Events Calendar

The Vallejo Piecemakers meets at the Florence Douglas Senior Center (333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA 94590) at generally at 10am on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Doors open at 9am.


UPCOMING EVENTS

*Demos/Workshops subject to change

February 18, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Baby Quilt Relay: Please come help with our outreach projects. Bring yourself, machine supplies, materials or help cut and iron. Let’s make it a fun time and churn out those baby quilts. There will be food and prizes. This is our guild wide project to increase the number of baby quilts to be given to new mothers/babies at Sutter Solano and Kaiser Hospital – both in Vallejo.

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March 4, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Turn in 2017 Opportunity Quilt tickets.
– Turn in your green “Churn Dash” Block of the Month. Call or e-mail Ann S. if you want to make this block, but didn’t get one of the focus fabric squares. Patterns can be downloaded from the Downloads page.
– Fat Quarter: Florals (Ideal for April’s Block of the Month)
– Linda’s Dresden Plate with a Twist workshop after the general meeting. Please be ready to set up sewing areas after lunch. It looks complicated, but very easy. You will amaze your friends who don’t quilt.
– Open Sew after the general meeting. Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

March 18, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Community Outreach: This is an all day workshop where we make pillow cases, doggie jackets, cat beds, placemats. Julie W, our Queen of Pillow Cases, will be leading this workshop.

April 1, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Presentation by Robyn Green of Hoffman Fabrics. THERE WILL BE NO OPEN SEWING ON THIS DAY. And yes, she is bringing samples.
– Turn in 2017 Opportunity Quilt tickets.

April 15, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Virginia’s Beginning Applique Class ($15): This is an all day workshop and will give those interested in applique a hands-on opportunity to learn from a real expert.

May 6, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Toni’s Tuffet Class – Part 1 of 2 ($25 plus cost of materials)
– Drawing for the 2017 Opportunity Quilt Tickets. Please turn in tickets.
– Open Sew after the general meeting. Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

May 20, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Toni’s Tuffet Class – Part 2 of 2
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

June 3, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Mary’s Siminole Piecing demonstration after the general meeting.
– Open Sew after the general meeting. Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

June 17, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Shop Hop/Bus Trip (Cost $TBD)
– Bus leaves at 9:30am sharp. Please meet at the Senior Center before then.
– (Will need to verify if Senior Center will be open)

July 1, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Wendy’s Simple Red, White and Blue Table Runner demonstration after the general meeting.
– Open Sew after the general meeting. Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

July 15, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Free Motion Quilting Class ($15)
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

August 5, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– UFO Help after the general meeting.
– Open Sew after the general meeting. Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

August 19, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Colleen Grainger’s Class ($TBD): Colleen’s website.
* A reminder that during a visiting teacher’s class, the center is only open for the class members *

September 2, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Trudy’s Shortcut Quilt Projects after the general meeting.
– Open Sew after the general meeting. Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

September 15-16, 2017
– All Nighter.

September 16, 2017 – Third Saturday
– All Nighter continues.
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

October 7, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Mary’s Bog Coat Class – Part 1 of 2 ($15) after the general meeting.
– Open Sew after the general meeting. Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

October 21, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Mary’s Bog Coat Class – Part 2 of 2
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

November 4, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Michelle’s Brown Bag Project after the general meeting.
– Open Sew after the general meeting. Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

November 18, 2017 – Third Saturday
– Joan’s Purse Class ($15)
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

December 2, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Christmas Party Luncheon!!!
– Bring full sized grooming items for the women at the Christian Help Center. Shampoo, deodorant, moisture cream, shaving items and even ladies panties are very welcome.
– Thinking about finding the perfectly fabulous yard of fabric, wrapped in some clever packaging & a lovely dish for the potluck, to share.

December 21, 2017 – NO MEETING


ONGOING EVENTS

The Wednesday Ladies meet every Wednesday morning at the Senior Center to sew, tie, and bind quilts for the community. Read more on the Community Outreach page.


PAST EVENTS

Past Events are archived to the Past Events page.