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WORKSHOPS July 2022 Update

Upcoming Workshops

All Workshops are 1 day & the class fee is $45 each. Kit/Lab fees are extra and all participants will be provided with supply list and/or kit fees upon registration. Be sure to log in to our newly renovated Website for copies of all supply lists and information provided by our speakers about their classes!

In the next few months, our upcoming speakers include:

Susan Nash (Collage Quilting) https://crazyaboutcollage.com/

Linda Sullivan (Colourwerx) https://www.colourwerx.com

Sheila Collins (Fabric Art) https://sheilacollins.us/piqf2021/

Linda Schmidt (Fibre Artist) http://www.shortattentionspanquilting.com/

The Program & Workshops team is already booking talented speakers for next year. Please let us know if you have a suggestion for a speaker or a topic/technique that might appeal to our group!

Questions? Contact our workshop team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text Kris Doan at 760-822-1970 or Rena Hernandez at 760-585-6072.

NEW IN 22!

Sit & Sew Mondays at Quilt In A Day! Do you love taking workshops to learn new techniques, but never quite finishing that cool new project? Perhaps you are some- one that just gets to sidetracked at home to complete any of those UFOs that are lin- gering in your sewing room? We have a solution!!

Join our workshop team as we host Sit & Sew Mondays the week following our workshops! Your are welcome to bring any project that you wish to work on, but maybe this will provide the opportunity for you to finish that workshop project in a timely manner! (9:30am - 1pm).


Brand new to the Guild? Wondering how to get involved?

Eager to meet some new friends? Do you like coffee or tea?

Over the past couple of years our get-together options have been limited so we are happy to announce the return of the Welcome Tea!

If you haven’t yet attended this gathering you are invited to join us to learn more about the Guild, meet some Board members and find out how you can plug in to activities and friendship.

The next Welcome Tea will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 10am in San Marcos.

Space is limited and reservations are required.

Please contact Susan Stanchfield, President-Elect at 650.766.8085 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP and to get directions to the location. We can’t wait to see you and to give you a warm welcome to El Camino Quilters.

UFO, July 2022

Hello UFO participants!

The end of our second quarter is quickly approaching! The deadline for this quarter’s drawing is June 30, 2022. Be sure to send pictures of your finished quilt, along with a picture of the label to Mar Tobiason AND Carrie Suggett by this date to be entered in the next drawing. The drawing will take place at our July 12, 2022 guild meeting. The winner will receive a gift certificate from Quilt in a Day for the amount of $25.

Good luck and happy quilting!

Mar Tobiason
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Carrie Suggett
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Are you going to attend the International Quilt Festival in Long Beach from August 4- 6th? Want to REALLY see the quilts? Then please sign up for a 2 hour shift of White Glove Duty. You will have access to all the quilts on display, and this will allow our Guild to show our Opportunity Quilt. As a Guild, we are required to provide twenty hours of White Glove Service. Our Guild has been assigned 10 blocks of 2- hour service:

Thursday Aug. 4th

  • Block 1: 9:30- 11:30a
  • Block 2: 3:30-5:30p

Friday Aug. 5th

  • Block 3: 9:30-11:30a Filled
  • Block 4: 11:30-1:30p
  • Block 5: 1:30-3:30p
  • Block 6: 3:30-5:30p

Saturday Aug. 6th

  • Block 7: 9:30-11:30a Filled
  • Block 8: 11:30-1:30p
  • Block 9: 1:30-3:30p Filled
  • Block 10: 3:30-5:30p

As you can see, we are a long way from meeting our obligation. In exchange you will be given free admission to the show. You will be on your feet for the 2 hours, but it goes fast!

There is an additional need for assistance selling tickets on Saturday, Aug. 6th, at 11:30a. Ticket sellers will also receive free entry to the show. This is a sitting position. To sign up, please contact Robin Sutherland either in person or by cell (858) 848-4680, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at your earliest convenience.

Looking forward to attending this fun event with you all. Thanks so much!


bus trip > Quilt Scraps Newsletter - El Camino Quilters - Page #4Quilting friends – Are we ready for a quilt show?

YES!!! There is still room on the bus.

