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Upcoming Events

  • Block Print & Play and Mark Making Magic with Mel Beach
    Block Print & Play and Mark Making Magic with Mel Beach
    Sat, Jun 15
    Mid County Senior Center
    Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Mid County Senior Center, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Mid County Senior Center, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Learn to hand carve your own blocks and play with marking fabrics.
  • AM Techniques Workshop: Conquering Kawandi-style quilting with Jill Walker
    AM Techniques Workshop: Conquering Kawandi-style quilting with Jill Walker
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Learn how to make your own kawandi-style creation.
  • AM Techniques Workshop: Foundation Paper Piecing 101 with Kristie Shulman
    AM Techniques Workshop: Foundation Paper Piecing 101 with Kristie Shulman
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Intimidated by foundation paper piecing (FPP)? If you tried before and couldn’t wrap your head around it, you are not alone.
  • AM Techniques Workshop: Hexagons, Jewels & Diamonds. English Paper Piecing with Nancy Hanson
    AM Techniques Workshop: Hexagons, Jewels & Diamonds. English Paper Piecing with Nancy Hanson
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Learn the English Paper Piecing technique. This should be lots of fun and I look forward to teaching this technique.
  • AM Techniques Workshop: An Introduction to the Japanese Art and Craft of Sashiko with Ellen McCarthy
    AM Techniques Workshop: An Introduction to the Japanese Art and Craft of Sashiko with Ellen McCarthy
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Sashiko (often translated as “little stab”) is a traditional Japanese form of hand needlework that can be used in different ways. 
  • All Day Techniques Workshop: Bindings and Sleeves with Thom Atkins
    All Day Techniques Workshop: Bindings and Sleeves with Thom Atkins
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    You'll learn ways to bind your small quilts and art quilts and add a hanging sleeve.
  • PM Techniques Workshop: Hexagons, Jewels & Diamonds. English Paper Piecing with Nancy Hanson
    PM Techniques Workshop: Hexagons, Jewels & Diamonds. English Paper Piecing with Nancy Hanson
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Learn the English Paper Piecing technique. This should be lots of fun and I look forward to teaching this technique. This will be a repeat of the AM workshop.
  • PM Techniques Workshop: Color and values in quilts with Nancy Gonzalez Caro
    PM Techniques Workshop: Color and values in quilts with Nancy Gonzalez Caro
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Color and value are integral to our quilting. Join other guild members in exploring color.
  • PM Techniques Workshop: Yes, Tuskineko Inks Can Help Every Quilter! with Kathleen Howard
    PM Techniques Workshop: Yes, Tuskineko Inks Can Help Every Quilter! with Kathleen Howard
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Tsukineko Inks are non toxic, vivid, water based inks that can be very useful to the average quilter. They can be used  to transform the color of fabric and notions, stencil or paint designs on fabric, and repair small color related imperfections.
  • PM Techniques Workshop: Machine Reverse Applique Circles with Jeannie Land
    PM Techniques Workshop: Machine Reverse Applique Circles with Jeannie Land
    Sun, Jul 14
    Capitola
    Jul 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Capitola, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    What you’ll learn: We will be making reverse appliqué circle samples using your sewing machine.
  • Pet Portraits Fabric Collage with Jane Haworth
    Pet Portraits Fabric Collage with Jane Haworth
    Sun, Aug 11
    Location is TBD
    Aug 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Aug 11, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    "Have you ever wanted to a make a small quilt of your ‘best friend!’ In this workshop students will learn to enlarge a photo of a pet to about a 24” size design."
  • Fast Piecing with Seminole Techniques with Rachel Clark
    Fast Piecing with Seminole Techniques with Rachel Clark
    Sat, Mar 15
    Mid County Senior Center
    Mar 15, 2025, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mid County Senior Center, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Mar 15, 2025, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Mid County Senior Center, 829 Bay Ave, Capitola, CA 95010, USA
    Learn techniques for making seminole bands and quilting units.
  • Piece Curves And Play With Transparency
    Piece Curves And Play With Transparency
    Sun, May 12
    Temple Beth El
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Rd, Aptos, CA 95003, USA
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Rd, Aptos, CA 95003, USA
    Are you intimidated by curves but love precision piecing? Start the Cool as a Cactus quilt in class, featuring pieced curves, a unique border treatment, and a color palette that features transparency.
  • Kristie Naranjo Scrappy Applique
    Kristie Naranjo Scrappy Applique
    Sat, Apr 20
    Online Workshop
    Apr 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Online Workshop
    Apr 20, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Online Workshop
    Learn the one-of-a-kind technique called Scrappy Applique so that no two projects will ever look alike!
  • Pieced Pets with Ann Shaw
    Pieced Pets with Ann Shaw
    Sat, Mar 16
    Virtual Event
    Mar 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Mar 16, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    Pieced Pets will tickle your fancy as these playful patterns bring these cherished family members to life in fabric.
  • Breadfruit Hawaiian Quilt Block
    Breadfruit Hawaiian Quilt Block
    Sun, Jan 07
    Temple Beth El
    Jan 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Rd, Aptos, CA 95003, USA
    Jan 07, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Rd, Aptos, CA 95003, USA
    In this 1-day, in person workshop, learn how to cut, baste and needle turn applique a Hawaiian Block. Even though we work on one block in class, you will leave knowing what you need to applique a large Hawaiian Quilt. All skill levels are welcome! No machine needed.
  • Disappearing Block Sampler Quilt
    Disappearing Block Sampler Quilt
    Sat, Nov 18
    Zoom
    Nov 18, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Zoom
    Nov 18, 2023, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    Zoom
    This 6 hour online workshop will show you how to create 9 different disappearing blocks to make this beautiful sampler.
  • Under The Sea Workshop with Kathleen McNeil
    Under The Sea Workshop with Kathleen McNeil
    Sat, Oct 21
    Zoom
    Oct 21, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Oct 21, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Step into the world of pictorial quilting. Add novelty fussy cut images to personalize your under sea quilt.
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