Thursday, March 21, 2013

SQC's Newsletter: Community News & Events,March 25, 2013

Beverly's Unique Scrapbooking has a "NEW" website!!! Check it out at

2013: A Touch of Jazz and other sounds / Art and Images by Gerry GOS" Simpson. A Touch of Jazz and other sounds is a remarkable collection of 36 new photographic, figurative and abstract art works by fine artist and photographer, Gerry GOS" Simpson. GOS" is known for his vibrant and powerful colors that are so brilliantly displayed in his art. His love for all genres of music has played a major role in producing this extraordinary assembledge of work. Brickhouse Art Gallery, 2838 36th Street, Sacramento, CA.  For more info (916) 475-1240 / Email: visit:

2013 Quilt Shows, visit:

03/23 - 03/24, 2013 - North Wind Quilters Spring Fling
Fairfield, California
Location: Fairfield Senior Center
Contact Phone: 707-453-1995

Thursday March 28, 2013 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Gold Country Fairgrounds Auburn CA  .With over 300 spectacular quilts and wearables, 40 vendors, and our Country Store there is always plenty to do. Our special guest on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24 is Freddie Moran. Enjoy quilting demonstrations, fashion show, door prizes, raffle baskets, and lunch at our cafe — there's something for everyone.  For more info visit: ttp://           


African ancestry of African-American quilters. To read and learn more visit:

04/20 - 04/21, 2013 - Quilts from the Heart
Pleasanton, California
Location: Alameda County Fairgrounds
Contact Phone: 925-846-9774

  SQCmember Jan Hollins and Gloria Grandy, doll maker will be appearing next month, in Granite Bay, California. The East Parkway Church, 4700 East Roseville Parkway will host an arts and crafts fair on April 13th from 9:00am to 3:00pm to raise money for their mission trip to Northrise University in Ndola, Zambia.  For more info visit: Gloria’s blog at:

Show Your Quilt in Ghana with Cultural Expression (CE): Call to Artists -- Submissions Due MAY 1, 2013. SewJourn to Ghana "Contemporary Quilts from Traditional Textiles" Exhibit Dates: October 13-28, 2013. Opening Reception: Monday, October 13, 2013.Questions? Call 866-MUDCLOTH or email Visit:

05/04 - 05/05, 2013 - 29th Annual Springtime in the Pines Quilt Show
Grass Valley, California
Location: Nevada County Fairgrounds
Contact Phone: 916-798-8406

Tammie Bowser

 Mosaic Quilts Program and Workshop
The Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts presents Tammie Bowser, nationally known quilt instructor, lecturer, author and designer of unbelievably beautiful photographic quilts. She will be here Tuesday, May 1, 2013 to present a lecture – Pixels are Magic and workshop on Wednesday, May 2, 2013 Easy & Amazing Quilted Photography. The lecture begins at 7:00 pm. All meetings are held at the Shepard Garden & Art Center located at 3330 McKinley Blvd, (McKinley Park), Sacramento. Lectures are open to the public and free to SCTA members, $3.00 for non-members. The workshop is 11:00 to 3:00pm and is $85 for members and $95 for non-members. SCTA Workshops are by pre-registration only.
For more information and workshop registration please call Yvonne Warren at
916-927-2975 or email at

                                         North Wind Quilters 2013, Biennial Quilt Show
                                        Spring Fling, March 23, 24, 2013, Fairfield, CA  

Fredi and Faye, members of SQC and Sew What Sisters' members Debra and Deborah attended the   North Wind Quilters 2013.   The Fairfield Senior Center was filled with beautiful and unique quilts, vendors, friendly people, quilters and delicious and healthy foods. Enjoy the photos!!!


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