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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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—Maggie Vanderweit

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Maggie Vanderweit shared her story with us. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to social@saqa.com. Maggie’s Story “Let’s Talk” is part of a new…

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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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SAQA Benefit Auction 2018 by Maria Shell

CONNECT & LEARN One of my favorite things about SAQA is the 12’’ x 12’’ Benefit Auction. When I first became a member, I would spend hours looking at the SAQA auction pieces, visiting the artists’ websites, and planning my bidding strategy. It was as if I had opened the…

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