Meetings and Events

Ashland Area Pod Meetings
The Ashland Area Parlor Group usually meets on the third Tuesday of the month at Sew Creative in Ashland. Times and days of future meetings may be different, so check in advance with Lynne Goulette:

Central Oregon Pod Meetings

Generally the third Thursday from 2-4pm at The Stitchin Post, 311 W Cascade St (Hwy 20/126) in Sisters, OR. Contact Jan Tetzlaff at to confirm meeting venue.

No December meeting.

Our January meeting, Thursday the 21st will be a special demonstration of de colorant at Helen Brisson’s studio.  There will be a morning and afternoon workshop, with both groups meeting for a potluck lunch in between.  Please contact Jan to reserve a spot.

Jan Tetzlaff
Portland Area Pod Meetings
Portland: meets from 10 a.m. to midday on the third Wednesday of each month, usually at the Beaverton Public Library: 12375 SW 5th St, Beaverton, OR 97005 (between SW Hall Blvd and SW Tucker Ave). Contact Annette McFarlane  at or check the blog for meeting locations.

Next Meeting: Wednesday November 18, 2015, 10am at the Portland Art Museum

Our October meeting at OCAC was great fun with about 22 participants! Many thanks to Jan Duke for doing an introduction into dying and Gerrie Congdon for her discharge workshop. And thanks to OCAC for letting us use their surface design studio. 
Our next meeting is changing venues since the community room at Cedars Hills Shopping Center is under construction. We will do a field trip to the Portland Art Museum to see Paul Allen's "Seeing Nature" exhibit with a docent, on Wednesday, November 18 at 10 AM. Members will be free, non members $19.99, Seniors, 62 and up, $16.99. If you pay in advance the price is $16.00. Please email Annette if you wish to attend and for payment instructions.
Annette McFarlane

Please contact Annette McFarlane at, with any questions regarding meetings or agendas.

December Holiday Luncheon will be December 16 at Elizabeth Bamberger's house.  More details to follow.

Valley-South Pod Meetings
Valley-South: meets from 2 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of each month, at various locations in Eugene. Contact Lynda Christiansen: We encompass all areas that don't fit into Central Oregon or Portland Metro!
Any & All SAQA members are welcome to the next Valley-South meeting: Friday, November 20th at the Eugene Textile Center. Our meeting starts at 2pm, but we meet an hour earlier for lunch at Burrito Amigo (nearby; ask for directions if you don't know it). At 3:15 member Rochelle Wiese will be sharing some very creative embroideries from Africa with us. Questions? Ask Lynda Christiansen: