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EBHQ members: Have you won an award? Do you have a quilt in a show? Have you seen an interesting quilt-related internet offering? Email EBHQ Web Support so that we can add to our list.

quilt by Nancy Bardach  

quilt by Diane Goff

Dates Information 
October 20, 2020....View a Q & A session with Sarah Bond, EBHQ's guest speaker on Monday night, October 26, and EBHQ member Lynn Koolish. They were interviewed in the Beehive by Anna of Quilt Roadies in July 2019, a few days before the Quilter's Affair quilt show in Sisters, Oregon. Then sign up for Sarah Bond's Zoom lecture!
October 14 to Oct. 31, 2020 Pacific International Quilt Festival (PIQF)  Now open for viewing! No driving needed! No sore feet afterwards! Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, relax, and wander through 6 quilt galleries in Visuals #2, and 13 quilt galleries under Special Exhibits. Available 24/7 through Oct. 31. Be sure to look at New Quilts of Northern California  and Stitching California, SAQA, both include works from EBHQ members! Go full screen for your slide show, or stay small and read the artists' comments. Or do both!
October 14, 2020 until..... Member Lynn Koolish was a recent guest on the Quilting Arts podcast with Susan Brubaker Knapp and Vivika DeNegre, discussing Opacity, Transparency & Layers. You can find the Quilting Arts podcast wherever you get your podcasts, or listen to it online at: QuiltingDailyOn this webpage you'll also a link to a Quilting Arts TV episode with Lynn that was recently broadcast on PBS and some examples of Lynn's work using this technique. 
October 10, 2020- January 1, 2021

Member Ileana Soto writes: I was honored to be accepted into a juried show at San Francisco’s de Young Museum called “The de Young Open”.  My accepted piece is called “Heated Boundaries.”    It’s one of my fire pieces. 

The museum opens to 25% capacity on October 10th.  Please check it out.  The show will run until January 1st.  Take a look at The De Young website.

 October 19 - November 9, 2020 Fabric Forecast by International Quilt Market: Starting on October 19 at 10 am CST and continuing through November 9 at 6 pm CST, you can log in to see photos and videos and get information about the latest fabrics coming from the industry’s top manufacturers and designers!  Register here only $10.00 fee to access.
 December 3-5, 2020 Virtual International Quilt Festival Houston 2020. Not many details about the virtual show yet, but you can view inspiring special exhibits here and a gallery of Landscape quilts here.

At your leisure

Running Stitch, A QSOS Podcast, is hosted by Janneken Smucker, Professor of History at West Chester University. Join us as we explore stories by quiltmakers by drawing from Quilters S.O.S. — Save Our Stories, the long running oral history project created by the nonprofit Quilt Alliance in 1999. https://quiltalliance.org/runningstitch/

At your leisure

Rosie Lee Tompkins: A Retrospective at U.C. Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. View a photo slide show of selected quilts, or take a gallery walk in a one-hour Zoom Virtual Tour  narrated by BAMPFA Director and Chief Curator Larry Rinder. For those of us who didn't get there in person before COVID hit, here's a chance to see it.



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