All posts by: Kathy Callahan

About Kathy Callahan

Welcome to our new fiscal year. I look forward to serving as your President for another year. My goal is that we have fun participating in guild activities. Remember we are a volunteer organization. Please make sure you do your part when asked. Along that line, Joan Reed has agreed to be our Parliamentarian for another year. Thank you, Joan. The […]

The weather can’t decide whether it’s fall or summer but we keep quilting regardless of the temperature! As a group, you are very generous The Country Store donation sale raised $830 for the Guild. Thanks for a great job, Mary  Stockler! On June 30, we’ll host an Open House at the Farmhouse from 10-12 for […]

Hope you are enjoying spring finally! There is a nice article about our Guild in the Contra Costa Marketplace publication. The link to read the article is When I checked, the May issue was not online yet. Warning there are many pages of advertisements and our article is on p. 54. There is a […]

The Quilt Show is just a week away. Hope to see all of you there. Thank you to all who have signed up to work and have entered quilts. It should be a great show! The nominating committee found three great volunteers for the office vacancies coming up. Melissa Gerber will run for recording secretary; […]

Hi Everyone It’s time to get ready for the Quilt Show. April is just around the corner! At the March meeting, all Board members and Quilt Show Committee chairs will be wearing their Guild aprons. If you have a question, just ask a person with an apron. If you are volunteering to work at the […]

Hi Everyone It is a new year and we have a lot of quilting ahead of us. Erica Riekki has stepped forward to take over the position of Farmhouse Manager. If you want to know anything about the Farmhouse, call Erica. Thank you, Erica. Please remember to make one (or many more) blocks for the […]

Hi Everyone Tis the season to be jolly! Please join us at the December 18 meeting for a holiday social gathering. We’ll have singing entertainment, fun and games, food. Bring finger food to share. Your Secret Quilter will be revealed at the December meeting. There apparently was some confusion concerning my comments about a thank […]

Welcome to the month of November. I missed the October meeting because I was on vacation on a New England cruise from New York City to Quebec. Beautiful countryside and so different than the California landscape. Congratulations to Betty Berg for having her beautiful quilt included in the just-released C&T book, “One- Block Wonders of […]

A big thank you to Monica Kaseman and the 24 Guild members who sold tickets at Alden Lane last weekend. Everyone had fun and we made a lot of money for the Opportunity Quilt. If anyone would like to help schedule the showing of the 2019 Opportunity Quilt, Monica has lots of good notes to […]

First, a huge thank you to our five demonstrators (Kathy Callahan, Birgit Knuth, Phyllis Nishimori, Mary Pimentel-Wheeler, and Mary Stockler) at the August meeting. It was a great way to learn new techniques. Don’t miss this meeting next year! Linda Darnsteadt, a Guild member, had a photo of her “Cabins at the Lake” quilt in […]