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Calendar 2016
Southern California Quilt Shows
and Events

    January '16 ·  February '16  ·  March '16 ·  April '16 ·  May '16 ·  June '16 ·  July '16  ·  August '16 ·  September '16 ·  October '16 ·  November '16 ·  December '16  · 
January '17  ·  February '17

Quilt Shows and Events 2016 - 2017

January 2016

  • Jan 9; 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia.
    Topic = Embroideries

  • Jan 10 and 11; FGQG Workshop -Nancy Rink Design
    In Remembrance block, Machine Applique
    Jan 10 from 10 am - 4 p.m.; Location: Orange Quilt Bee
    628 East Katella Avenue, Orange $40 for more info click here

    Jan 11 from 10 am - 4 p.m.; Location: Irvine Presbyterian Church (4445 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92604 )

  • Jan 11 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting;   Flying Geese Quilt Guild Speaker - Nancy Rink-
    on the El Camino Real: Quilts Inspired by Early California History

  • Jan 16; 1-4 pm; Mini Workshop at Flying Geese Quilt Store in Tustin. Learn to Sweatshirt Jacket with Char R. only $15

  • Jan 15 - Feb 26; Shaped by Fiber II exhibit presented by Beyond the Edge Fiber Artists
    is currently on display at the Mission Viejo Library, 100 Civic Center Drive, Mission Viejo
    This exhibit include three dimensional forms, vessels and mounted fiber art.
    Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 12 pm - 5 pm, Mon-Thur 10 am - 9 pm, Fri 1 pm-5 pm

  • Jan 20-24, 2016 - Road to California Quilt Show, Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, CA
    Class information available early July 2016.
    Registration for Jan 2016 Classes began mid July .


  • Thru - Mar. 21, 2016 Bowers Museum Exhibit: The Red That Colored the World; Cochineal.
    For more information Click Here . 2002 N. Main Street in Santa Ana, CA


February 2016

  • Feb 7; FGQG Workshop -Lyn Brown
    Quilt-A-Fish - These Fish Have Gone To Quilting Class
    FGQG Workshop 10 am - 4 p.m.; Location: Orange Quilt Bee
    628 East Katella Avenue, Orange $40 for more info click here


  • Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Flying Geese Quilt Guild Meeting - Lyn Brown
    “PreCut Paradise.” Love those Precut Packs? Not sure how to use them? Through “material” examples, Lyn shares many tips, tricks and techniques for using those Jelly Rolls, Charm Packs, Layer Cakes and Fat Quarters

    Change over meeting. Wear
    Red.
    more information


  • Feb. 10; from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Philanthropy Sew-In
    Please join us at the Orange Quilt Bee, 628 E Katella Ave, Orange, (714) 639-3245

  • Feb. 13; 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia.
    Topic = Madder Dyes.

  • Feb. 13-14; South Bay Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show "Red, White, and Blue"
    at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center,
    3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. Saturday and Sunday; 10 to 4.
    Small Quilt Auction, Sunday, 1 p.m.
    Southbayquiltersguild.org
    $10 general and free parking.
    $1 off Coupon
    see the SBQG website

  • Feb. 18-21 Quilt Con West presented by the Modern Quilt Guild. Form more information click here
    At the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green St., Pasadena

  • Thru - Feb 26; Shaped by Fiber II exhibit presented by Beyond the Edge Fiber Artists
    is currently on display at the Mission Viejo Library, 100 Civic Center Drive, Mission Viejo
    This exhibit include three dimensional forms, vessels and mounted fiber art.
    Sat 10 am - 5 pm , Sun 12 pm - 5 pm, Mon-Thur 10 am - 9 pm, Fri 1 pm-5 pm

  • Thru - Feb. 21, 2016 Bowers Museum Exhibit: The Red That Colored the World; Cochineal.
    For more information Click Here . 2002 N. Main Street in Santa Ana, CA
    Feb 6 lecture: Barbara Anderson, co-author of A Red Like No Other: How Cochineal Colored the World
    at 1:30 pm til 3 pm.

  • Feb. 27—Mar. 6, Cruisin’ Quilters, San Diego’s Quilt Shop Hop. Theme: Western. 10 participating shops: Quilter’s Cottage, Fat Quarters Quilt Shop, Inspirations Quilt Shop, Annie’s Quilting Den, Grand Country Quilters, Quilt in a Day, Paradise Sewing, Memory Lane Quilt Shop, Rosie’s Calico Cupboard, and Cozy Quilt Shop.



