Meetings & Events

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

January 9, 2017 – Board Meeting at 6pm for Board Members

January 17, 2017 – Deadline for Newsletter

January 21, 2017 – Third Saturday / Open Sew
Workshops for beginners and seasoned quilters (bring note paper and/or your camera) includes:
~ Mitered Corner/Binding Tips (Virginia)
~ Sandwiching Your Quilt/Basting (Anna)
~ Legends for Your Quilt (Mary)
~ The importance of a 1/4″ seam, nesting seams and pinning vs not pinning (TBD)
~ Cutting accurately (TBD)
~ Choosing colors and fabrics–Walmart fabric vs quality fabric (TBD)

February 4, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Turn in you pink/red and white Heart Blocks.
– Fat Quarter: Greens (for St. Patrick’s Day)
– Fill out your UFO Challenge Form and return them to Virginia. Forms can be downloaded from the Downloads page.
– Turn in your dues to make it into the 2017 Directory.
– Turn in 2017 Opportunity Quilt tickets.
– Michelle’s Fabric Postcard Workshop after the general meeting.

February 18, 2017 – Baby Quilt Relay / Third Saturday / Open Sew
– 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.

March 4, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Turn in 2017 Opportunity Quilt tickets.

March 18, 2017 – Third Saturday / Open Sew

April 1, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Turn in 2017 Opportunity Quilt tickets.

April 15, 2017 – Third Saturday / Open Sew
– Speaker from Hoffman Fabrics? (more info to come)
– Applique Class ($10)?

May 6, 2017 – General Membership Meeting / Tuffet Class Part 1
– Tuffet Class Part 1 of 2
– Drawing for the 2017 Opportunity Quilt Tickets. Please turn in tickets.

May 20, 2017 – Tuffet Class Part 2 / Third Saturday / Open Sew
– Tuffet Class Part 2 of 2

June 3, 2017 – General Membership Meeting

June 17, 2017 – Shop Hop / Third Saturday / Open Sew
– Shop Hop (more info to come)

July 1, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Simple Red, White and Blue Table Runner demonstration after the general meeting.

July 15, 2017 – Free Motion Quilting Class / Third Saturday / Open Sew
– Free motion quilting class (more info to come)

August 5, 2017 – General Membership Meeting

August 19, 2017 – TBA Class / Third Saturday
– Class to be announced
* A reminder that during a visiting teacher’s class, the center is only open for the class members *

September 2, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Shortcut quilt projects (more info to come)

September 15, 2017 – All Nighter starts
– More info to come

September 16, 2017 – All Nighter continues / Third Saturday / Open Sew

October 7, 2017 – General Membership Meeting
– Mary’s Quilted Jacket Class Part 1

October 21, 2017 – Mary’s Quilted Jacket Class Part 2 / Third Saturday / Open Sew
– Mary’s Quilted Jacket Class Part 2

November 4, 2017 – General Membership Meeting

November 18, 2017 – Third Saturday / Open Sew

December 2, 2017 – Christmas Party Luncheon / 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.