VCQ Online Classes
Read about and register here now for Cindy Grisdela's online full day class, Improv Play with Lines and Shapes, on Saturday, May 8 at 9am. Learn easy improv techniques to create angled stripes, improv curves and inset strips. In addition, we'll talk about choosing color and using simple design principles to create dynamic compositions. Students are free to make a quilt like Cindy's, or use their own creativity to put the techniques together into an original design. Class will run from 9am to 3pm with a lunch break. Sign up for this exciting clsss before it 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.
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.
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!
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!