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  • February 21, 2024 3:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dolores Ann Kan

    December 1, 1938 - February 9, 2024

    Visit Dolores' memorial page to share a memory or send condolences to the family, read the obituary, and find the upcoming events.

    Dolores was an active practitioner of a variety of sewing crafts.   She also cared deeply for our four-pawed friends.  Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) will receive a guild donation in memory of Dolores.

  • February 08, 2024 1:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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  • December 20, 2023 2:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I found this little poem while sorting my mother's papers recently.  May it bring you a bit of joy, like it did for me -- Doris (webmistress)

    She learned to quilt on Monday.
    Her stitches were very fine.
    She forgot to thaw out dinner,
    so we went out to dine.

    She quilted miniatures Tuesday.
    She said they are a must.
    They really were quite lovely,
    but she forgot to dust

    On Wednesday it was a sampler.
    She says the stippling's fun.
    What highlights! Oh, what shadows!
    But the laundry wasn't done.

    Her charm quilt was on Thursday.
    Green, blue, and red.
    I guess she really was engrossed.
    She never made the bed.

    It was wall hangings on Friday,
    in colors she adores.
    But she never seemed to notice
    the crumbs on all the floors.

    I found a maid on Saturday!
    My week is now complete.
    My wife can quilt the hours away;
    The house will still be neat.

    Well, it's already Sunday.
    I think I'm about to wilt.
    I cursed, I raved, I ranted.
    The MAID has learned to QUILT!!!

  • December 12, 2023 2:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    EBHQ's annual "Voices in Cloth" quilt show will be held in March 2024.  Mark your calendar now, then visit their website for more information.

  • November 19, 2023 2:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    What sad news!  See below for a message from Hilly's.

    Dear quilters,

    It is with a heavy heart that we must announce Hilly’s Quilts will be closing the retail side of business.   The current plan is to re-open after New Years, with long arming services and a new Sewing Room that will be available for rental by appointment.  We would like to thank all the loyal customers that have become good friends and/or family over the past 25 years.  Sadly, we must empty out the entire store no later than December 31, 2023.  All inventory and fixtures will need to be gone.

    Starting December 1, 2023, the below, will be available and priced as marked:

    • Fixtures
    • Quilt samples
    • Decorations/decor
    • As well as other business-related items and many other odds and ends

    So, if there are any quilt samples, decorations or fixtures you have admired over the years, now is the time to get them.

    If you have quilts that you plan to give for Christmas presents this year that need long-arming, the deadline is approaching. Please get your quilts in by Monday, November 27.

    While we are no longer issuing gift cards, if you have any Hilly’s Quilts gift cards they will be honored until the shop closes.

    Discount days such as Senior Thursday and Quilt Back Tuesday have been discountinued.

     Once again, we would like to thank everyone for their support and loyalty over the years.  We will keep you updated as we move forward.

     Let’s all keep stitching,

    Hilly’s Quilts

  • October 18, 2023 12:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For those of you multi-talented sewists who also make garments and craft projects, you might be interested in the American Sewing Guild's annual Stash Sale on Sunday, October 29, 2023.  Details below.

  • September 03, 2023 6:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Looking for something to do this month or next?  Feel like taking a road trip in the beautiful autumn weather??  Here's a list of some upcoming quilt shows and other events that might interest you.  Click on the link below each event for the details.


    September 15 - 16.  Sierra Quilt Guild of Tuolumne County. 

    2023 Quilt and Threads Show.


    September 23 - 24.  Piece by Piece Quilters of Morgan Hill. 

    Through the Needle's Eye Quilt and Fiber Show.


    September 23-24.  Peninsula Quilters Guild. 

    Quilting by the Bay Show.


    September 30.  Proceeds of sale go to the Amador Valley Quilters - Quilts of Valor program

    Fabric Sale


    October 6-7.  Sierra Gold Quilt Show.

    Harvest Quilt Show

  • September 02, 2023 5:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mancuso Show Management celebrates the 32nd annual Pacific International Quilt Festival (PIQF), October 12 - 15, 2023, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, CA. 

     For all the details, visit their website at

    Thank you for everyone’s patience while we worked towards reinstating the Pacific International Quilt Festival at the Santa Clara Convention Center!  The 2023 PIQF will be on its traditional October dates and will feature an amazing collection of quilt, textile, and wearable art from around the world.

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