Saturday, August 16, 2014

Please join us and celebrate the joy of African-American Quilting & Textiles


 
Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC)
Please join us and celebrate the joy of African-American Quilting & Textiles

 
The mission of the SQC is to bring awareness of the historical value of African-American quilters and quilts of the African Diaspora, as well as to celebrate and continue the tradition of quilting.

 

Membership: The Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) is a membership based organization. We welcome quilters, textile and fabric artists, doll designers/collectors and the general public to join our collective.

 

History of Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC): SQC had its beginning in 2012 after an exhibition of quilts held at the Brickhouse Art Gallery.


Contacts:

· Albertine Gadson, (916) 391-1089, Membership

 

Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC): P.O. Box 5486, Sacramento, CA 95817.

Visit: sistersquiltingcollectivesqc.blogspot.com. Our meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm. Please call or e-mail us to confirm location.

Founding Members: Jan Hollins, Barbara Range, Fredi Slaughter-Walker, Barbra Lord, Kephera Alston and Faye Wilson Kennedy

 

Sisters Quilting Collective Bus Trip


  Save the date & join us   Sisters Quilting Collective Bus Trip
 
When:              Saturday, September 27, 2014

Cost:               $45 per person

Destination:    African American Quilt Guild in Oakland California

Time:            1:00 PM until 3:00 PM

Departure:       10:30 AM from Freeport Blvd and Florin Road

From the Bel-Air Shopping Center Next to the Old CVS Pharmacy

(This store is now closed)

 

Arrive:             12:30 in Oakland

Lunch:               Will be provided by the African American Quilt Guild (free of charge)

 

Departure:       3:15 PM

Come enjoy and talk textiles. Chat with quilt historians, doll makers and wearable art clothing designers.  Bring your favorite quilt, wall hanging, purse, wearable art and dolls to show and share.

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FIRST COME FIRST SERVE; NO PAYMENTS ACCEPTED AFTER SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

Name:____________________________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________ City: ______________ Zip:_________

Telephone: _________________________  Email: _____________________________

Please make your check or money order payable to: Sisters Quilting Collective and 

Mail to: P O Box 5486 Sacramento, California  95817-0486.

 

Questions, comments or concerns?? Please contact Juanita Savage at (916) 427-6804.   
 
Thank you!!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Share & Tell: photos of June 12 & July 10 Meetings











Join Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC)


Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC)

Please join us and celebrate the joy of African-American Quilting & Textiles

 

The mission of the SQC is to bring awareness of the historical value of African-American quilters and quilts of the African Diaspora, as well as to celebrate and continue the tradition of quilting.

 

Membership: The Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) is a membership based organization. We welcome quilters, textile and fabric artists, doll designers/collectors and the general public to join our collective.

 

History of Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC): SQC had its beginning in 2012 after an exhibition of quilts held at the Brickhouse Art Gallery.

 

Contacts:

· Lillian LeBlanc, (916) 393-2851, Chairperson

· Faye Wilson Kennedy, (916) 484-5025, Secretary- fayek@springmail.com

· Albertine Gadson, (916) 391-1089, Membership


 

Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC): P.O. Box 5486, Sacramento, CA 95817.

Visit: sistersquiltingcollectivesqc.blogspot.com. Our meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm at the Brickhouse Art Gallery. Please call or e-mail us to confirm location.

Founding Members: Jan Hollins, Barbara Range, Fredi Slaughter-Walker, Barbra Lord, Kephera Alston and Faye Wilson Kennedy

 


"Workt By Hand" @ Crocker Arts Museum










SQC will be participating in "Workt By Hand" quilt exhibit at the Crocker Arts Museum and join us:
Wednesday, July 23rd 

Saturday July 26th
Sunday, July 27th
Wednesday, July 30th

Saturday, August 2nd
Sunday, August 3rd

 For more info contact: Lillian LeBlanc, (916) 393-2851, Chairperson

Resources: African American Quilt Appraiser

African American Quilt Appraiser
 Violet Vaughnes, Quilt Appraiser, Certified by the American Quilter’s Society, Paducah, Kentucky (USA) and member Professional Association of Appraisers--Quilted Textiles (PAAQT).Some information used with permission of Beverly Dunivent, American Quilter’s Society Certified Quilt Appraiser.

Violet Vaughnes (African AmericanQuilt Appraiser)
25861 E. 28th Street
San Bernardino, CA 92404
(909) 864-6446
getfruit@aol.com
Written Appraisal $50.00 plus shipping

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Quilting and Doll Making Classes for community members



 
Quilting and Doll Making Classes:


Fiber artist instructor, Jan Hollins will introduce a class Safari Sunset Quilting Art,” that will challenge your raw edge appliqué and silhouette art experience. For those enjoying a taste of the exotic, batiks and cottons in shades of yellow, gold, red, orange and black will be used.  The project will be quilted in threads of similar colors, accented with gold or silver metallic thread.  Provide your own working sewing machine and basic sewing supplies.  Some African fabric will be provided at a cost. The class will be held Thursday, April 17th, at the Capsity Building, 2572 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 9581 (Near Broadway and 21st) from 5:30p - 8:30p. Class Fee is $45.00. For more information and supply list please contact Jan Hollins, 916 613-7401 or email -- jhquiltsandmore@gmail.com.


 
Gloria Grandy will be teaching her first doll workshop for the 2014 season, Art Doll 101. In this first Inner Diva, Alter Ego Doll Workshop for the 2014 students will create an art doll inspired by the Cirque du Soleil acrobats that perform their stunts suspended from the ceiling on silk scarves. The class will be held Thursday, April 17th, at the Capsity Building, 2572 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 9581 (Near Broadway and 21st) from 5:30p - 8:30p. For more information and to register by Paypal go to the Inner Diva, Alter Ego Doll Workshops (IDAE) blog page: http://innerdivaalteregodolls.blogspot.com or email Gloria at cre8tivglory@gmail.com or call 916-410-9082. This first class will be limited to eight students (additional classes will be offered later) the cost is $46 for non SQC members and $40 for SQC members..

 

Gladys Wilburn will be teaching a class in the development and design of folk art, and folk art characters. The tentative date will be some time in July (TBA), for information, send e-mails to: Gladysunimukewilburn1@netzero.  The consideration of the class interest will, settle the time and date of the venture.  All details will be set in the e-mail for all interested parties.