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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 http://www.ebhq.org/home

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 www.mqsc.org 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 […]

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles has asked us to share this information with our membership. Insights into Quilt National ’11 Sunday, March 18, 2012, 1-2:30pm   Nelda Warkentin, Quilt National ’11 juror and artist, will offer information and observations about the exhibition and the jury process. As a way of introducing herself, […]

Challenge Quilt & Opportunity Quilt – What is the difference????

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Subject: Challenge quilt Hi Sharon. I must be having a bad day, but what is the challenge quilt? Is it the same as the Opportunity Quilt. I went into our website and couldn’t find it there. Hi Guild Members ~~ especially newer members, The Challenge is very different from the Opportunity Quilt. The Opportunity Quilt […]

Sonoma Rose by Jennifer Chiaverini

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

February 21, 2012 Subject: Announcing “SONOMA ROSE: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel”, by Jennifer Chiaverini “Dear Elm Creek Readers, Today is the official publication day for my nineteenth Elm Creek Quilts novel, SONOMA ROSE. I’m thrilled to share this exciting historical adventure with you, and I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I […]

East Bay Heritage Quilters – February Newsletter

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

East Bay Heritage Quilters Guild announced a change of location for their Quilt Show – “VOICES IN CLOTH 2012” Plan your visit to EBHQ’s extraordinary quilt show, Voices in Cloth 2012. Our new location is the Craneway Pavilion at Ford Point, 1414 Harbour Way South, just off the I-580 Freeway in Richmond, California. On the […]

Healdsburg Senior Living Community – Antique Quilt Show, Speaker Julie Silber – Wants your quilts to show

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Dear Members, Note: attached is the flier for the Antique Quilt Road Show as well as the release form needed to enter your own quilts in the show. FLYER Quilt Show Release Form Healdsburg Senior Living Community is hosting an Antique Quilt Road Show with Special Guest Speaker, Julie Silber This will be held on […]