Fostering and nourishing innovation in the art quilt and art garment field. 

Calendar of Events

All meeting (except where noted) are held at Trinity, 2701 Maple Ave., Lisle, IL 60532, just south of HWY 88 and 3 miles west of HWY 355.  Trinity is located on the east end of a strip shopping center.

Meetings start at 10:00, Networking begins at 9:00 and continues at lunch

April 12, 2017 Monthly Meeting and Networking Lunch
May 10, 2017 Monthly Meeting and Networking Lunch
May 13 – June 4, 2017 Exhibit: “INTENTIONAL IMPROV” & "EXPLORATION" Art Quilt Challenges BURNING BUSH GALLERY in WHEATON
May 24, 2017 FIBER FUN DAY at Gallery 200 at 103 Washington St., West Chicago, 10-2.
If you have questions or need directions, contact Sharon Malec at Thefurherd@aol.com.
You can bring a project to work on, ask for advice, bring show and tell, or just hang out and see what others are doing., This is not limited to PAQA members, so bring a friend. About a week ahead I will send out a reminder and ask for RSVP so I know how many tables we need.
June 14, 2017 Monthly Meeting and Networking Lunch
July 12, 2017 Monthly Meeting and Networking Lunch
August 2017 “Explorations” and “Improv” challenges for an exhibit at THE VOGT VISUAL ART CENTER (VVAC) IN Tinley Park, IL
August 9, 2017 Monthly Meeting and Networking Lunch
September 13, 2017 Monthly Meeting and Networking Lunch
October 9 - 12, 2017 FALL RETREAT SCHEDULED AT THE SIENA CENTER
4 days! (Monday at 1:00 p.m. ‘til Thursday at 1:30 p.m.)
Four days to explore. create and relax on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan.
More coming soon.
November 8, 2017 Annual Holiday Boutique, Showcase, and Networking Lunch
Support your fellow quilters and do your holiday shopping all at one time and place.
Bring your wares in a suitcase and display them in the case along the back wall; our own "trunk sale" so to speak. You decide the size of the "trunk" and how to display it. Wares can be pinned, draped, stacked inside the case, etc. Wares do not have to be quilt related, anything suitable for holiday giving (scarves, handmade jewelry, your personally blended brownie mix, homemade jellies and jams, you get the idea) will do. Buy for everyone on your list and don't forget to treat yourself!
December 13, 2017 Annual Holiday Boutique Repeat, Showcase, and Networking Lunch
Support your fellow quilters and do your holiday shopping all at one time and place.
Bring your wares in a suitcase and display them in the case along the back wall; our own "trunk sale" so to speak. You decide the size of the "trunk" and how to display it. Wares can be pinned, draped, stacked inside the case, etc. Wares do not have to be quilt related, anything suitable for holiday giving (scarves, handmade jewelry, your personally blended brownie mix, homemade jellies and jams, you get the idea) will do. Buy for everyone on your list and don't forget to treat yourself!

Networking Lunch

The Grounds for Hope Cafe offering sandwiches and salads,is in the lobby of the Trinity building.  Order ameal or bring your onw as members gather after the meeting to discuss quilt related topics and enjoy the camaraderie. Past subjects of discussion include: photography, pattern publishing, shipping, teaching contracts and any other topic that is of current concern to those in attendance. It has been said that lunch is the best part of the meeting!

Hope to see you at lunch!