Valley Quilt Guild

Marysville – Yuba City est.1982

The Valley Quilt Guild has a membership with a multitude of skills. Our goal is to have fun, learn new things, help our community with community service, and quilt, quilt, quilt!

We are the Yuba-Sutter Valley Quilt Guild, located about 50 miles north of Sacramento, CA. We started the guild in 1981 and have grown to have between 175-200 members! Through educational meetings and fellowship, we strive to contribute to the knowledge of quilting, quilt techniques, textiles, patterns, history and quilt-makers. We promote the appreciation of fine quilts and encourage growth of knowledge with different techniques through our guest speakers and teachers.

 


General Meetings

We meet on the last Wednesday
of each month at 6:30 PM
(Doors open @ 6:00 PM)

CalTrans District 3 Office
703 B St
Marysville, CA 95901


Our Upcoming Events


July 31, 2019

Sarah Goer will be presenting a lecture and trunk show entitled “My Quilting Journey”.It will include some of her earliest quilts through her more contemporary designs.


August 1, 2019

Sarah will be teaching a Thursday workshop entitled “All About Angles”.The workshop includes cutting and piecing techniques to construct slabs to use as the building blocks for a project of any size … all without any math.


August 23-24

Linda Ballard will be teaching a two day workshop, “Nice and Easy”


August 28

Ice Cream Social at Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church

 


September 25, 2019

Colleen Granger will present her lecture and trunk show “A Bodacious Trunk Show” featuring quilts from her book, and so much more!


September 28, 2019

Colleen Granger will teach her workshop “Rings of Change”


October 30, 2019

Heidi Emmett and Christine Barnes will present a fast-paced, fun-filled lecture on one of the biggest names in quiltmaking. Kaffe’s patterned, striped, and shot-cotton fabrics have been favorites with quilters—like us—for decades, but he’s just as famous for his knitting, needlepoint, and mosaics. Our program includes a short bio (he’s a fascinating artist), two brief video interviews in which he discusses his color philosophy and sources of inspiration, and a trunk show of our quilts and wearables made from his fabrics and yarns.


November 2, 2019

9 am to 3 pm Community Service Free Sew Day. Spend a day sewing with other guild members on community service projects at the Rideout Conference Center on Plumas Street.


January 10, 2020

(Friday 6 – 9 pm, Saturday 9 am to 3 pm) Rideout Conference Center on Plumas Street- Quilt TBD


January 29, 2020

How a Quilter is Pieced: Discover Your Quilting Personality! Achieve personal success in choosing pattern, fabrics, and quilt design. Learn from Lisa Norton and Lora Zmak of MaterialGirlfriends.com about the four personality types and how this affects your quilting style, pattern and fabric choices. Knowing their strengths enables a quilter to make selections to better suit individual tastes and ultimately produce results that make them happy. Enjoy the sisters’ light-hearted humor and their trunk show.


February 26, 2020

In this lecture/trunk show Jane Haworth will describe how she became the quilt maker she is today and describe the influences and techniques that she uses. She will talk about setting up an Etsy shop and how she uses this for her T-shirt quilt business. Jane will also describe some of the challenging requests she receives from clients and how trying something new brings out her creative spirit. Jane’s goal is to inspire quilters to go out of their comfort zone and just have fun creating.


February 29, 2020

Jane Haworth Workshop:  TIPS AND TRICKS FOR MAKING T SHIRT QUILTS

I have been making T Shirt Quilts full time for over 2 years making quilts form around the USA from my Etsy shop. In that time I have developed ways and techniques for making the most of this style that is now growing ever more popular.
In this class I will share with students the best way to design the quilt with the T Shirts you have to use, every one is different! Share a variety of designs and options and how to combine cotton fabrics with the shirts to help stabilize them.
Although the quilt won’t get finished during this class students will get it mapped out, cut and blocks started before continuing on at home.


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Become a Member

Membership is open to anyone interested in quilts and quilting regardless of skill level. We have many long distance members. Dues are $20 annually, with our membership year from July 1 through June 30.

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News and Events

Attention Visiting Quilt Guilds

If you are interested in bringing your Opportunity Quilt to one of our meetings please contact Billie Lindgren to schedule a visit.

Contact

Colleen Pelfrey
webmaster@valleyquiltguild.com

Mailing Address
Valley Quilt Guild
P.O. Box 1463
Yuba City, CA 95992