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Membership Chair: Reba Siero

GQCCC currently has 237 active members who gather to share and learn in a myriad of different activities, workshops, programs, and sewing groups.  Our diverse quilters live from Alamo, Antioch, Benicia, Brentwood, Clayton, Concord, Danville, Lafayette, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Vallejo, and Walnut Creek.  Their interests include hand and machine piecing,  hand and machine appliqué, hand and machine quilting, machine free-motion quilting, hand and machine embroidery, even fabric dyeing!

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Membership Details

Rates are as follows:

Full Membership $30.00
Youth Membership $15.00
Affiliate Membership $30.00
Our membership year is from July through June. If you are interested in becoming a Guild of Quilters Contra Costa County member you can print and mail the membership form with payment to:

Membership Chair
Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County
5554 Clayton Road 
 
Concord, CA 94521

If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Membership Chair

Membership In GQCCC includes:

  • Admission to the monthly general meetings featuring guest artists who stimulate new methods, ideas, tools and beautiful quilts in their trunk shows Link
  • Daily access to the Guild’s “Farmhouse”  with a fun selection of weekly quilting activities held there Link
  • Access to the Guild’s Lending Library of over 1,200 quilt-related books, patterns, quilting templates, DVDs and magazines Link
  • Opportunity to attend monthly Member-taught workshops (guild members who have a technique to share) Link
  • Opportunity to display quilts in our annual quilt show held in April Link
  • Opportunity to participate as a consigner at our “Country Store ” boutique held annually at our quilt show Link
  • Show & Tell (guild members show current works at our monthly meetings)
 *Link to section in Show & Tell Gallery coming soon
  • Opportunity to participate in our Community Outreach programs, specifically Patriotic Quilts and Quilts to Share (PQ Link) QTS Link
  • Subscription to The Weathervane (our monthly newsletter) and access to The Weathervane Newsletter Archive (via the Member’s Only Website Section Link)

All GQCCC members are welcome to attend monthly Board Meetings.

Member Responsibilities Each Year for GQCCC Annual Quilt Show:

  • Participate with quilt entries;
  • Volunteer on Quilt Show committees Link to Quilt Show Volunteering;
  • Assist with set up and take down of the show or work in other ways at the show within your physical restrictions;
  • Sell or buy at least $20 worth of Opportunity Quilt tickets;
  • Donate two salable items to the Country Store or donate $10 for Country Store supplies Donation List

 

Affiliate Members

Affiliate membership supports the Guild by being listed in our monthly newsletter, and on our website.

Please support our Affiliates, listed here.

bay-quilts
Bay Quilts

5327 Jacuzzi Street 3-C
Richmond, CA  94804-5832
510.558.0218
Bay Quilts

 

 

Empty Spools Seminars
(held at Asilomar Conference Grounds)
5306Springridge Court
Fairfield, CA 94534-4005
707.864.1170
Empty Spools Seminars

 

new-pieces

New Pieces Quilt Store & Gallery
766 Gilman Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
510.527.6779
New Pieces

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Queen B’s Quilt Shop

720 West 2nd St.
Antioch, CA 94587-1143
925.978.4587
queenbsquiltshop@gmail.com
Queen B’s

Quilt n’ Cruises
Terry Caselton
2510 Dolores Street
San Mateo, CA 94403-1208
650.773.6756
terry@pamstravel.net

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Stone Mountain & Daughter Fabric
2518 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704-2722
510.845.6106
fabriclady3@gmail.com
Stonemountain & Daughter

cottonpatch

The Cotton Patch
1026 Brown Ave.
Lafayette, CA 94549-3901
925.284.1177
cottonpa@aol.com
The Cotton Patch

 

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The Sewing Machine Shop
1661 Bothelho Drive, Suite 180
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-5030
925.937.7575
dan@sewingmachineshop.com
The Sewing Machine Shop

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Twice Nice Shoppe

5127 Sundance Court
Antioch, CA  94531-8416
925.628.5039
Twice Nice Shoppe

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Wooden Gate Quilts

125-F Railroad Avenue
Danville, CA 94526-3835
925.837.8458
gina@woodengatequilts.com
Wooden Gate Quilts

 

Your California Fabric Connection
1-800-479-7906
Your California Fabric Connection

Meetings

Our general meetings are held at 7 pm at the Centre Concord 5298 Clayton Road, Concord.  Click for Map  Meetings are the third Monday of every month except for January and February when the meetings are the Tuesday after the third Monday due to Monday holidays.

The fee for guests is $5.00

See the calendar for all meetings and activities.

Go to Calendar

Newsletter

The Weathervane
Newsletter Editor: Erica Riekki

GQCCC publishes a monthly guild newsletter, The Weathervane.  Members with email receive their newsletter by email.  Members can also choose to have their newsletter mailed to their home for an additional membership fee of $20 annually. This will apply to any membership beginning with Quilt Show 2016.

Newsletter input for each month’s newsletter is due to Becky Styles by noon Thursday before the end of each month. Send email to: newsletter@contracostaquiltguild.org.

We welcome submissions from all members and publish as many as we can.

Advertisements in Newsletter

Appropriate advertisements are accepted for the monthly newsletter. Ads will be approximately 1/8 page. Rate is $10 for a business card size, $15 for 1/6 page, $30 for 1/3 page, and $45 for ½ page ad.

Send check payable to GQCCC Newsletter, 5554 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94521.  Contact Becky if you have any questions.

The Weathervane Newsletter Archive:

If you missed any newsletters or would like to look back in time, archives are available online.

Weathervane Newsletter Archive

Members Only

Via Login, our members have access to:

  • Library Requests & Renewals
  • Guild Board Minutes & Reports
  • Treasurer Reports
  • Member Profiles in “Quilt Maker Stories” – Coming Soon!
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