Thursday, August 6, 2015

News from Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC)

New location for SQC's general membership meetings Thursday, August 13 and September  10, 2015 from 5:30pm-7:30pm @ Oak Park Community Center (OPCC), 3425 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817. For more info contact: (916) 470-7234.
Community News:
Quilt, Knit Stitch Show August 13 to 15 2015: There are limited spots available and it's a great value for a 7-NIGHT cruise to the Caribbean & Mexico!! Dates are October 23-30, 2016.
SQC will host a Yard Sale, Saturday, August 22 from 8am-3pm.  For more info contact:   Nadie 916-968-5984
SQC will be visiting our sister guild –the African American Quilt Guild of Oakland on September 27.  For more info visit:

Quilt Show presented by River City Quilter's Guild: November 20-22, 2015-Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  @Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA. Contact Information: Quilt Show Chair: or
2015 Quilt Shows-Find upcoming Quilt Shows & related events.   Visit:

    Tips by Ms Debrra:


    1. Ensure your binding goes on smoothly by sewing a row of stitching around the edge of the quilt to hold all three layers together before you attach the binding

    2. You should take photos and keep a written record of all your completed quilts. Make sure you label each quilt on the back or front, so there is always a permanent record of when and who received your quilt.

    3. It is better to buy more fabric than you think you'll need for a quilt, rather than too little, this will allow room for mistakes, making sample blocks and of course building your stash.
    Supporting Emanuel AME Comfort Quilt Project ….. This is a project of love and unity to provide quilts for the families of the victims of Emanuel AME Church Guild in Charleston, SC.  Sisters Quilting Collective (SQC) sent 42 quilt blocks to the Cobblestone Quilters Guild in Charleston, for the Emanuel AME Comfort Quilt project. They will use blocks received to provide quilts for the families of the victims of Emanuel AME Church.  For more info please visit:

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