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quilt by Nancy Bardach  

quilt by Diane Goff

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Jan 5 - March 21, 2021The Iowa Quilt Museum has a new exhibit called String Theory: String Pieced Quilts from Pat to Present. EBHQ's Fern Royce, who will be teaching two workshops and a quilt talk for us in April, has two quilts in this exhibit, which you can view here.
Jan. 13 - 16, 2021 QuiltFest Create DIY Online -- a Textile Arts Festival. Workshops daily, covering all aspects of textile design. Pricing from $40 for 3 hour to $115 for 6 hour workshops. Also $18 non-refundable registration fee.
Jan. 20 - 23, 2021Road to California is online for 2021 -- now called Road@Home. Four days of online classes available Wednesday through Saturday. Open for registration now, lots of other things to see. Check it out. Road hopes to be in person for 2022.
Jan. 5, 2021....

Textile Talks features weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International Quilt Museum, Modern Quilt Guild, Quilt Alliance, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Studio Art Quilt Associates and Surface Design Association. The programs are held online at 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific) on Wednesday. Links to past talks available.


Gone But Never Forgotten in a Quilt  Members of the national Women of Color Quilters Network draw on personal experiences of injustice, turning their needlework into symbols of liberation, resistance and empowerment.  NY Times article. 

Feb. 9 & 11, 2021 

Global Quilt Connection presents a new "meet the teachers" webinar series showcasing teachers offering open enrollment to individuals in a variety of virtual workshop formats. Each teacher will give you a glimpse of the virtual workshops they offer and their class formats to give you a sense of what you can learn and create with them. 

February 24-27, 2021 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival - Online. This dynamic 32nd annual show will be available around the clock from start to finish, February 24-27, 2021. Just like PIQF there will be plenty of quilt galleries to view and virtual workshops to attend. Two Mancuso exhibits from PIQF are still available for viewing: Visuals #1 Winners and Visuals #2 Winners. Available 24/7 through? 
Ongoing.... Quilting in the Fast Lane-- the art of quilt making through time lapse photography. Watch Todd DuBay make quilts (cutting, designing, sewing, quilting, binding) in 5 minutes. Warning: very fast -- could make you dizzy!
Ongoing...... In 2020, EBHQ's grant to the Mt Tam Quilt Guild helped them publish a lovely children’s book, Emma, Lucie & the Quilted Animals, featuring 56 quilts crafted by their guild. Sure to inspire future quilters. Visit Mt. Tam Quilt Guild to see this wonderful book.
Ongoing..... The African American Quilt Guild of Oakland has numerous quilt Galleries on their website, highlighting quild quilts that have been displayed at local venues. Check out their newsletters too, which often include a Show & Tell gallery towards the end.
October 20, 2020.... View a Q & A session with Sarah Bond, EBHQ's guest speaker on Monday night, October 26, and EBHQ member Lynn Koolish. They were interviewed in the Beehive by Anna of Quilt Roadies in July 2019, a few days before the Quilter's Affair quilt show in Sisters, Oregon.
October 14, 2020 until..... Member Lynn Koolish was a recent guest on the Quilting Arts podcast with Susan Brubaker Knapp and Vivika DeNegre, discussing Opacity, Transparency & Layers. You can find the Quilting Arts podcast wherever you get your podcasts, or listen to it online at: QuiltingDailyOn this webpage you'll also a link to a Quilting Arts TV episode with Lynn that was recently broadcast on PBS and some examples of Lynn's work using this technique. 

At your leisure

Running Stitch, A QSOS Podcast, is hosted by Janneken Smucker, Professor of History at West Chester University. Join us as we explore stories by quiltmakers by drawing from Quilters S.O.S. — Save Our Stories, the long running oral history project created by the nonprofit Quilt Alliance in 1999.

At your leisure

Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective at U.C. Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. View a photo slide show of selected quilts, or take a gallery walk in a one-hour Zoom Virtual Tour  narrated by BAMPFA Director and Chief Curator Larry Rinder. For those of us who didn't get there in person before COVID hit, here's a chance to see it.



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