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SCVQA 40th Anniversary Party

Posted August 30, 2015

There will be something for everyone at the SCVQA 40th Anniversary Party on September 28. Door prizes and gifts for each attendee have been donated by various committee members and quilt companies. You might take home some fabric, thread, a book, a pattern, a wall hanging, or other neat items. Former presidents have been invited to show quilts presented to them at the end of their terms. You may find a photo of your quilt or of yourself in the continuous loop slide presentation and enjoy celebratory cake and punch. Surprises still are being planned, so you will want to be sure this 9:30 AM meeting is on your calendar.

Thom Atkins -- Bead Embroidery for Quilters

Posted August 23, 2015

Thom Atkins, sculptor and quilter, will share his quilts with us October 26 at 7 pm. His quilts explore the relationship between fabric and beads. In combination with dyeing, painting, and reverse applique, beads form an integral part of his designs. Tuesday's workshop is Bead Embroidery for Quilters. There is a $25 kit fee. All current workshops are listed on the Workshops page, updated monthly.

Tracey Brookshier -- Japanese Jigsaw

Posted August 4, 2015

Tracey Brookshier will present a trunk show of her quilts at our August 24 evening meeting. She has many ideas about color in quilting to share. Tracey designs quilt and bag patterns, including the famous Bento Box quilt.

On Tuesday, August 25, she will teach one of her newest patterns, Japanese Jigsaw. This versatile pattern can be made from treats, layer cakes, charm packs or fat quarters and she included directions for all these pre-cuts! The Japanese Jigsaw workshop is listed on the Workshops page. This page is updated monthly.

Block Party Patterns, Updated Monthly

Posted July 11, 2015

Make a "block party" block, bring it to the next meeting, and you could win enough blocks for an entire quilt! The patterns for each month's block are on the Block Party page (a sub-page of the Activities menu). This page is updated monthly.

Thread Catchers Pattern Available!

Posted June 12, 2015

If you missed the June Quilting 101 session in which Donna Prime showed how to make thread catchers, you're in luck. The patterns for these are on the Patterns page.

Thread Catchers

Retreats -- now open for registration!

Posted June 7, 2015

Registration for both the In-Town Retreat and the Marin Headlands Retreat is now open. See the Retreats page or The Valley Quilters newsletter for further information about these retreats. Registration forms are in the Newsletter.

Quilt Gallery Updated Monthly

Posted June 7, 2015

Take a look at the beautiful quilts made by both our speakers and members on the Photo Gallery page. This page is updated monthly.




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