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Activities:  Discovery Days

Discovery Days class meetings occur in person at Woodside Village Mobile Park Clubhouse, 12155 Luther Rd, Auburn (behind Best Buy).  Guild mask rules, if any, will apply.

Discovery Day Teachers Are Needed for Next Year

We will have firm dates for classes in the last half of the year soon.  We are, however, planning monthly classes.  If you have a skill you can teach, or an idea for a small project, please contact Melody Peters (Discovery Days Chairperson) or send an email to Discovery@Foothillquilters.org

How to Sign Up for a Class

The primary means of signing up is at the Discovery Table during guild meetings. You will pay the $10 fee at that time to ensure your spot. If the class is full, you will be placed on a waiting list.

In all cases, your payment must be received prior to the class start date. Note: You are only guaranteed a place in the class after your registration and payment are received!

You can also register on line:

  1.   First, contact the Discovery Days Chairperson to find out about availability before you register for a class.  Then fill out the online electronic form, “Registration Form for Discovery Day”.  The link is available on the left and the form is on a secure website.
  2.   Fill in the fields as prompted.
  3.   You may sign up for up to 4 classes at the same time.  
  4.   You should receive an email confirmation once the form is successfully submitted.
  5.   Payment Options:  Members, please remit $10 for each class, or as noted with the class description.  Non-members, please remit $15 for each class or as noted.

There are three ways to pay for the class(es):

A. In person at a guild meeting - you may pay with either cash or a check.  

B. Online via credit card through your GroupWorks account (Foothills Guild Members only).  

a. Logon to your account.

b. Scroll down and Select “My Account.”

c. Select “Payments.”

d. Select “Make Payment.”

e. Select “Foothill Quilters Guild” and Select “Save.”

f. Enter the total amount for all classes.

g. Enter “Discovery Days” under “What is this for?”

h. Enter the class date(s) under “Notes.”

i. Select “Submit”.

j. You should receive a confirmation online to say that payment was successfully received.

C. With a check.  

a. Make out a check to “FQG” and mail it to Foothill Quilters Guild, P.O. Box 5653, Auburn CA 95604.

b. Note that it’s for Discovery Day classes, and list the class dates.

Note: If you have any problems with the form or the payment, please contact the Discovery Days Chairperson.

About Woodside Village:  There is a big room for activities, lots of light, big tables and cushioned chairs, a kitchen, easy access to roll in machine trolleys, plus plenty of parking.  A link to download directions to the classroom is on the left.

Registration form for Discovery Day

See projects from previous Discovery Day classes here!

Oct 2021-April 2022

May 2022-

Directions to Woodside

February 11, 2023 Creativity with Panels

 Lynn Tubbe will host a discussion on Creativity with Panels.  She will provide sample panels and quilts and share design ideas. Bring a panel, and she will show you how to do a color wash border like the one pictured here with the hummingbird, which won a ribbon in the quilt show.

April 15 Lupine Art Quilt

Jane Haworth will teach an art quilt featuring lupines.  This is your chance to learn her techniques for selecting and piecing fabrics to design a lovely wall hanging. More details to come.

March 11 Honeyberries

Peggie Wormington will teach a fast and easy Honeyberries lap quilt using a jelly roll.  The pattern is available for download from shopMartingale.com.

Panel Supply List

May 20 Bohemia Bargello

Melody Peters will teach an easy bargello quilt using the Bohemia pattern by Villa Rosa Designs.  You will need 2.5 yards of an ombre fabric (from light to dark consistently) and 1.5 yards of a focus fabric.  This is fast and easy and yields beautiful results.  

June 3 & 4 Ultimate Travel Bag 2.0

Gail Reinke will teach the Ultimate Travel Bag 2.0 using another ByAnnie pattern.  This class will requires two days and has a limit of 8 attendees. There is one spot left. We will pre-order supplies in April and do our class prep in May (quilting the pieces for the bag).

Honeyberries Supply List

Lupines supply list

Discovery Day Classes Offered: