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Our “Spring On the Strait” Quilt Show will be held April 30 and May 1, 2022 at the Historic Clocktower in Benicia

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Upcoming Events

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

Saturday, Sep 25, 10:30 ’till about 2pm – Zoom Sit & Sew – Casual, come when you can, leave when you must.  Bring your projects, questions, or just visit!  

Saturday, Oct 2, 10:30 ’till about 2pm – Zoom Sit & Sew – Casual, come when you can, leave when you must.  Bring your projects, questions, or just visit!  

Thursday, Oct 7, 7:00-8:30pm – Hybrid In-person and Zoom General Business meeting Doors open 6:30pm at the Benicia Senior Center and virtually on zoom. For those in-person masks are required and no snacks.

Friday, Oct 8, 10:00-3:00pm – Community Outreach at Heritage Presbyterian Church.  We will divide into two shifts (10am – 12:30 and 12:30 – 3pm).  Please sign up for a shift with Janice Johnson ahead of time.  There will be quilts to baste, fabric to cut and kits to sew.  Masks required, no food (eat at home either before or after your shift).  Come help CSS continue to make things to share with those in need in our community.

Saturday, Oct 9, 10:30 ’till about 2pm – Zoom Sit & Sew – Casual, come when you can, leave when you must.  Bring your projects, questions, or just visit! 

Saturday, Oct 16, 10:30 ’till about 2pm – Zoom Sit & Sew – Casual, come when you can, leave when you must.  Bring your projects, questions, or just visit!  

Thursday, Oct 21, 6:30-8:30pm – Virtual Lecture & Trunk Show “Aurifilosophy” with Karen Miller of Red Bird Quilts! $10, must register in advance.

Saturday, Oct 23, 9:30am – 3:30pm, Bohemian Peels workshop with the Material Girlfriends at the Benicia Senior Center. Easier than it looks, can make it mini, enrolled students get 50% off pattern from the Material Girlfriends website. Member Cost: $35.00, plus pattern. Please register at least a week in advance.

Saturday, Oct 23, 10:30 ’till about 2pm – Zoom Sit & Sew – Casual, come when you can, leave when you must.  Bring your projects, questions, or just visit!  (for those not taking the Bohemian Peels workshop) 

Saturday, Oct 30, 10:30 ’till about 2pm – Zoom Sit & Sew – Casual, come when you can, leave when you must.  Bring your projects, questions, or just visit!  

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!