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
Your membership dues can be mailed to:
PO Box 1558
Manteca, CA 95336
Member dues for 2023-2024 is coming
now due. You can turn in your dues at our meetings. Or send it to our PO Box.
$40.00 for membership
$35.00 for age 62 & over
Additional cost for newsletter to be sent thru the mail. This rate will be calculated once the post office has published new rate fees.
Meeting Information: Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month except for November and December.
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
Upcoming quilt show is March 4th & 5th
Manteca Public Library
320 W. Center St.
Manteca, Ca 95336
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.
MEETINGS, GUEST SPEAKERS, TRUNK SHOWS & WORKSHOPS
MEETINGS & CLASSES
Manteca Public Library
320 W. Center St
January 26, 2023: Guest Speaker: Jan Truscott
Jan will be sharing her beautiful handwork & quilts.
January 28, 2023: Workshop: Open Sew: Bring your projects & gather with our Guild Members.
February 23, 2023: No Guest Speaker.
We will be focusing on wrapping up business for our Quilt Show the following weekend.
February 25, 2023: Workshop: Open Sew: Great opportunity to finish your quilts for the show.
March 23, 2023: Program TBD
March 25, 2023: Workshop: Jenny K. Lyon
After 3, that's THREE years, we have worked thru Covid & schedules to finally, excitedly, Joyfully, bring Jenny to our Club.
Jenny will be teaching us "Fearless Free Motion Quilting" on our domestic sewing machines.
April 27, 2023: Installation Dinner.
April 29, 2023: Workshop: Vicki Aksland
Cathedral Window Flag (on your machine)
May 25, 2023: Program / Guest: TBD
May 27, 2023: No Workshop/Holiday Weekend
June 22, 2023: Program / Guest: TBD
June 24, 2023: Hosted by Edie, Vicki & Lisa & Any Other Friend That Wants To Join Us in Demos.
Back To Basics Part 1: Learning to use different quilting tools & techniques for successful quilt tops / Open Sew.
Everyone is welcome, regardless of skill level. Bring your own project to work on or we will have philanthropy kits available to work on as well.
Beginners, Vicki has generously volunteered to quilt your project & have it ready for Part 2; Wrapping It Up in August.
July 27, 2023: Program / Guest: TBD
July 29, 2023: Workshop: TBD
August 24, 2023: Program / Guest: TBD
August 26, 2023: Workshop: We're Back & Wrapping It Up / Open Sew
Come Join Edie, Vicki & Lisa as you trim your quilted top, make & sew binding and complete your project.
Everyone is welcome to Open Sew.