March 2016

  • Thru Mar. 6, Cruisin’ Quilters, San Diego’s Quilt Shop Hop. Theme: Western. 10 participating shops: Quilter’s Cottage, Fat Quarters Quilt Shop, Inspirations Quilt Shop, Annie’s Quilting Den, Grand Country Quilters, Quilt in a Day, Paradise Sewing, Memory Lane Quilt Shop, Rosie’s Calico Cupboard, and Cozy Quilt Shop.

  • March 4 & 5, Desert Guilds Quilt Show. Palm Springs Pavilion, 401 S. Pavilion Way, Palm Springs. Friday 10-5pm , Saturday 10-4pm. (3 guilds participate: Cactus Sew-ables, Coachella Valley and Pass Patchers)

  • March 3-5 from 10 am - 5 p.m. - Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival at the Pomona Fairplex-- go to quiltcraftsew.com for more information and a free admission coupon, admission w/o coupon $10

  • March 5-6  from 10 am - 5 pm on Sat and 10 am - 4 pm on Sun. 
    Friendship Square Quilt Guild Quilt Show
    at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd., La Habra. $7

  • March 9; from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Philanthropy Sew-In
    Please join us at the Orange Quilt Bee, 628 E Katella Ave , Orange, (714) 639-3245

  • March 12 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia.
    Topic = Centennial & Political Themes in Quilts

  • March 13- from 10 am to 4 p.m. FGQG Workshop; Jill Finley on Applique Dotted Swiss
    click here for more information

  • March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Flying Geese Quilt Guild Program and Meeting with
    Speaker
    Jill Finley on Jillily Quilts--From Studio and Family

  • March 19; National Quilting Day.

  • Mar TBA ; 10-6 Fri and Sat, 10-3 Sun Spring Bunny Hop, Shop Hop 
    Orange County Stores :
    The participating stores are The Quilt Cupboard in Placentia, the Orange Quilt Bee in Orange,
    and New! The Sew N Sew in Glendora
    Great time to purchase gifts for your friendship groups, family members, and other friends.
    Passports, Flyers, and Directions are available at each store.


April 2016

  • April 1 - 24, 2016, A Fiber Art Show from the Studio Art Quilt Association called STITCH DIALECT
    Poway Center for the Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Road, Poway, CA
    Hours Tuesday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm, Saturday 10 am - 3 pm.
    Tues-Fri. you must have a parking pass. A free parking pass can be obtained from the PCPA Lobby Admin Office. Temporay parking available at the Green Curb while you are getting the parking pass.
    Opening Reception Sunday April 10, 1 - 3 pm.


  • April 9-June 17; 31st Annual "Made in California" exhibit at the City of Brea Art Gallery. 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA. Gallery hours during an exhibition: Wednesday - Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m. Fee: $2

  • April 9; 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard now in Placentia.
    Topic =  Early 20th Century Quilt Designers


  • April 11 at 6:30 p.m. Flying Geese Quilt Guild Program and Meeting with Patricia Beaver
    with a lecture titled "A Funny Thing Happened to Me When I Moved to Utah."


  • April 13; from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Philanthropy Sew-In
    Please join us at the Orange Quilt Bee, 628 E Katella Ave , Orange, (714) 639-3245

  • April 15 & 16, El Camino Quilters Guild “Piece By Piece” quilt show, QLN Conference Center,
    1938 Avenida del Oro, Oceanside. Both days 10-4:30pm. $10

  • April 21-24; Flying Geese Quilt Guild Quilt Retreat - more information
    Retreats are always fun and productive weekends. It's a great opportunity to finish projects or start something new. Each person has a large sewing space in a well-lit classroom. We'll be staying at the Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center in Temecula. Sign up begins at the Feb. Meeting.

  • April 30; 1-4 pm; Mini Workshop
    Hand Embroidery with Hilary F. only $15


May 2016

  • May 9 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting; Flying Geese Quilt Guild Program:
    Guild Challenge Display
    more information

  • May 14 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard now in Placentia.
    Topic = Patterns and Quilts of Marie Webster

  • May TBA; 10 am to 5 pm; Flying Geese Quilt Store Tea Party.

  • May 18; from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Philanthropy Sew-In Wednesday.
    Please join us at the Orange Quilt Bee, 628 E Katella Ave , Orange, (714) 639-3245 .

