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We will not be having a GM in December, but stay tuned for information on our Christmas Party.  We will be partying all day long on Dec. 17th.  1:30 & 6:15.  Hope to see you at our first Virtual Party.   Zoom ~ Zoom       

 

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Meetings 

3rd Thursday
of the month

On Zoom until further notice!!

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Daytime  1:30 pm 
Social Time at 1:15
Our popular meeting featuring 
National Speakers, Raffles,
Philanthropic Projects, 
Program Information and 
Sign-ups, Show & Tell, and Snacks. 

CPQ at Night  6:15 pm
Social time 6:00 pm

Our nighttime meetings focus
on sharing ideas, techniques,
and a whole lot of fun! 
Raffles, Swaps, Show & Tell,
and Games are regular events at
these informal gatherings, 
often with a focus on Modern Quilting.

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Give the gift of CPQ this holiday season!

  Gift Memberships
Purchase a Gift Membership for friends & family.  Members and Non members may purchase a gift membership.  An email (gift) will be sent to the recipient with instructions on how to redeem.  Gifts are great for new memberships and renewals.  

Purchase Here


Join in the fun and gain access to exclusive member content!

Become a Member!



Welcome New Members!! 

Wanda Petersen 8/20/20
Elaine White 9/11/20
Robin O'Connor 9/14/20
Virginia Cebell 9/24/20
Andi Stewart 9/30/20


      Upcoming Events

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CPQ 2020 Christmas Party - December 17th ~ 1:30 & 6:15








 



CPQ Christmas Party on Zoom!! Save the date! you won't want to miss this. Thursday, December 17th at 1:30 and 6:15.


Don't let the Grinch take our Christmas Party this year. We have a fun virtual Christmas party planed. We will play games and share a beverage, watch a special video of projects our members have been doing during this crazy year. For those who RSVP, you'll get a special goodie bag with a game piece, recipes, and more.


Please RSVP for this special Christmas event. We will have two parties, one at 1:30pm and also at 6:15 for our amazing evening group. We encourage you to attend one or both!




Register now for our Christmas Celebration. ===>
Register Here

              EXCITING NEW MONTHLY CHALLENGE!         

 

  • CPQ members now have a great opportunity to support our philanthropic committees and possible win a monthly prize at the same time!! Sandra Ferguson, our Philanthropic Director, is promoting a new monthly challenge. Every month, members are challenged to make a pillowcase for Sweet Dreams, an Isolette for Loving Hands, a pet bed for Paws for a Cause, a pillowcase for Blocks for the Brave (must use their kit for these), and donate one can food or toiletry/cleaning item for the RMC House. Kits are available for these items, however, using your stash is a great way to use up some extra fabric you may have. Blocks for the Braves has particular fabric and pattern to accommodate the large quilts they donate to our veterans with PTSD so they do require using their kit (Sandra or Donna Haynes will have BFB kits).

    Here's the scoop:


  • Place your 5 items in a plastic bag with "CPQ" and your name on the bag.
  • Your items can be dropped off at Cherry Berry anytime.
  • You can drop off at Sandra's house on the morning of the monthly guild meetings (3rd Thurs ) between 10am - Noon.
  • You can also pick up Kits at Sandra's house during the above time or call and make arrangements with her.
There will be a drawing during our general meeting each month and the winner might be you!!! Fun, exciting, all while supporting our philanthropic programs at the same time.

Thank you for your support,
Sandra Ferguson, Director of Philanthropy
661-588-7598 H ~ 209-275-8242
13319 Nantucket Place
Bakersfield, CA 93314


 
Tis the season to be jolly........
 




It's Holiday Gift Time! 
Give the gift of CPQ!

Trying to find that special someone a gift?    Now, members and non -members can give a Gift Membership to a friend or loved one.     Check out the link on the left side for Gift Memberships.  This will direct you to the membership page where you  can give a membership  to anyone.  If the recipient  is a current member, they will save the gift code and apply it when they renew.  An email will be sent to the recipient  stating they have received  a gift from you.   Along with information on how to use it.   You can also send a message with the gift!   You can also send gifts anonymously .  What a great surprise it will be to receive such a special gift.    So, next time you need a gift, or someone ask you what you'd like, simply say CPQ!!!



  
CPQ Small Groups
Would you like to reach out to guild members, meet new people, socialize, all while sewing and creating things you're passionate about, without leaving your home?  Welcome to CPQ Small Groups.  This is how it works.  Select a group you'd like to join , register (it's free to members), and just like that you are in a small group. There will be a leader in each group to help answer questions and open and close the meetings.  The group will pick a day and time to meet.  You can meet weekly, bi weekly or monthly.  And there you have it, it is just like your friends are sitting around your sewing table, chatting, helping, showing off projects.  You can even change that load of laundry or make a snack, then head back to the group.  Group times will be fixed for each meeting.  It's like a weekly sewing group you're in every week, same time, same place. (or every other week, or monthly, you choose)
To check out our CPQ Small Group availability and to register, hop on over to the Members Only tab on the left side of the home page, under Small Groups. 


         For more information contact Penne Sherer  661-330-5814  ~  Denise Henson 661-619-2643         



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Mission Statement

The purpose of this organization shall be to preserve and continue the traditions, culture and history of quilting; to promote fellowship among persons interested in all aspects of quilting; to contribute knowledge and promote the appreciation of fine quilting; to sponsor and support quilting activities; to encourage quilt making and collecting; to contribute to the growth and knowledge of quilt making techniques, textiles and patterns through educational meetings.