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
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!
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 email@example.com
McFall Conference Room
320 Center Street
Meeting Information: Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month except for November and December.
2019 - 2020
Thursday - January 24, 2019: Lecture - Sandra Mollen - Raw Edge Applique
Saturday - January 26, 2019: Workshop - Sandra Mollen - Beautiful Rose Raw Edge Applique
Thursday - February 21, 2019: No Lecture, we'll be finalizing our Quilt Show
Saturday No Work Shop in February.
Thursday - March 28, 2019: Lecture - Colleen Granger - Playing with Precuts
Saturday - March 30, 2019: Workshop - Colleen Granger - Rings of Change
Thursday - April 25, 2019: No Lecture, Induction of new officers
Saturday - April 27, 2019: Workshop—Linda Ballard is teaching her pattern "The Big Easy"
Thursday - May 23, 2019: Lecture - Geri Patterson-Kutras. The topic is "Finding the Artist within You".
Saturday - May 25, 2019: No Workshop - Enjoy Your Holiday Weekend.
Thursday - June 27, 2019: Lecture - Leona Rodriguez is sharing her trunk show on Dresden Plate Table Toppers & other fun quilts.
Saturday - June 29, 2019: Workshop by Leona Rodriguez - Dresden Plate Table Toppers.
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 - September 26, 2019: Lecture - Petra Keller - "Who Made This Quilt?" Back Art Trunk Show & the importance of Labels.
Saturday - September 28, 2019: Workshop - Petra Keller - Come & Learn how Petra makes the orphan & wonky blocks all play nicely.
Thursday - October 24, 2019: Lecture - Rami Kim - Two by Two - Trunk Show & Lecture on using design techniques into different projects.
Saturday - October 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 - January 23, 2020: Lecture— Susan Florez of Quail's Nest Quilt Co.
Saturday - January 25, 2020: Workshop — Susan Florez of Quail's Nest Quilt Co. - Circle Dance Class. Taking the Fear out of Curves.
Thursday - February 27, 2020: Final planning for quilt show at meeting—Quilt Show March 7 & 8, 2020
Saturday - February 29, 2020: No Workshop; See you at the show!!!
Thursday - March 26, 2020: Lecture -
Saturday - March 28, 2020: Workshop -
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.