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P.O. Box 641925 Los Angeles, CA 90064
Westsidequilters@yahoo.com

Upcoming Programs

Giving Saturday, November 11, The Westside Quilters Annual Philanthropy Workshop "Giving For Thanksgiving". Our members come together to work on some of our current philanthropy projects. Let's not forget the potluck lunch! More info on the Calendar Page.

 

teaSunday, December 4, 2017 -
The Annual Westside Quilters Holiday Tea - Come join us for some holiday cheer and quilting community. Location and more info will be emailed to members.

 

 

And moving into 2018...

sew inSaturday, January 13, 2018
Westside Quilters "Sew-In" ! Come for a day of camaraderie and relaxed sewing with your Westside Quilter friends. Bring any on-going project, or a new one; bring your machine, or not (hand work is always welcome and easy to transport); come with an attitude to share and learn from a number of technique demos provided by your Programs Co-chairs.

KnappThree fruits Friday, February 2, 2018
Susan Brubaker Knapp - art quilter, teacher and on-air hostess of Quilting Arts TV on PBS, joins us for a workshop "Thread Sketching: Still Life with Three Fruits."
Learn how to add highlights and shadows, and blend colors using thread sketching to create a realistic still life. Saturday, February 3, Susan will join us for our quarterly meeting with a presentation  "The Artist in You", a digital slide show and trunk show. Now open for registration. See the Calendar Page.

And moving further into 2018....Laura Fraga, Lisa Walton, Jean Impey and more!

FragaLisa Walton

For a complete listing of upcoming workshops and events now updated into early 2018 ,see our Calendar page.

Visitors are welcome at our General Meetings for a $10.00 fee.

Scholarships are available for Westside Quilters workshops. For more information contact the Philanthropy/Education Chair at Philanthropy@WestsideQuiltersLosAngeles.org

Refunds of paid registration fees will be made only if the cancelled space can be filled. We will maintain a waiting list. If we cannot fill the space by our waiting list, you may designate a friend to take your place. Please notify the Program Chair of the name of any substitute. If a replacement for your space is not found, your registration fee will be forfeited.

Click below to view quilts by our members:

October 21, 2017 Quilters Showcase
August 5, 2017 Quilters Showcase

May 13, 2017 Quilters Showcase
February 5, 2017 Quilters Showcase
October 22, 2016 Quilters Showcase
August 20, 2016 Quilters Showcase

May 14, 2016 Quilters Showcase

February 6, 2016 Quilters Showcase
October 17, 2015 Quilters Showcase
August 15, 2015 Quilters Showcase
May 2, 2015 Quilters Showcase
February 7, 2015 Quilters Showcase
October 18 , 2014 Quilters Showcase

August 16, 2014 Quilters Showcase
May 2, 2014 Quilters Showcase
February 8, 2014 Quilters Showcase

October 12 , 2013 Quilters Showcase
August 17 , 2013 Quilters Showcase
May 18, 2013 Quilters Showcase
February 9, 2013 Quilters Showcase
October 12, 2012 Quilters Showcase
August 11, 2012 Quilters Showcase
May 12, 2012 Quilters Showcase
February 11, 2012 Quilters Showcase
October 22, 2011 Quilters Showcase

August 13, 2011 Quilters Showcase

May 21, 2011 Quilters Showcase

February 12, 2011 Quilters Showcase
October 9, 2010 Quilters Showcase

 

Did you get to Road To California 2015 to see the Ontario Convention Center Atrium bedecked with 35 quilts from talented Westside Quilters Members? If not See photos here. ..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Westside Quilters is open to all traditional, contemporary and art quilters of any age, from beginner to expert. Lecture presentations, workshops and field trips are held throughout the year.

Our Mission:
A new kind of quilt guild organized for educational and charitable purposes; to promote cooperation and the exchange of ideas among quilters; to instruct members in methods and techniques of traditional and contemporary creative quilting; to serve mini-groups and their philanthropic endeavors within the community; to inspire personal achievement.

Westside Quilters meets quarterly on Saturday mornings at St. John's Presbyterian Church at 11000 National Blvd Los Angeles CA 90064 (2 blocks East of Sepulveda Blvd.) Ample free parking! Parking and Directions.

Download a printable copy of our Programs brochure updated through May 2018.

