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

June 1, 2019 – General Membership Meeting
Nancy Ritter Trunk Show before the meeting.
– Block of the Month: turn in your “Not Just Another Pinwheel” blocks to Wendy. Also bring any Red, White and Blue Quilt of Valor practice blocks. Wendy will also demo the next Block of the Month and have Red, White and Blue packs to practice on. Instructions are in the Downloads page.
– Fat quarters: Bring Blue or Yellow (or both) Fat Quarters to swap.
– Hospitality: food theme for June is something your Father likes.
– First Saturday Sampler: Block #5 will be demonstrated after lunch.
– Turn in Sailboat Blocks for the Naval Museum Quilt donation.
– Turn in recipes for the Guild Cookbook to Pat W. You can also email or send it to her via Facebook or regular mail.
– Tell Caroline P. the make and model of your machines. She is setting up a database of our machines so we know who has what machines… We will eventually use this info if someone need help with that machine or for referrals, etc.
– Remember the various ongoing projects that you can turn in: Placemats, Pillow Cases and Baby Quilts.
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on after lunch.

June 15, 2019 – Third Saturday
Dave Trebotich’s Featherweight Maintenance/Hands-on Workshop ($25) **** WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN EARLY 2020 ****
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on after lunch.
– Stop by and help out the Wednesday Ladies by making one of their baby quilt kits.

Thursday, June 27 to Sunday, June 30, 2019
SOLANO COUNTY FAIR
– Solano County Fairground
– 10am to 6pm each day ???
– See Joanne D. to help setup, break down and staff the Vallejo Piecemaker’s booth.

July 6, 2019 – General Membership Meeting
– First Saturday Sampler: Block #6 will be demonstrated after lunch.
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on after lunch.

July 20, 2019 – Third Saturday
Joanne D’s Big Block Class ($15). She will teach the Kaiser’s Path.
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

August 3, 2019 – General Membership Meeting
– Drawing for the 2019 Opportunity Quilt. Virginia will also award a $50 & $25 Bay Quilt gift certificate to the top two member who sold the most tickets.
– First Saturday Sampler: Block #7 will be demonstrated after lunch.
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on after lunch.

August 17, 2019 – Third Saturday
Colleen Pelfrey’s “Taking Out the Dye” Workshop ($25)
– More information on her website: colleenpelfreyquilts.com/classes/
* A reminder that during a visiting teacher’s class, there is no open sew and the center is only open for the class members *

September 7, 2019 – General Membership Meeting
– First Saturday Sampler: Block #8 will be demonstrated after lunch.
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on after lunch.

September 20, 2019 – Friday
Over-Nighter ($15) starts at 6pm

September 21, 2019 – Third Saturday
Over-Nighter ($15) continues until 3pm
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

October 5, 2019 – General Membership Meeting
– First Saturday Sampler: Block #9 will be demonstrated after lunch.
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on after lunch.

October 19, 2019 – Third Saturday
Kathy Allen’s Modern Scot Patchwork Class ($35). You must also purchase the book ($20) which can be purchased on Amazon or from Kathy.
– For information about Kathy on her website: www.quiltsbykat.com
* A reminder that during a visiting teacher’s class, there is no open sew and the center is only open for the class members *

November 2, 2019 – General Membership Meeting
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on after lunch.

November 16, 2019 – Third Saturday
Kristen’s Mystery Quilt Class ($15)
– Open Sew: Feel free to bring your projects to work on.

December 7, 2019 – General Membership Meeting
Christmas Party Luncheon!!!

December 21, 2019 – 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.