Marty Ornish on Controversies in the World of Quilting

Zoom Meeting

Marty Ornish takes on the sometimes contentious question “How can you cut up a vintage quilt?” in a lively talk that explores controversies in the world of quilting. Marty-O, as she’s known, delves into past and current debates, ranging from social justice to politics, sexual identity to censorship. Learn more about Marty on the web and on social media. Instagram: MartyO_FiberArtist FB: Marty-O Members will find the Zoom link under the Members Only tab and will also receive the link via eBlast. Nonmembers may pay a $5 guest fee and register using this link.

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Board Meeting

Zoom Meeting

SFQG board meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month, except December. Meetings are currently taking place via Zoom. Committee chair reports should be submitted by the Saturday before the meeting, by email, to all participants. Any guild member is welcome to attend; click this Zoom link. Should you need them, the Meeting ID is 498 612 9079 and the Passcode is 799713.

Recurring

Curbside Outreach

Adrienne’s Garage

The San Francisco Quilters Guild has a long history of making and donating quilts to organizations in San Francisco and the larger community. And this tradition continues in a new form while the pandemic prevents indoor gatherings. Called Curbside Outreach, it’s an opportunity to drop off completed work or donations and pick up any or all components for your next project. Manned by co-chairs Jessica and Adrienne, it typically takes places on the first and third Saturday of the month, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in front of Adrienne’s garage. You’ll find Adrienne’s address in the Membership Directory.

The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of its Parts

Zoom Meeting

Inspiration abounds in Cassandra Ireland Beaver’s journey through quilts that combine modern, traditional, and art aesthetics. Hear the stories behind the creation of her many award-winning quilts, and leave inspired to try something new! Cassandra looks for inspiration in her surroundings, and her life as a theatrical scenic and costume designer strongly influences her quilt designs. She is also a pattern designer, teacher and blogger. Visit her on the web here; follow her on Instagram @cassandra.beaver. Members will find the Zoom link coming soon under the Members Only tab and will also receive the link via eBlast. Nonmembers may pay a $5 guest fee and register using a link to be posted soon.

Line Dancing Workshop, with Brenda Gael Smith

Learn versatile methods of piecing expressive fine lines and undertake improvisational design exercises to create small compositions in Brenda’s Serendipity Studio style. Each class is focused on a different free-form technique, building skills for individual compositions. Suitable for all skill levels. Images are indicative only and show what can be achieved using the techniques learned.  $35/3-hour workshop for SFQG members. Brenda is teaching two workshops for SFQG this month. Line Dancing (this program) is offered Saturday, November 13th and Geometricks is offered Sunday, November 14th. Each workshop is a stand alone class offering different techniques and has its own registration link. Register for Line Dancing here and Register for Geometricks here. Learn more about Brenda Gael Smith on her website and her blog, and follow her on Instagram and Facebook. Workshop Supply List Click here to download the supply list for the Line Dancing Workshop.  Workshops are open to all Guild members on a ‘first-come’ basis. One must register with payment to confirm participation. Workshops are publicized to Guild members first, and members have the benefit of several months of promotion to register before any non-Guild members may register. Two months prior to the Workshop, the Workshop will be offered to the public, at a non-Guild member rate. For the Guild to host professional instructors we need to cover instructor costs and therefore once an individual is registered there are no cancellations/refunds. Members may “transfer” their registration to another member; the Guild and its workshop chairs will not be responsible for this exchange and all arrangements and funds will be exchanged between the individual guild members. Once a member has found someone to exchange with, they are responsible for notifying the Guild chairs so that the appropriate attendee will be notified of all class information.  Waitlists:  Once a Workshop is full, the Guild will keep a Waitlist. Please contact the Workshop co-chairs at directly at workshops@sfquiltersguild.org to be placed on the Waitlist. If an enrolled member is unable to find a replacement, they may contact the co-chairs, to learn of any members on a Waitlist.   

Geometricks Workshop, with Brenda Gael Smith

Learn tips and tricks for creating geometric shapes with freeform piecing: triangles, quadrilaterals, and hexagons. Explore the design possibilities of repeating motifs and learn how to join irregular shaped blocks. Brenda’s teaching style is free-form piecing, effective design, and use of color to promote fun and encourage creative momentum. Suitable for all skill levels. $35/3-hour workshop for SFQG members. Brenda is teaching two workshops for SFQG this month. Geometricks (this program) is offered Sunday, November 14th and Line Dancing is offered Saturday, November 13th. Each workshop is a stand alone class offering different techniques and has its own registration link. Register for Line Dancing here and Register for Geometricks here. Learn more about Brenda Gael Smith on her website and her blog, and follow her on Instagram and Facebook. Workshop Supply List Click here to download the supply list forthe Geometricks Workshop.  Workshops are open to all Guild members on a ‘first-come’ basis. One must register with payment to confirm participation. Workshops are publicized to Guild members first, and members have the benefit of several months of promotion to register before any non-Guild members may register. Two months prior to the Workshop, the Workshop will be offered to the public, at a non-Guild member rate. For the Guild to host professional instructors we need to cover instructor costs and therefore once an individual is registered there are no cancellations/refunds. Members may “transfer” their registration to another member; the Guild and its workshop chairs will not be responsible for this exchange and all arrangements and funds will be exchanged between the individual guild members. Once a member has found someone to exchange with, they are responsible for notifying the Guild chairs so that the appropriate attendee will be notified of all class information.  Waitlists:  Once a Workshop is full, the Guild will keep a Waitlist. Please contact the Workshop co-chairs at directly at workshops@sfquiltersguild.org to be placed on the Waitlist. If an enrolled member is unable to find a replacement, they may contact the co-chairs, to learn of any members on a Waitlist.   

Recurring

Curbside Outreach

Adrienne’s Garage

The San Francisco Quilters Guild has a long history of making and donating quilts to organizations in San Francisco and the larger community. And this tradition continues in a new form while the pandemic prevents indoor gatherings. Called Curbside Outreach, it’s an opportunity to drop off completed work or donations and pick up any or all components for your next project. Manned by co-chairs Jessica and Adrienne, it typically takes places on the first and third Saturday of the month, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in front of Adrienne’s garage. You’ll find Adrienne’s address in the Membership Directory.

Recurring

Board Meeting

Zoom Meeting

SFQG board meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month, except December. Meetings are currently taking place via Zoom. Committee chair reports should be submitted by the Saturday before the meeting, by email, to all participants. Any guild member is welcome to attend; click this Zoom link. Should you need them, the Meeting ID is 498 612 9079 and the Passcode is 799713.

Recurring

Curbside Outreach

Adrienne’s Garage

The San Francisco Quilters Guild has a long history of making and donating quilts to organizations in San Francisco and the larger community. And this tradition continues in a new form while the pandemic prevents indoor gatherings. Called Curbside Outreach, it’s an opportunity to drop off completed work or donations and pick up any or all components for your next project. Manned by co-chairs Jessica and Adrienne, it typically takes places on the first and third Saturday of the month, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in front of Adrienne’s garage. You’ll find Adrienne’s address in the Membership Directory.

Recurring

Curbside Outreach

Adrienne’s Garage

The San Francisco Quilters Guild has a long history of making and donating quilts to organizations in San Francisco and the larger community. And this tradition continues in a new form while the pandemic prevents indoor gatherings. Called Curbside Outreach, it’s an opportunity to drop off completed work or donations and pick up any or all components for your next project. Manned by co-chairs Jessica and Adrienne, it typically takes places on the first and third Saturday of the month, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in front of Adrienne’s garage. You’ll find Adrienne’s address in the Membership Directory.