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EBHQ members: Have you won an award? Do you have a quilt in a show? Have you seen an interesting quilt-related internet offering? Email EBHQ Web Support so that we can add to our list.

quilt by Nancy Bardach  

quilt by Diane Goff

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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!
December 3-5, 2020 
Virtual International Quilt Festival Houston 2020. Three days of Master Classes and Lectures at $10 to $20 each. A Show Pass to see the Gallery of quilts is $10. Open for registration now.
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. Then sign up for Sarah Bond's Zoom lecture!
November 1 until... Pacific International Quilt Festival (PIQF)  Two exhibits are still available for viewing: Visuals #1 Winners and Visuals #2 Winners. Available 24/7 through? Watch for Mancuso's next show, the 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. 
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. 
October 10, 2020- January 1, 2021

Member Ileana Soto writes: I was honored to be accepted into a juried show at San Francisco’s de Young Museum called “The de Young Open.” My accepted piece is one of my fire pieces, called “Heated Boundaries.” View it here. 

The online gallery has 877 artworks in 8 categories. For more quilts, link to the Two-Dimensional Wall Art > Fiber  Gallery. The museum opens to 25% capacity on October 10th.  Please check it out.  The show will run until January 1st.  

 November 17 & 19, 2020 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. Check it out.

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. https://quiltalliance.org/runningstitch/

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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