Opportunity Quilt 2018: A Quilted Year of Cheer

Photo of Antelope Quilters Guild 2018-2019 Opportunity Quilt. We won a second place Ribbon. “A Quilted Year of Cheer”

A Quilted Year of Cheer. Antelope Quilters Guild 2018-2019 opportunity quilt can be seen at our California State Fair. The quilt won a second place ribbon. The quilt was made by four of our members. We will be selling tickets starting July 1st. Six tickets for $5.00 or $1.00 each. Please help us surpass our goal to raise $4,000.00 for community service projects and guild related activities. Drawing will be held August 2019. Once you donate you will be contacted by one of our team members for information to mail you your raffle tickets.

Upcoming Classes

  • February 10th: Nancy Dunne/Clothesline Bowls. Fee: $10; Hours: 10 am to 3:30 pm. You will need to bring the required items from the supply list plus your sewing machine and notions. Please Note: I will forward again the list to ladies who have sign up for this class.
  • March 10th: No Classes
  • April 14th: Michele Groth/Collage Figures. Fee: $35; Hours: 10 am to 3:30pm. You will need to purchase your pattern before class (the patterns are by Laura Heine and can be purchased at Thistle Dew in Fair Oaks or online from Laura Heine). Do not choose the large patterns, because they require more time spent on making. Refer to the pattern for the fabrics, notions and other supplies you need for the class I will give you the supply list upon your signing up for the class. FINAL DATE TO SIGN UP MARCH 14TH.
  • You will need to provide your own lunch, drinks and snacks.
  • Bring a cushion to sit on

Location of Class/Workshop:

Kids’ Place
Valley Springs Presbyterian Church 2401 Olympus – Roseville, CA


A fun event is being planned for May 18-20th, 2018 at Mercy Retreat Center in Auburn, CA. Retreat Fee is $210.00 per person. This includes two night lodging with private rooms and meals. Due to the limited number of spaces (20), we will use the lottery system to gather attendee names. During the Feb. meeting, members may add their names to the list. If you miss the Feb. meeting you may email or call Rhonda Doty 916-797- 9629 to request that your name be added to the drawing. Attendee names will be drawn and announced at the March meeting. Additional names will be drawn for a waiting list. Once your name has been drawn to attend, a deposit of $50.00 is required by March 18. Please mail your deposit to Rhonda Doty, with check made out to AQG. Final payment will be collected at the April meeting. We want to ensure every member in the guild has the opportunity to attend the retreat events as they are the highlight of the year.

Thank you, Retreat Coordinators Rhonda Doty and Lynnda Fair

Quilt Shows

February 9 – 11, 2018
Folsom Quilt Guild
Folsom Community Center
52 Natoma Street, Folsom 95630

February 24-25, 2018
Pajaro Valley Quilt Association
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
2601 E Lake Avenue Watsonville, CA

Mar 10 – 11, 2018
Yuba-Sutter Valley Quilt Guild
Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds 441 Franklin Ave
Yuba City, CA 95991

April 6 – 7, 2018
Foothill Quilt Guild
Parkside Church of the Nazarene
3885 Richardson Drive, Auburn CA


HAPPY NEW YEAR!!  January 13th: Michelle Peerson/ Roosters wall hanging. Fee: $40; Hours: 10 am to 3:30 pm. A supply list will be handed out when you sign up. You will purchase which rooster pattern you want to make in the class. FINAL DATE TO SIGN UP IS DECEMBER 13th.  February 10th: Nancy Dunne/ Clothesline Bowls. Fee: $10; Hours: 10 am to 3:30pm. You will need only to bring the scraps of fabrics you want to use to make your bowl, plus your sewing machine, and notions. FINAL DATE TO SIGN UP IS JANUARY 10TH.  March 10th: No Class

Location of Class/Workshop Kids’ Place Valley Springs Presbyterian Church 2401 Olympus – Roseville, CA Please Note The Following:  You will need to provide your own lunch, drinks and snacks.  Bring a cushion to sit on

Master Calendar- 2nd quarter


Carol Santarosa/Jill Dalton from Fabric Garden

Class: Charlotte Gibson’s Candle Wreath

Floozies: Friday the 14th

Board Meeting: Monday the 24th


Diane Steele– Group Quilts

No class or floozies

Retreat: May 19-21

Board meeting: Tuesday the 30th



Class: Community Service Sew day

Floozies: Friday the 16th

Board Meeting: Monday the 26th