St. Anne of the Sunset

Material Matrix with Sandra Bruce

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for a lecture by Sandra Bruce: Material Matrix. Sandra Bruce brings us her “Material Matrix” lecture on May 21, 2024. Her technique was inspired by painter Chuck Close. It involves using a gridded photograph and interpreting each 2-inch square into fabric, using piecing to achieve the effect. She will present an overview of (more...)

Quilting Against the Odds with Jane Sassaman

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for a lecture by Jane Sassaman: Quilting Against the Odds. This visual lecture is about accomplishing your work in spite of obstacles - family life, space limitations, etc.  It is a pep talk and slide show which covers my inspirations and my obstacles.  I encourage people to do "what you have to do" (more...)

Modern Traditionalism with Pati Fried

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for a lecture by Pati Fried: Modern Traditionalism. Explore the principles of modern quilt design and how a traditional quilter might use these to challenge their design skills. By looking at fundamental design elements individually, it is easy to understand how to create original designs with a modern aesthetic. About Pati: Pati studied (more...)

Mini-Workshops at the February Meeting – in person only.

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for our monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 20th from 7:00 to 9:00pm. In addition to Announcements and Sew and Tell, we have several mini-workshops for you to learn new skills or hone those you know. Like Make-and-Take but less about taking a finished project home with you, you can learn about and try (more...)

You’ve made a Quilt – Now What? with Alex Byrne

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Alex Byrne is an artist and entrepreneur living in Oakland, California. Originally from the UK, she lived and worked in London for more than 20 years before moving to Tokyo, Japan, and then to San Francisco in 2014. She has taught and studied quilts in all three countries. She became President of the SF Quilters (more...)

Holiday Party & Make-and-Take 2023

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

We are excited to announce the return of our annual Holiday Party now that we are back in-person at our new venue. Our December meeting — on the second Tuesday of the month — features activity tables where you can learn a nifty craft or make a quick project … a book sale … plus (more...)

Annual Auction 2023

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

We are excited to announce the return of our annual auction now that we are back in-person at our new venue. November’s meeting—on the second Tuesday of the month—features a live auction and cash-and-carry tables. It’s a lively fundraiser, with great finds. Invite your friends … guests are free! The success of our auction depends (more...)

Allie McCathren: Exhausted Octopus Raw Edge Appliqué

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for a lecture by Allie McCathren: Exhausted Octopus Raw Edge Appliqué One of the most delightful things about working with fabric and thread is the element of texture. Raw edge appliqué can be an overlooked and sometimes misunderstood technique in quilting. Allie loves to play with raw edge appliqué in her art quilts (more...)

Engineer your Quilts with Karen Bolan

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for a lecture by Karen Bolan: Engineer your Quilts. Free yourself from the need to use someone else’s pattern and appoint yourself head of your own design empire. View a gallery of original quilts and learn how to apply the engineering design process to your quilts. Learn to find and use sources of (more...)

Meri Henriques Vahl: A Quilter’s Journey

St. Anne of the Sunset 850 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for a lecture by Meri Henriques Vahl: A Quilter's Journey Meri's will share with us a trunk and slide show where she will talk about how she became an art quilter, and the techniques she uses to create people and places.  Because photographs can't really capture what the quilts are like in person, (more...)