The Rio Library Quilt Guild supports the Rio Library.  We meet the first Thursday of the month. There is no charge to be a member.  Come and enjoy fellowship with fellow quilters of all levels.

New email for the Rio Library Quilt Guild

posted May 21, 2016, 8:17 AM by Rio Quilt Guild

We now have a new email address for the Rio Library Quilt Guild!  It is  This will allow others to get in contact with the guild when seeking information. 

Quilt Show 2016

posted May 5, 2016, 5:51 PM by Rio Quilt Guild

Rio Quilt Show 2016 

Saturday, August 13, 2016

9 am – 3 pm

Admission:  $5


Rio High School

411 Church Street

Rio, WI  (just off Hwy 16)


Lots of quilts!  Raffle Quilt!

Viewer’s Choice Ribbons, Vendors, Silent Auction, Trash to Treasures Boutique

Light Lunch available 11 AM to 1 PM


10:00 – 101 Sewing Machine Maintenance, Dan Hungerford Riverside Sewing, Poynette

11:00 – Another Slice, Patti Hellenbrand, Village Creek Quilts, Lodi

12:30 – Easy Curves, Louise Back, Homespun Fabrics, Endeavor

1:30 – Stitched Key Ring, Virginia Lienhard, Gayfeather Fabrics, Madison


All proceeds benefit the Rio Community Library.  Raffle tickets for this year's quilt are available from the Rio Library and members of the Quilt Guild and Rio Garden Club.  

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posted Mar 31, 2015, 9:35 AM by Rio Quilt Guild

The April meeting of the Rio Quilt Guild will be held at the Rio Public Library at 7:00 p.m. on Thurs. April 2nd.  New quilters are encouraged to come and experience our guild.

We will continue on with the "pizza boxes" for those participating.  The fabric challenge for the 2016 Rio Quilt Show was presented.


posted Mar 2, 2015, 5:34 PM by Rio Quilt Guild

The next meeting of the Rio Quilt Guild will be held on Thurs., March 5th, 7:00 p.m., at the Rio Library.  Please come and join in the fellowship of other quilters.  We will discuss current projects and for those with the pizza boxes will continue to pass them around.


February Guild News

posted Feb 5, 2015, 6:26 AM by Rio Quilt Guild

The February meeting night will be Thurs., Feb. 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the Rio Library in Rio.  Bring in your "pizza" box if you want to be a part of the traveling pizza box quilting.  Include fabric and instructions in your box.

January meeting cancelled

posted Jan 7, 2015, 7:01 PM by Rio Quilt Guild

The January meeting for Jan 8 has been cancelled.  We will still do the sewing at Kit's.

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posted Dec 22, 2014, 8:54 AM by Rio Quilt Guild

January News

Thurs., January 8th will be the monthly quilt guild meeting at the Rio Library at 7:00 p.m.  If you are participating in the "pizza box" pass around, please bring your box and fabrics to the January Meeting.

The annual sewing day will be at Kit Schmidt's home (N4307 Christopher Rd., Rio, WI) on Sat., January 17th, starting at 9:00.  Bring machine, project, food to share.  Kit will supply the sandwiches and beverages.


posted Oct 13, 2014, 7:50 PM by Rio Quilt Guild

The November meeting of the Rio Quilt Guild will be Thurs., November 6th, at 7:00 the Rio Library.  The evening will be a fun night of bidding on donated items as it is our annual auction night!  Please bring items of sewing, quilting, crafting or any other items you think will add to the enjoyment of the night.  These items will then be auctioned off and we will be bidding with play money.  Sound like fun?  Join us for the night.

The BOM for the November meeting is the Maple Leaf block.  Please use a cream and a fall color in small prints to make the block.  Make 2 blocks using reverse colors.  For more info go to

September News

posted Sep 21, 2014, 5:06 PM by Rio Quilt Guild   [ updated Sep 21, 2014, 6:08 PM ]

At the last meeting of the Rio Quilt Guild, reports were given of the great success of the Quilt Show held at the Rio School on August 9th.  A profit of $3,555.00 was reported.  

The November meeting will be the auction so bring items of interest to be auctioned off.

December meeting will be a Christmas party.  Destination to be announced.

BOM for October is the black 5" square quilt block with 1930's prints.

Pattern for name tag was also handed out.

September Meeting

posted Sep 1, 2014, 11:58 AM by Rio Quilt Guild

The September Meeting has been changed to September 11th due to the Quilt Expo.  Hope to see you all at the Quilt Expo.  Please bring your mystery fabric quilt for show and tell.

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