January 2022 General Membership Meeting

Zoom

*** Meeting will be held via Zoom, due to the closure of the Florence Douglas Center. *** Turn in your yearly dues. Members can add this to their Facebook Calendar.

“Boot Scootin’ Stars” Class with Toni, Cyndy and Sandy

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

It’s that time of the year! For those not in-the-know… these ladies don’t just put on a class… it’s an event! Our theme for this class Western/Cowboy. So, get your cowboy boots and hats out and have a fun day with friends and working on a new quilt. Members can view more photos in the […]

$15

“Exploding Heart” Quilt Class (Part 2)

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

If you have been on Pinterest or FB in in the past year it is likely you have seen this pattern by Laura Piland of "Slice of Pi Designs." She is seeing great success - partnered now with FreeSpirit Fabrics for kits with Kaffe Fassett Collective, and also with Missouri Star, who did a tutorial […]

$15

Linda Wagner’s “Ruler/Mat Multi-Pocketed Tote Bag” Class

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

Did you ever think you would be able to have that one bag pattern that can carry all those supplies you need for a class? (Except the sewing machine, of course...) You need cutting mats, rotary cutters, square rulers, fussy cutting rulers, loooooong rulers... so much stuff that you end up looking like a pack […]

“Hawaiian Beach Bunco” Fundraiser

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

Admission is $20/person if purchased in advance. $25/person on the day of the game. Limited to 100 players.Door prizes and vendors.Wear something tropical to get an extra raffle ticket.More information to come.

Overnighter ($15) / October 2022 Third Saturday

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

In October we will have an Overnighter at the Florence Douglas Center, starting on 6 pm Friday, October 14th. This will also cost $15 and will include a one-hour mystery project.

$15

Kim Brownell’s “Sunrise / Sunset” Quilted Jigsaw Puzzle Technique ($25)

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

Kim Brownell, the Wacky Doodle Quilter, will be showing us her Quilted Jigsaw Puzzle Technique in the "Sunrise/Sunset" pattern. We will be making this 22" x 26” wall hanging. It is very much like piecing together a jigsaw puzzle. A raw-edge fusible applique is used leaving a negative space between each piece, making a wonderful […]

Kris’ “Blooming Nine Patch” Quilt Class

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

So you didn't win the 2022 Opportunity Quilt but you still want one of your own? Our January class is here to show you how. Kris will walk you through the steps to make a smaller version, measuring 56" x 68" with five fabrics. If you would like to make a larger version, just let […]

$15

Baby Quilt Work Party

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

This is a work party to complete baby quilt top on hand for our Community Outreach. Steps include: Pressing the fabricSandwiching tops with batting and backingPinningSewing around the edges (inside out)Turning outTying with yarnTopstitchingSewing labels on

Joan’s Sweet Pretzel Twist Quilt Class ($15)

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

This is a fun, easy to make quilt using 2-1/2" strips and a background fabric. Pull out those leftover strips! Trade strips if you want to have more variety. A jelly roll also works great. You can use as few or as many fabrics as you like. So please come and join me on March 18 […]

$15

Saturday Bunco Setup

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

Members help setup the center before the Bunco Games starts. Arrive at 8:30 for last minute food/drink donations, entry table set up, items for consignment to the country store, visit and get ready for our guest who will arrive at 10:30. Game starts at 11.

“Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” Bunco Fundraiser

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

Don't be late for a very important date... Please join us for a Bunco fundraiser for Vallejo Piecemakers Quilt Guild. Join us for fun, games, prizes, raffles, refreshments, and items for sale.

Jeanne’s “Paper piecing sampler” class

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

Learn different techniques for making paper pieced blocks, learn basics, connecting sections to make blocks, stained glass block, angles without tears. Class charge $15 + $10 pattern/foundation papers charge ($25 total) for members, $20 + $10 pattern/foundation papers charge ($30 total) for non-members.

Trudy’s “Flying in Squares” Class

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

• "Flying in Squares" by happyquiltingmelissa• This quilt uses a layer cake and some background fabric to create a bed size quilt.• We will learn (for those who do not know how) the 4 at a time flying geese method.• 85" square• Cutting instructions available in April 2023 meeting.• Those who sign up and pay […]

Kris’ 2023 Mystery Quilt Class

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

This is a one day mystery quilt made with four fabrics, measuring 54" x 72" without any borders. This pattern does not have curves, Y-seams, appliqué, or paper piecing. It can be made in a one day session so it is not an intricate pattern. The challenge is in taking a leap in sewing without […]

September 2023 Third Saturday

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

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October 2023 Third Saturday

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

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November 2023 Third Saturday

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

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Marci’s “Twister Wreath/Twister Heart” Class

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

Marci S's class will teach how to use the Twister method for making either a heart or wreath. Class is $15 and requires a special template and some sewing to be done before class (see the January newsletter for details). Doors will open at 8:30, class begins at 9. Remember to bring a bag lunch […]

Outreach Relay / Extravaganza

Florence Douglas Center 333 Amador Street, Vallejo, CA, United States

Our annual relay event for community outreach quilts. Come help the regular Wednesday group sew and complete the quilts. The doors of the FDC will open at 8:30 am for set up. Join us anytime until we close at 3:00 pm. There will be kits on hand. Please bring your sewing machine, various colors of […]