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Quilting Club

What We Offer

     “Years ago, as a little girl, I won the prize winning Quilt at a festival at my little country Catholic Church near Loogootee, IN.  I was always very proud of it.  Years later after I had learned to quilt, I had a great desire to start a quilting group at Holy Spirit Church.  Then, we could raffle off a quilt at our annual festival each year.  I remember how happy I was to win a quilt and wanted others to have that experience.  A parishioner, Virginia Godfrey, had won the first quilt that was made in the Block’s quilt contest.  I asked her if she would help me get it started.  She agreed and was a big help.  She stayed with me for a year.  By then, we had a nice group and have had a quilt for our festival every year since.  I’m not sure what year we got started, but I think it was 1979.  In 2003 or 2004, the leadership was turned over to the very capable hands of Ann Powers.” Marcella Smith

     Our prime objective is to make a quilt to be raffled at the festival.  We’re a very congenial group.  We have fun while creating beautiful heirlooms.  We are proud of the fact we contribute to the parish on a zero budget.  This year we made $2,735 on the quilt, all of which went to the parish.

     We meet each Monday from 1-3 p.m. downstairs in the Parish Center.  We welcome quilters or anyone who wants to learn to quilt or piece.  

Contact Information

If you are interested in joining or want more information, please contact Ann Powers at 317-898-0877 or

Bible Quote

You, however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them. -2 Tomithy 3:14

Volunteer Quotes

  • "Quilting is a wonderful two hour break to our busy week.  Lots of joyful sewing and laughter.  Come join us."
  • "As a newcomer, I appreciate the friendliness of the gorup.  Come join us and have fun!"