Scroll down to find information on our monthly clubs and Block of the Month programs.

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SERENGETI -  A MYSTERY QUILT BOOK CLUB

First Sunday of the Month at 2:00pm

Join The Quilter’s Trunk for our exciting Mystery Quilt Block of the Month and Book Club, featuring the Elm Creek Quilts series by Jennifer Chiaverini. We have partnered with local independent bookstore, Bookie’s New and Used Books, to bring you this Club.

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Each month, you will read one of the Elm Creek Quilts books. At the monthly meeting, you will receive a kit for the block in the title and learn how to create it. Following the demonstration, you will engage in a lively discussion of the book.  The Club runs for 12 months, beginning in October 2017 and continuing through September 2018. At the end of the Club, you will have created 12 beautiful blocks.  TQT will have a finishing kit available for both sizes with sashing, binding, and backing.

Ready to join? Here are the rules:

  • Register for the Club with a participation fee of $49.
  • The Club meets on the 1st Sunday of each month at 2:00pm.
  • Pick up the monthly book at Bookie’s. Bookie’s will give participants a 25% discount on the books in the series.
  • Each month, there will be a kit fee of $24.95. At each meeting, TQT will surprise one or more participants with a FREE kit. You do not need to present to win.
  • At the final meeting in September, purchase your finishing kit.
  • We will have a "wrap" party to share finished quilts.

The meeting dates and books for each month are as follows:

October 1                    The Quilter’s Apprentice

November 5                Round Robin

December 3                The Cross-Country Quilters

January 7                     The Runaway Quilt

February 4                   The Quilter’s Legacy

March 4                       The Master Quilter

April 8                          The Sugar Camp Quilt

May 6                          The Christmas Quilt

June 3                         Circle of Quilters

July 1                           The Quilter’s Homecoming

August 5                      The New Year’s Quilt

September 2               The Winding Ways Quilt

Bookie’s New and Used Books
10324 S. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 239-1110

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BIRTHDAY BLOOMS BLOCK OF THE MONTH

Third Thursday of each month, 10:00am

Join Debbie and create a garden of birthday blooms.  This 12 Month Block of the Month program will feature a garden trellis and beautiful flowers.

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Ready to join? Here are the rules:

  • Register for the Club with a participation fee of $49.
  • The Club meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:00am.
  • We will celebrate with a birthday party (cupcakes!!) and learn about that month's flower.
  • Each month, there will be a kit fee of $15.95. If it is your birthday month you will receive your kit for free!
  • At the final meeting in September, purchase your finishing kit.
  • We will have a "wrap" party to share finished quilts.

Meeting dates are:

October 19

November 16

December 21

January 18

February 15

March 15

April 19

May 17

June 21

July 19

August 16

September 20