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December 2020 newsletter is online!

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Our online Come Quilt With Me Zoom sessions are a lot of fun! Deb Schupp, Heather Zavagnin and Selwyn Krop are moderating Zoom sessions on various times and days. See the Calendar for all the dates.
Or join us on the third Saturday of each month. The next Saturday session is Saturday, January 16, from 9am to Noon. Future dates are February 20 and March 20. Open to VCQ members only. Check our Members Only section for the Zoom link.

To join VCQ, fill out and mail in this application today!

We hope you enjoy our website. You may send general inquiries to info@vcq.org. If you have membership questions, please contact our membership chair at membership@vcq.org. Please send any web-related suggestions or corrections to: webmistress@vcq.org.

The Virginia Consortium of Quilters is a state-wide organization of quilters which meets three to four times a year in various parts of the state. We are a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote quilting, provide community service and document quilting in Virginia. Our organization is open to everyone interested in quilting, and members come from surrounding states as well as Virginia. At each quarterly meeting held in March, May, August and November we have a choice of 4-5 workshops, lunch, and a short business meeting. In even numbered years we have a 4-day "Celebration of Quilting" retreat with national teachers at Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center. Come join us to meet new quilting friends, learn new techniques and see the beautiful countryside of Virginia.

The Virginia Quilt Museum was founded in 1995 by VCQ members. It grew out of VCQ's documentation project of the early 1990's, which also led to publication of our book, Quilts of Virginia, 1607 - 1899.


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VCQ Online Classes

Read about and register here now for Phyllis Mondak's online class, Foundation Paper Piecing on Saturday, February 13 at 9am. Phyllis has a lovely Eads pattern for you to try, and the class promises to be great fun!

Registration is now closed for Paula Golden's online class, Mastering the Mariner's Compass.
Check back soon for details on more online classes we will offer each month this year!
Please get the word out to Virginia teachers that VCQ is now online and is looking for teachers who live in our state to offer their classes virtually. Ask them to contact Elizabeth Gibson at programs@vcq.org.


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Charity Quilts

Have you finished all your UFO's? Would you like to make a charity quilt while you are sheltering at home? Susan Price has 12 quilt kits cut for our charity project that are ready to be sewn, all that needs to be added is batting. She is willing to mail you a kit if you are interested. Contact her at vicepresident@vcq.org to provide contact information.

Virginia Quilt Museum

The Virginia Quilt Museum is looking for donated face masks to sell in their shop. If your guild is making Face masks and would like to make a donation to the museum, please contact the museum's Executive Director Susan Farmer at director@vaquiltmuseum.org.

Please consider a donation to the Virginia Quilt Museum to help ensure its survival through this challenging time. Click here to make a donation now!

Celebration 2022

Our next Celebration is now scheduled for April 28 - May 1, 2022 at Smith Mountain Lake. Teachers are booked and eager to greet students with exciting workshops. Registration TBD in summer 2021.

VCQ has a Facebook Group!
Sign up for a Facebook account if you don't have one, and join our group. It's so easy and fun! Share pictures, ask for help, and more! Read our easy step by step instructions.

Quilts of Virginia: 1607-1899
The book is the result of VCQ's quilt documentation project of the 1980's. Purchase from local quilt shops, Co-author Paula Golden, Publisher Schiffer Books, Amazon, Borders, or Barnes & Noble.
Read more about this wonderful book!

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