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Technique Sharing Workshops

Technique Sharing Workshops (TSW for short) are free, and currently take place during our Zoom meetings. These workshops, led or taught by our own members on a volunteer basis, give our members a chance to share, learn and practice various special techniques related to quilting.

The Home Page Calendar includes the 2021 Technique Sharing Workshops. 

Previous TSW handouts are available on the Blog under the "TSW" , "Patterns" and "Mystery Quilt" categories.

If you have a technique you'd like to share, please let me know! .

Many Thanks!
Laurie Biundo


AmazonSmile Tutorial with Linda Hooper

Dec 31st, 1969 to Dec 31st, 1969

Click the link below for step by step instructions on how to sign up for AmazonSmile.

It's free and it benifits our Guild.


Mystery Quilt 2021 with Carole Behlke

Jan 1st, 2021 to Oct 1st, 2021

In January we will begin our 9-patch mystery quilt. The blocks will be made over the next nine months and then we will schedule a workshop/or zoom session to reveal the quilt and assemble our blocks. The quilt is made up of eleven different 9-patch layouts that are 9” finished. Most of the blocks are made more than once, but all blocks are a 9-patch. The thing that makes them different is the color blocks and background placement. The quilt will end up being about 78” x 102”.

Each month there will be one or two block patterns released and the number of each you will need to make. This is a great scrappy quilt! You will also need a background fabric – a neutral that reads as a solid such as white, cream, taupe, or black would work best. You will need about 5-1/4 yards of background fabric, or 6 yards to include binding. If you would like to get a head start, you can start cutting your 3-1/2” squares for the blocks. You will need 396 background squares cut 3-1/2”. The additional background fabric will be used in the quilt assembly. And you will need 351 3-1/2” squares from your scraps, or your choice of colored fabrics. This is a fun quilt to make and an easy assembly at the end. I hope you join the fun.

Feel free to call me if you have any questions.

Click here to download Part 1

Click here to dowload Part 2

Click here to download Part 3

Click here to download Part 4

Click here to download Part 5

Click here to download Part 6

Click here to download Part 7

Click here to download Part 8

Block Layout

Mystery Quilt Revealed

Rhonda Denny's Community Project

Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Please assist Rhonda in making some items for Santa Rosa Community Health.

September 2021

Update on the Lombardi Campus Baby Closet at Santa Rosa Community Health

Good People,

Thank you so very much for your generous donations for the baby closet in early September. Eleven people turned in 97 items including beautiful journals, receiving blankets (some with darling crocheted edgings), dolly blankets, crocheted baby blankets, quilts, 28 pairs of socks, sleepers, bibs, stuffed animals, books, hats, onsies, t-shirts, rompers, lovely bags (to hold the loot) and a big bag of gently used and/or brand-new baby gear.

October’s challenge: any baby item, Autumn- or Halloween-themed for fun.

A gentle reminder that the baby closet items can be dropped off at Village Sewing Center. Items are kept behind the front desk. It is important that you let me know if you have left something there for pick up. I need to get the items as soon as possible so we don’t occupy valuable space behind the counter. Your continued support means the world to struggling families in our own community. We are changing lives with kindness. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email or call - my number can be found in the guild directory.

With great appreciation…



Rhonda Denny

Burp Cloth instructions

Receiving Blanket instructions

Stuffed Cat Pattern

Baby Bag Tote Pattern

Circle Receiving Blanket Pattern  

Tegan Baby Hat

Kerchief Instructions

Envelope Block with Laurie Biundo

Feb 4th, 2021 to Feb 4th, 2021

 The envelope will be usable for "love" notes to be inserted if desired. My picture is of the block unfinished. Great for a small project for Valentine's day

Download instructions here

Flip and Sew with Betty Upchurch

Mar 4th, 2021 to Mar 4th, 2021

Betty Upchurch teaches her method of Flip and Sew for making quick and easy baby quilts.