Meetings, Programs, and Workshops
|Vice President:||Beth Shafer|
Because of the pandemic FQU business will be in the newsletter and the programs will be via Zoom on 3rd Thursday, 10:00 a.m.
Currently the business meetings (1st Thursday, 10:00 a.m.) will be at the church. Masks are required.
St. Peters in the Woods Episcopal Church
5911 Fairview Woods Drive
Fairfax Station, Virginia
Programs and Workshops for 2020-2021:
September 16 What I did in Quarantine
October 15 Diane Harris: Make Extraordinary Scrap Quilts
November 19 Julia Graves: My Quilting Journey
December 3 Holiday Zoom Chat
January 21 David Sirota: Quilt While Your Ahead
February 18 Michelle Blanton: Cotton to Consumer
March 18 Teresa Duryea Wong: Japan’s Quilt History
April 15 Carrie Zizza: Deep Dive into Needles, Thread, Batting and Fabric
May 20 Members first and last quilt
Our annual auction is on hold while we are on Zoom.
Please check above or the event calendar for upcoming programs.
Fairfax has a bee for everyone! If there is a Bee that interests you, please get in touch with the contact person to see if they are adding members.
Applique Bee – Contact: Linda Moore
Embellishment Bee – Contact: Willa Downes
Outside the Block/Playgroup – Contact: Donna DeSoto
Red Bee/Redwork Bee – Contact: Sandra Rees
Sew Happy Bee – Contact: Kathy Gray
Scrap Bag Ladies – Contact: Nancy Adams
Sew Bee It – Contact: Lynn Gayer
Tangled Threads – Contact: Kathy O’Leary
To Bee or Not To Bee – Contact: Roz Johnson
Wannabees – Contact: Kathy Nagle
Worker Bees – Contact: Marlene Rosen
For general information about Bees, contact: Kath Heslep
Fairfax QU made and donated more than 327 quilts from July 2018 through June 2019 and 177 quilts from July 2019 through June 2020. We provided 154 soldiers quilts. We gave 192 small NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) quilts primarily to Fairfax and Fair Oaks hospitals and 158 quilts for adults and children at shelters.
For additional information about Community Service, contact Dottie Dane.
FAIRFAX QU CHALLENGES
Our thrice-yearly challenges address things quilters are interested in, i.e. stash-busting, new techniques and color/design, in no particular order. We hope to give people a little bump to try something new.
To see a listing of the books in Fairfax QU’s library, please click HERE.
Winter Luncheon is on hold.
Spring Luncheon is on hold.
Fall Retreat is November 5-8. Contact Leslie Pfeifer to see if there is still room.
Spring Retreat – TBD
Since we are meeting on Zoom for the near futue FQU program meetings will be held when scheduled.
Newsletters are available for members and are chock full of great news and activities.
Monthly newsletters are distributed to members in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.