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HUGE FABRIC EVENT – in Carmichael

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

I am attaching flyer I found in Sacramento. All information in flyer. The event is put on by my step-daughter’s ovarian survivor group I Think the guild would be interested in it. Valeska Lattin Huge Fabric Event

High Fiber Under Five – San Jose Museum of Quilts

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Their 5th Annual “High Fiber Under Five” benefit from Oct. 20-Nov. 4th, 2012. High Fiber Under Five An announcement of construction from San Jose Museum of Quilts: Dear Friends, 1stACT Silicon Valley and the City of San Jose are partnering with the SoFA District to transform Parque De Los Pobladores (aka Gore Park), which is […]


Monday, May 28th, 2012

“I would like to invite you to see a new show of four fiber artists. Please feel free to pass this on to anyone who may be interested. Note the Reception on the 3oth and the Panel Discussion on June 11. Hope to see you. Alex” FIBER FOURWARD ART WITHOUT PAINT JUDY CALDER EMILY DVORIN […]

San Jose Quilt Museum

Monday, May 28th, 2012

“Dear Friends, This week is our Anniversary: 35 years ago our Museum made its first steps into the world. In 1977, the Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association first opened the doors as the American Museum of Quilts and Related Arts in a storefront in Los Altos. Click here for more on our legacy. Share your […]

June Moonlight Quilt Show

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Hello Quilters!! The deadline date for quilt show entries has been extended until next week. There are 204 quilts so far and we really, REALLY need quilts to make this quilt show a success. (Really!) AND if you have an antique quilt, please submit it. Teach Guerrini who is our quilt show layout person is […]

The East Bay Heritage Quilter’s newsletter

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The East Bay Heritage Quilter’s newsletter is up on the web. Click here to view their monthly Newletter

WINE COUNTRY QUILT SHOW – deadline date has been extended

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Hello fellow quilters! The deadline date has been extended since there have been so few quilts entered for the show. The new deadline date is: April 25th. Please don’t be afraid of the computerized entry process. It is very user friendly. Go to and pull down the Quilt Show Tab. Or you can cut […]

Spectacular Quilt Like Patterns – Made in SNOW!!!

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

A very cool link sent by Linda Gilbert. Thank you, Linda “Artist Simon Beck must really love the cold weather! Along the frozen lakes of Savoie, France, he spends days plodding through the snow in raquettes (snowshoes), creating these sensational patterns of snow art. Working for 5-9 hours a day, each final piece is typically […]

MEMORY BEARS for Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

This was forwarded by our member, Judy Mathieson, as members may be interested in making these darling bears. Click on the link at the bottom of the email to go to the website that also has a photo of the bears. A very worthy cause. Thanks to Judy for passing it along. Judy, I am […]

Tying Quilts – The Easy Way – by Dawn Cavanaugh

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

At our meeting this past Thursday our Community Quilts Chairperson, Pam Beebe, asked if anyone would be willing to take a quilt or two to be TIED instead of quilted. Sometimes the fabric, batting, or backing in a quilt is extra heavy, dense, or fluffy making machine quilting difficult. While flipping through the May/June 2011 […]