March 2021 Newsletter - Read our most recent newsletter with information about our March 13 meeting that includes a free lecture by renowned improv quilter Cindy Grisdela.
Newsletter Archive - Read past newsletters.
VCQ Online Classes
Read about and register here now for Julie Booth's online class, Stitched Mandalas, on Saturday, March 13 at 1pm. Julie will teach variations of a select number of basic embroidery stitches that can be worked within a circular format with beautiful results. Sign up today before this class fills up!
Read about and register here now for Bunnie Cleland's online class, Electric Quilt, on Saturday, April 10 at 9am. Electric Quilt is just another tool in your quilting bag of tricks. Come learn how to design a quilt using your computer. Bunnie will guide you through how to draw a block, insert it into a quilt, color the quilt, and print fabric requirements. 2 hours of instruction with question and answer time. Sign up today before this class fills up!
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 email@example.com.
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 coming in summer 2021.
Block Lotto Kit Sale
Phyllis Keesee has extra kits on sale for $1 each! Buy some now so you have more chances to win a set of blocks! She has a few white kits, and more black kits. Please send your choice of background and the number of kits you want to Phyllis Keesee. You can find her address in the membership roster at the bottom of the Members Only page. Please include a check made out to VCQ.
Have you finished all your UFO's? Would you like to make a charity quilt while you are sheltering at home?
Instructions are available here for bassinet covers for Children's Hospitals, or for Sawtooth Star blocks for ALS Charity quilts.
Susan Price has quilt kits cut for our ALS 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to provide your 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 email@example.com.
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!
VCQ has a Facebook Group!
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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!