Several quilts will be presented to Veterans residing at the IVH. These quilts have been made by guild members and other groups and individuals in Central Iowa.
Susan Body of Polk City gave an informative Quilts of Valor
program to the Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety at the August meeting. The QOV
foundation was started in 2003 and has given over 122,461 quilts to cover
service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts
The CIQS group will host their own Quilts of Valor presentation at 2:00 Saturday, September 26, at the Marshalltown Mall. They will honor 17 Veterans with patriotic quilts pieced and quilted by guild members. The presentation will be in conjunction with a quilt show featuring over 50 quilts made by CIQS members. All quilts including the Quilts of Valor will be displayed at the Mall a week prior to the Sept. 26th show.
September 1st will be the next regular meeting in
which Art Specialist: Julie Bousum will be decoding “Color Theory and
Patterns”. Persons who have an interest in quilting are urged to come.
Meetings consist of refreshments, a short business meeting, various programs
related to quilt making as well as show and tell. The group also holds small interest groups,
annual retreats, and community service projects.
CIQS meets at 6:00PM the first Tuesday night of each month at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 1011 South 3rd Ave. To learn more, go to www.centraliowaquiltsew-ciety.webs.com