PLEASE KNOW: The board has opened up the bus trip to non-guild members, so if you have friends who would love to travel in style to the quilt show with you, please let us know. First come – first served. If you have already registered and not yet paid, we will need payment and a signed parking waiver by the July guild meeting on July 12.

Date: Saturday, August 6, 2022. Bus will depart at 8:00 AM at The Shoppes at Carlsbad, 2525 El Camino Real. We will be returning approximately 6:30 PM.

Cost: $60.00, which includes your admission to the show.

It’s a fun day that includes snacks and prizes on the road.

Your Bus Team,
Nancy Hansen
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Debbie Timmons
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At Cuddle we get asked lots of questions. Our favorite one is, “What do you need most?” Our answer varies from need to need and season to season.

Right now until early December we need 13”x17” placemats. Typically these are made with Christmas/Holiday fabric on one side, any fabric for the back, and batting between them. The edges can be finished with either “birthing” or binding techniques. They are for the Oceanside and San Marcos Senior Centers.

Also needed for homebound seniors are 40”x40” wheelchair quilts. We have lots of panels that can be used for these. Just frame the panels with borders of coordinating fabrics. This technique can also be used to make baby/toddler 40”x40” quilts. We also have baby/kid panels that can quickly be turned into cute, colorful quilts. Baby quilts are probably our most needed item anytime of the year. Most of these go to Marine/military babies. We also use this same size for toddlers at Angels Foster Family Network.

This 40”x40” size is small enough to do simple quilting on a domestic machine in or- der to complete the project all by yourself…if you want to…but if you don’t you can hand off the tops to us! We at Cuddle appreciate all that you do!

Suggested Quilt Sizes ...

Baby/Wheelchair/Angels Receiving Blankets:     40"x40"

Baby/Toddler Quilts:     40-45"x40-50"

Lap/Teens/Adults:     48-60"x60-76"

Breckenridge or San Pasqual Academy:     64-70"x76-90" 

Workshops ...

Quilt In a Day (QIAD):     1st Thursday of each month --  9-12:30pm

El Corazon Senior Center (Oceanside):     3rd Thursday of each month -- 9-3pm

San Marcos Senior Center:     4th Monday of each month -- 9-3pm


SILENT AUCTION AND MEGA SALE – Just about 63 more days!

As you’ve heard by now, our Silent Auction and Mega Sale has a new venue!

We will be at The Fields Church, located at 2265 Camino Vida Roble in Carlsbad on Tuesday, September 13 from 9:30-noon. We are looking forward to welcoming hundreds of people to this beautiful space to shop.

This event is free to attend and open to the public so we hope you will invite everyone you know, quilters or non-quilters to this fun event and MAJOR FUNDRAISER of the year.

Pick up a flyer at the July meeting and post it somewhere to help spread the word! We will have free refreshments, and door prizes throughout the morning.

The Theme Baskets and “Experiences” will be auctioned but we will also have sever- al “Buy Now” tables with Fat Quarters, Notions, Books, Patterns, Kits and Stash Builder Bags of fabric.

We also have received a large donation of beautiful fabric and have yards and yards of flat folds ready for instant purchase.

In addition there will be several gift items for sale, perfect for that little something to give your quilting friends.

We are still looking for some Big Items that might appeal to our broader community of shoppers so consider a donation of tickets, passes or gift cards. Your donations are not just limited to quilt related items. The more variety the better! Just a couple more meetings before the BIG EVENT so don’t delay. Please contact Susan Stanchfield at 650.766.8085 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange to drop off your donations or you can bring them to the meeting on July 12.

Thanks in advance for your support in making this event the biggest fundraiser in our Guild’s history!

July Birthdays

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  • 4     Jeanette Blackburn
  • 7     Mar Tobiason
  • 8     Debbie Timmons
  • 10    Sharna Roberson
  • 13    Ellen Pankuch
  • 13    Sheila Williams
  • 14    Carolee Moe
  • 18    Janice Donner
  • 21    Carrie Olson
  • 24    Sharon Schuck
  • 30    Jan Shaffer
  • 31    Erlinda Marqurite

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