The Castle Rock Quilt Club meets the First Tuesday of each month at 6pm
Meeting Dates and Programs
The Castle Rock Quilt Club invites quilters of all levels
(and even those of you who simply enjoy quilts)
Each Quilt Club Meeting includes a short business presentation, a program or presentation, followed by show and tell. If you’ve been telling yourself you’re going to “get into” something like this “someday,” today is the day. So come check us out, bring a friend or two and have some fun. Guests are always welcome. There is a guest fee of $5 fee if we have a Paid Speakers on the Program. Our members are from Castle Rock and the surrounding area including Larkspur, Monument, Parker, Elizabeth, Franktown, Sedalia, Littleton, Highlands Ranch, and Aurora.
Membership costs $30 per year running from Aug.- July. It entitles you to participate in various activities including our Retreats, BOM quilt, charity quilt and monthly programs. New members receive a name tag and welcome folder.
Contact Kathy Snow at firstname.lastname@example.org (with CRQC in the subject line) or call/text her at 909-229-7322 for more information.
September 6, 2022
Please bring the quilts you entered in the Douglas County Fair so we can showcase all the beautiful quilts.
October 4, 2022
We will welcome Barb Gardner from Lafayette and her presentation on Electric Quilt design software. For those not interested in computer design, Barb will show lots of quilts on the screen and in person to keep you entertained. She will also talk about creating a successful quilt design.
November 1, 2022
A representative of the CQC Competition Committee will present information we all need to know when entering our quilts into various competitions. The representative will be a certified quilt judge and speak to us regarding general information, why we should be entering our quilts, what the judges are looking for and the evaluation form used.
December 6, 2022
Christmas Party – Details TBD
January 3, 2023
Trudy Cleveland will be presenting virtually her program “Shoot Your Quilt”. Trudy is both a professional photographer and a professional longarmer. She has been taking pictures of quilts using her smartphone and using its hidden features in order to get the most out of her phone camera. She will show us how to use our smartphone to take professional looking images of our quilts.
February 7, 2023
Nina Clotfelter will be presenting virtually her program “Threads – What’s the Big Deal?” This is a FUN lecture on all the things you didn’t know you needed to know about thread! As an educator for WonderFil Specialty Threads, Nina has learned a lot and she wants to share. In this lecture you’ll learn about the different weights of thread and why they make a difference; why ply is important; specialty threads like metallic, monofilament, tinsel threads, how to work with them and why metallics give us issues.
March 7, 2023
Kathy Gaul will be providing a narrated presentation/trunk show of her wool designs. She will also teach a class on a subsequent date. More information to follow.