Meetings, Programs, and Workshops

Officers 2021-2022

President: Kathy Gray
Vice President: Beth Shafer
Secretary: Kristen Merrigan
Treasurer: Mary Ansoff
Nominations: Nancy Karst

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
(map)

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

Fairfax Activities

AUCTION
Our annual auction is on hold while we are on Zoom.

PROGRAMS
Please check above or the event calendar for upcoming programs.

BEES
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

COMMUNITY SERVICE

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.

LIBRARY HOLDINGS

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

LUNCHEONS

Winter Luncheon is on hold.

Spring Luncheon is on hold.

RETREATS

Fall Retreat is November 5-8. Contact Leslie Pfeifer to see if there is still room.

Spring Retreat – TBD

WEATHER INFORMATION
Since we are meeting on Zoom for the near futue FQU program meetings will be held when scheduled.

Newsletters

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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