Places to Go, Things to Do: Whether You are Out and About, or Staying In

Please double check to see if the venue is open or what distancing requirements are in place per their county’s Health Officer’s directives due to the Corona virus pandemic.

Screenshot 2015-11-02 21.23.12San Jose Quilt Museum
The Museum is the nexus for fiber artists, art lovers, collectors, quilters, and crafters who share a passion for fiber art and a deep commitment to its preservation and evolution. SJMQT Website Link
520 South First Street, San Jose, California 95113
Museum and Museum Store Hours: Wednesday to Friday 11 am – 4 pm
Saturday and Sunday 11 am – 3 pm
First Friday of every month: Pay what you can 12 – 7pm and free 7pm –9pm (Except January and July)
The Museum is closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and major holidays.
Call 408.971.0323 x10 for more information.   sjquiltmuseum.org

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Northern California Quilt Council
Promoting Quilting by Networking Guilds, Teachers, Shops and those who love quilts.  NCQC has 4 meetings each year, the 2nd Wednesday of January, April, July and October.  GQCCC is a member and all GQCCC members are always welcome to attend the meetings.  NCQC Website Link

Empty Spools Seminars at Asilomar Conference Grounds
2021 Dates: Feb 21-26; Feb 26-March 3; March 14-19; March 19-24; April 16-21.
Five day quilt making workshops in Pacific Grove, CA. See the link for session descriptions.  Empty Spools link


Area Quilt Shows

Online Quilt Festival presented by Mancuso
October 14-17, 2020 [PIQF] Shop the Vendors, View the Quilts, Workshops & Lectures
On-line Quilt Fest

“Legacies of Love” Quilt Show presented by Piecemakers Quilt Guild of Southern Alameda County
Saturday May 15, 2021 [10-5] & Sunday May 16, 2021 [10-4] Dominican Center, 43326 Mission Circle, Fremont
Admission $10, Children under 12 Free
Quilt Displays, Boutique, Vendors, Raffle Baskets, Refreshments
Free Parking
Piecemakers Quilt Guild of So Alameda County


Catch a Program at Home and Where to Find it in Contra Costa County

[May need to double check your local listings]

Screenshot 2015-11-02 21.51.11Beads, Baubles and Jewels 
Host: Katie Hacker.  Lots and lots of jewelry making ideas and projects are explored with special guests. Online episodes. To see their website go to Beads, Baubles and Jewels
AT&T:
Channel 22, KRCB, Wednesdays at 9:30 am
Channel 43, KCSM, Monday – Friday at 3:00 pm
Comcast:
Channel 22, KRCB, Wednesday at 9:30 am

Screenshot 2015-11-02 21.55.47Fit 2 Stitch
Host: Peggy Sagers.  This show is primarily about apparel and home decor sewing.
Their website can be found at Fit 2 Stitch

Screenshot 2015-11-02 21.57.37Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting
Hosts: Marianne and Mary Fons.  Shows demonstrate all the steps in sewing featured blocks and projects. There is also a companion website: “Love of Quilting” Great show for beginners.
AT&T:
Channel 22, KRCB, Mondays at 9:30 am
Comcast:
Channel 22, KRCB, Mondays at 9:30 am
Channel 189, KQED, Mondays at 2:00 pm

Screenshot 2015-11-02 21.59.30Hands on Crafts for Kids
Hosts: Candie Cooper and Katie Hacker.  The hosts showcase various projects as they explore design concepts. Visit their website at Crafts for Kids
AT&T:
Channel 43, KCSM, Monday – Friday at 4:30 pm

Screenshot 2015-11-02 22.00.49It’s Sew Easy
Host: Angela Wolf.  Sewing projects inspired by periods in history are presented by the host and special guests. Featuring mostly apparel sewing. See website at It’s So Easy TV
AT&T: 
Channel 22, KRCB, Wednesdays at 10:00 am
Channel 43, KCSM, Monday – Friday at 10:30 am
Comcast: 
Channel 22 and HD 722, KRCB, Wednesdays at 10:00 am

Screenshot 2015-11-02 22.02.31Quilt in a Day
Host: Eleanor Burns.  Shows demonstrate all the steps in sewing featured blocks and projects.   The companion website for this program is Quilt In A Day Great show for beginners.
AT&T:
Channel 568, RFD, Thursdays at 3:00 pm

1013628_910976632284181_7634729378365851135_nQuilting Arts
Host: Susan Brubaker Knapp.  Covers all kinds of techniques for art quilting and fabric dyeing with project ideas for all skill levels. Two or three special guests join Susan on every episode. Find the companion website at: Quilting Arts TV
AT&T:
Channel 22, KRCB, Mondays at 10:00 am
Channel 43 KCSM, Monday – Friday at 11:30 am
Comcast:
Channel 22, KRCB, Mondays at 10:00 am
Channel 189, KQEDL, Mondays at 2:30 pm

Screenshot 2015-11-02 22.11.49Sew It All
Host: Ellen March.   Teaches a fundamental sewing technique and a quick-and-easy project that uses the technique. Learn how to make the most out of your sewing machine. A special guest joins Ellen on each episode. See their website: Sew Daily
AT&T:
Channel 22, KRCB, Tuesdays at 10:00 am
Comcast:
Channel 17, KCSM, Monday – Friday at 10:30 am
Channel 22, KRCB, Tuesdays at 10:00 am

sewing-with-nancySewing With Nancy
Host: Nancy Zieman.  This show covers all kinds of sewing and quilting for all levels. If you miss a show you can see it later at Sewing With Nancy.  She also has a blog website and a shopping website called “Nancy’s Notions”.
KQED 9, Saturdays at 9:00 am

Screenshot 2015-11-02 22.16.19Knit and Crochet Now!
Host: Bret Bara, editor of Crochet Today magazine.  Show features the top designers and experts in the field. In each episode, a rotating cast of guests demonstrates the most popular techniques. See the website at Annie’s Knit and Crochet Now
AT&T:
Channel 22, KRCB, Fridays at 10:00 am
Comcast:
Channel 22, KRCB, Fridays at 10:00 am

knitting dailyKnitting Daily
Host: Vickie Howell.  A needle crafts how-to program covering everything from knitting and crochet to stitching, and beyond. The show introduces viewers to designers, authors and teachers and guides in learning new techniques using the latest products in yarn and fiber. For the website go to Knitting Daily TV
AT&T:
Channel 43, KCSM, Monday – Friday at 11:00 am
Comcast:
Channel 17, KCSM, Monday-Friday at 11:00 am

TV Program listing was provided by GQCCC Guild Member, Monica Kaseman [our NCQC representative]. If you have any comments or updates, please use the contact form