SAQA Benefit Auction Stories—Kristin Shields

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Kristin Shields has donated many quilts to the SAQA Benefit Auction, and this is the story behind this year’s quilt. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please…

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SAQA New Mexico Region Participates in Albuquerque ARTScrawl

Is your SAQA region thinking about how to engage with your local community? How about participating in a First Friday event? That’s what the SAQA New Mexico Region did. The SAQA New Mexico Region was featured in the Albuquerque ARTScrawl  for August 2018. In 2005, Albuquerque Arts Business Association introduced First Friday…

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July 2018 In Review

SAQA Global Exhibition Highlights In 2007, SAQA had two exhibitions. In 2018,  SAQA has 15 different global exhibitions traveling to four continents and 10 countries, appearing in museums, galleries, expositions and quilt shows. Don’t miss this informative blog post about the SAQA Exhibitions Committee, and the work they are doing…

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SAQA at Festival of Quilts 2018

Are you attending Festival of Quilts this year? So is SAQA! The event is happening in Birmingham, England from August 9 – 12, 2018 and SAQA and its members are participating in the Festival in a variety of ways. According to the Festival of Quilts website, “The Festival of Quilts is…

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SAQA Local Connection In Colorado

Some of SAQA’s regions are quite large, and it can be difficult to schedule meetings to accommodate the entire region. One approach is to have a smaller local meeting which SAQA calls a Local Connection. Individual Local Connections might call them themselves by an assortment of names including pods or…

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Central Canada SAQA 2018 Retreat

Guest Post by Maggie Vanderweit SAQA invited Central Canada Regional Representative Maggie Vanderweit to share the details of her region’s recent retreat. Here is what she had to say about the experience. Central Canada SAQA members attended a three day retreat in Crieff, Ontario this past April. The stated purpose was…

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