Showing posts from April, 2017

Textile Duo at the Windham Textile & History Museum

Windham Textile & History Museum 411 Main Street and 159 Union Street; Willimantic, CT 06226 Phone: 860-456-2178 E-mail:
Hours of Operation Fri, Sat & Sun  – 10 am – 4 pm Admission:  Adults: $7.00 • Students, Seniors $5 • Groups: $4 Museum Members & Kids Club Members: Free Guided Tours: Sunday 2:00 pm Self Guided Tours are during hours of operation Parking Is directly across the street.
June 1st – June 30th, 2017 Invitational Fiber Art/Quilt Show– “Locally Inspired”  Solo Show – Sheila Rae Lutz
June 10th - Quilting & Fiber Arts Day – The speakers and vendors for this day include: Speakers 10:00 a.m. - Hope Barton – SAQACT and SAQA Traveling Quilt Show talk and display <

Meeting Minutes - April 8

We had a terrific joint meeting with our regional cohort of Surface Design Association, including their representative Ellen Schiffman on Saturday, April 8, 2017. There were 33 SAQA members and 13 SDA members (with approx 10 SAQA members also members of SDA!) in attendance at Guilford Art Center.

Our first order of business was to acknowledge our gracious host location, Guilford Art Center, and the stunning photography exhibit on display. We also noted the beautiful quilt hanging in the entryway, which was donated by Sisters in Cloth, to be raffled off as a fundraiser for the Art Center. Raffle tickets are still available, so be sure to stop in the gift shop Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12-4pm to pick up one, or a few! The final drawing will be at the Craft Expo in mid-July.

We had a brief intro to SAQA and SDA. SDA has been meeting regionally for about three years now. They have a regular newsletter, Facebook page, workshops (usually open exclusively to SDA members, due to space and materia…