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    • Mon, November 30, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PST)
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 277

    Virtual Show & Tell - Locked Down and Breaking Out

    I'm guessing no one in the guild (or anywhere else) has ever experienced anything like the sweep of the pandemic. We could have curled up in a tiny ball and cried - and maybe some of us did - but then we all got going. Our guild sewed over 3,200 face masks for health care and emergency services providers. We've not slowed down at all on the Deanna Davis Community Quilt Project. We've supported our local quilting stores as they went entirely online. I'm guessing that many of us looked on our quilting as a lifeline, something to keep us grounded during these unprecedented times. Well, let's see 'em, guys and gals. It's time to share projects you've completed since November 2019. Big or small...pandemic-inspired or pure escapism...let's join to celebrate the unquenchable creative process we all love so much.


    Jean Smith

    Your Show & Tell Hostess

    Members onlyWe need more items to show.  You may enter two items during the Show & Tell.  Complete your entry form and send your photo(s) to EBHQ.Web.Supp@gmail.com by November 18th 

    Jean will narrate the show and read your description of your entry.

    Need More Information? Visit the Show & Tell page after you login under the Activities Tab on ebhq.org

    • Mon, December 28, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PST)
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 338

    Century of Women’s Progress, 1920 – 2020

    presented by Jennie Alexich

    Voices in Cloth 2020 celebrates the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution with a special exhibit of story quilts highlighting progress toward equality since women obtained the vote in 1920.

    While acknowledging the reality that full equality for all women and girls remains an ideal and hard-won rights can erode or disappear without vigilance, this 100-year period includes important milestones, achievements, and changes improving our quality of life. The twenty-five original pieces in this exhibit illustrate some of the people, movements, ideas and events of the past century of women’s history in the United States.

    To stage this exhibit an open, nationwide challenge was issued seeking small quilts displaying a range of traditional and innovative techniques, accompanied by narratives providing additional information about the subject of the quilt. Entrants were encouraged to convey personal connections to the topic and its relevance to others. The entries were juried by a panel of three art and fiber experts, Inez Brooks-Myers, Patricia Guthrie and Rosa Valdez, supported by historian Melinda McCrary.

    Meet here for a Gallery Walk on Monday, December 28th at 6:30 PM. You can also find our online exhibit through February of 2022 at:  Century of Women's Progress

    • Sat, January 23, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PST)
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 16

    Virtual Workshop  Design Journal - Unlock your Hidden Creativity



    Pati will bring her training as a designer, and years as an art quilter, to walk you through a process to help you harness your own design esthetic, and understand how to use this as your creative voice. By embracing things that appeal to you, Pati will help you identify the shapes, patterns, colors and emotions that speak to you and then help you bring them together into a cohesive design. She’ll also show you how to integrate this process into your ongoing life through building a design journal.

    This is a great workshop for everyone from beginning quilters who want to be more self-assured in their color selection, and design choices, to experienced quilters who are looking to expand and latch onto their artistic vision. Come prepared to have fun and learn something new about yourself!

    Supply List

    Pati's website

    • Sun, January 24, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PST)
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 8

    Virtual Workshop - Home Sweet Home



    “Home” means something different to all of us. One thing we can agree on is that we have spent a lot of time in our homes these past few months. Let’s take a lighthearted approach to the endless possibilities of the definition of home.

    This will be a day to play with all the happy colors, shapes and prints you can find in your fabric stash. Pati will demonstrate a few techniques to piece, fuse and glue as our house construction, but the focus of the day will be on fun and letting your imagination be in charge.

    Supply List

    Pati's website

    • Mon, January 25, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (PST)
    • Privacy of your own home
    • 342

    Virtual Lecture - Unlocking the Joy in Scraps


    Jill Fisher is an improvisational quilter from Iowa City, IA. Her specialty is working in a series with solids and telling stories with her quilts. Jill will present her lecture and virtual trunk show, “Unlocking the Joy in Scraps” in which she shares how to be inspired by what you have in front of you. Check out Jill’s original work at pieladyquilts.blogspot.com or @pieladyquilts on Instagram.


    6:30 Meet and Greet 

    6:45 Announcements by the President

    7:00 Jill Fisher (questions via chat)

    After presentation she will answer the chat questions.

    No website for Jill Fisher

    • Mon, February 22, 2021
    • (PST)
    • Mon, January 31, 2022
    • (PST)
    • 10 sessions
    • First Unitarian Church, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA

    During these times the Educational Sessions are virtual and the speaker is announced month by month.

