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100 Quilt Parade

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Every year we donate 100 quilts to The Valley of the Moon Children’s Home. Enjoy our show from April 7, 2016.

Flip and Sew Tutorial by Betty Upchurch

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Betty teaches her method of Flip and Sew for making quick and easy quilts. These are great for community quilts and or baby quilts. Happy sewing!

Quilt-a-thon Thank You

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

We had a wonderful Quiltathon yesterday [May 2, 2013]. Thank you to everyone who participated! We now have 64 new quilts ready for delivery and many waiting to be turned and quilted. Several members took quilts home to finish. The room was full of members sewing, pinning, trimming, turning, pressing, doing hand work, and visiting […]

Thank You from Veterans of Sonoma Valley

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

I received this touching thank you letter for the pillowcases and gurney quilt, see below. Thank You Letter from American Legion, Veterans of Sonoma Valley ~ Kat Stephens Community Outreach

Thank You for Community Quilts

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Dear Guild Members, In response to a delivery of baby, toddler, and doll quilts, we received this heartfelt thank you note from the Community Child Care Council (4Cs). Many of our recipients do not take the time to write notes to the guild, but they all appreciate our gifts of love. Whether you donate fabric […]

Announcements from SRQG

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Reminder: Community Quilts Work Day Pam is hosting a work party for Community Quilts this Thursday April 12 from 10:00 to 3:00 to get ready for our next Quiltathon on Thursday May 3. Bring your lunch and join us for all or part of the day. Pam’s house: 3607 Crescent Circle, Santa Rosa, 526-7809 Hope […]

Super-Sized Nine Patch by Anita G. Solomon

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Here is a link for the pattern Super-Sized 9 Patch by Anita Grossman Solomon and Quilt Maker Magazine. The size of 34 1/2 x 40 1/2 will be just fine for our Community Quilts that go to the hospitals. Cut out 3 at a time and sew only 8 seams to completion. Super-Sized 9 Patch

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 […]

Quilt Donation Benefits “The Living Room”

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Sunday Sept. 18: Fieldstone Winery was the picture perfect setting for great food, lovely wine and a raffle to benefit The Living Room of Santa Rosa. SRQG donated this beautiful quilt, created by Pam Beebe and quilted by Linda Emis, as the raffle prize. The Mission of The Living Room is to ease adversity and […]

SRQG Donates Quilt to Drop-in Women’s Shelter

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Community Quilts Donates raffle quilt to the Santa Rosa “Living Room” The Santa Rosa “Living Room” is a daytime drop-in shelter for homeless women and children. While it is felt the women who utilize the shelter wouldn’t be able to care for a quilt at this time in their lives, the staff did like the […]