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quilt by Nancy Bardach  

quilt by Diane Goff

Dates Information 

August 11 - 14

   Thurs. & Fri. 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

   Sat. & Sun. 1 p.m. to 10 p.m

Napa Valley Quilters hosting a quilt show at the Napa Town & Country Fair. Art Walk, Food Fair, Wine Garden, Chef Demos, Crafter Demos, Livestock Exhibits and Auction, DJ Dance Party, Live Bands all day & headliners at 7:30 p.m.  Info here
today through September 30 Athletes and other quilts, a dynamic, energetic exhibit of sports figures in action, depicted powerfully in quilts by Ann Houle is now showing at SF Bay Quilts in Richmond.
today through November 27 Faith Ringgold: American People is now on view at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. This retrospective includes a wide range of Ringgold’s quilts, as well as other art forms. Exhibit included with paid general admission. $12 seniors. More info here. 

August 17 -- sign-up deadline

October 31 to November 9 -- tour

Quilters Textile Tour to Japan 2022. Update (8/5/22): Join us for  a 10-day Japan trip with an emphasis on textiles. EBHQ Members get a discount. Tour dates Oct. 31 to Nov. 9. The updated brochure, with booking form at the end, is here. Questions? Contact Janet McDonald, EBHQ Membership Chair. Watch Janet's tour explanation recording If you are interested, please sign up by August 17. More info on the Member Forum in the Japan trip topic.

September 10 & 11

   Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Diablo Valley Quilters presents their 2022 outdoor show Quilts & Blooms at The Gardens at Heather Farm in Walnut Creek. Vendor booths, food and refreshments. More info here.

September 4, 11, 18, 15 

   Sundays 12 pm. to 4 p.m.

Duet - Fiber Works, an exhibit at Mare Island Art Studios  in Vallejo, features works by EBHQ member Orna Pascal and Susan Lane. Opening reception Sept. 4. Free. More info here.

September 16 & 17

   Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sierra Quilt Guild of Tuolumne County presents their 2022 Quilt & Threads Show at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, CA  Boutique with handmade items, vendors, free parking. $10 entrance fee. Info here:
September 14 - 26, 2022  EBHQ member Lynn Koolish will be leading a 13 day Tour to France--Paris to Provence: Textiles, Wine, Markets & more, including 2 days at the fabulous European Patchwork Meeting. Itinerary and all the information available at lynnkoolish.com, click on Tour to France. 

October 1 & 2

   Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

   Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mother Lode Quilters' Guild presents 2022 Golden Threads Quilt Show at Sutter Creek Auditorium. Guest quilter Jenny Lyon, vendors, Country Store, gift baskets, silent auction. $7 entry fee. More info here.

October 13 - 16 

Thursday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

Sunday 10 am - 4pm

PIQF will be displaying 22 Special Exhibits, including Remembering Roberta, a founding member of EBHQ. A challenge to make a quilt using a collection of fabrics designed by Roberta was initiated by her twin sister Mary Mashuta. Don't miss it! Workshop registration is open. Quilt entries now accepted here.
Ongoing online events......  
Ongoing virtually Visit the 47th Annual Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show on YouTube here. Link to the 2022 show webpage here.
Ongoing... Did you miss PIQF? Not to worry....you can still see the winning quilts online! View 2021 Quilt Competition winners here, the 2021 Modern Quilt winners here, the 2021 Wearable Art winners here.
Ongoing... As a follow up to Global Quilt Connection's All Star Sampler Platter 2021, GQC released eight Meet the Teacher Videos on YouTube. Each artist gets three minutes to present an overview of their online classes/lectures and their area of quilting expertise. Very informative. Watch, take notes, and then let EBHQ Programs know who you'd like to see added to the EBHQ schedule.
Ongoing... Mancuso's Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza was held Sept. 16 - 19, 2021. View a gallery of 2021 Competition winners here. 
Ongoing... Can you make lemonade out of....wool? Watch Andrea Love do just that in less than a minute on YouTube, then search for Andrea Love Wool Creations and see many more of her Cooking with Wool short videos.
Ongoing... A new website, Quiltink, allows you to change the colors in assorted quilt designs with the stroke of a key. Hundreds of colors to choose from, free and fun. Check out the patterns to colorize here.
Ongoing....  The 25 Millon Stitches project reached its goal to include one stitch for each of the world's 25 million refugees! Their new exhibit showcasing the stitched panels made its debut at the Verge Center in Sacramento, CA and will be on display through August 22. Check out the online gallery here.

In memory of EBHQ Founding member Roberta Horton, TheQuiltShow.com, has posted their 2014 Legends video tour of Roberta and Mary's house in Berkeley. View here... 


The Yuba-Sutter Valley Quilt Guild invites you to enjoy this year's show, Dancing With the Stars, virtually. Link to a 24-minute video that's related to either dancing or stars here.

If you want to go at your own pace and study the quilts, with commentary, link to a slide show here.

EBHQ member Lynn Koolish is offering an online course, Dynamic Dyeing: Shibori Color & Pattern, on C&T Publishing’s Creative Spark Online Learning Platform. The pre-recorded and self-directed course comes with Instructor and Student Community Discussions and access for 1 year. Link to class:
Ongoing.... GQCCC, the Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County, is hosting their 2021 Virtual Quilt show. Take a
Scavenger Hunt through eight quilt galleries, view their Opportunity Quilt that inspired a Turn to the Dark Side Challenge, watch a video presentation by the Featured Artists, here
Ongoing.... QuiltCon, an online show put on my the Modern Quilt Guild in Phoenix happened in Feb. but their gallery of 2021 show winners is now available online. Fascinating!
Ongoing.... BAMPA presented a conversation with Carolyn Mazloomi and Ora Clay, contextualizing the work of Rosie Lee Tompkins within African American quilting practice. Watch the video here.
Ongoing,,,, Our January workshop instructor, EBHQ member Pati Fried, has kept herself busy during our Covid stay-at-home mandate creating a fun quilt covered with tiny houses. Watch her 6-minute YouTube video about Covid Houses

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 are available on their YouTube channel...free!


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. 

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.
Ongoing.... 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.


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