Sunday, October 30, 2016

Monday's speaker: Pati Fried

Note; there will NOT be a workshop on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016.
But we do have a speaker for our evening meeting:  Pati Fried, a longtime member of this guild.

Topic:  Modern Traditionalist

Pati says, "We will discuss the principles of modern quilt design and a how to use these as fundamental design elements to challenge your work. Being aware of these principles and design elements can act as a roadmap for venturing into new design territory."

And since Monday is Hallowe'en, guild president Joan Sextro urges everyone to some in costume.

-- Rachel Holmen

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Member Blogs

Many EBHQ members have blogs that feature their quilting.  If you have one, please email, or add a comment to this post.

Arleen Kukua -
Claire Sherman -
Pati Fried -
Ellen Wong - Shoot the Moon
Susan Dague -

Monday workshop cancelled; searching for new speaker

Jacquie Gering has had a personal emergency and has cancelled her appearances for today and Monday.   Marty and I will hold an open sewing workshop day today with a hope that we can hold a discussion on what was to have been done on Precision Lines.

There will be no open sewing workshop on Monday.

We are in the process of finding a lecturer for Monday night.

Arleen Kukua

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Marion Coleman featured in the New York Times

Marion Coleman's quilts were featured Feb. 2, 2016, in the New York Times.  It's rare for New York to even notice Oakland, California, for its contributions to the art world, and rare to see quilts discussed.

You might have to pay $1 to see the article (but the Times lets you see ten articles each month for free).  The article includes a slideshow of 8 quilts made by members of the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland, one of our sister guilds.

                                    New York Times 2016 article about Oakland quilts

(And along the way, I found this nice link for Gee's Bend quilts:

 -- Rachel Holmen

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Past Event: Rachel Clark speaks tonight at the San Francisco Quilters' Guild meeting

Rachel Clark will be the speaker tonight, Feb 16, 2016,  at the San Francisco Quilters' Guild.
See their website for directions.  Things start happening around 6:30 pm, as members arrive and snacks are shared.

Other future events of note:
The African American Quilt Guild of Oakland (AAQGO) has a family workshop as part of Black History Month: Feb 27, noon, 1801 Adeline, Oakland (at a library)

AAQGO will have a show in 2016; dates not yet known

AAQGO has a "flea market" on May 28, 2016

Freddy Moran is doing several workshops at the Cotton Patch in March (unfortunately, some conflice with EBHQ's Voices in Cloth quilt show); she will also present 2 workshops for SFQG in mid-July.

SFQG August - the alphablocks by Kevin Kosbab look cute

SFQF Sept 20 - Pixeladies workshop

SFQG Sept 24 - Thom Atkins on beading (workshop)