November Zoom Meeting: 2 Kiwi Quilters, 10 Years of Nancy Crow and … WOW!

Zoom Meeting

Kathy Anso and Linda Rae, longtime fans and students of quilt artist Nancy Crow, join us all the way from New Zealand, via Zoom. The duo will share their quilting journeys and show us how Nancy’s influence helped them develop their artistic voices. Don’t miss this opportunity to see state-of-the-art quilting in the land of […]

Smithereens: A Zoom Sewcial with Julia McLeod

Zoom Meeting

Spend a Sunday morning “sewcializing” with Julia McLeod and your SFQG friends! In this three-hour Zoom workshop you’ll learn a clever yet simple block that uses 2-1/2" strips and stacked cutting to create a visually exciting quilt pattern. Registered participants will receive a supply list and a worksheet before the class. Julia will present a […]

The Boro Aesthetic with Jody Alexander

Zoom Meeting

Jody’s talk will include an introduction to Japanese Boro textiles as well as a look at mending and reuse traditions in other parts of the world. She’ll explore contemporary artists working within the realm of the “art of mending.” Finally, she’ll present her own work, which is greatly inspired by mending and reuse traditions. Check […]

English Paper-Piecing: A Zoom Workshop with Alex Byrne

Zoom Meeting

This 2-hour workshop, taught by the guild’s EPP guru Alex Byrne, will introduce you to this fun form of patchwork. We’ll be making pincushions, although they can also be used as baby or pet toys! We’ll look at some examples of different shapes and patterns you can use, as well as ideas for what you […]

Introducing the Social Justice Sewing Academy

Zoom Meeting

Join us on Zoom to learn about the innovative and inter-generational work of the Social Justice Sewing Academy from founder Sara Trail.  She’ll share the history of activist quiltmaking and the inspiration that led to the development of the organization. The SJSA is on the web here. Both members and visitors can register to attend […]

Member Sew & Tell via Zoom

Zoom Meeting

Our August meeting will be largely devoted to a Sew & Tell of SFQG member quilts, and we hope you’ll participate. Please submit your quilt photos by Monday August 3rd via email to member Judith Epstein, who will be putting together the show-and-tell slideshow. Her email is in the Membership Directory; it will also be […]

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, […]

A Zoom Meeting with Youngmin Lee on Bojagi, The Art of Wrapping Cloths

Zoom Meeting

Our second Zoom lecture features textile artist Youngmin Lee, who will introduce us to the art of Bojagi, Korean wrapping cloths. Pieced together from small scraps of cloth, Bojagi occupies a prominent place in the daily lives of Koreans. They are used to wrap or carry everything from precious ritual objects to everyday clothes and […]

Follow-Up to Jane Haworth’s Zoom Lecture, Living a Creative Life

Zoom Meeting

Success! Our first Zoom meeting attracted 137 attendees, both members and quilters outside of our guild. Our speaker Jane Haworth was quick to follow up with her contact details, suggested books and podcasts for inspiring creativity, and a list of art quilting techniques for participants to try. You can download this information as a PDF […]

Recurring

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, […]