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We will not be having a GM in December, but stay tuned for information on our Christmas Party.  We will be partying all day long on Dec. 17th.  1:30 & 6:15.  Hope to see you at our first Virtual Party.   Zoom ~ Zoom       

 

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Meetings 

3rd Thursday
of the month

On Zoom until further notice!!

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Daytime  1:30 pm 
Social Time at 1:15
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 nighttime 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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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.  

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Welcome New Members!! 

Wanda Petersen 8/20/20
Elaine White 9/11/20
Robin O'Connor 9/14/20
Virginia Cebell 9/24/20
Andi Stewart 9/30/20


      Upcoming Events

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CPQ 2020 Christmas Party - December 17th ~ 1:30 & 6:15








 
HomePast Speakers

Pam Hadfield

Pam has been making quilts since the late 1990’s.  She has had an interest in sewing since she was 10 yrs old. Pam focuses on a variety of styles from piecing, applique, wool applique, and pictorial quilts.   Her newest ventures are designing her first two quilt patterns, called Red, White, and Bloom, and Texas Strong. She has taught Beginning Quilting at Saddleback College for Community Education in Mission Viejo, CA. for two years.  


Pam's talent has earned her multiple awards in her local Quilt Guild shows, Road to California, Nashville AQS, Grand Rapids AQS, and Paducah. Her quilts have been exhibited at the Houston International Quilt Show. Two of her quilts have been published in "Quilters Newsletter," "Quilt Mania," and American Quilter Magazines.


Cotton Patch Quilters of Kern County is blessed to have Pam Hadfield's Lecture, Trunk Show and Whimsical Dresden workshop at our guild in October. Be sure to sign up for her workshop as early as possible, as we do have a class limit.  

 

Tori McElwain

Tori McElwain is an amazing quilter and longarmer. She has taught workshops on in person and on Zoom.  We have a personal connection to Tori, as she is the daughter of our Director of Quilt Show, Darla Hall. Tori is a talented, intelligent and energetic young lady that will be a joy and inspiration to watch and listen to. Check her out on her Facebook and Instagram accounts. The Quilt Patch by Tori. She will not disappoint you.


Website: https://www.thequiltpatchbytori.com/


Tracy Souzas was just in time for Christmas!  She taught a sweet project that combined patchwork, fusible appliqué  & fun stitchery. Embellished with crayon & polka dot buttons, the delightful mini-quilt was enjoyed by everyone! 
Visit her website at:

www.plumcutedesigns.com

Plumcute Designs


Plumcute Stitch


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The Quilt Skipper came to Bakersfield! Jenny is a fiber artist, author and teacher from northern California. Her work focuses on free motion quilting on whole cloth and has been juried into the Houston Int’l Quilt Festival, AQS in Paducah, Pacific International Quilt Festival, the Curitiba Quilt Show (Brazil) and numerous juried art shows. She enjoys traveling to teach and lecture on free motion quilting at major shows as well as guilds and shops across the country. She has appeared on Quilting Arts TV as well as The Quilt Show. She is passionate about free motion quilting and authored a book, Free Motion Quilting, Ordinary to Extraordinary. She loves to inspire her students to free motion quilt their own quilts! 
Check her out on her website at  www.quiltskipper.co

She taught two classes:

Start with a Square

Feathers Four Ways


 
 




Pat Knoechel came back to the Guild in November.  She is a Guild favorite.  Pat brought with her a fabulous Trunk Show.  It is refreshing to see and learn from one of the industries leaders.  Pat also taught a class for us, Circle of Friends.  Her practically packed workshop was loved and enjoyed my many.  Look for Pat Knoechel to be back in 2020!!  



Pat Knoechel

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.