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Have you seen a timely quilt-related online webpage?

A blog, a tutorial, info about an upcoming quilt show, free classes?

Email the link to EBHQ Web Support and we will add to our list.

quilt by Nancy Bardach  

quilt by Diane Goff

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Ongoing online events......  
Ongoing for a short time....The Global Quilt Connection has 12 Virtual Teacher Studio Tours available on Youtube for an indefinite time, so view right away if you're interested. 8 tours on Oct. 13, 4 tours on Oct. 15. Links here.
Ongoing  starting Oct. 18Did you miss PIQF? Not to worry....you can still see the winning quilts online! View 2021 Quilt Competition winners here, the 2021 Modern Quilt winners here, the 2021 Wearable Art winners here.
Starting Oct. 2021 until.....As a follow up to Global Quilt Connection's All Star Sampler Platter, GQC is releasing four new Meet the Teacher Videos on YouTube this month. Each artist gets three minutes to present an overview of their online classes/lectures and their area of quilting expertise. Very informative. Watch, take notes, and then let EBHQ Programs know who you'd like to see added to the EBHQ schedule.
Ongoing... Can you make lemonade out of....wool? Watch Andrea Love do just that in less than a minute on YouTube, then search for Andrea Love Wool Creations and see many more of her Cooking with Wool short videos.
Ongoing... A new website, Quiltink, allows you to change the colors in assorted quilt designs with the stroke of a key. Hundreds of colors to choose from, free and fun. Check out the patterns to colorize here.
Ongoing....  The 25 Millon Stitches project reached its goal to include one stitch for each of the world's 25 million refugees! Their new exhibit showcasing the stitched panels made its debut at the Verge Center in Sacramento, CA and will be on display through August 22. Check out the online gallery here.
Ongoing....  EBHQ Member Ileana Soto has many things going on this year, including her new book.  Click here to read all about the various venues through November, 2021.

In memory of EBHQ Founding member Roberta Horton, TheQuiltShow.com, has posted their 2014 Legends video tour of Roberta and Mary's house in Berkeley. View here... 


The Yuba-Sutter Valley Quilt Guild invites you to enjoy this year's show, Dancing With the Stars, virtually. Link to a 24-minute video that's related to either dancing or stars here.

If you want to go at your own pace and study the quilts, with commentary, link to a slide show here.

EBHQ member Lynn Koolish is offering an online course, Dynamic Dyeing: Shibori Color & Pattern, on C&T Publishing’s Creative Spark Online Learning Platform. The pre-recorded and self-directed course comes with Instructor and Student Community Discussions and access for 1 year. Link to class:
Ongoing.... GQCCC, the Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County, is hosting their 2021 Virtual Quilt show. Take a
Scavenger Hunt through eight quilt galleries, view their Opportunity Quilt that inspired a Turn to the Dark Side Challenge, watch a video presentation by the Featured Artists, here
Ongoing.... The Foothill Quilters Guild is hosting their 2021 Virtual Quilt Show now. View their beautiful Opportunity Quilt designed by Katie Pasquino Musopust, over 200 quilts, tutorials, online demos and more here.
Ongoing.... QuiltCon, an online show put on my the Modern Quilt Guild in Phoenix happened in Feb. but their gallery of 2021 show winners is now available online. Fascinating!
Ongoing.... BAMPA presented a conversation with Carolyn Mazloomi and Ora Clay, contextualizing the work of Rosie Lee Tompkins within African American quilting practice. Watch the video here.
Ongoing.... Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival - Online. This dynamic 32nd annual show will be available around the clock from start to finish, February 24-27, 2021. Just like PIQF there will be plenty of quilt galleries to view and virtual workshops to attend. Galleries still available for viewing 24/7 until? 
Ongoing,,,, Our January workshop instructor, EBHQ member Pati Fried, has kept herself busy during our Covid stay-at-home mandate creating a fun quilt covered with tiny houses. Watch her 6-minute YouTube video about Covid Houses

Textile Talks features weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International Quilt Museum, Modern Quilt Guild, Quilt Alliance, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Studio Art Quilt Associates and Surface Design Association.

The programs are held online at 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific) on Wednesday. Links to past talks available.


Gone But Never Forgotten in a Quilt  Members of the national Women of Color Quilters Network draw on personal experiences of injustice, turning their needlework into symbols of liberation, resistance and empowerment.  NY Times article. 

Ongoing.... Quilting in the Fast Lane-- the art of quilt making through time lapse photography. Watch Todd DuBay make quilts (cutting, designing, sewing, quilting, binding) in 5 minutes. Warning: very fast -- could make you dizzy!
Ongoing..... The African American Quilt Guild of Oakland has numerous quilt Galleries on their website, highlighting quild quilts that have been displayed at local venues. Check out their newsletters too, which often include a Show & Tell gallery towards the end.
Ongoing.... 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.
Ongoing..... 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. 

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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