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Have you seen a timely quilt-related online webpage?

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

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quilt by Nancy Bardach  

quilt by Diane Goff

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Sept.10 through Oct. 3 SAQA's annual Benefit Auction is its premier fundraising event! All proceeds help support SAQA's exhibition programs, publications, and education outreach. With hundreds of beautiful artwork available for bidding, there is something for everyone to enjoy!  View their gallery of 470 works of fiber art here.
Sept. 2 through Sept. 30 EBHQ member Susan Fuller has a quilt display at SF Bay Quilts. You can view many large pictorial quilts based on her photographs from Latin America and South East Asia, as well as a few “Covid Quilts,” made in Zoom classes during the pandemic, when she lost both concentration and creativity. 
October 1 & 2, Sat. & Sun. 10 to 4 The 2021 Sierra Gold Quilters Guild Quilt Show will be in-person, at the Amador County Fairgrounds, with vendor booths, a Country Store & more. View their Opportunity Quilt and more info here.

PIQF Show --October 14 thru 17, Thurs. - Sun.

PIQF, the Pacific International Quilt Festival, is scheduled to be in-person this year! Competition themes are: The New Norm, Mid-Century Modern, and Wearable Art. Classes are now available for sign-ups here. Lectures, vendors, lots of quilts to view. $17 admission good for all 4 days.
Ongoing online events......  
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.
Ongoing....

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... 

Ongoing.....

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.


Ongoing.... 
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.... 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. Galleries still available for viewing 24/7 until? 
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
Ongoing....

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.

Ongoing...

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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