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This page contains brief items too short for Knitters News, plus highlights of a few Knitters News items of interest. It does not replace Knitters News. But be sure to scroll down this page for all items of interests since not everything appears in Knitters News!
Meetings for 2022 will continue to be virtual using Zoom until further notice. Tips for Zoom can be found here.
Retreat News – Check out photos from the 2022 Winter Retreat at Temecula here.
Philanthropy – Read Debbie Vacek’s latest philanthropy project news and drop-off information for February here.
Membership News – The deadline for submitting your membership renewal is February 28th to be included in the 2022 printed Directory. Renew now so you don’t miss out any of the Guild’s programs for 2022! Read the lasted Membership news from Nancy here.
Early Planning for the 2022 Holiday Luncheon – read Sydnie’s recommendations, requests and tips here.
The latest Virtual Show and Share can be found here. We still need your photos! For best viewing by the Guild, get your photos in by Tuesday before the next News Blast goes out. The News Blast goes out on the Thursday before the monthly Guild meeting. Instructions for submitting can always be found on the most recent Virtual Show and Share page. Links to older galleries going back three+ years can be found in a drop-down under the Guild Info tab below the banner at the top of the page on the Guild Photo Galleries page. Or, just click here.
Knit@Nite News – meetings are held via Zoom on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. Contact Tania Marshall directly for specific dates and to receive the Zoom link. As of October, Knit@Nite photos are now included in the monthly Virtual Show and Share.
New Subgroup! We are please to announce the La Costa Knitters group is now an official subgroup of the Guild. La Costa Knitters meet via Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, from 2 PM to 3:30 PM. Details about the group and contact information can be found on the Sub-Group Meeting page here.
Local Yarn Shops – the Guild maintains a list of Local Yarn Shops in San Diego County which can be found under the Knitter’s Resources tab, or just click here
Other Items of Interest:
Quilt Show Events:
The South Bay Quilters Guild is proud to announce its 2022 Quilt Show, “By the Sea” to be held on Saturday and Sunday, February 12-13, 2022, from 10 – 4 each day, at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive (corner of Madrona and Torrance Blvd.), Torrance. “Our show will include the following: Opportunity quilt ‘Sea Breeze’ drawing Feb 13th at 4pm. Live quilt auction on Sunday at 1-3 pm. Quilt Exhibits – Featured quilter Alex Tsubota and our talented members. Quilts for sale in our consignment booth and vendor mall.” Details can be found on the guild’s website at SouthBayQuiltersGuild.org under Quilt Show 2022.
Mingei International Museum is open, and has a new cafe! The Mingei is a wonderful museum of arts and crafts, located in Balboa Park. Check it out Mingei.org/whats-on.
Visions Art Museum – Visions is a great quilt and textile museum in Liberty Station. While its focus is largely on art quilts, there have been other fiber art exhibits, including lace, knitting, and crochet. Find them on the web at VisionsArtMuseum.org.
The San Diego Museum of Art – Check the San Diego Museum of Art’s website for information and events.
County Art Museums – Most of our county arts museums and other museums have re-opened – here’s a link to a listing of all museums in San Diego County. Check individual websites for details.
Have information about events around the county which may be of interest to Guild members? Contact the Webmaster@SanDiegoKnitters.com.
–Kerry Nare, webmaster