SAQA at Festival at Houston 2018 Recap

Quilt Festival Houston is always a whirlwind of excitement, and, as usual, SAQA and its members are a part of it all.  The SAQA exhibition space is the hub for all SAQA activities. Art Quilts Unfolding debuted at Festival this year. The book is written by Martha Sielman, Nancy Bavor,…

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SAQA at Quilt Festival Houston

SAQA is headed to Houston for the International Quilt Festival next week. Will you be there? We will have a booth on the show floor right next to our debuting Global Exhibitions Metamorphosis  and Dusk to Dawn.  We will have all the available SAQA Benefit Auction Quilts on display for…

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Metamorphosis to Debut at Quilt Festival Houston

The SAQA Global Exhibition “Metamorphosis” will debut at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas (November 8 – 11, 2018). “Metamorphosis” features the work of 33 SAQA artists who have chosen to explore what it means to morph or change. Metamorphosis generates transformative change in shape, nature, or structure. Animals…

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SAQA Benefit Auction–Week 3 Update

Section 3 is open for bidding After two weeks of bidding, the 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction has raised over $48,000 for our exhibition and outreach programs! All the remaining Section 1 & 2  quilts are available for sale in the SAQA Store.  Section 3 quilts are available for bidding this…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories—Claire Passmore

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. SAQA member Claire Passmore has used her auction quilts from the past three years to create a moving series about a personal experience.  If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a…

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2018 Benefit Auction – Week 2 Update

Section 2 is open for bidding After just one week of bidding, the 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction has raised almost $28,000 for our exhibition and outreach programs! All the remaining Section 1 quilts are available for sale in the SAQA Store. Section 2 quilts will be available for bidding this…

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SAQA Seminar 2018

SAQA Seminar, an annual online event organized by the SAQA Education Committee, is one of the many perks of being a SAQA member. Registration is still open until the end of October! What is SAQA Seminar? SAQA Seminar is a two month long virtual educational symposium that is available at no…

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2018 Benefit Auction – Week 1 Update

Diamond Day is a success! The 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction has started off with eight Diamond Day sales. Each of the pieces below sold for $1000, raising a total of $8000 so far for SAQA’s exhibition and outreach programs.   Section 1 is open for bidding this week Starting Monday…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories—Beth Blankenship

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Beth Blankenship is a first time donor and shared her story with us. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to social@saqa.com. Beth’s Story I…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories – Section One

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Here are more stories about four quilts from Section One (available for bidding September 17 – 23, 2019). If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to…

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