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CPQ General Meetings will be at Grace Baptist Church through June 2022!!
3rd Thursday.

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December 16th ~ Comfort & Joy Christmas Party ~ 
Grace Baptist Church
   
  

 

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Meetings 

3rd Thursday
of the month

@ Grace Baptist Church
2550 Jewetta, 93312


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Daytime  1:30 pm 
Social Time at 1:00
Our popular meeting featuring 
National Speakers, Raffles,
Philanthropic Projects, 
Program Information and 
Sign-ups, Show & Tell, and Snacks. 

CPQ at Night  6:15 pm
Social time 6:00 pm

Our night meetings focus
on sharing ideas, techniques,
and a whole lot of fun! 
Raffles, Swaps, Show & Tell,
and Games are regular events at
these informal gatherings, 
often with a focus on Modern Quilting.

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  Gift Memberships
Purchase a Gift Membership for friends & family.  Members and Non members may purchase a gift membership.  An email (gift) will be sent to the recipient with instructions on how to redeem.  Gifts are great for new memberships and renewals.  Please remind the recipient to use the code sent as payment for their membership when they sign up online.  They can also contact Gail Clark to complete their membership over the phone. 

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Welcome New Members!!
Marlys Ellingson, Sara Silvestro, Pam Mouser, Debi Gray, Carmela Gurrola, Linda Owens, Janine Golden, Robin McPherson, Tamara Tanner, Anna Balentine, Loida Chavez,  & Sylvia Heniger


 Upcoming Events

November General Meeting/ Cheryl Johnson, quilt appraiser
Nov. 18th
Grace Baptist Church 1:00 - 3:00

Zoom Evening Meeting ~ Nov. 18th @ 6:15pm

Christmas ~ Comfort & Joy Luncheon
December 16th @ 12:30
 






 

CPQ's December General Meeting will be replaced with the Annual Christmas Party!
We will be having a catered luncheon at 12:30pm on the 3rd Thursday at Grace Baptist Church.  Reservations required.  The cost is $18.00 for Members and $25. for guests.  It is a very yummy meal!!

I hope everyone will join us for Comfort & Joy, as we close out 2021.  Registration link is below or please call Krystina, or any Board Member to have them help you register.  It is going to be a joyful event!!





Please sign up for a wonderful Christmas Celebration!!
CPQ Comfort & Joy
Reservations can be purchased here!  We are encouraging guest!!  Please invite your friends and family.  This would make a great gift for a friend to treat them to this wonderful luncheon & party. 
Register Here
If you would like to join the fun and maybe winning a $100 prize for decorating a table, please contact Krystina Steed as soon as possible.  

New Quilting Together Group!!!
~~~~  Countdown to Christmas  ~~~~

Come sit and sew with others to work on your Christmas Gifts.  Don't wait until the last minute!!  Our weekly Zoom sewing group will meet on Saturdays beginning July 3rd at 10:00 am.
Come and go as you please, no commitment, just log on when you can.  Janice Biggs will be leading this group!  Thank you Janice!!

Zoom ID: 989 4608 7055
Passcode:  240250

To purchase tickets for this beautiful Opportunity Quilt Drawing, send an email to Denise @  cpqcommunications@gmail.com 
This quilt was recently appraised for $2,000.  


Opportunity Drawing Tickets are still available to purchase.  Time is running out!!  Drawing will be December 16th at our Comfort & Joy Christmas Celebration. Tickets are $1.00 each or a book of 6 for $5.00.   
 Tickets are available at our General Meetings or Contact Denise Henson at 661-619-2643. 


 



  

 Loving Hands program has delivered over 280 NICU quilts this year so far.  Thanks to everyone volunteering to help spread love throughout Kern County.  Patty is currently collecting NICUs.    Check out our Newsletter to get the latest info on dropping off quilts and picking up kits. 

   


Our Sweet Dreams programs has delivered over 675 pillowcases to children in our area.  They sure put a smile of the faces of all kids that received such a special gift.  Kim Linder reports that there is always a need for more pillowcases and watch for more information to follow on how to  and pick up kits.  There is a pattern under the Member Only tab.

          

Paws for a Cause collects pet beds for our fur babies in KC Shelters.  Sharon Godley has done an amazing job delivering over 325 pet beds this year.  These simple beds made with scraps of fabric and leftover batting are perfect to put in the kennels for the pets.  If you want to help, stop by Sharon's table at our General Meeting, or check the newsletter for more information.

    

This year, Blocks for the Brave celebrates 12 years!!  During that time, the group has made 2215 quilt tops and they have presented 2,071 quilts to our Veterans!!  

BFTB is in need of longarmers.  They currently have 76 quilts that need to be quilted.  If you can help, even with just quilting 1, please contact Dyna Hall



   CPQ's Pillowcase Pattern for Sweet Dreams.  It's fun & easy to make. 😊
CPQ Pillowcase Pattern-Sweet Dreams

Big Print Quilt Pattern for NICU
Big Print Quilt Pattern - NICU


This pattern is commonly use for our Sweet Dreams pillowcase. It is a free pattern from Me and My Sister Designs called Dilly Dally Pillowcase.  It's very similar to the CPQ pattern.

Dilly Dally Pillowcase



 

 




 
Give the gift of CPQ!

Trying to find that special someone a gift?  Members and non-members can give
a gift membership to a friend or loved one.

Check out the link on the left side for gift memberships.

This will direct you to the membership page where you can give a membership to anyone.
If the recipient is a current member, they will save the gift code and apply it when they renew.
An email will be sent to the recipient  stating they have received a gift from you.
Along with information on how to use it. You can also send a message with the gift!  Be sure to remind the recipient to use the code and complete the registration!!  It is important we get their correct name, address, email, & phone number.  They can also contact our Membership Director, Gail Clark and complete over the phone. 
You can also send gifts anonymously.
What a great surprise it will be to receive such a special gift. 

So, next time you need a gift, or someone ask you what you'd like, simply say CPQ!!!

 



  


Mission Statement

The purpose of this organization shall be to preserve and continue the traditions, culture and history of quilting; to promote fellowship among persons interested in all aspects of quilting; to contribute knowledge and promote the appreciation of fine quilting; to sponsor and support quilting activities; to encourage quilt making and collecting; to contribute to the growth and knowledge of quilt making techniques, textiles and patterns through educational meetings.