Thursday, March 17, 2011

Quilting Resources

Today's free computer class at Central Park Library features dozens of links to websites of interest to quilters. If you are looking for books or videos from the library, hands on classes, sources for fabric, a community of quilters to join just try some of these:

746.46 P82 Sew and Go Totes: 9 Quilted Projects 2009
746.46 F24 Kaffe Fassett's Simple Shapes Spectacular Quilts 2010
746.46 W31 Fusing fun! fast, fearless art quilts by Laura Wasilowski 2005
DVD746.46 P37 Machine Applique for the Terrified Quilter 2008

Find classes at local Adult Education centers, retreat centers and stores.
Santa Clara Adult Education (408) 423-3500
Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District Adult Education (650) 940-1333
Empty Spools Seminars Five 5-day quiltmaking workshops taught annually by national experts at Asilomar in Pacific Grove, California.

The Granary and Eddie's Quilting Bee in Sunnyvale
Prairie Queens Quilt Shop and Quilter's Nest in San Jose
Natural Expressions in Los Gatos

Santa Clara Valley Quilting Association and Peninsula Quilting Guild have large meetings and small groups to join. Read the latest SCVQA newsletter here.

Take a closer look at the quilt shown above when you visit the Children's Picture Book area of Central Park Library.

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