  • May 28- Sept 4; Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, part of the Pilgram / Roy Collection.
    At the San Diego Museum of Art. 1450 El Prado at Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

  • Through-June 17; 31st Annual "Made in California" exhibit at the City of Brea Art Gallery. 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA. Gallery hours during an exhibition: Wednesday - Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m. Fee: $2


June 2016
  • June 4-5; Sat 10 am - 5 pm and Sun 10 am to 4 pm.
    Beach Cities Quilt Guild Quilt Show
    at Soka University. One University Drive in Aliso Viejo.
    $10 and parking is Free! Auction is at 1 pm on Saturday.

  • June 8; from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Philanthropy Sew-In.
    Please join us at the Orange Quilt Bee, 628 E Katella Ave , Orange, (714) 639-3245 .

  • June 11 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Southern California Quilt Study Group; Repiecer's Meeting
    at the Quilt Cupboard now in Placentia.
    Topic =Borders and Bindings


  • June 12 - FGQG Workshop; 10 am to 4pm; Charlotte Warr Andersen on Pieced Pictures
    Sunday's workshop is at Orange Quilt Bee 628 E Katella Ave in Orange
    June 14 - FGQG Workshop; 10 am to 4pm; Charlotte Warr Andersen on Fusible Thread Stained Glass
    Different location for Tuesday workshops; 1st Presbyterian 4445 Alton Parkway in Irvine
    -- click here for more information

  • June 13 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting; Flying Geese Quilt Guild Speaker - Charlotte Warr Andersen
    speaking on Images in Appliqué
    for more information click here

  • June 16-19 and 23-26; Southern California Quilter's Run.
    Great Prizes. Theme: "Game Night",
    Too many stores to list! For a list of the stores participating,
    and more information click here.

  • June 23-25; Quilting, Stitching, and Craft Expo
    Grand Sierra Resort
    2500 E. Second ST., Reno, NV 89595
    While in Reno: Do you like vintage clothing?
    Visit the Auto Museum in Reno "automuseum.org"
    where vintage clothing and costume jewelry are also on display.
    The cars are fun to look at, too.

  • Through Sept 4; Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, part of the Pilgram / Roy Collection.
    At the San Diego Museum of Art. 1450 El Prado at Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

  • Through-June 17; 31st Annual "Made in California" exhibit at the City of Brea Art Gallery. 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA. Gallery hours during an exhibition: Wednesday - Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m. Fee: $2

 

July 2016

  • July 9 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Southern California Quilt Study Group Repiecer's Meeting
    at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia. Topic = Patterns and Quilts from 1940-80


  • July TBA Registration for classes begins for Jan 2017 Classes. Class information available mid month.
    Jan 2017 - Road to California Quilt Show, Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, CA


  • July 10 - FGQG Workshop;from 10 am to 4 p.m. Sherri McConnell will teach a workshop titled: 
    30 degree Modern Drunkards Path
    at Orange Quilt Bee 628 E Katella Ave in Orange click here for more information

  • July 11 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting; Flying Geese Quilt Guild Speaker - Sherri McConnell will speak about her Fresh Family Traditions Trunk Show
    for more info click here

  • July 15 to Aug. 14; Orange County Fair, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    Visit the FGQG Demonstrations .

  • July 23 and 24; Southern Calif. Vintage Quilt Extravaganza. Lectures with Claire McKarns, Eleanor Burns, and Laraine Daly Jones on Saturday and a Workshop on Sunday. Both at QIAD. Saturday $55, Sunday $25, both days $80. Fee includes lunch. For more information and how to register; contact Claire McKarns or send an email to info(at)flying-geese(dot)org.

  • July 29-30 Orange Grove Quilter's Grove Quilt Show

  • Through Sept 4; Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, part of the Pilgram / Roy Collection.
    At the San Diego Museum of Art. 1450 El Prado at Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

August 2016

  • August 9 - Tuesday; FGQG Workshop; 10 am to 4pm;
    with Penny Sturges on TOOL TOTE Bag
    Different Location for Tuesday Workshops: 1st Presbyterian 4445 Alton Parkway in Irvine
    -- click here for more information

  • August 10 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting; Flying Geese Quilt Guild Speaker will be Penny Sturges who designs tote bags, handbags, wallets, aprons, quilts, and pillows.

