September – One month until “Above and Beyond” !

Lesly Riley

Above and Beyond: Call for Entry Opens October 1st!

Above and Beyond is at a premiere gallery at the Lakewood Cultural Center. The show will be open for entries in October.

We strongly encourage every member in our region to consider an entry.

It’s our time to shine!

Lesley Riley who’s book cover is on the left is one of the Judges.

The Call for Entry details and the portal for online entries (which will open October 1) can be found here:

What Inspires You?
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum invited quilters to celebrate the museum’s 25th anniversary by making a 25-inch square quilt. See 50 + entries. This exhibit celebrates the spark of inspiration and showcases the many talents of the RMQM quilting community. Many will be available in an online auction for you to own.


Kaffe will present his “Glorious Color” lecture as well as a 1 day workshop.
The Kaffe “Glorious Color” lecture is Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Cost: $35.00 The Golden Hotel at 800 11th Street in Golden, Colorado
“The Kaffe Fassett lecture is designed to inspire and motivate. The presentation highlights works from his latest projects, including his patchwork quilt, fabric, needlepoint, mosaic, painting and knitting designs. Seating is limited. Reservations will be taken online only at the GQC website: Golden Quilt Company


Hanging work dimensionally is the subject of an interactive workshop Regina Benson is  giving on Saturday, September 26, at 11-2pm at Ice Cube Gallery in Denver. She will cover the design and construction issues surrounding dimensional presentation and you will have an opportunity to see the visual impact that your own work might have in these altered states. If you are in the area, please stop by, mingle with other artists and experiment.

This is a free event sponsored by the Mountains States Region of the International SAQA ( organization as a service to their members and an invite to the general public to come and learn a little more about the compelling ways fiber can be presented. Visitors can bring their own textile, art quilt, fiber and paper works to experiment with onsite at the gallery. If you are in the Denver area, please stop by, mingle with other artist and experiment.

Bev Haring, co-rep of the regional SAQA organization is taking RSVP’s ( so we can provide enough time, refreshments and information to go around.

Welcome to the Region!

We have two new members in the region this month. Carroll Stolz and Mary Madison — we’re looking forward to working with you.

Other happenings in the region:

Sept 19 & 20  Barbara Beasley will be part of Heidi Kummli’s Open Studio – Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 10 to 4, 274 Bigbee Rd, Ward, CO

Sept 24 to Oct 18 Spark Gallery will host Lisa Call’s exhibit “Endless Horizon:  14000 feet to Sea Level  Opening Reception September 25, 6-9 pm, artist talks October 11, 2 pm  More information here:

Sept 25 & 26 Quilt-A-Fair, presented by Colorado Quilt Council at Boulder County Fair Grounds, 9595 Nelson Rd, Longmont from 9 to 5, $5 admission, free parking

Oct 3 Geri DeGruy and Jane McCulloch are sharing the artwork at an open house entitled “One Thing Leads to Another”.   RSVP and get more details:

Oct 17 & 18 Fantabulous Quilt Show with Boutique presented by Longmont Quilt Guild, Boulder County Fairgrounds, Friday 1 to 8, Saturday 9 to 5

Nov 4 to 6 Annual Sale and Show of Handweavers Guild of Boulder, Boulder County Fairgrounds  more information:


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