Illini Country Stitchers, a Champaign-Urbana area quilt guild, was formed in September 1985. The purpose of the Illini Country Stitchers is to contribute to the knowledge of and to promote the appreciation of fine quilts; to encourage quilt making, quilt collecting and an on-going fellowship among people with a serious interest in the art of quilting; to sponsor and support quilting activities; to contribute to the growth and knowledge of quilting techniques, textiles, patterns, history and quilt makers through education.
Illini Country Stitchers meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the
month, January – October, 2nd and 3rd Thursdays in November, and the
2nd Thursday in December. Meetings are held at:
St. Paul United Church of Christ
905 S Russell St
Calendar of Future Events
- January 28 Project Linus Night
- February 25 Auction
- March 10–12 Catherine Redford presents "Lessons Learned While Quilting"
- March 18–22 Retreat
- April 28 - Pizza work night
- May 26- 27 Chris Moline "You be the Judge" - Quilt Appraisals