Welcome!

Our “Spring on the Strait” Quilt Show was held April 30 – May 1, 2022, at the Historic Clocktower in Benicia

CLICK HERE for Quilt Show information & photos!

Upcoming Events

We are now holding in-person events at the Benicia Senior Center and will continue to offer some programs and Saturday Sit & Sews via Zoom.  

Friday, Jun 10, 10:00-2:00pm – In-person, 2nd Friday, Community Outreach workshop at the Heritage Presbyterian Church. Please let Janice Johnson know if you would like to attend. We will be basting quilts and preparing kits.

Thursday, Jun 16, 6:30-8:00pm – In-person Outreach Sew (no Zoom). Doors open ~6:15pm. Bring your machine and let’s create placemats for the year-end community outreach gifts!

Saturday, Jun 18,, 9:00am to 5:00pm CSS Guild Day Retreat (in-person) at the Benicia Senior Center! Lunch & door prizes provided! Free crossbody purse demo & optional project (click here for supply list). Click here to register & pay online.

Thursday, Jul 7, 7:00-8:00pm – Annual Ice Cream Social! (In-person, no Zoom) Doors to the Benicia Senior Center will open at 6:30 and the meeting will start at 7:00.  After a brief meeting to install the new officers, we will break for a couple of games.  Bring 3 Fat Quarters with you to participate in the fun.  Please send Denise an email at Denisemlc54@outlook.com if you plan to attend the meeting.  We want to be sure to have enough wrapped ice cream for everyone.

We will also have a fabric sale, so bring the fabric that you didn’t sell at the country store or any other items that you would like to sell.  If you are interested in selling something, please let Denise know in your email so we know how many will be participating.

Saturday, Sep 24, 2022, 10:00am to 4:00pm Radiating Star in-person workshop with Joanne Dalton at the Benicia Senior Center, $45. Fun, quick pattern, using 2.5″ strips! Click here for the Supply List. Cost is $45 per student ($50 for non-members). Please click here to Register.

CSS is a quilt guild composed of individuals who seek to promote quilting and needle arts while engaging in charitable activities that serve our local communities near the Carquinez Strait. We share our love of quilting while inspiring, encouraging, and educating one another. The Carquinez Strait Stitchers believe in the value of our creative community where self expression is honored and diversity is expected. All are welcome!