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Our Guild is dedicated to preserving this country's quilting heritage through the education and enhancement of quilt-making skills. Our members have a love of quilting and all things quilt-related and welcome those who have similar interests. Since 1976 we have grown from a small group of founding members to 280 and growing!



The Santa Rosa Quilt Guild creates an opportunity quilt every year which is raffled to generate operating funds that support the guild and its community outreach. Tickets are available during guild meetings and at various functions throughout the year, such as the Sonoma County Fair and the Moonlight Quilters’ of Sonoma County Wine Country Quilt Show.

A dedicated group of talented SRQG members created the 2014-2015 Opportunity Quilt, Nightingale’s Midnight Garden. 

Nightingale’s Midnight Garden was inspired by an unfinished quilt that Mitzi Dowling shared with a mini appliqué group one morning in 2012. Mitzi’s quilt was made with Civil War print fabrics. Raychell Sumner and other members of the mini group thought this pattern would be perfect for the new Opportunity Quilt. After much discussion, the group chose to make Mitzi’s block “Big EZ” and added “Goose in the Pond.” Using bold and bright colors with a black background, presto, the quilt was born and it does not disappoint!

The following SRQG members contributed to the making of this outstanding quilt: Ann Wilson, Carroll Hirsch, Cathy Rapp, Cheryl Ogle, Debby Bainbridge, Donna Marvin, Jenine Giblin, Helen Anderson, Herdis Gudmund, Jan Andrews, Jan Westerman, Joy McGoran, Mary Wood, Nancy McDermott, Pam McVey, Raychell Sumner, Rhonda Denny, Selma Sklar, Tera Antaree, Vicki David, Wendy Mouille, Janice Rogers, and Betty Upchurch.

We hope the lucky winner of this quilt will cherish it as much as all of those who tendered this mystical Nightingale’s Midnight Garden.

 Size: “72 x 92"

100% cotton fabrics, all pre-washed

Black Batting, 80% cotton and 20% polyester

The drawing for Nightingale’s Midnight Garden will take place April 2, 2015, during our guild meeting.

Click here for a more detailed story of Nightingale’s Midnight Garden.


To learn more about what we offer, and how you can become a member, visit our About Us page.




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Santa Rosa Quilt Guild Membership Handbook
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January  2014

Jan 2 - General Meeting
           Install Officers
           TSW: "Basic Foundation Paper Piceing" - Phyllis Gallaway

Jan 16 - Prog: Sandra Mollon  "Visual Texture"
           TSW:  "Fabric Basket" - Pam Beebe
            Sew-a-row: Starter rows due

Jan 17 -
Workshop: "Embellished Wild Rose Applique"

Jan 28Pointless Sisters

Jan 30 - 5th Thursday Retreat
            Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center
            2050 Yulupa, Santa Rosa

February 2014

Feb 8 - General Meeting
            Sew-a-Row Sign-ups
            Guild Challenge Introduced

Feb 20 - Program: Colleen Granger "Bodacious Trunk Show"
             TSW:  "Fish Challenge Workshop" with Diana Roberts/Janice Rodgers

Feb 21- Workshop: "Circle Quilt"

Feb 14-17 Cloverdale Citrus Fair

Feb 25Pointless Sisters

March 2014

Mar 6- General Meeting
           UFO Challenge starts
           TSW: "Paper Piecing, Part 2"  POSTPONED
            Affiliate: Cuddletime Quilts (Marian Drain)
            Opportunity Quilt - EBHQ "Voices in Cloth"
Mar 20 - Program: Melinda Bula  "Discover the Artist Within"
             TSW:  "Block in a Block" with Sharon Fry
Mar 21 - Workshop:  "Fabulous Fusible Flowers"
Mar 14-16 Home & Garden Show

Mar 15    Tri-Guild Luncheon (Petaluma Quilt Guild)

Mar 25 - Pointless Sisters 

 April 2014

Apr 3 - General Meeting
           TSW:  "Binding" with Vicki David
           Sew-a-row:  Row 2 due
            Opportunity Quilt Raffle
            Valley of the Moon - Community Quilts

