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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2016 Golden Thimble Award Winner

The membership has decided that the 2016 Golden Thimble Award should go to Connie Bradford for her dedicated time and efforts at the Ozark Piecemakers Quilt Guild. She practically ‘lives’ at the guild. Thank you Connie for all you do!

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                                                                      Connie with our President, Judy Glover

 

 

Past Golden Thimble Award Winners

  • 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 by Mary Loker, Program Chairman. If you are interested in taking a class, teaching a class, or sharing a technique please contact Mary, mtloker@gmail.com.
  • 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 topic each month or below for more details.
  • Monthly coordinator contact information can be found under the member’s login on the home page.

2017

 

May 10 – 2nd WEDNESDAY – “Miniature piecing” taught by Kay Turner – Contact Marilynn Bilyeu, May coordinator

June 1 – THURSDAY– “Fabric painting” taught by Anne Dent – Contact Carol  Hanson, June coordinator

July 6 – THURSDAY – “Chevron Quilt (easy)” taught by Judi Reed – Contact Carol Hanson, July coordinator