June 2021 Newsletter - Read our most recent newsletter with information about our June 12 meeting that includes a free lecture by renowned quilting teacher Julia Graves from Leesburg. She will provide us an inspiring lecture "My Color Exploration," including a slide show and trunk show illustrating classic color combinations and fascinating color illusions. We hope to see you on Zoom for this meeting. Also, you won't want to miss the preview of all things Celebration!
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VCQ Online Classes
Read about and register here now for Julia Graves's online full day class, Shimmering Triangles, on Saturday, August 14 at 9am. Join award winning quilter Julia Graves and make this gorgeous quilt that gives the effect of water rippling in a stream. It is a perfect pattern to showcase beautiful fabric, especially large scale prints. Class will run from 9am to 3pm with a lunch break. Sign up for this fun clsss today!
Read about and register here now for Betty Dietz's online three hour class, Fearless Applique, on Saturday, September 11 at 9:30am. Join Betty Dietz and learn many methods of applique. Betty will demonstrate several different applique methods. You are sure to find at least one method to overcome your fear of applique. Sign up for this wonderful class today!
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 2022 is on April 28 - May 1, 2022 at Smith Mountain Lake. Teachers are booked and eager to greet students with exciting workshops. Read all about it here! Online registration will open at 9am on August 1, 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 Rail Fence Pinwheel 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!
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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!