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A Few Notes from Our 2011 Workshop Chairs

Friday, November 26th, 2010

We would like to thank everyone for their positive comments regarding the 2011 workshop lineup! Workshop fees are $45 for quilt guild members including Moonlighters and Petaluma Quilt Guild. Occasionally there will be an additional fee for patterns or materials supplied by the teacher. In the back of the meeting room is a binder which […]

Rolling Rhonda Reports

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: All hail the Quiltmaker to the Queen! One might think that this is an overstatement but I assure you Jill Schumacher’s work is fit for royalty and now mine will be too. She generously shared her tips and tricks. I wish I could take back the last two years of work […]

Rollin’ Rhonda Reports

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

July 16, 2010 Is that my favorite storyteller, Pam Brown, on her hands and knees under the table on the floor? Good Gosh woman, that’s why Linda T and I are here. Sandy Turner, our instructor was soft spoken, often humorous, easy going, easy maintenance, highly educated in fabric arts and our professional quilt teacher […]

More Pictures from Raymond Houston’s Workshop!

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Thanks to our guild photographer, Kat Stephens, we have another collection of photos from the recent workshop by Raymond Houston.

Rayond Houston Visits SRQG

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Rhonda Denny files this report from the latest SRQG program and workshop. Thanks Rhonda! Linda T. picked me up at 12:30 for our journey to San Francisco airport to fetch Raymond Houston. I suppose I should have told her earlier that I had post-traumatic stress disorder and that I may well be the worst backseat […]

Cindy Needham Workshop

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

The morning started with a hands on 3 hour packed lecture! What tips and advice we learned!! Carmen proceeds with step one, iron your linen. Joanie marks the center lines. Cindy gives us tips on using stencils, placement and where to begin your designs. Cathy has to decide which stencil would work best for what […]

Nancy Pinkston Workshop

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Nancy Pinkston taught the “Square in a Square Quilting Method”, using the “Original Square in a Square Technique Ruler” developed by Jodi Barrows. People worked together! Notice the jaw movements? This is Sheila who is our newest guild member. This is the FIRST thing she has ever sewn! When it was ironed it was a […]

Lily Marie Amaru Workshop

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

Here are the pictures from the Lily Marie Amaru workshop on June 19th. Notice the smiles? Everyone is having a great time! Is he praying or concentrating? He had so much fun in his first quilt workshop with all those fun loving ladies! This workshop not only was fun but look how hard everyone was […]

Sally Collins Workshop

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

The Pieced Baskets workshop presented by Sally Collins Friday was well received! Sally presented so much valuable information that some said this should be Quilting 101; a must for everyone! After completing a 1 7/8” block or the bigger block 3 1/8” many people felt that prior to this class they were “sloppy” quilters. Sally […]

Judy Sisneros Workshop

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

The students in Judy Sisneros’ workshop, Curves Around the Rectangle, not only had a great and fun day they learned something new! Did you know you should clean and oil your rotary cutter on a regular basis? It, also, helps the blades last longer! Some participants even learned that their rotary cutters had been assembled […]