SAQA Threads of Innovation Conference Round Up

SAQA’s 2019 conference Threads of Innovation was wonderful! Over 200 SAQA members gathered in San Jose, California for this annual event from April 25 – 28. Volunteers helped get the event going by supporting Georgia French, the Special Events Committee Co-Chair, while she handed out welcome packets. Thursday featured a…

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April 2018 in Review

TEXtiles—The Conference April started with a flurry of plane rides—SAQA members traveled from all over the world to gather in San Antonio, Texas for TEXtiles, our annual SAQA conference. Here are a few comments from our participants: The presentations were so inspirational and encouraged me to want to return to…

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Tips for Attending a SAQA Conference

With the SAQA TEXtiles conference happening next weekend, I thought it might be fun to share some information about how to get the most out of your conference experience.  THE ESSENTIALS Preparing for the conference is important. Bringing the right things (including the right mindset) can make all the difference.…

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Featured Region: Texas–The Lone Star State Shines Brightly

The largest state among the lower forty-eight is a place of contrasts— from sweeping ranch land and longhorns to Austin’s ultra-hip SXSW (South by Southwest) festival. Tradition is revered here, yet in several cities, the space industry and high-tech worlds flourish. In this southern state, the art quilt scene thrives,…

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Start working on your Spotlight!

The TEXtiles Spotlight Auction is an opportunity for all SAQA members to have their work showcased at the 2018 SAQA Conference in San Antonio, Texas. You do NOT have to attend the conference to share your artwork! We are looking for pieces 6” x 8” (portrait or landscape orientation), which we will display in…

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