a place to share our quilts and community projects

About Piecemakers

Piecemakers Quilt Club was founded in 2001 when the request was made to establish a quilt club in the county.  Affiliated with the Huntington County Extension Homemakers, the club functions as a specialty club.  The club participates in county activities such as Ladies Day at the Fair, Open Class at the 4-H Fair, Achievement Day and the annual Holiday Cookie and Candy Sale.  Sixty-six members were listed on the club’s charter.

Community service is an important part of this club.  Participation in making and distributing quilts to various charities has been of great priority.  Nearly 1000 quilts have been provided to Project Linus, Parkview Huntington Hospital pediatrics unit, Salvation Army Gift of Warmth Program, LOVE in the Name of Christ, the American Red Cross, the Veteran’s Administration, McKenzie’s Hope Children’s Advocacy Center, and national hurricane and tornado relief efforts.  Families of the critically ill and grieving military families have also received our quilts.  Club members having lost loved ones or are dealing with serious illness have also been comforted with these quilt gifts.

Education is equally important.  The club has hosted local and nationally known quilt artists for workshops for members and the public.  Lessons are presented at most club meetings throughout the year, many taught by the members themselves.  Members have been involved in hosting local quilt shows to present the love of quilting to the community and surrounding areas.  Demonstrations have been given by members at the Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival and also at the annual Quilt Show.

Piecemakers Quilt Club meets the first Thursday of every month at Evangelical U.M. Church, 1000 Flaxmill Rd, Huntington, Indiana.  Visitors are most welcome.

Additional information and questions may be directed to:

            Kat Scribner                           or               Stephanie Jerabek
            260-356-1867                                            260-344-3427
            katscribner3@gmail.com                       jcjerabek@onlyinternet.net

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