CSS Guild Day Retreat at the Benicia Senior Center!

Due to the new Covid-19 variant, the date has been changed to June 18, 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

Dog and Cat Workshop with Nancy Brown! Come learn all about hand applique – curves, points, choosing colors and how to layer a complex pattern while working on an 8″ square.

Demo of how to turn a photo of your own pet into an applique pattern will be shown in afternoon. No drawing experience required! Beginners are welcome! Click here for the flyer

Saturday, May 7, 10:00 – 4:00pm, Cost is $35 for members. Your choice of Nancy’s original dog or cat pattern is included. In-person workshop at the Benicia Senior Center. 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

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