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The Next Westside Quilters' General Meeting

Saturday, February 6, 2016

9:30 Social Time
10:00 Meeting and Program

St. John's Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
11000 National Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064
Click here for map and directions.

Guests are welcome at our General Meetings for a $10:00 fee.

Nancy King will demo a very stylish, but easy, canvas multi-purpose zippered bag.

Showcase speakers - Our Philanthropy Chairs, Sue Woods, Hilary Smith and Carol Kapuscinski
as well as program Co-Chair Roberta Walley will talk about their experiences delivering your charity quilts this holiday season.

Our Featured Speaker

LA's own Edgy, Contemporary Quilter

Luke Haynes

Luke Haynes

 

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You've seen his work at the Craft and Folk Art Museum's "Man-Made" show last year as well as in the Los Angeles Times, in art and fiber related magazines and in quilt exhibits all around the country and now he is bringing his textile art to us!

Subverting the traditional quilting form by integrating modern concepts, Luke's art transforms the comfortably familiar into the visually evocative. Luke Haynes was born and raised across the American South. With a formal training in art and architecture at Cooper Union, New York, Haynes continues to experiment with quilting art while exploring art and architecture across the globe.

A chance encounter with a box of fabric remnants sparked Lukes' imagination. His first quilt, measuring 7′ x 10′, led him through years of experimentation and improvements over the years that he has been quilting. Further honing his style, Luke developed a system to piece manageable parts into a larger whole, applying a modern design sense to a familiar process. He uses reclaimed materials from the communities he works with in his projects to speak with the textile language of the area.

Luke will also be teaching his workshop "Log Condo" for us on Friday, February 5th. The workshop is currently sold out, but you can contact Programs@westsidequilterslosangeles.org to be added to the waiting list.