SAQA 2017 Trunk Show

The 2017 Trunk Show premiered at the 2017 SAQA Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is composed of eight different trunks which are traveling to venues both in and out of the United States for up to three years. The 2017 SAQA Trunk Show includes 459 pieces submitted by SAQA members.…

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SAQA at QuiltCon 2019

SAQA members from around the world convened at QuiltCon 2019 held in Nashville, Tennessee this February. QuiltCon is the annual show for the Modern Quilt Guild. The event features special exhibitions, vendors, lectures, workshops and its annual member’s show. Many of SAQA members had work in the annual show. SAQA…

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30th Anniversary – Celebrating SAQA’s Presidents!

In 2019, SAQA is celebrating our 30th Anniversary! In honor of this milestone, we’re taking the opportunity to remember our wonderful Presidents.   The first President was Yvonne Porcella who served from 1989-2000. Katie Pasquini Masopust was SAQA’s 2nd President, serving from 2000-2007. While Yvonne Porcella had focused on getting…

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Featured Region: Indiana – Quilting at the Crossroads of America

SAQA’s Indiana (U.S.) Regional Representatives, Susie Goodman and Lisa Dodson, absolutely love to talk about SAQA—especially the Indiana region. We had a wonderful chat interspersed with much laughter as they shared their insight within the Indiana area. The Indiana region experiences some of the same challenges as many other regions:…

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Eye of the Needle—SAQA PA Regional Exhibition

The SAQA Pennsylvania Region debuted its regional show Eye of the Needle at the Bottle Works: Arts on Third Avenue in Jonestown, PA this past October.   The Bottle Works facility was originally the home of the Tulip Bottling Company and is now part of a vibrant art campus for…

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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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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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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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