Check our Calendar page often for a complete schedule of lecturers and workshops through mid 2017.

Click here for ways that Quilters can help others through our philanthropy projects.

For questions or to join our mailing list e-mail to: Westsidequilters@yahoo.com

Click on the links below to access Amazon.com and iGive.com. When you purchase online through these links - books, electronics, almost anything - Westside Quilters will automatically receive a percentage at no cost to you. In addition, when you register with iGive.com, WQ receives a bonus!

 

 

 

 

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Westside Quilters is a Member of
the Southern California Council of Quilt Guilds www.sccqq.org

Westside Quilters is tax-exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and classified as a public charity under section 170 of the Code, according to the determination letter dated May 26, 2011 received from the Internal Revenue Service. The effective date of exemption is June 17, 2010. Donations to Westside Quilters are fully tax-deductible for individuals and other entities such as corporations, partnerships, trusts; Westside Quilters also is qualified to accept tax deductible bequests and gifts or transfers of gifts.

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Articles of Incorporation

Last Updated 5.18.17

 

 

Some of Our Recent Events -

shellOctober 20-21 We loved our visit from Alaskan contemporary piecer/art quilter Maria Shell and her workshop "Making Prints out of Solids" Through years of exploring pattern and repetition, Maria has created an assortment of “prints” made out of solid fabrics.She shared her unusual quilter's journey with a slide presentation and trunk show at our Saturday meeting. See photos here...

 

 

CurranLocal Designer and quilter Tina Curran  joined us for a Saturday workshop quilt project her new "At The Beach". Just the way to keep summer alive a little longer! Shown here is her christmas version.
See photos here...

 

 

Laura We had a real treat with the wonderfully whimsical Laura Wasilowski giving her presentation “I Quilt, Therefore, I Am” her hilarious, self deprecating, surprisingly musical version of her life illustrated by her charming fused quilts. We loved her! We also enjoyed and shopped…and shopped…and shopped at our annual fabric sale. Her Friday Workshop "Accidental Artist" was wildly popular!

RamiRami Kim joined us for our Friday, May 12th workshop - "The Fifth Dimension" where she taught us 10 fabric folding and manipulating techniques including hexagon and biscuit chopkey, mirror-imaged continuously folded prairie points, harlequin tucks, North American hand smocking and lined prairie points. At our Saturday meeting she gave us a gorgeous fashion show of her prize winning wearables.See photos here...

 

LeungSaturday, April 22 Grace Errea taught us to use a new and revolutionary fused applique technique on her gorgeous floral patterns. Showing here is Bobbi Leung's already finished piece! See photos here...

 

 

 

 

Hoover classSaturday, March 11, 2017 we enjoyed oour workshop with Cathie Hoover. "Intersecting Rings" learning an unusual technique for stitching complex pieced blocks accurately.
See photos here...

 

 


SteinOn February 3, 2017 San Francisco quilt artist Marcia Stein taught her workshop "Photo to Fabric" and the following day gave us her power point presentation at our Saturday meeting.
See photos here...

 

 

holiday tea The Annual WQ Holiday Tea was onSaturday, December 3rd. It was a lovely occasion at the home of Lisa Drew. The team from Dollies Making a Difference were our special guests as we gave them all of the Dolly quilts our members have made over the last few months. See photos here...

 

dolly quilts philanthropy

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - Our annual "Giving For Thanksgiving" Philanthropy Day working on Dollies Quilts for
Dollies Making a Difference and kids quilts for local charities. Also a great Pot Luck Lunch! Many thanks to our hard working Philanthropy chairs, Sue Woods, Hilary Smith and Carol Kapuscinski! See photos here...

Sew in Saturday, September 17th - Our September "Sew-In" at St. Andrew's for WQ Members and friends - a total of 25. There were demos and introductions of new projects and techniques throughout the day and a delicious pot luck lunch!
See photos here...

Group Lura August 18-19 - We loved ourSold Out two day seminar with Lura Schwartz Smith
“Designing Art Quilts".
We worked with our own photos using textile inks, markers, pencils, pastels and other materialsLura also joined us for a presentation at our August 20th Saturday Quarterly Meeting "New Journeys of an Art Quilter" along with the founders of "Dollies Making A Difference"
See photos here...