    • Mon, May 17, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PDT)
    • Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA

    To Be Announced

    At the annual meeting the President and Treasurer will present reports on the current status of the guild.  In addition, members will elect five new members to the board.  The board candidates were announced in the April and May Friendship Knot.

    Speaker:  TBA

    • Mon, July 26, 2021
    • (PDT)
    • First Unitarian Church, Kensington, CA

    No educational session in July - have a nice vacation.

    • Mon, November 29, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PST)
    • First Unitarian Church, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA

    The guild’s annual Show and Tell - more details will be announce in the fall of 2021.

    • Mon, December 27, 2021
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (PST)
    • First Unitarian Church, 1 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA

    No educational session in December - Happy Holidays

Past events

Sat, November 21, 2020 Virtual Saturday Quilters Clubhouse
Thu, November 12, 2020 Virtual - Meet up
Mon, November 09, 2020 Virtual Monday Quilters Clubhouse
Thu, November 05, 2020 Virtual Website Exploration I
Mon, October 26, 2020 Zoom Lecture - Sarah Bond
Sun, October 25, 2020 Zoom Workshop - Sarah Bond
Sat, October 24, 2020 Zoom Workshop - Sarah Bond
Tue, October 20, 2020 Virtual Quilters Clubhouse
Thu, October 08, 2020 Zoom - Meet up
Mon, September 28, 2020 Free Zoom Lecture - Tara Faughnan
Sun, September 27, 2020 Zoom Workshop - Tara Faughnan
Sat, September 26, 2020 Zoom Workshop - Tara Faughnan
Thu, September 10, 2020 Zoom - Meet up
Mon, August 31, 2020 Free Zoom - Lecture - Latifah Saafir - Live Only
Mon, August 31, 2020 Zoom Workshop - Latifah Saafir
Sat, August 29, 2020 Zoom Workshop - Latifah Saafir
Thu, August 13, 2020 Zoom - Meet up
Thu, July 09, 2020 Zoom - Meet up
Mon, June 29, 2020 Free Zoom - Lecture - Pati Fried
Thu, June 11, 2020 Zoom - Meet up
Tue, June 09, 2020 Canceled - Drop In (Covid-19)
Sat, May 30, 2020 Annual Meeting Announcement
Mon, May 25, 2020 Zoom - Lecture - Katie Fowler (Live)
Mon, May 18, 2020 Canceled - Workshop - Katie Fowler (COVID-19)
Sat, May 16, 2020 Canceled Workshop - Katie Fowler (COVID-19)
Thu, May 14, 2020 Meet up - ZOOM
Mon, April 27, 2020 Canceled - Lecture - Heather Pregger (COVID-19)
Mon, April 27, 2020 Canceled - Workshop - Heather Pregger (COVID-19)
Sat, April 25, 2020 Canceled - Workshop - Heather Pregger (COVID-19)
Mon, March 30, 2020 Canceled - Lecture - Pati Fried (COVID-19)
Mon, March 30, 2020 Canceled - Workshop - Pati Fried (COVID-19)
Sat, March 28, 2020 Canceled - Workshop - Pati Fried (COVID-19)
Mon, February 24, 2020 Lecture - Laura Wasilowski
Mon, February 24, 2020 Workshop - Laura Wasilowski
Sat, February 22, 2020 Workshop - Laura Wasilowski
Mon, January 27, 2020 Lecture - Kevin Kosbab
Mon, January 27, 2020 Workshop - Kevin Kosbab
Sat, January 25, 2020 Workshop - Kevin Kosbab
Mon, November 25, 2019 Show and Tell
Mon, October 28, 2019 Lecture - Denise Oyama Miller
Sat, October 26, 2019 October, 2019: Denise Oyama Miller (2 days)
Mon, September 30, 2019 Lecture - Martha Wolfe
Mon, September 30, 2019 Workshop - Martha Wolfe
Sat, September 28, 2019 Canceled - Workshop - Martha Wolfe
Mon, August 26, 2019 Lecture - Katie Pasquini Masopust
Sat, August 24, 2019 Workshop - Katie Pasquini Masopust (2 days)
Mon, June 24, 2019 Lecture - Denise Labadie Snell
Sat, June 22, 2019 2 day Workshop - Denise Labadie Snell
Mon, May 20, 2019 Annual Meeting & Ed Session - Roderick Kiracofe
Sat, January 26, 2019 Deborah Boschert - Personal Symbols for Art Quilt Collages


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