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April 10, Thursday, 12:30- 2:30 p.m.
         River City Sewing Bee Details>

CactusApril 15, Tuesday
         General Meeting: Cindy Meyers

Cindy Myers, a Certified Instructor for Judy Niemeyer Quilting, will briefly show and tell about her start into quilting, then she will show you her bright and almost never sedate quilts. She will also be showing you how she works color and will show you where she has made some mistakes in her choices. She will be showing most of her Judy Niemeyer quilts along with some other quilts from her collection.

April 16, Wednesday
         Workshop: Cindy Meyers
         Sign up and general workshop information>
         Supply List (PDF)
         Arizona Cactus: $29.30, has enough papers to do 2 table toppers

CactusMay 20, Tuesday
         General Meeting: Sulky,
         Speaker Lee Fletcher
         Thread Jazz for Quilting and Embellishing –
         Needle and Thread Know-How Lecture

May 21, Wednesday
Sulky, Speaker Lee Fletcher, The Magic of Free Motion Sit and Sew
     Registration and payment deadline: April 10
     Contact Jonell ASAP to get your spot:

Sign up and general workshop information>
Download Supply List (PDF). Separate charge for kit.
Learn how easy and fun it is to use all of those glamorus Sulky threads you see on award-winning quilts. See demonstrations and learn various free-motion techniques using the threads provided in the kit.

June 17, Tuesday
         General Meeting: Jodi Ohrt

CactusJune 18, Wednesday
         Workshop: Diane Steel - Woven Silhuette
         Sign up and general workshop information>
         Supply List (PDF)

Diane Steele writes: I was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and have lived in Davis for 13 years. I’ve been fairly obsessed with quilting for 19 years and have the UFOs to prove it! I love all aspects of quilting but my favorite is working with my quilting buddies on group projects.

As an active member of two quilt guilds and three smaller quilting groups, I’ve been involved in numerous group projects over many years. With my presentation Group Quilts: Block Exchanges, Round Robins and Challenges, I share my experiences of participating in those group projects. I’ll bring about 3 dozen quilts to share with you, examples from group projects I’ve been part of, showing different, interesting interpretations each quilter came up with. Everyone in attendance will receive a hand-out with many ideas to pursue with a group of their own, whether it’s five quilting buddies, or a whole guild-full of quilters.

July 15, Tuesday
        General Meeting: Community Service

Night Come and work on Community Service quilts, and enjoy our traditional ice cream sundaes!

August 19, Tuesday
        General Meeting: Flea Market

Purchase a table ($15-$25), bring your excess stash and other goodies that are taking up room in your quilting world, and sell them so you can raise $$$ to buy new quilting stuff!

September 16, Tuesday
         General Meeting: Sandra Mollon

Visual Textures is a power point lecture which shows examples of adding both actual texture and visual texture to quilts, both traditional and contemporary in design.She will discuss how textured fabric, and fabric that has been wrinkled, pleated, ruched, etc., adds both interest, and can suggest movement. In addition, she uses many fabrics, ribbons, beads, embroidery and inking to bring her work to life.

September 17, Wednesday
         Workshop: to be announced
         Sign up and general workshop information>
         Supply List (to come)

October 21, Tuesday
         General Meeting: Tracey Brookshire
A Love Affair with Japan

A presentation of Tracey’s slides of the amazing Tokyo International Great Quilt Show. You’ll see gorgeous quilts, learn about Japanese quilting culture, and enjoy scenes of Tokyo. Given with a trunk show of Tracey’s quilts designed with Japanese and Asian-inspired fabrics.

October 22, Wednesday
        Workshop: Tracey Brookshire, Beyond Bento Box
        Sign up and general workshop information>
        Download Supply List> Plan for $10 for the pattern.

November 14-16, 2013 (Friday - Sunday)

Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. / Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Scottish Rite Temple / 6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA (MAP)
Admission: $7, Ages 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult

November 18, Tuesday
         General Meeting: Thom Atkins
         Power Point Presentation showing a series of his quilts, where
         and/or how they started (fabric, beads, or ideas that caused them
         to come into being)

November 19, Wednesday
         Workshop: Beads 1, Bead Embroidery for Quilters
         Sign up and workshop information>

No supply list needed. Kit fee: $25.00 (contain a fabric sandwich and packages of size #15 seed beads, #11's and #8's, bugle beads, a mixed bag of beads, needles and thread.)

December 16, Tuesday (General Meeting)

Christmas Party

6:00 setup (everyone is welcome to help!)
6:30 potluck dinner

We're celebrating the Holidays...
Time to bake those luscious treats and don your lovely wearable Holiday art.
• Games • Prizes • Food •
• Secret Pals will be revealed •
• Your New Officers will be installed •

Your suggested potluck item will be given in the newsletter.
• Bring an ornament for the exchange •


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