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This page was last updated on: November 9, 2017
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Summary of Our Web Pages

About Us:  Our history, purpose, and officers

Calendar:  Scheduled guild meetings, California quilt shows

Contact Us:  Map to meeting location, feedback form

Activities:  Information and photos from meetings, retreats,  shows, etc.

Quilt Show:  Current quilt show information and photos of quilts from past quilt shows

News:  Newsletter and items of interest to members and others

Forms & Links:  Guild related forms & patterns, links to local teachers, quilt shops, other guilds and quilting sites
GENERAL MEETINGS
2nd Thursday each month
6:30 p.m. - Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Lancaster United Methodist Church
918 W. Avenue J
Lancaster, California

AVQA Guild Meetings
BOARD MEETINGS
1st Tuesday following guild meeting
6:30 p.m.
Bolts in the Bathtub
723 West Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster, California
Visitors Welcome!
FREE!!  AVQA Name Tag Patterns
Appliqued Poppy
Paper Pieced Poppy

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Upcoming Programs












AVQA meets at Lancaster United Methodist Church, 918 West Ave J, Lancaster, on the 2nd Thursday of each month, starting at 6:30 p.m. Please come join us.
Please remember to wear your name badge and AVQA pins.  Any borrowed books should be returned to the librarian.
NEXT BOARD MEETING:  
Tuesday, October 17 
6:30 p.m. at Bolts in the Bathtub
Visitors Welcome!
Nov. 9     Quilter's College
Nov. 11   Open Sew
Dec 14    Holiday Party
Jan 11     Mary Tabor - Working Quilts and Art
Jan 13     Workshop - Watercolor Strip Quilt
Feb 11     Erica Plank - Show and Tell
Feb 13     Cathedral Window Block


NOVEMBER PROGRAM – Quilter’s College
featuring……
Marietta Irvin – Foundation Paper Piecing             Sue Jacobsen – Binding Techniques
Ilana Joffe – Disappearing Pinwheels                    Lois Johnson – Embellished Silk Flower Wall Hanging
Karen Stenback – InkTense Ink Pencils​
It’s time to update those quilting skills in mini classes taught by fellow guild members. Several people made a special request for these classes. Generous guild members have offered to share their expertise with you.Our quilt judge for the quilt show commended Sue Jacobsen’s binding application, so Sue will teach Applying Binding to Your Quilt. Ilana Jaffe showed a friendship group the method of Disappearing Pinwheels. It looked like so much fun that she agreed to teach it as well. Karen Stenback was thrilled with a class she took at Road 2 California learning to paint quilts with InkTense Ink Pencils and has consented to share her knowledge with us. Foundation Paper Piecing is a skill that many of us
(myself, especially) need reviewed frequently and Marietta Irvin volunteered to teach it. Lois Johnson’s technique for Embellished Silk Flower Wall Hangings has won numerous awards at quilt shows. We’re lucky enough to have her show us this technique. 

In lieu of a workshop, Philanthropic/Open Sew will be held at Trinity Community Church, 45361 N. Trevor, Lancaster -- from 9:00 am to ~3:00pm on Saturday, November 11. The philanthropic sew will be free, and we’re asking a $10 donation if you’re participating in open sew (not philanthropic) to defray the cost for the use of the facility. 

Meet for camaraderie with your fellow quilters at Cali Café, formerly Camille’s, at 44140 20th St. West, Lancaster. See you at 5:00 pm prior to the general meeting onNov. 9th. We hope to see you there!

Co-Program Chairs,
Carolyn Lundie and Kathy Greene
Next Meeting:  Nov. 9, 2017
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