project or help Jan work on the Spaghetti Junction quilt.  Start collecting items for our service project program.  See notes below.

SEP 13, 2017: Bring your own project.  We will also be attending the Quilt Expo in Madison, WI

OCT 11, 2017: Service project, pillowcases for kids, and service project, see notes below.

NOV 8, 2017: Christmas party

DEC 13, 2017: Meeting canceled


SERVICE PROJECT FOR 2017: Collect good usable hand bags/purses and fill with items for the homeless/disadvantaged.

These items can be collected from motel stays, or purchased at various stores.  They can all be travel size bottles or containers. We will be working with Cindy Carton and will advertising in The Apple Core.  We want this to be a community wide effort and hopefully all items will stay in Jo Daviess County.

Fill bags with items such as:

Bar soap
Shower gel
Dental floss
Tooth brushes
Mouth wash
Lip gloss/chapstick
Hand lotion
Small kleenex tissue
Handy wipes