The Annual WQ Holiday Tea
Saturday, December 3rd. Members, please join us for our annual HOLIDAY TEA. This is a lovely occasion to relax and socialize as the year draws to an end. The founders of Dollies Making a Difference will be our special guests,
And into 2017....
Coming to WQ on February 3, 2017
Marcia Stein "Photo to Fabric" Learn to machine appliqué a small quilt top using your own photo for inspiration. Choose among several methods of stitching a narrow zigzag over raw, fused, and turned-under edges. Now open for registration! See the Calendar Page for signup info.
Join us the following day February 4th at our Quarterly Meeting for Marcia's presentation
“It Helps to Have a Camera: Finding Photographic Subjects and Using Them in Your Quilts”
Saturday, March 11, 2017 workshop with Cathie Hoover. "Intersecting Rings" Learn an unusual technique for stitching complex pieced blocks accurately.
complete calendar - now updated through mid 2017 - more info and workshop
sign-ups on our CalendarPage
welcome at our General Meetings for a $10.00 fee.
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
below to view quilts by our members:
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
7, 2015 Quilters Showcase
18 , 2014 Quilters Showcase
16, 2014 Quilters Showcase
2, 2014 Quilters Showcase
February 8, 2014 Quilters
12 , 2013 Quilters Showcase
17 , 2013 Quilters Showcase
18, 2013 Quilters Showcase
9, 2013 Quilters Showcase
12, 2012 Quilters Showcase
11, 2012 Quilters Showcase
May 12, 2012 Quilters
February 11, 2012
October 22, 2011
August 13, 2011 Quilters Showcase
May 21, 2011 Quilters
12, 2011 Quilters Showcase
October 9, 2010 Quilters Showcase
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.
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.
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
Download a printable copy of our Programs brochure updated through early 2018.
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
questions or to join our mailing list e-mail to: Westsidequilters@yahoo.com
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!
Quilters is a Member of
the Southern California Council of Quilt Guilds www.sccqq.org
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.
Articles of Incorporation
Some of Our Recent Events -
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
Friday October 21- We loved our workshop with Jan Krentz "Love that Lone Star!" (Lone Star Basics) and on Saturday, October 22 Jan joined join us at out Quarterly Meeting talking about "Design Inspiration from Everyday Life" showing a fabulous trunk show of her glorious and colorful quilts. See
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!
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"
Saturday, June 4th Latifah Saffir, a co-founder of both the Los Angeles Modern Quilt Guild, showed us how to construct her "Glam Clam"
Friday and Saturday, May 13 - 14, we loved our time with Jerry Granata!
His very informative workshop on "Working With "Unusual Fabrics" and his Saturday lecture on "The Man-Tality of Quilting" Were hits! See
Friday and Saturday, February 5 and 6 contemporary quilter Luke Haynes visited us for his "Log Cabin Condo" workshop and a lecture at our Quarterly Meeting the following day.
photos here. ..
We had a ball with the inimitable
Mark Lipinski in our October 16 "Stars and Stripes Workshop and at our qyarterly meeting where he spoke about the "Slow Stitching Movement"
photos here. ..
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. ..