Guild Calendar

July 2021
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
June 27, 2021

All day: La Plata Quilt Guild Quilt Show

June 28, 2021 June 29, 2021 June 30, 2021 July 1, 2021 July 2, 2021 July 3, 2021
July 4, 2021 July 5, 2021 July 6, 2021 July 7, 2021 July 8, 2021 July 9, 2021 July 10, 2021

All day: Last Day to Turn in Challenge Quilts

July 11, 2021 July 12, 2021 July 13, 2021 July 14, 2021 July 15, 2021

11:00 am: Guild Board Meeting 11 am

July 16, 2021 July 17, 2021

10:00 am: Guild Meeting 10 am

July 18, 2021 July 19, 2021 July 20, 2021 July 21, 2021 July 22, 2021 July 23, 2021 July 24, 2021
July 25, 2021 July 26, 2021 July 27, 2021 July 28, 2021 July 29, 2021 July 30, 2021 July 31, 2021

9:00 am: Turn in Quilts for the County Fair

Retreats & Local Events

Dianne & Pat A. are collecting supplies for a bin to be used as a portable supply loaner on retreats and at classes.  Scroll to the bottom of this page for a list of items they want as donations.

Lake Vallecito Retreat
Bayfield, CO
Sept 13 – 16, 2021
Suzy Rutan i s organizing a fall retreat to Lake Vallecito, north of Bayfield.  If you are interested in attending, contact Suzy at or 304-299-1952.


Silver Threads Quilt Show
Creede, CO
Sept 17 – 19, 2021

Silver Threads Quilt Guild puts on a quilt show in Creede, Colorado every 2 years. Experience the creativity and quilts that their members create…you are sure to be inspired! Shop the Treasure Trove of handmade items, enjoy the Quilters Cafe, visit Vendors, Quilt Appraisals on site $40. For more information email

The guild will sponsor a van to the Creede Quilt show if there is enough interest. Cost will be $5 and will leave from Pagosa Springs to travel to the quilt show on Friday, September 17th. If you are interested, you can sign up at the next guild meeting or notify Susan Clark and make arrangements to pay her the $5.

Mesas to Monuments Quilt Show

Grand Junction Convention Center
April 8-9, 2022

We are inviting fellow quilt groups to consider being vendors at our show, if you have items to sell.  Attached is our letter to prospective vendors with the information you need.  Please feel free to contact our vendor co-chairs if you have questions about the show.
We are also inviting quilters outside of Sunset Slope Quilters to consider entering their quilts in the show.  Information and entry forms are on our website  Questions about exhibiting quilts should be directed to the quilt show co-chairs.
Also, if you have an antique quilt with a backstory that you would like to have included in our bed turning, please contact our quilt show co-chairs.   

Classes at Other Venues

Stitch and Durango Quilt Company both have a variety of classes to choose from in Durango.  The Patchwork Pig in Farmington also has regular classes.  See their websites for listings and information.

Retreat/Class Supply Box possible items:
505 Spray
Iron Cleaner
Ironing Board Cover
Magic Eraser Package
Elmer’s Glue
Squiggler Bottles for Glue
Teflon Press Cloth
Long Ruler 24″
Seam Rippers
1/4″ Ruler
Misting Bottle for Water
Spray Starch
Painter’s Tape
Extra Threads
Hand Sewing Needles
Feel free to add any items you might think of.