Guild Calendar

October 2021
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
September 26, 2021 September 27, 2021 September 28, 2021 September 29, 2021 September 30, 2021 October 1, 2021 October 2, 2021
October 3, 2021 October 4, 2021 October 5, 2021 October 6, 2021 October 7, 2021 October 8, 2021 October 9, 2021
October 10, 2021 October 11, 2021 October 12, 2021 October 13, 2021 October 14, 2021

11:00 am: Guild Board Meeting 11 am

October 15, 2021 October 16, 2021

10:00 am: Guild Meeting 10 am

October 17, 2021 October 18, 2021 October 19, 2021 October 20, 2021 October 21, 2021 October 22, 2021 October 23, 2021
October 24, 2021 October 25, 2021 October 26, 2021 October 27, 2021 October 28, 2021 October 29, 2021 October 30, 2021
October 31, 2021 November 1, 2021 November 2, 2021 November 3, 2021 November 4, 2021 November 5, 2021 November 6, 2021

Retreats & Local Events


Lake Vallecito Retreat
Bayfield, CO
Sept 14 – 18, 2021
Our guild retreat on September 14-18 and the cost is $170 at Vallecito Resort. Dinners are shared by the attendees and you eat breakfast and lunch on your own. If you are interested contact Suzy Rutan at 1-304-299-1952 and text her your name and “yes.” She will get back to you fairly promptly. She is in West Virginia at the moment wrapping up her house there.


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.

The Creede Caravan is meeting at 8:30 on that Friday and we will carpool up to the Quilt Show. We plan to be back about 4pm.

Pagosa Christian Women’s Retreat
Sonlight Camp
Sept 24 -26, 2021

The Pagosa Christian Women’s Retreat is September 24-26 at Sonlight Camp. Cost is $150 and includes lodging, the speaker, and all meals. I am on the committee so if you have questions contact me at 970-382-1406 or head to the website to register.


Lake Vallecito Retreat
Bayfield, CO
Sept 25 – 28, 2021

Cookie Bouslaugh is running a quilting retreat from September 25th to the 28th, also at Vallecito Resort. Hers is $262.50 if you want a bedroom to yourself and 212.50 if you don’t mind sharing a bed. All meals are provided. Contact her at 970-749-9918 if interested in attending.

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.