Block Party Quilters Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of quilting and other needle arts through sharing, education, community service and quilt shows.
Meetings are held the first Thursday evening of the month from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at:
Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church
1121 228th Avenue SE Sammamish, Washington
Guests are welcome for our monthly program. Due to the popularity of our speakers, there is a nominal fee for non-members to attend. Click here for more information and directions.
BPQ Program Thursday August 1
"Following the Barn Quilt Trail"
Suzi says: My talk will take you on a journey along the quilt trail, beginning with the very first barn quilt, which stemmed from Donna Sue Groves and her wish to honor her mother's quilting art. The presentation features over one hundred stunning photographs of barn quilts, some of which rival cloth quilts in their intricacy. You will hear stories of some of the individuals who have painted quilt blocks to honor loved ones or their local culture, along with a few humorous anecdotes. The presentation is both informative and entertaining, as we explore the way in which our quilting heritage takes on new meaning as this movement continues to expand."
Susan Carlson with a program titled "Fabric Images".
For a PDF listing of the BPQ programs and workshops for 2019, please click here. For more information, please go to the Programs/Workshops 2019 tab/page.
For a list of all the winning quilts from the 2018 BPQ Quilt Show, please click here.
Member Note: The password has now been changed for 2019 renewals and the 2018 password will no longer work. If you have renewed for 2019 but do not yet have the new password, please contact the membership chair, Shirley Atkins at firstname.lastname@example.org to get the new login and password. If you can't get the new login and password to work, please contact the webmaster, Jennifer Murray at email@example.com. Thanks.