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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.

 



Hearts and Flowers Quilt Show

April 26-28, 2019

10am-4pm

Cameron Park Community Center
2502 Cameron Park Dr.
Shingle Springs, CA

Come enjoy the works of our featured quilter - Inger Blood

You can see samples of her quilts on Pinterest
Quilts by Inger Blood

If you like to shop we have a boutique, silent auction items, raffle baskets, vendors, and our opportunity quilt.  Funds raised from the Opportunity quilt sales are used to support scholarships to local high school students.  There will be many beautiful quilts, wearables, and home decor items on display and yummy food. $7.00 admission includes all 3 days.  Children under 12 are free.  Hope to see you there.

 Check out the photo page to see the Viewer's Choice Winners and some of the beautiful quilts that were shown at past years shows.

 

Guild Programs:

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

Reminders:

Snuggle Quilt Workshops are 10 am to 3 pm at the Foothills United Methodist Church at 3301 Green Valley Road, Rescue, CA. Check the Calendar for the next scheduled workshop or Contact the guild at goldbugquilters@gmail.com.

Information about Comfort Quilt sizes

Quilt Shows around the area

 

March 22-23, 2019
Quilt San Francisco
San Francisco Quilt Guild
St. Mary’s Cathedral Event Center
1111 Gough St
San Francisco, CA

April 5-6, 2019
Reflections
Foothill Quilters Guild
Parkside Church & ARD Regional Park
3885 Richardson Dr,
Auburn, CA  

April 6-7, 2019
Quilt Show
Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County
Centre Concord
5298 Clayton Road,Concord, CA  

April 19-May 5
ShiftingTides: Convergence in Cloth
Art Quilts from Seven SAQA Pacific Regions
Works/SanJosé Gallery 365 S. Market St., San Jose, CA
https://workssanjose.org/  

May 18-19, 2019
Spring on the Straits
Carquinez Straits Quilters
Historic Clock Tower
1189 Washington St, Benicia, CA   

June 29-30,2019
Quilts of the Central Coast Seven Sisters Quilt Show
Alex Madonna Expo Center
San Luis Obispo, Ca  

July 7- Aug 30, 2019
The Immigrant (thru the eyes of the quilter)
A Connecting Threads Quilt Show
Mandell Jewish Community Center
335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT


Photo Gallery

Visit our Photo Gallery for a snapshot of Gold Bug Quilt Guild Events, including the 2018 Quilt Show highlights and the Quilter's Day Camp Retreat.