Our General Meetings are held in the evening on the fourth (4th) Thursday of the month except for November and December. Our meeting schedule is as follows:
6:00 - Social time
6:30 - General meeting
7:00 - Program
8:00 - Break
8:10 - Business and show and tell
You are welcome to come to a meeting to "check us out". If you would like to join, please contact our Membership Chair, Cathy Sagaser at firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR FABULOUS WORKSHOPS ARE OPEN TO NON-MEMBERS, AS SPACE ALLOWS. PRICES VARY WITH TEACHER.
Thursday - July 25, 2019: Lecture - Pat Fryer. Local Girl Makes Good. Pat will by sharing her inspiring journey as a quilter, shop owner and pattern & fabric designer.
Saturday - July 27, 2019: Workshop - Elizabeth Cunning Patriotic Workshop —Red, White and Blue blocks for Veteran's quilts.
(Featuring the World Famous desserts of retired USAF Col. Roger Cunning).
Thursday - August 22, 2019: Our 2020 Featured Quilter, Cindy Thompson will be sharing a lecture on a new technique of dyeing fabric with tissue, and more.
Saturday - August 24, 2019: Workshop - Cindy Thompson - "Whimsical Art to Dye For". Kits available for a Kitty Cat or Giraffe. (Small wall hanging or pillow). She will also have many other patterns to chose from; chickens, frogs, dogs, fairies, flowers, etc. Fun Characters.
Thursday - Sept 26, 2019: Lecture - Petra Keller - "Who Made This Quilt?" Back Art Trunk Show & the importance of Labels.
Saturday - Sept 28, 2019: Workshop - Petra Keller - Come & Learn how Petra makes the orphan & wonky blocks all play nicely.
Thursday - Oct 24, 2019: Lecture - Rami Kim - Two by Two - Trunk Show & Lecture on using design techniques into different projects.
Saturday - Oct 26, 2019: Workshop - Rami Kim - No Sew Tumbling Block Weaving Method
- November 28 & 30, 2019: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. No Meeting/Lecture or Workshop.
- December 26 & 28, 2019: CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY. No Meeting/Lecture or Workshop.
Thursday - Jan 23, 2020: Lecture— Susan Florez of Quail's Nest Quilt Co.
Saturday - Jan 25, 2020: Workshop — Susan Florez of Quail's Nest Quilt Co. - Circle Dance Class. Taking the Fear out of Curves.
Thursday - Feb 27, 2020: Final planning for quilt show at meeting—Quilt Show March 7 & 8, 2020
Saturday - Feb 29, 2020: No Workshop; See you at the show!!!
Thursday - Mar 26, 2020: Lecture - Elizabeth Ringlee, our previously featured 2018 Doll Artist.
Saturday - Mar 28, 2020: Workshop - Elizabeth Ringlee - Doll Class; pattern to be determined.
Thursday - April 23, 2020: Installation of New Officers & Dinner. No Guest Scheduled.
Saturday - April 25, 2020: Workshop - Ginny Mather - Always wonderful, mystery quilt class.
Thursday - May 28, 2020: Lecture - Edie Elliott & Nadine Nakano; Color & Value in Quilting.
Saturday - May 30, 2020: No Workshop, Holiday Weekend.
Thursday - June 25, 2020: Lecture - Jenny K. Lyon, The Quilt Skipper
Saturday - June 27, 2020: Workshop - Jenny K. Lyon; Fearless Free Motion Quilting.
Meeting Information: Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month except for November and December.
Manteca Quilters is for everyone who loves quilts and the art of quilting. We have members of all ages and at all levels of quilting from beginner to the very experienced. Established in 1979, we have grown to over 140 members and are still growing!
1. To contribute to the knowledge of, and to promote the appreciation of fine quilts
2. To sponsor and support quilting activities, and to encourage quilt making and collecting
3. To increase the knowledge of quilting history, techniques, textiles, patterns, and needle arts
4. To promote the growth of quilt makers through educational meetings, travel and fellowship.
McFall Conference Room
320 Center Street