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Welcome to the holiday season! If you are making small quilted items for gifts, make an extra one for the Country Store. Make it your present to the Country Store. One more name to add to the list of member quilters for hire: Luann Hirsch, cell 925-451- 3373. She is a long arm quilter. This […]

Congratulations to Louise Tanno whose Golden Gate Bridge quilt will be displayed at PIQF. Check it out when you are at PIQF. Remember to bring your filled out Secret Quilter Pal form to the October general meeting. There will be blank forms available that night also. Our Opportunity Quilt, Raynell’s Beautiful Bees, had its first […]

Hope you are enjoying this hot weather; I definitely am not enjoying it!! I like 80 better than 100! The incorporation papers have been filed with the State of California and now we wait for the next step. I’ll keep you posted. Be sure to come to the August meeting to learn some new techniques […]

How are you faring with the heat? I have been spending the late afternoons on my Bernina, as I sit under the ceiling fan turned on high. I hope that you, too, are finding a way to keep cool while sewing during these hot summer months. August is the second month of our guild’s fiscal […]

July begins another quilting year for our guild. Elections were held in May and our officers were installed in June. Three of our officers were elected for another term to continue in their even-year board positions for the next two years: 2nd VP Donna Brooks, Recording Secretary Julia Nakao and Treasurer Jill Orr. (Jill is […]

What have you sewn lately? With no quilt show in the works, I had extra time to enjoy sewing a Quilts to Share child’s quilt kit yesterday. Very fun to see these cartoonish cats frolicking across the fabric. Our Outreach groups – Quilts to Share and Patriotic Quilts – have kits ready for us to […]

Happy Spring! With each passing season, more inspiration seems to pop up – tulips, iris, daffodils – all the lovely flowers of spring. So many ideas! So many paths to follow! Bring your inspired creations to share with us at Show and Tell at our general meetings. Now that 2016 Quilt Show is over, we […]

It was a Blue Ribbon Day for Ann Gimbel yesterday at the GQCCC quilt show with First Place in the Hand Applique category and Viewer’s Choice Show Award! Congratulations Ann. “My daughter Dana asked me to use her wedding invitation for her wedding quilt (Designed by Kelly Smith, Mint Chip Press).  She picked the fabric […]

Picture: Moulin Rouge by Dale Wolfe, 2016 Pass the Envelope Challenge. I was the second in my chain, following Kathy Callahan’s lovely hand appliqued Eiffel Tower. Of course, Moulin Rouge came to mind as a Can Can dancer is more recognizable than a red windmill. So …Voila! Oh La la. Good evening, Quilting Friends, What […]

Quilt Show, Quilt Show, Quilt Show!! Dale Wolfe’s Important Dates to Remember: Monday 3.14.16 – LAST DAY for Quilt Entry Forms to be accepted Monday 3.21.16 – Guild General Meeting – Volunteer Signups – Country Store Donations Wednesday 3.30.16 – Quilt Receiving & Consignment Receiving at the Farmhouse DAY 10:00AM – 3:00 PM EVENING 7:00PM – 9:00 PM […]

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