Programs


AURIFILOSOPHY: It’s all about the Thread! Lecture and Trunk Show, with Karen Miller of Red Bird Quilt Co, $10

Thursday, Oct 21, 6:30 – 8:30pm  virtual lecture, 90-120 minutes. Please Click here to register online

Aurifilosophy – the search for Knowledge and Truth, especially about the nature and behavior of Aurifil thread.  A program designed to unlock the mysteries of thread, educate, inspire, and enable all users to achieve brilliant results.  I share my Aurifil-centric trunk of quilts, a wealth of quilty information and inspiration, exclusive Aurifil resources, and swag!


Bohemian Peels with The Material Girlfriends, $35 per student + pattern – Enrolled students are entitled to 50% off the pattern from their website!

Saturday, Oct 23, 9:30am – 3:30pm, six-hour in-person workshop at the Benicia Senior Center. Click here to register online

Twin sisters, Lisa and Lora, will teach us their latest pattern in a fun & relaxed manner. No curved piecing as the “peels” are appliqued onto HST! This pattern is also AccuQuilt-friendly, you have a choice of making the full sized quilt 65 x 65” or mini 30.5 x 30.5″. Supply List


Fabric Collage – Cut fabric and build your village (no sewing) guided by experienced members, $10 per student plus the Happy Villages pattern booklet by Karen Eckmeier

Thursday, Nov 18, 6:00 – 9:00pm, three-hour in-person workshop at the Benicia Senior Center. Please Click here to register online


CSS Guild Day Retreat at the Benicia Senior Center!

Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, 9:00am to 5:00pm Cost is $35 for members, which includes rent, lunch, beverages, and door prizes!

Please Click here to register online


Registration/ Sign-ups

  • Sign-ups will be on a first-come, first-paid basis to Carquinez Strait Stitchers guild members. Workshop fee is due with registration. **Free workshops require registration.
  • Standard workshop fee $35 per workshop with professional teachers, and $10 with guild-member teachers.  
  • Maximum workshop size will be determined by the instructor, subject to limits imposed by the venue.
  • If space is available in a professional teachers workshop, non-members may participate for an additional $5.  There is no extra charge for workshops taught by our members. 

** For questions or to register as a non-member for a workshop, please contact program@cssquilter.org

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund of paid class fees will be given to a member participant only if notice is given by the participant 30 days prior to the scheduled class.
  • Fees may be refunded in instances of absence due to unforeseen illness, emergency, or other circumstances at the board’s discretion, on a case-by-case basis.

Copyright Compliance

  • Patterns and directions used must conform to copyright laws; therefore, each participant must purchase required materials.