Meetings, Programs, and Workshops

Officers 2021-2022

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

Currently the business meetings (1st Thursday, 10:00 a.m.) will be at the church.  Masks are required at the church.  Program meetings are via Zoom (3rd Thursday, 10:00 a.m.) for the time being.

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 21   Suzi Parron: Barn Quilts

November 18 Maria Shell: Improv quilts (special time of 1:00 p.m.)

December 2 Holiday Dinner

January 20  Kelley Willey: Little Quilts – No Big Deal

February 17 Julie Silver: Show Me!

March 17 Kathryn Pellman: Word Salad, Fashionistas, & Girlfriends

March 18 Kellie Willey workshop: Mini Quilt

April 21 Auction

May 19 Linda Hahn: New York Beauty Simplified

May 19 Linda Hahn workshop: Beach Bums

Fairfax Activities

Our annual auction is tentatively planned for April.

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 14 quilts to Fort Belvoir, 10 quilts to Bethany House, 33 quilts to the Butterfly Unit Pediatric Oncology, 8 baby quilts to Operation Home Front, and 40 quilts and 150 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 to think Fall and appliance colors of the 70s: Harvest Gold, Poppy Red, Avocado, Almond, Coppertone Brown and Teal.  The reveal will be held at the December luncheon.

Members can also participate in the Boho Heart Quilt along.  The pattern was made by Jen Kingwell.  It will start in late October and go until February.  Email Donna Desoto at if you want to participate.  Tips and discussion will be on the Fairfax QU Quiltalong 2021/22 Facebook page.  It is a private page so you have to request to be admitted.


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


Winter Luncheon is scheduled for December 2nd at the Springfield Golf and Country Club.

Spring Luncheon is June 2nd.


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

Spring Retreat is scheduled for March 31 through April 4.  For more information call Nancy Adams at 703-323-4454.

We following the closing info from Fairfax County Public Schools.  If it is just a delayed opening we will start on time at 10:00 a.m.  Please note that all meetings in January and February will be on Zoom.


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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