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Conejo Valley Quilters is a nonprofit group of creative people that promotes the art and craft of quilt making while giving back to the community.

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Outreach Volunteers are needed for Oct 16 Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair. The 2016 Thousand Oaks Rotary Street Fair is one of CVQ's most visible annual events, and will be here soon. We speak with dozens of people about our wonderful guild, add names to our quilt show email blast list, and attract new members! 20,000 people visit the street fair every year. Please consider sitting for a three-hour shift between 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM on Sunday October 16. It's fun and easy! The street fair is located on Moorpark Road between Wilbur Road and Thousand Oaks Blvd. Our booth is located near Lenscrafters on the east side to Moorpark Road. Please send an e-mail message to Lynn Jurss to sign up. I will be at the September meeting to take sign ups.
Lynn Jurss, Outreach Chair

According to a 2014 Quilting in America™ survey, there were 16 million active quilters in the U.S., 35% of which enjoyed making quilts with Modern aesthetics. The Ontario Museum of History & Art will be hosting a Modern Quilt exhibit: “Redesigning Traditions” from December 1, 2016 through January 22, 2017 and is asking for submissions. For more information on how to submit your quilt for consideration, contact Guest Curator, Georganna Hawley at ghawley@ontarioca.gov. The deadline for entries is 3 PM PST August 15, 2016. For more information call (909) 395-2510 or check the following Web site: http://www.ontarioca.gov/museum-history-art/exhibits.

Conejo Valley Quilters meetings

Unless otherwise noted, general meetings are held at the Ascension Lutheran Church, Pederson Hall in Thousand Oaks. For more information about membership and our meetings, click here.

Here is our current meeting calendar:

September 19, 2016: Alissa Haight Carlton, cofounder of The Modern Quilt Guild presents "What Is Modern Quilting?"

From design elements to the online community, learn about the Aesthetic of Modern Quilting, where it comes from, what it is, and where it’s headed.

October 17, 2016: Karen Witt presents "What To Do with those UFOs"

It's time to look at all those unfinished projects and prioritize what should be finished and what should be passed on and to whom. Then, we'll discuss organization of time, space and even personal energy. When you prioritize and organize, those UFO's will disappear! Karen's presentation includes a trunk show of quilts made over the last twenty five years, some that were worth the time and energy to finish and those that weren't!

December 5, 2016: HOLIDAY SOCIAL

January 16, 2017: TRASH TO TREASURE

February 20, 2017: Sue Rasmussen

March 20, 2017: TIPS & DEMOS

April 17, 2017: QUILT COLLEGE

May 15, 2017: Tina Curran

June 19, 2017: PHILANTHROPY SEW-IN

July 17, 2017: Wendy Mathson

August 21, 2017: Timna Tarr

September 2017: CVQ QUILT SHOW

October 16, 2017: Rob Appell

For details about our workshops, click here. For more information about our Guild, send a message to admin@conejovalleyquilters.com. For the list of Guild Board members, click here.

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