Meetings and Events

Ashland Area Parlor Meetings
The first meeting of the Ashland Area Parlor Group will be on the second Tuesday of the month - Nov 11th, at 2 pm at the Sew Creative quilt store on Main St in Ashland. Times and days of future meetings may be different, so check in advance with Lynne Goulette:

Central Oregon Parlor 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.
SAQA board member Valerie Goodwin will be the guest of honor at a wine and cheese reception hosted by the Central Oregon POD on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 4:30-5:30 pm at the home of Jean Wells.  SAQA members are invited to attend.  Please RSVP to Jan Tetzlaff at
Central Oregon members are encourage to bring their View From Above challenge quilts to share with Valerie.

Forty 8"by 10" art quilts made by members were matted and framed at the August 20th meeting.
The quilts will be displayed at the Twigs Gallery next to the Stitchin' Post in Sisters.  A reception for the artists will be held at the gallery
Friday, Aug. 28 from 4-7 pm as part of the Sisters Last Friday of the Month Art Walk.  The art is for sale and will be on display for a month.

The August meeting was the last to be led by Leotie Richards.  Leotie deserves recognition and appreciation for her work the last two years as SAQA Oregon co-rep and Central Oregon POD Leader.  Marion Shimoda is taking over as co-rep for SAQA Oregon.  Jan Tetzlaff will lead the Central Oregon group.

Jan Tetzlaff

Portland Area Parlor 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 Elizabeth Bamberger at or check the blog for meeting locations.

Next Meeting: Wednesday July 15, 2015, 10am to 2pm

The next Portland Pod meeting will be on Wednesday July 15, 2015 10 am to 2 pm. We will have an informal meeting at Marie Wolfe’s home in Ridgefield, Washington, as a potluck garden picnic. Menu is a salad buffet. Marie will supply garden greens, members should bring small servings of salad add-ons; or, bring some bread or dessert. (Keep in mind; some members are gluten free or sensitive.) Please consider bringing a folding chair, as she may not have enough seating, depending on the number of members coming. Also, we will hang a quilt show of small works on the garden fences.  Please bring a piece to share. Contact Marie with any questions:

Valley-South Parlor Meetings
Valley-South: meets from 2 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of each month, at various locations in Eugene. Contact Georgia French at We encompass all areas that don't fit into Central Oregon or Portland Metro!

Valley South meets Friday, August 21st at Eugene Textile Center, 2pm, with lunch at Burrito Amigo at 1pm,nearby Gilbert Shopping Center
Agenda: Continued planning for our September show at OSU, Artistic Intent. BRING YOUR QUILT to this meeting to hand over to hanging committee. Then put on your calendar our September 25th meeting, 1-4pm at OSU where we will enjoy our quilt show.
Paulette Landers will discuss how to hang a quilt.
Don't forget your name tag. Those without will be issued paper and crayons.
Any other items?

Please send all agenda items to   Lynda Christiansen: