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NEW EVENT!

Etsy I Heart Art Portland Craft Party!

Portland Craft Party is hosting a QfQ quilting bee at the Museum of Contemporary Craft from 11-6 this Friday, June 10 for Etsy’s birthday!! Please come sew, quilt, tie, or bind with us – Modern Domestic is lending us SIX Berninas to use.

Would love to see you there!!

PORTLAND:

Free Quilting Bees:

The first QfQ quilting bee! 3/22 at Modern Domestic, Portland!
The first QfQ quilting bee at Modern Domestic on 3/22 was amazing – Daniela hosted a happy group of 5 quilters for cutting and piecing! Lots of photos here.

New back-to-back Quilting Bees added at Sew On Studio!

Th 4/14 – 1 pm – 6 pm, Sew On Studio, 6635 North Baltimore Ave, Suite 263, Portland OR 97203

F 4/15 – 1 pm – 9 pm, Sew On Studio

Cherri and Rachel have offered to host a long-arm quilting party for the first round of QfQ quilts! There’s plenty of room for everyone to cut, piece, or bind at either or both events, while they work some professional quilting magic. Snacks and drinks provided, please bring machines and fabric if you can – Friday’s quilting party can go into the evening which will be super fun!

T 4/19/11 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm, host: Susan, Cool Cottons – please bring machine and fabrics if you have them

T 4/26/11 – 7-9pm, Host: Daniela, Modern Domestic – machines provided, please bring fabric if you have it

T 5/4/11 – 7-9pm, Host: Daniela, Modern Domestic – machines provided, please bring fabric if you have it

Modern Log Cabin Quilting/QfQ book events:
S 4/2/11 – 5-6 pm, Come to Susan’s book release/craft event at Modern Domestic, get a free kit and sew a log cabin quilt block (to donate to QfQ or take home with you!) and drop off any fabric or blocks you’d like to donate. Event is from 5-6 pm (free), open sewing night ($10) is from 6-9.

Su 4/3/11 – 4-5 pm, Susan’s MLCQ book event at Powell’s downtown (free). You can get a kit to make a simple log cabin block and drop off any fabric or blocks donations!

Th 4/21/11 – 7-9 pm, Portland Modern Quilt Guild meeting at PNCA (free). Meetings are super fun (more info on the blog) and Susan will be doing a short presentation on the history and styles of Log Cabin quilting at this one if you’re interested. You can also drop off any fabric or blocks donations, thanks so much!

Sew Basic Events:
$30 per person, 50% of proceeds go toward the QfQ fund. An excellent way for beginning sewers to learn to sew the machines and give at the same time! This includes 3 hours open sew time.

Su 4/17/11 – 11am-1pm, Modern Domestic
T 4/26/11 – 6-8pm, Modern Domestic

Quilting Marathon! Free, please come quilt, tie, and bind the QfQ quilts with us!
S 5/7/11 – 2-6pm, Modern Domestic
Su 5/8/11 – 10:30am-3:30pm, Modern Domestic

Quilt Auction/Event, May 11 (details TBA)

More to come – thank you so much to everyone supporting the QfQ project!

Past bees, thanks to our quilters!

The Handmade Detroit Social Circle craft night at i3 Detroit with Lish + Karen was great too! Much fabric was cut for QfQ blocks, thank you Mitten Staters!

M 3/28/11 – 2-4 pm at Daniela’s home in Portland. Please RSVP to quiltsforquakesurvivors at gmail.com if you’d like to attend and we’ll send details then! Bring your machine and any other fabric and tools you have, or use ours.

T 3/29/11 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm, host: Susan, Cool Cottons – please bring machine and fabrics if you have them

T 4/5/11 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm, host: Susan, Cool Cottons – please bring machine and fabrics if you have them

Th 4/7/11 – 6-8pm, Modern Domestic

F 4/8/11 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm, host: Susan, Cool Cottons – please bring machine and fabrics if you have them

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  1. I could organize one in Atlanta. Please contact me at hillaryeritt@gmail.com

    • Emailed you Hillary, thanks so much!

  2. […] Susan will be sign­ing copies of the book and giv­ing away mini kits at Powell’s this Sun­day, April 3rd at 4pm. In addi­tion to the var­i­ous book release events , Susan, along with her good friend and book con­trib­u­tor Daniela Caine, have orga­nized a num­ber of quilt­ing bees across Port­land over the next month or so as part of the Quilts for Quake Sur­vivors fundraiser for Japan. You can donate time, fab­ric (or both) at any of the events. The full cal­en­dar is here. […]

  3. […] FOR QUAKE SURVIVORS UPDATE: If you’ve checked out their events page lately, you’ll know that the Quilts for Quake Survivors group has really taken off.  […]

  4. Hi Daniela and Susan! I work for Common Thread Studio in South Pasadena and just spent the day organizing some community quilting dates at our shop and sewing studio. We heard about the quilt drive from Seven Islands, our Japanese fabric supplier. Is there a way we can team up with you to spread the word?

    You can see more here. Thank you!

  5. […] If you haven’t won today, make sure to check Susan’s blog as throughout the blog tour, there are many more copies of the book up for winning. Also, please continue to check the Quilts for Quake Survivors blog and flickr group to see the progress. If you are in Portland, I would love to see you at one of our piecing or quilting events. Time and details here. […]


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