  • August 13 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Southern California Quilt Study Group Repiecer's Meeting
    at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia. Topic Love Apples and Pomegranate.

  • Aug TBA. - Registration for the Education of Textile Arts Expo,
    Registration begins mid month , Discounts on reservations through mid September
    The event is Mid Oct. at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove
    For more information www.etasewexpo.com

  • Thru Aug. 14; Orange County Fair, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

  • Aug. 31- Sept. 3; The annual San Diego Quilt Show "Quilt America"
    will be held at the San Diego Convention Center, Hall F
    Thursday and Friday 10 am. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 am. to 4 p.m. -- $10
    Convention Center Parking  is $16 per day and Petco Park parking (across the footbridge) is $5 per day

  • Aug. 25-28; Flying Geese Quilt Guild -- Quilt Retreat - more information
    Retreats are always fun and productive weekends. It's a great opportunity to finish projects or start something new. Each person has a large sewing space in a well-lit classroom. We'll be staying at the Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center in Temecula.

  • Through Sept 4; Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, part of the Pilgram / Roy Collection.
    At the San Diego Museum of Art. 1450 El Prado at Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

September 2016

  • Aug. 31- Sept. 3; The annual San Diego Quilt Show "Quilt America"
    will be held at the San Diego Convention Center, Hall F
    Thursday and Friday 10 am. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 am. to 4 p.m. -- $10
    Convention Center Parking  is $15 per day and Petco Park parking (across the footbridge) is $5 per day

  • Oct 8 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia.
    Topic of Study: Our Precious Quilts

  • Sept. 11 ; FGQG Workshop- from 10 am to 4 p.m. -
    with Mickey Depre teaching Charm Pack Wildflowers
    at Orange Quilt Bee 628 E Katella Ave in Orange
    click here for more information

  • September 12 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting; Flying Geese Quilt Guild speaker Mickey Depre
    on Tips, Trick,s and Other Stuff

  • Sept 29- Oct 1 from 10 am - 5 p.m. - Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival at the Orange County Fair Grounds-- go to quiltcraftsew.com for more information and coupon $10

  • Through Sept 4; Quilts and Color from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, part of the Pilgram / Roy Collection.
    At the San Diego Museum of Art. 1450 El Prado at Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

October 2016

  • Sept 29 - Oct 1 from 10 am - 5 p.m. - Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival at the Orange County Fair Grounds--
    go to quiltcraftsew.com for more information and coupon $10

  • Oct. 1; Valley of the Mist Quilters Guild and the City of Temecula "Outdoor Quilt Show"
    Sat 10-4, FREE, I-16 Exit Rancho California Rd. in Temecula
    For more information go to www.valleyofthemistquilters.com

  • Oct. 6-8 Oasis Quilt Fest at the Palm Springs Convention Center
    www.quiltfest.com

  • October 8 from 11 am - 2 pm : FGQG Quilt Auction, Luncheon, and Tea
    at the Clifton C. Miller Community Center, 300 Centennial Way in Tustin, CA 92780- Admission $5

  • Oct 8 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia.
    Topic of Study: Fabric Dyes, Weaves, and Double Prints

  • Oct 9 ; FGQG Workshop- from 10 am to 4 p.m. - Mike McNamara on Fun Day Techniques
    at Orange Quilt Bee 628 E Katella Ave in Orange
    click here for more information

  • Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting; Flying Geese Quilt Guild Speakers - Mike McNamara with a Trunk Show
    - more information

  • Oct TBA ; Halloween Haunt Quilt Store Shop Hop.  Support our Orange County Stores :
    The participating stores are The Quilt Cupboard in Placentia,
    Orange Quilt Bee in Orange, and The Sew N Sew in Glendora

    This is a Great time to purchase gifts for your friendship groups, family members, and other friends.

    Passports, Flyers, and Directions are available at each store.

  • October TBA; from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Philanthropy Sew-In Friday.
    Please join us at the Orange Quilt Bee, 628 E Katella Ave , Orange, (714) 639-3245

  • Oct. TBA; Education of Textile Arts Expo at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Garden Grove.
    Registration begins mid Aug. 2016
    For more information www.etasewexpo.com

November 2016

  • Nov. 12 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia.
    Topic = Children's Quilts.


