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.

Next Meeting: Thursday, January 19 at The Stitchin Post.

Central Oregon SAQA enjoyed a private tour of A6 Gallery’s show “Opening Japan, Three Centuries of Japanese Prints” in November.  The director discussed Japanese use of color and design that was inspirational.

The group will not meet in December…Happy Holidays!

The group will next meet Thursday, Jan. 19th at 3 pm at the Stitchin’ Post in Sisters.

Tonye Phillips will share her tips on making fabric post cards and then we will create our.  There will also be a brief business meeting and a chance for show and tell.

For more information contact Jan Tetzlaff at

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.

Our next Portland Pod meeting will be on Wednesday, Nov 16, 11-2PM (note different time for just this meeting), at the Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW 5th St., for our Holiday Potluck.  Please bring a food item suitable for brunch/lunch, though because the room does not have a kitchen, anything that needs to be warm can be in a crock pot or warming plate.  Plates, silverware, coffee and tea will be provided.  We will also do a fabric exchange, so if you’d like to participate, bring 1yd or 4 fat quarters of nice fabric, something you’d like to receive.  And in memory of Jan Duke, there will be a "question of the day".  There will not be a December meeting.
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Valley-South Pod Meetings
The Valley South pod meets the third Friday of each month at Eugene Textile Center, 1510 Jacobs Dr., Eugene 97402 at 2 p.m., and members can meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at New Day Bakery, 449 Blair Blvd.

June Meeting:
The next meeting is June 17th

Valley South members took a “Road Trip” to the Opening Reception of “Concrete and Grassland” exhibit at the Grants Pass Art Museum on Friday, June 3rd – with a trip to Medford that afternoon to visit the “Blending Poetry and Cloth” Exhibit at the Medford Art Museum. 

Inspirational Artist Amrita Dutia ( was a guest at the May meeting offering a lively exchange of her artistic process and a review of the inspired pieces created by Valley South members.  Inspirational Artist for June is Gunther Gerzso. 

Member demonstration for May was Nancy Bryant presenting the use of “Fun Foam” stamps and freezer paper stencils.  June demonstration will be with Deb Sorem on Finishing with Stretcher Bars and Facings. 

For more information, contact Katie Walwyn, or Carolyn Walwyn,