April 2017

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April Events and Newsletter
5 Great Reasons to Come to Bay Quilts!


10% discount on your birthday!

10% end of bolt discount!

10% Monthly Fabric Discount-April is Batiks!

10% discount on 1 book and 20% discount on 2+ books!



 
We're closed April 16.
 



Artist's Reception for Lynn Koolish on May 7from 1-4pm

 "On The Surface: Dyed, Painted,
 and Printed Art Quilts"
Please join us!

Special Event:  Book Signing April 23rd, 2-4pm.

"Remembering Life At Home Collected Works from the WWII Home Front Quilt Project"
 

This book is a collection of quilts that was first exhibited at Voices In Cloth 2014, an East Bay Heritage Quilt Guild Association Quilt Show at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA.  It had such overwhelming interest that the show traveled to several venues around the country for two years.  The quilts are home now and this book has been produced and will be available for sale on April 23rd here.  There will be a "Show and Tell" of some of the quilts, and most artists will be available to sign your copy. 

 

The book price is $20 and all proceeds go to support the works and programs of the non-profit Rosie The Riveter Trust.

Cara Gulati Teacher of the Month  

Cara Gulati is an amazing artist and our current exhibitor.  She has designed and developed many unique and dynamic quilt patterns that she sells through her company "DoodlePress.com" and other distributors around the country. She also travels the world teaching her designs.  We are so lucky to have her living in our area.  She is teaching "X Marks The Spot" in our shop on Saturday, April 29th from 10am-4pm.  The fee is only $45. Don't forget to mark your calendars and sign up for this magnificent teacher.  


Nasty Women Play Date
Sunday, May 7 from 12-4

Feeling nasty?  Turn that well deserved angst into ART! Make a Nasty Woman fused fabric portrait or three or four at a play date on Sunday, May 7 from 12-4 at Bay Quilts. All supplies provided and no charge to participate.  

Finished pieces will be donated  to be included in a benefit show and sale at the Rockridge Cafe from June 2 to July 12. Or you can choose to purchase your creations for yourself and donate to the cause. The show is a fundraiser for immigrants' rights. Join a hard core group of really nasty women upstairs expressing our power through action!


New Fabric in the Shop!

Grunge by Moda:  Moda has produced 25 new amazing colors of Grunge that are sure to delight!  They have added more purples, greens and a delicious red that is sure to inspire! 

 

Unusual Garden by In The Beginning:  Jason Yenter has outdone himself with this collection of  block, border and large scale floral fabrics on a black background, They are incredibly striking and sophisticated, and  come in two color ways...hot and cool!  



Transpacific by Birch Organics:  Are you in the hunt for planes, buses, motor scooters, cameras, maps or people?  If so, this is a "have to buy" collection!

 




 

Caledonia Gardens by Textile Creations: These are Indian Batiks with a checkerboard design in 6 different color ways.









 


Celebration by Quilt Gate: This is a wonderful addition to our 
Japanese collection of fabrics featuring cranes, cherry blossoms and Japanese symbols in jade and reds.   


 


Tabby Road by Tula Pink:  Luscious color combinations of cheddar, pink, lime green and turquoise abound  with cats, mice, and tuna cans.  Bold stripes and graphic diamonds are the fun coordinates to this dynamic collection!


Frakturs & Flourishes by Red Rooster:  This light and airy Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall panels of colorful birds and flowers accompanied by pastel companion fabrics are like a breath of happiness.  When you see them you will know what I mean.


Clever Dots by Windham:
  This is a smallish-scale dots collection with various color combinations that are a useful basic for any stash.
 
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