Small Groups


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‚ÄčThe following groups are accepting new members at this time:

Foster Fridays  Meets each Friday from 1-4pm at Foster Community Center.  The group works on their own projects and sometimes group projects.  You may bring your sewing machine.  They also meet for lunch from 11:30 am-12:45pm for lunch at neighborhood restaurants.  There is a drop in fee of $2.00/meeting and regular members pay $60.00/year.  Contact Bonnie Bus, bbbee@sbcglobal.net.

Lady Fingers  Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at Custom Quilts Shop in Haslett from 10am –noon.  The group works on their own projects, usually handwork.  Contact Susan Merkle, merkles@tds.net.

Lunch Bunch  Meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at Foster Community Center, room 112 from 10:30am-1:30pm, unless it is a holiday observed by the City of Lansing. The group works on their own projects, but occasionally does group activities and has Show and Tell.  Bring your lunch.  Because rent is charged when using rooms at Foster, the dues are $1.00/month.  Contact Dorothy Jones, jones2lan@sbcglobal.net.

Material Girls  Meets the 4th Monday of most months at members’ homes at 7pm.  Members are in Laingsburg, Holt. Mason, St. Johns and East Lansing.  They are a closed group at this time.  Contact Sue Kesti, kestisue@aol.com.

Pedal Pushers  Meets the 2nd Friday of the month, April through October at 10:00am.  Meet at a convenient parking spot, bring bikes and ride to area quilt shops.  Rides are typically 7-15 miles round trip, with a support van driver in case of problems.  They shop, eat and bike back to the parking area.  Contact Jan Gagliano, sunbonnetjan@yahoo.com.

Rainbow Quilters  Meets the 2nd Monday at Country Stitches in East Lansing from 6-8pm.  Bring your sewing machine, hand work or visit.  New group projects each year, usually beginning in January.  Contact Bert Richburg, Bertsews@sbcglobal.net.

Quilty Cats  Meets the 4th Friday  each month at Country Stitches in East Lansing during their Open Sew beginning at 3:30pm.The group usually works on their own projects.  Contact, Dorothy Rowe, rowe1953@gmail.com.

Scrap Fever  Meets the 1st Tuesday or each month, September through June at Foster Community Center from 7:00-8:30pm.  Projects vary and the June meeting is a visit to a local quilt shop followed by dinner.  Contact Louise Mueller, muellerw@comcast.net.

Threadbearers of Mason  Meets the second Sunday of each month from 2:30-5:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Mason to work on individual or group projects.  Contact Merrilee Brockman, brockman006@sbcglobal.net.

Quilters for the Weekend  Meets every Friday at Country Stitches in East Lansing from 5-8pm.  Bring your own projects/machine.  Contact Cheryl Bliss, Cherylsue65@yahoo.com.

The following small groups are closed at this time:

Charming Ladies 
Meets the second Monday of each month from  12:30 to 2:00pn in members’ homes.  They usually begin a new project each September.

Cotton Patchers  Meets the fourth Wednesday of the month from 1-3pm in members’ homes.

Creative Cut Ups   Meets the first Wednesday of the month from noon to 3pm at Foster Community Center or in members’ homes.

Material Girls   Meets the 4th Monday of most months at members’ homes at 7pm. 

Quilters Anonymous  Meets at River Terrace Church the second and fourth Friday of the month from 9-3pm.  They work on group or individual projects.