Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Portland Pod Meets August 16

The Portland Pod August meeting will be on the 16th, 10AM-12PM, at the Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW 5th St, Beaverton.  Our speaker Rose Rushbrooke will present “The Colours of Infinity- the Beauty and Power of Fractals”.  Please bring your show and tells!

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Portland Pod Picnic July 19

The next Portland Pod meeting is on Wednesday, July 19, 11AM-1PM, at Terry Grant’s house for a picnic.  Please note later start time.  Terry will provide greens and drinks, so please bring a topping, bread or dessert.  She should have enough chairs, but if you have a couple of extras, please bring them.  Contact me if you need directions to her house.  "Blending Poetry and Cloth" pieces will be delivered to their owners and anyone with a piece for “Bridge” can give it to Sherrie Moomey that day.  We also will be viewing the SAQA trunk show.
Annette McFarlane,

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Bucknam Receives Founder's Award at Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts

Bonnie Bucknam received the Denton Family in Honor of Dee Denton Founder's Award in the Open Show category at this weekend's Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts for her quilt, Bridge Controversy.  The show closes at 5pm today, so you still have a couple of hours to make it to the show.  The show features a craft fair at George Rogers Park, three special exhibits in the Lakewood Center, and the Open Show in the Pavilion Tent.

Friday, June 23, 2017

SAQA Regional BRIDGE Exhibit

Thank you to all the artists who created art work for Oregon's SAQA
Regional exhibit “Bridge”.  The theme was broad, resulting in many
creative interpretations.  We are excited to bring this exhibit to the

Congratulations to the artists whose work was chosen for the "Bridge"
exhibit.  Our juror, Jane Dunnewold, carefully reviewed the 51 entries
and selected 30 for the exhibit.

The selected artworks are:

"The Whole World is a Bridge" by Karen L Bates
"My Bridge to Tranquility" by Suzy Bates
"All Kapakahi" by Judith A Beaver
"Coastal Arches" by Judith A Beaver
"Reflections: View from the Bridge" by Nancy Bryant

"Golden Bridges" by Sharon Carvalho
"Bridge: Traversing a long marriage" by Sherri Culver
"Bridge to Progress?" by Anne Daughtry
"Linking Europe to Asia" by Anne Daughtry
"Waterfall" by Diane English

"Dimensional Drift" by Judith Quinn Garnett
"Bridge the Gap" by Mary H Goodson
"Suspense II" by Janet Hiller
"Canyonlands" by Laura Jaszkowski
"Deception Pass: Where Are We Headed?" by Laura Jaszkowski

"East Coast/West Coast & Everywhere In Between" by Sheryl LeBlanc
"Broadway Bridge Anew" by Shirley MacGregor
"A Zipper is a Bridge" by Annette S McFarlane
"Gothic Bridge" by Ginny McVickar
"Fantasy Bridge" by Sherrie Moomey

"HOMAGE for a Bridge" by Sherrie Moomey
"Bridging the Gap" by Judy Peterson
"Life - Bridge between Eternity Past and Eternity Future" by Judy Peterson
"Praying for Rain 1" by Deborah Runnels
"The Great Emotional Divide" by Mary c Ruzich

"Seeking Perfect Harmony" by Deborah Sorem
"Water Under the Bridge" by Karen Sunday Spencer
"Connections" by Jan Tetzlaff
"A Different Gear" by Carolyn J Walwyn
"International Space Station" by Naomi Weidner

SAQA Oregon Exhibit Committee
Sherrie Moomey
Deb Sorem
Donna Rice

Friday, June 9, 2017

Quilt National Opening

Catherine Beard, Judith Quinn Garnett, and Bonnie Bucknam, all SAQA Oregon members, attended the opening of Quilt National in Athens, Ohio.  They are pictured in front of Catherine's work, Aizuchi.

Central Oregon Pod Meets June 15

Central Oregon SAQA will meet Thursday, June 15th in Bend at Patti Stewart's home at 3:30 pm. There will be appetizers, drinks and time to share our creative goals for the summer, as well as reveal our 18 by 40 quilts.  Please come whether or not you participated in the will be fun.
It will be potluck, so please let me know what you plan on bringing.
For more information and directions contact me at
Jan Tetzlaff

Portland Pod Meets June 21

The next Portland Pod meeting will be on Wednesday, June 21, 10AM-12PM, at the Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW 5th St, Beaverton.  Our speaker will be Georgia French with her presentation about her recent trip to China as a SAQA representative.  Please bring your show and tell’s.