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  • February 16, 2023 8:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Undercover Quilters are currently busy sewing felt and attaching baubles for the pins they sell at the quilt show.  Although this year's pin design has yet to be revealed, we do now have a gallery of all the pins since the tradition began in 2016. 

    Do yourself a favor and add a bit of whimsy to your day by clicking over to the Quilt Show | Galleries page!

  • February 09, 2023 11:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association (SCVQA) is having a retreat at Marin Headlands, March 31 - April 2, 2023.  They have a couple of openings that need to be filled in order to hold the event. The retreat has no scheduled workshops, and attendees bring projects to work on in a beautiful location, enjoy each other's company, and eat good food. Cost is $280 plus $45 membership fee to join SCVQA. 

    The registration deadline is February 14.

    Visit the SCVQA website for details.  

  • February 09, 2023 10:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Pine Tree Quilt Guild of Grass Valley, CA, would like to invite you the annual “Springtime in the Pines” Quilt Show, May 6th and 7th, at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds. This show has something for everyone: hundreds of amazing quilts of all styles, vendors, Silent Auction, Basket Raffle, Country Store, Opportunity Quilt by award-winning quilter, Myrna Raglin. This year’s featured quilter is very talented local artist, Lorna Straka.

    A discounted two-day pass is available for $15.  Discounts also offered to groups of 10 or more.

    For more information, visit pinetreequiltguild.com


  • February 04, 2023 3:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The exhibit “Commentaries in Cloth”  at the Gallery at Natomas 48 in Folsom, CA is currently featuring the work of the Pixeladies (Deb Cashatt and Kris Sazaki) and Susan Else.  The Pixieladies will be speakers at the GQCCC general meeting in May 2023.

    Also on display are pieces by the mini art group Quartz of the Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild, including two from our very own Joan Barker.

    To see some photos from the exhibit, visit this recent blog post from Jenny Lyon (a past GQCCC speaker).

    for more information, visit the City of Folsom's website.

  • February 02, 2023 4:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    2023 QUILT SHOW -- APRIL 15 AND 16, 2023

    VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP - Online registration for volunteer opportunities at the quilt show is now open! We need everyone to pitch in and volunteer to help at the 2023 Quilt Show. This is our biggest fund raising activity for the year, and we need and appreciate all the help our members can provide to make it a success.  We encourage you to sign up for those areas where you can help the most.

    ADMISSION TICKET PRE-SALE -- Discounted tickets are now available on the website! Regular price at the door is $12, pre-sale ticket is $10. Members are required to purchase tickets for entry into the quilt show if they do not volunteer.  Discounted tickets are available to the public, too.

    All details about the 2023 quilt show can be found on the quilt show page.

    QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

    QUILT SHOW CHAIRS --  Linda Luks and Jacque Edgett

  • January 31, 2023 7:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Members should have received the latest issue of The Weathervane newsletter in their email inbox yesterday.

    Current and past issues are always available on the newsletter archive page (members only). From the website main menu, navigate to News|Newsletter Archive.

  • January 23, 2023 2:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Click on over to the Past Quilt Shows and Galleries pages, and get ready to be inspired!

  • January 23, 2023 8:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Registration for Quilts of Valor National Sew Day on February 4, 2023 is now open!

    Member groups, other groups who support the cause, quilt industry supporters, and individuals meet throughout the US to sew, have fun, and make Quilts of Valor.

    You can participate on Facebook Live and have the opportunity to win a prize drawing throughout the day.

    Details can be found on the Quilts of Valor website.

  • January 20, 2023 8:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Yuba-Sutter Valley Quilt Guild will celebrate its 40th Annual Quilt Show in Yuba City, California, the 11th and 12th of March 2023.  The theme of the show is “Land That I Love” and it will be a little bit different.  The whole front half of the show will be red, white and blue quilts, and there will be red, white and blue quilts hanging from the ceiling.  One entire row, "The Avenue of Valor", will display quilts that members of the guild have made to present to local veterans following the show.  The back half of the show will be all the beautiful quilts of other colors that members of the guild have made. 

    For more information visit valleyquiltguild.com

  • January 20, 2023 8:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    12Cycles

    Opening celebration Saturday, February 4, 2-5 pm

    Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College, 2600 Mission Bell Drive, San Pablo, CA Art Building, Room A-5

    Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

    12 Cycles shows the breadth and depth of a complex collaboration between 12 fiber artists over the course of eighteen months and thousands of miles.

    The round-robin fiber-arts project involved circulating and responding to a growing collection of visual ideas that arrived without verbal or written commentary or explanation. Each artist developed a new idea to add to the group based only on what was sent to them, and without knowing what the final collection would be.

    More information can be found at https://12-cycles.art/

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