Meetings, Programs, and Workshops

Officers 2022-2023

President: Kathy Gray
Vice President: Dora Lockwood
Secretary: Judy Seltz
Treasurer: Mary Ansoff
Nominations: Kathy O’Leary

Currently the business meetings (1st Thursday, 10:00 am) will be at the church and on Zoom.   Program meetings (3rd Thursday, 10:00 am) are usually via Zoom for the time being.

Burke Presbyterian Church
5690 Oak Leather Drive
Burke, Virginia 22015

Fairfax Activities

Our annual auction is scheduled for November 17.  Please see the event calendar for November 17 for more information.

Please check 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:  Janet Palfey

Quiltalong Bee: 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:  Anne Argentieri


Fairfax QU makes and donates quilts to the American Red Cross at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Bethany House, the Butterfly Unit Pediatric Oncology, Operation Homefront, and quilts and pillowcases to CoolKids Campaign.  Many more are being held until other facilities are allowed to receive them.

For additional information about Community Service, contact Dottie Dane.


The current challenge is “Toss the Die.”  Toss one die and create a quilted object based on the number you roll.  Further information is in the monthly newsletter.  The reveal will be held at the January 5 business meeting .

Members can also participate in the FQU Quiltalongs held by Donna DeSoto.  Contact Donna for more information.


To see a listing of the books in Fairfax QU’s library, please click HERE.


Winter Luncheon will be December 1, 2022.

Spring Luncheon will be June 8, 2023


Membership chairperson is Susan Swett.


Fall Retreat 2022 has been cancelled.

Spring Retreat 2023 is scheduled for March 23-26 at a hotel in Martinsburg, WV.  For more information contact Nancy Adams.

We follow the closing information from Fairfax County Public Schools.  If the school system announces a delayed opening we will start on time at 10:00 a.m.


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.

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