  • November 14 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting; Flying Geese Quilt Guild Speaker -
    Cindy Myers– My quilts aren’t quiet!
    For more information click here

  • November 13: Tuesday. from 10 am to 4 p.m. FGQG workshop with Cindy Myers – Tea Time Place Mats.
    at the Orange Quilt Bee 628 E Katella Ave in Orange
    for more information click here

  • November 8, Surfside Quilters Guild of San Clemente “November Fest Fundraiser”, San Clemente Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 119 Ave De La Estrella, San Clemente. Tuesday, 9:30am-1:00pm.

  • November TBA ; from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Philanthropy Sew-In Wednesday
    Please join us at the Orange Quilt Bee, 628 E Katella Ave , Orange, (714) 639-3245 for our last 2014 Philanthropy Sew-In

December 2016

  • December 1 to January 22 MODERN QUILTS: REDESIGNING TRADITIONS at the
    Ontario Museum of History & Art; 225 South Euclid Avenue Ontario, CA.
    Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild.
    The museum is open Thurs. through Sun. 12 PM to 4 PM Admission is free


  • December 3 from 11 am - 3 p.m.: Victorian Christmas at Heritage Hill Park in Lake Forest to celebrate each of the Winter Holidays with handicraft vendors, festive holiday entertainment. In addition, our members will be displaying quilts in the homes.
    $4; 25161 Serrano Road, Lake Forest


  • December 14 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting;  
    Vendor Night

    Bring a holiday quilt to share.
    santa chimes

 

 


  • Dec. 12 from 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia.
    Topic of Study: Appliqué and Broderie Perse


  • December 10-11 from 5:30-8:30:    Candlelight Tour at Heritage Hill Park in Lake Forest to celebrate each of the Winter Holidays. Stroll through restored 19th century buildings adorned in period decor and listen to Victorian carolers. In addition, our members quilts will be displayed in the homes.  
      $4;   25161 Serrano Road in Lake Forest.

January 2017

  • Jan 8; FGQG Workshop -Claudia Dallas Gomez - RUSH HOUR
    FGQG Workshop 10 am - 4 p.m.; Location: Orange Quilt Bee
    628 East Katella Avenue, Orange $35 for more info click here


  • Jan 9 at 6:30 p.m. FGQG Meeting;   Flying Geese Quilt Guild Speaker - Claudia Dallas Gomez - Color Story

  • Jan 19-22, 2017 - Road to California Quilt Show, Ontario Convention Center, Ontario, CA
    Class information available early July 2016.
    Registration for classes begins mid July 2016 for Jan 2017 Classes.

  • Through January 22 MODERN QUILTS: REDESIGNING TRADITIONS at the
    Ontario Museum of History & Art; 225 South Euclid Avenue Ontario, CA.
    Presented by the Modern Quilt Guild.
    The museum is open Thurs. through Sun. 12 PM to 4 PM Admission is free



February 2017

  • Feb. 12; FGQG Workshop -Lauretta Crites - Create! Visioning on fabric
    FGQG Workshop 10 am - 4 p.m.; Location: Orange Quilt Bee
    628 East Katella Avenue, Orange $35 for more info click here


  • Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Flying Geese Quilt Guild Meeting -
    Lecture; Lauretta Crites - Create! 7 keys to unlocking creative power

    Change over meeting. Wear
    Red.
    more information


  • Feb. 11; 10 am - 2 p.m. Repiecer's Meeting at the Quilt Cupboard in Placentia.
    Topic = TBA

  • Feb. TBD; from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Philanthropy Sew-In
    Please join us at the Orange Quilt Bee, 628 E Katella Ave, Orange, (714) 639-3245

  • Feb. 18-19 South Bay Quilters Guild Annual Quilt Show
    at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center,
    3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. Saturday and Sunday; 10 to 4.
    Small Quilt Auction, Sunday, 1 p.m.
    Southbayquiltersguild.org
    $10 general and free parking.
    $1 off Coupon
    see the SBQG website



Mark your Calendar 2017

  • Mid March 2017; Glendale Quilt Show - Info TBA

  • April 21-22, 2017; 10 am to 4 p.m. Orange County Quilters' Guild Quilt Show.
    Preview Reception Thursday April 20 from 5 -9 p.m.
    limited pre-sale tickets for the Reception are available at meetings.

  • Early June; Flying Geese Quilters Guild Quilt Show.
    10 am - 4 p.m. Sat. 10 am to 3:30 p.m. Sun. at Soka University.



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