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Arelene Sachitano

Arlene Sachitano was born at Camp Pendleton while her father was serving in the US Navy. Her family lived in Newport, Rhode Island before settling in Oregon, where Arlene still resides. Arlene worked in the electronics industry for almost thirty years, including stints in solid state research as well as  production supervision. Arlene is handy being […]

Apron Exchange

WVQ’s December program will be an Apron Exchange ... Wrap your apron in pretty paper, participants will pick a present. We will have an Apron Parade :) 

Tips, Tricks & Techniques

Tips, Tricks, & Techniques” will be presented by some of our members. We will have the opportunity to learn some new skills, be reminded of things we could use a review on, and have fun learning with others! Topics that will be covered are:*  Choosing Fabrics for Your Project*  Disappearing Nine-Patch*  Flange Binding*  Mitered Corners*  Perfect […]

Ugly Fabric Reveal …

Ugly Fabric Challenge … ·  Bring a Fat Quarter of ugly or hard to use fabric to the WVQ December meeting. ·  Put the fabric into a brown paper bag which will be handed out by the Meeting Greeters.  ·  All of the bags will be collected as members enter the meeting room. ·  Participating members will take a […]

McKenna Ryan Trunk Show …

Presented by Sharon Miller & Tess Ryan Inside McKenna Ryan’s world of quilt artistry, hummingbirds hover over brilliant flowers, elk bugle in lush fabric forests, eagles soar across quilted landscapes, and smoke rises wistfully from cabins in the woods--all so charmingly, you’d like to crawl right into these scenes and make yourself at home! As […]

Karla Alexander …

“Lift the Quilts Out of Your Stash” Quilt designer and author, Karla Alexander has written eight books for Martingale & Company – That Patchwork Place.  She also designs patterns under the name Saginaw Street Quilt Company.  Karla is part of the design team for Creative Grids – and has designed seven rulers along with a […]

Karla Alexander … Circle Play

Dayton First Baptist Church 300 Flower Lane, Dayton, Oregon, United States

Circle Play Workshop – April 20, 2023 - 9am -4pm The workshop is based on Circle Play — I pride myself on teaching curved piecing to students who have turned away from it in the past. My techniques are different whether you choose to use a ruler or not. It’s awesome to see how much progress […]

Janet Fogg . . .

Skill and imagination are key words for describing Janet Fogg as an artist and pattern designer. They are what she strives to show when creating her original art quilts and what she hopes to share with other quilters with her collection of quilt patterns/kits for public use. Mostly self taught, Janet has been sewing since childhood when […]

Lori DeJarnett . . . Humble Quilting Adventures

Lori DeJarnatt A Bounty of Baskets Workshop … After the July Meeting - 1-5 PM - $40 member … $50 non-member.  Supply list is available after paying for the workshop. Basket quilts date back to about 1855 and their popularity has never waned. There are so many basket quilt options.   The liberated/improv basket quilt you make […]

Lois Hallock . . .

I am a quilter, Professional Engineer, and a Professional Organizer.  I was born and raised in a Mennonite Community in Pennsylvania, where the values of simple living, peaceful co-existence, and Christ-like behavior are modeled in everyday life.I have a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and have worked for over 20 years in Materials Research and […]