Apr 17 - Anelie Belden "Thoroughly Modern Dresden"
           TSW:  "Flat Borders Judges will Love" with Margo Pitter
Apr 18 -
Workshop:  "Dresden Small and Simple"

Apr 22 -  Pointless Sisters

 May 2014

May 1 - General Meeting

May 15 - Program:  Jenny Lyon  "Quilting is a Contact Sport"  
              TSW - "Tsukineko Inks - coloring, dimension" with Elaine Tucker
               Opportunity Quilt - Napa Valley Quilt Guild

May 16 - Workshop: "Introduction to Fearless Free-Motiion"

May 27 - Pointless Sisters

May 29 - 5th Thursday Retreat
             Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center
             2050 Yulupa, Santa Rosa

June 2014

Jun 5 - General Meeting
            Award Nominations Due
             Sew-a-row:  Row 3 due
             TSW:  Mystery Quilt with Linda Hooper
              Opportunity Quilt - Oroville Piecemakers
              Affiliate: Barbara Youngblood

Jun 19 - Program: Michelle Peerson "Outside the Box"
             TSW:  "Fidget Aprons" with Lorna Fiori

Jun 20 - Workshop:  "Art Quilts"

Jun 7-8  MQSC Wine Country Quilt Show, Santa Rosa

Jun 24- Pointless Sisters

July 2014

 Jul 3 - General Meeting
           TSW -  "Ribbons and Leaves" with Diana Roberts
              Affiliate: The Treasured Thread (Diane Bare)

Jul 17 - Program: Harriet Hargraves  "Harriet's Favorites - Trunk Show"
              TSW - "Transform Technique; Using Scraps" with Leslie Ari
Jul 18 - Workshop: "LeMoyne Stars
Jul 22- Pointless Sisters

July 24 - Aug 10  County Fair

Jul 31 - 5th Thursday Retreat
             Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center
             2050 Yulupa, Santa Rosa

 August  2014

July 24 - Aug 10  County Fair

Aug 7 - General Meeting
           Guild Challenge Due
           Sew-a-row:  Row 4 due
              Sewing Room Sale
           Affiliate: Gari Jones

Aug 3-8   Guild Retreat Lake Tahoe

Aug 21 -
Program: Linda Tellesbo  "Beyond Foundation Piecing"
           TSW - "Medallion Quilt Ideas" with Pam Beebe

Aug 22 - Workshop: "Cactus Flower"

Aug 26- Pointless Sisters

September 2014

Sep 4 - General Meeting
              UFO Challenge due
              TSW -  "Wee Decorative Pins"  with Rhonda Denny
              Valley of the Moon Quilts Presentation
               Opportunity Quilt - Vallejo Piecemakers

Sep 7-12      Guild Retreat Lake Tahoe

Sep 18 -
Founders'  Day Potluck
       Guild awards presented

Sep 19-21  Fall Home Show and Redwood Empire Train Show

Sep 23- Pointless Sisters

 October 2014

Oct 2 - General Meeting
           Officer Nominations

Oct 16 - Program: Fidget "Workshop"

Oct 16-19  PIQF 
Oct 16    Bus Trip to PIQF

Oct 28- Pointless Sisters

Oct 30 - 5th Thursday Retreat
             Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center
             2050 Yulupa, Santa Rosa

 November 2014

Nov 6 - General Meeting
            Voting 2015 Officers
            Present 2015 Budget
             Craft Fair
            Sew-a-row:  Final Row due

Nov 20- Program:  Alethea Ballard  "Trunk Show"
             TSW:  "Selvedge Bags" with Metha Schuler
               Opportunity Quilt - Napa Valley Quilters

Nov 21 - Workshop:  "Chair of Your Dreams"

Nov 25- Pointless Sisters

 December 2014

Dec 4 - Holiday Potluck
            Gift Exchange (?)
            Sew-A-Row Show/Lottery
            Vote on Budget

Dec ??  - 
 Joint Board Meeting