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Outdoor Free Table

Outdoors

Our fabulous giveaways have moved outdoors! Here’s what you need to know: This is a drop-in event. It’s for SFQG members only. Participants must wear masks, observe social distancing at all times, and respect any other requirements of the host. Today’s Free Table takes place outside Jane Gent’s house, from 9 a.m. to noon. Please call Jane if you’d like to drop off fabric or quilting supplies before the 21st. Her contact info is in the Membership Directory. Please click the Calendar tab to see other Free Table dates. Valerie Lienkaemper is organizing other outdoor Free Tables for the guild. Please contact her if you’d like to be a host.  

Two Outdoor Events!

Outdoors

SFQG members can look forward to two outdoor events on Saturday November 21st: Curbside Outreach, from 10 a.m to noon, in front of Adrienne Hickman’s garage. Guild members can drop off donations and pick up components for your next project. Read more here. Outdoor Free Table, from 9 a.m. to noon, in front of Jane Gent’s house. Contact Jane if you’d like to drop off fabric and quilting supplies early. You must be a guild member to participate, wear a mask and observe social distancing at all times. You’ll find addresses and other contact information for Adrienne and Jane in the Membership Directory.

Zoom Button-Making Workshop for Members Only

Zoom Meeting

Join us for this free members-only workshop by Melanie Perkins of the Crockett Fiber Arts Studio. Learn how to make Dorset buttons, Yorkshire buttons, and fabric-covered buttons, all of which can be used as embellishments on your quilts and other projects. Participation is limited so please act now to reserve your place. Not an SFQG member but want to attend? Click here to join. This workshop is part of a skills exchange with the Spindles & Flyers spinning guild of San Francisco. Their members will learn English paper piece, ours will learn button-making.

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 10 a.m. to noon, in front of Adrienne’s garage. You’ll find Adrienne’s address in the Membership Directory.

Board Meeting

Zoom Meeting

SFQG board meetings take place at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month, except December. Meetings are currently taking place via Zoom, but in the past executive board members and committee chairs generally met at the Ortega Branch Library. Committee chair reports should be submitted at least one day in advance, by email, to all participants. Any guild member is welcome to attend; if you'd like to do so, email the guild president to ask for a Zoom link.

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 10 a.m. to noon, in front of Adrienne’s garage. You’ll find Adrienne’s address in the Membership Directory.

Member Sew & Tell via Zoom

Zoom Meeting

Please join us for a meeting featuring you, our members. The deadline to submit images is Monday November 30th. Your photos should be tightly focused, well-lit, high-resolution JPEGs. Please include title and dimensions—and a pix of you, if you’re not camera shy! Judy Epstein has graciously agreed to put together the slide show for us. Her email is in the Membership Directory. Please note that due to time constraints, we may not be able to include all submissions. Since this is our December meeting, we‘ll be highlighting holiday-themed quilts and if we have an abundance of submissions, those will be given priority. Members will find the Zoom link under the Members Only tab and will also receive the link via eBlast. Registration link for nonmembers coming soon.

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 10 a.m. to noon, in front of Adrienne’s garage. You’ll find Adrienne’s address in the Membership Directory.

Beyond Red, White and Blue

Zoom Meeting

Learn a simple method for making quilt blocks using the geometry of the American flag, with Catherine Sherman. These blocks can become quilts, pillows or any soft project. Participants will be given specific dimensions as starting point and examples for inspiration. Free, for members only. Click this link to register.

Curbside Outreach

Adrienne’s Garage

CANCELLED 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 10 a.m. to noon, in front of Adrienne’s garage. You’ll find Adrienne’s address in the Membership Directory.