The 32nd Annual WWIB/Sew Complete "Warmth from Wisconsin" Quilt Contest officially starts on October 1st, 2021. To enter, pick up a "Warmth from Wisconsin" starter block at Sew Complete and create a quilt using the block somewhere in the top. There are 2 categories to enter: a smaller quilt, at least 46" x 36" and no larger than 60" x 56" or a bed size quilt 60" x 72" or larger. Quilts for the contest are due at Sew Complete by 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, 2022, and will be judged on Wednesday, February 16. The quilts will be on display at Sew Complete from February 15 and for the next few weeks, at which time they will be distributed evenly between the homeless population through Youth with a Mission in San Antonio, TX and Apple Pregnancy Center in Eau Claire, WI. The grand prize winner will receive a $100 cash award from WWIB. The judges will award up to 3 gift certificates in each category from Sew Complete. For more information and a copy of the rules, stop in or contact Sew Complete.
They will be distributed to Youth With a Mission and Apple Pregnancy Center, Inc., in Eau Claire. Youth With a Mission missionaries are currently working with the homeless population in San Antonio, TX, and Apple Pregnancy Center is working locally with new Mothers and families.
For the 31st annual contest (2021), Kay Weinzirl, took first place on the bed size quilt and is also the Grand prize winner. Alice Weickelt took second place and Norma Klotz third place in the bed size category. Janice Bates took first and third place for the crib size quilts and Sue Kulig took second place for a crib size quilt. Thirty quilts were entered and donated in 2021 year--a record! Thank you to all who participated!
First place Crib Quilt
We are very grateful to all who have participated in this endeavor in the past. Hundreds of quilts have been given to people who really need them over the years.
October 2021 Club meetings are cancelled due to the increase in the number of COVID cases. Club meetings are attended by many people, and the space is too small to attempt social distancing.
Other scheduled Club Meetings: Tuesday, November 2nd at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Saturday, November 6th at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 4th at 10 a.m., and Tuesday, December 7th at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
We will continue to monitor the COVID situation and hold meetings when it is safe to do so.
Class Spotlight The featured Class is "Scan N Cut 102" https://sewcompleteinc.rainadmin.com/module/class.htm?classId=417731. Cindi will guide you through working with cork, fabric, paper, felt and vinyl. We will be making paper book marks, a cork card holder, some felt ornaments and window clings out of vinyl. So pack up your Scan 'N Cut and I'll meet you at Sew Complete ready to have some fun!
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Phone: (715) 832-3343 Address: 1408 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 Hours:M-F 9-6, Sat 9-4 Closed Sunday