Saturday, February 21, 2009

African American Quilting Guilds Online

Are you looking for a local quilting guild to join? Here are a few you can contact online. This is by no means a comprehensive list, so feel free to leave a comment if there are others you'd like to share! Enjoy!

African American Quilt Guild of Oakland

African American Quilters of Baltimore, Maryland

The AAQB 20th Anniversary Quilt, Fine Art and Craft Show will be held at the James E. Lewis Museum at Morgan State University in March 2009.

African American Quilters of Los Angeles Be sure to check out the guild’s photo gallery!

Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild, Decatur, GA

Great Lakes African American Quilter's Network

Needles & Threads, Chicago, IL

Pacific NW African American Quilters

Quilters of Color Network, New York

Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild

Sisters in Stitches Joined by the Cloth (New England, Holbrook, MA)The photo here is from this guild’s website.

Sisters of the Cloth Quilting Guild Visit this site to learn more about the guild’s 19th annual Gathering!

Uhuru Quilters Guild, Clinton, MD


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The Sisters of the Yam African American Quilters Guild of Richmond, Virginia was organized in August 2001. They currently have eleven members. Each year since 2005, the guild has made an Opportunity Quilt for the benefit of The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, which is located at 00 Clay Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219.
All proceeds go the the educational programs of the museum. Pictures of Opportunity Quilt 2009 may be view at: Raffle tickets may be purchased from the museum. Tickets prices are: 1 ticket for $ 5.00 and 3 tickets for $10.00. Tickets may be obtained by sending a check made out to the Black History Museum indicating the number of tickets desired and enclosing a stamped self addressed envelope for returning the tickets to the buyer. The drawing will be held on March 22, 2009. The winner will be notified by phone on the day of the drawing. Information about the museum may be viewed at:
Contact the Sisters of the Yam:

Christine Thresh said...

That quilt you have in your post is just delightful.