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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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 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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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories- June Robertson

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. June Robertson 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.   June’s Story…

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Dusk to Dawn to Debut at Quilt Festival Houston

The SAQA Global Exhibition “Dusk to Dawn” will debut at Quilt Festival Houston November 8 – 11, 2018. It will then travel to Quilt Festival Chicago in March 2019. Dusk to Dawn features a collection of abstract nightscapes, animal portraits, and other nighttime observations. The exhibition offers a glimpse into…

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Dream Collections from the 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction

Each year everyone is invited to create their ideal collection curated from the beautiful Benefit Auction quilts created and donated by our generous and talented members. We asked “In a perfect world, which artworks would you select for your very own?” Many members select their collections based on themes. For…

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SAQA at Festival of Quilts

Quilters from all over the world met in Birmingham, United Kingdom, for the Festival of Quilts on August 9-12, 2018. The SAQA Global Exhibition Concrete & Grassland had a constant stream of visitors and received numerous compliments. For more details about this exhibition, see Concrete & Grassland on the SAQA website. There…

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