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A blog, a tutorial, info about an upcoming quilt show, free classes?

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quilt by Nancy Bardach  

quilt by Diane Goff

Dates Information 

January 20 through March 11

    Wednesdays through Sundays

Threads of Change, an exhibition featuring unique art quilts by members of the local quilting group, Creative Fiber Artists, will be showing at the Village Theatre Art Gallery in Danville. Two EBHQ members, Giny Dixon and Ileana Soto will be showing their work. For more info and times click here.

February 18 & 25, 2022

     two Saturdays

The Santa Rosa Quilt Guild has some spots left for their two-day February zoom workshop, Baltimore Blooms with Jaimie David. Info here. They are opening registration to non-members of SRQG early. Email WebSupport for Elaine Ramires' email if interested.

May 14 & 15, 2022

     Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

     Sunday 10 am to 4 pm

Piecemakers Guild of Southern Alameda County is hosting an in-person quilt show, Legacies of Love, at Dominican Center in Fremont, CA. Weekend admission $10, free parking. More info here.

April 23 & 24, 2022

     Saturday & Sunday

The Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association's in-person quilt show will be Apr. 23 & 24. They are sharing their 2022 schedule of speakers and workshops with EBHQ here. Non-member fee for speakers is $10. 

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 31 - Nov ember 9Quilters Textile Tour to Japan 2022. UpdateThe dates for this event have been changed so that we can attend the World Quilt Festival in Yokohama in early November. The new dates are most likely Oct. 31-Nov. 9. An updated itinerary will be posted when available. Questions? Contact Janet McDonald.
Ongoing online events......  

Ongoing Oct. 16 through

        Jan. 2, 2022  

A modern quilt designed by EBHQ members Bobbie Edelson and the late Barbara Hazzard is included in Visions Art Museum's current exhibition, Interpretations 2021, Their collaboration piece, Moving Landscape, is their interpretation of a painting by American artist Joan Mitchel. They divided her painting into two sections which they then combined to create one whole fiber art piece. View their intriguing quilt here.
Ongoing, starting Oct. 18 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.
Starting Oct. 2021 until..... As a follow up to Global Quilt Connection's All Star Sampler Platter, GQC is releasing four new Meet the Teacher Videos on YouTube this month. 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.
Starting Sept. 20 until.... 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.
Ongoing....  EBHQ Member Ileana Soto has many things going on this year, including her new book.  Click here to read all about the various venues through November, 2021.

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.... The Foothill Quilters Guild is hosting their 2021 Virtual Quilt Show now. View their beautiful Opportunity Quilt designed by Katie Pasquino Musopust, over 200 quilts, tutorials, online demos and more 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.


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.... 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..... 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.
Ongoing..... 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

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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