Category: Guild Activities

Golden Thimble

The Golden Thimble Award is an annual award, voted on by the membership and given by the guild, to recognize a member that has given extraordinary service to the guild.

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2017 Golden Thimble Award Winner

The membership has decided that the 2017 Golden Thimble Award should go to Mary Loker for her dedicated time and efforts at the Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Guild. Mary goes above and beyond in service to our quilt guild, including being our next Quilt Show Chairman. Way to go, Mary, and thank you for all you do!

 Mary with our President, Judy Glover

 

Past Golden Thimble Award Winners

  • 2016 – Connie Bradford
  • 2015 – Karen Stanley
  • 2014 – Janice Woodring
  • 2013 – Genelle Reaves
  • 2012 – Bari Berger
  • 2011 – Judy Gold
  • 2010 – Kay Turner
  • 2009 – Maureen Ashlock
  • 2008 – Ann Highfill
  • 2007 – Nancy Whitaker
  • 2006 – Becky Toelke
  • 2005 – Lucille Sanders & Mary Marlin
  • 2004 – Evelyn Mihlfeld
  • 2003 – Betty Adams
  • 2002 – Donna Bollinger
  • 2001 – Louise Venturoni
  • 2000 – Liz Jackson & Nancy Jeffryes
  • 1999  – Sue Childers
  • 1998  – Emma Talbot
  • 1997  – Fran Shaffer

Education Classes

 

Education classes meet monthly at OPQG

Village Shopping Center, 2738 S. Campbell, Springfield, MO

The day for these classes will vary.

 

  • These monthly quilting classes are taught by guild members and are for guild members only.
  • Members must pay a $10 deposit to hold their place in class. When the member arrives at the class, the $10 is refunded. If the member does not attend, the money goes into guild funds.
  • Money is collected at the Education table at the montly meetings. 
  • These classes cover all aspects of quilting from beginning level quilting to the most advanced techniques.
  • For your convenience, some supply lists will be e-mailed or snail mailed.
  • Classes begin at 9:30 am sharp.
  • Please see the Guild Calendar for the class dates each month and below for more details.
  • If you are interested in taking a class, teaching a class, or sharing a technique please contact the co-chairmen with questions – Marilyn Bilyeu, Carolyn Prock, or Carol Hansen (contact information is on the Membership List under the Members Login).

2017

 
October 5 – Thursday – Lynn Gates teaching “Mile A Minute Quilt”
 
November 2 – Thursday – Marilynn Bilyeu teaching “Beginner Machine Quilting on Domestic Machine, Part 1”
 
December – No class 
 

2018

January 4 – Thursday – Marilynn Bilyeu teaching “Beginner Machine Quilting on Domestic Machine, Part 2”