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2018 Opportunity Quilt Hearts and Flowers

2018-19 Opportunity Quilt "Hearts and Flowers"

 

 

Welcome

The Gold Bug Quilters Guild of El Dorado County represents quilters of all ages and interests in the art of quilting and fabric art.  We believe that the best way to contribute to the growth and knowledge of quilting is through education and fellowship.  We hold meetings each month at which time we share techniques, designs, and projects (complete or not). The Gold Bug Quilters also use their talents for community service projects such as creating comfort quilts that are donated to such organizations as the Senior Center, Child Protective Services and Family Connections, Foster Families Service and Foster Families and Infant Development Center.

Gold Bug Quilters was started in July of 1987 with 12 members.  The name was chosen to represent our Gold Rush heritage.

We encourage visitors to join us at one of our meetings for an experience in the world of Quilting Arts. 

Our meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at the American Legion Hall 4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville, California 95667. The doors open at 6:30pm and the meeting starts at 7:00pm.  The meeting is open to members and visitors.  The program consists of a brief information time, a special program, refreshments, "show and tell", and drawings for "pot of gold", birthdays, fabric basket, and "block of the month".  There is a fee of $4.00 per meeting for non-guild members.

 



Stars of El Dorado County
presented by Gold Bug Quilt Guild
HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL

 2022

 


 

Guild Programs:

Check out the Monthly Program Page for the exciting special speakers we have scheduled for the next few months. 

Quilt Shows are few and far between these days. Most are still being postponed till better times or they may be cancelled at the last minute such as the one at the El Dorado County Fair which has been postponed till next year.


Here are some on-line quilt exhibits that may be of interest to you

The National Quilt Museum
The National Quilt museum's collection has become available online
in partnership with the Alliance for the American Quilt through
the Quilt Index. To see all of the museum's quilts, visit
 www.quiltindex.org

Smithsonian Collection:
www.si.edu/spotlight/national-quilt-collection

International Quilt Museum:
www.internationalquiltmuseum.org/collections/collection-highlights

Comfort Quilt Information

Comfort quilt sizes and suggestions can be found here:
Information on comfort quilt sizes

Photo Gallery

Visit our Photo Gallery for a snapshot of Gold Bug Quilt Guild Events, including the 2019 Quilt Show highlights and the Quilter's Day Camp Retreat.