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

     
   

Payments for lectures and/or workshos can be made in several ways:

Paypal to WestsideQuilters@Yahoo.com
Zelle to Treasurer@WestsideQuiltersLosAngeles.org ( Zelle can be accessed through most online banking sites and is free to the Guild)
By Credit Card - Your info filled out on the Workshop Registration Form and either snail mailed or emailed per Instructions on the form.
By Check to Westside Quilters - instructions on the Workshop Registration Form.
If sending a check and mailing your Registration Form please email our Treasurer at Treasurer@WestsideQuiltersLosAngeles.org to let her know it's on its wa



Saturday and Sunday,
May 22-23, 2021

Global Quilt Connection
All Star Virtual Sampler Platter Event
Saturday, May 22nd noon – 3pm
Sunday, May 23rd noon – 3 pm
No charge for WSQ members
Save these dates! You don’t want to miss these teachers demo-ing some of their most popular techniques.  There will be 9 instructors demo-ing each day.  This is a unique opportunity to get tips, and if you haven’t already, experience the Zoom learning environment.  Details, including the list of instructors for each day, will be distributed prior to the event.  In the meantime, block off your calendar.
     
Friday, May 28, 2021 Happy Hour 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us for a casual hour of conversation with your favorite beverage. 
All members will be sent a Zoom link to this Sew-in.
     
Saturday, June 5, 2021 Belyea

Saturday lecture with Patricia Belyea, Quilt teacher and co-owner of Okan Arts. "Spirit Quilts - When A Quilt is More Than A Quilt" 11:00am
A one-hour Zoom lecture & virtual trunk show.
Patricia takes joy in creating Spirit Quilts for families who are celebrating a life or mourning a loss. Listening to their stories and incorporating the clothes of a loved one, Patricia has learned how stitching memories into quilts completely transforms their meaning and power. Patricia presents an overview of Spirit Quilts she’s made over the past decade. Lecture Fee: $20.00. $30 for non-members. Deadline to sign up and pay is June 2, 2021. Now open for registration. Download a Workshop Registration Form.


 

     
Friday, June 26, 2021 Sew in Sew- In June 26, 2021 10:00am-1:00pm
Join us for an informal morning of
of sewing together from your own home studio. See what everyone is working on.
A Zoom link will be sent to all members.
     
Friday June 25 ,2021 Happy Hour Friday Happy Hour!
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us for a casual hour of conversation with your favorite beverage. 
All members will be sent a Zoom link.
     
Friday, August 6, 2021 Skiles

A Zoom lecture with Norene Skiles “Use It All” 1 hour lecture beginning at 11:00 A.M. Now that your studio is organized. How do you organize your fabrics? Norene Skiles will help you with easy, creative ideas. Quilters are the curators of extensive textile collections and should use their materials wisely and without waste.  Norene will explain how she organizes her collection (including scraps) and her techniques and ideas for using all your scrap fabric and batting.  She will show how her scrap quilting has progressed and includes how she upcycles old quilt blocks and clothing (not tee shirt quilts).  She is a firm believer that you should use it all since you paid for it. The lecture/trunk show is centered on the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle theme.
Lecture Fee: $10.00. ($20 for non-members.)
Deadline to sign up and pay is August 4, 2021. Now open for registration. Download a Workshop Registration Form.

Saturday, August 7, 2021  

Our Saturday Quarterly Meeting which will also include our short business meeting and Members' Virtual Showcase. 10:00am - 12:00pm.
Our speaker is again Norene Skiles. Norene will cover the Norenfollowing topics in how to order your own fabric from Spoonflower:  
Lecture will include:
? Overview of what Spoonflower is including: ordering readymade fabrics, getting the most different fabrics for the money (Fill-A-Yard options), and uploading your images.
? How to upload and manipulate your own designs or images to make custom fabrics
? Using Spoonflower to make custom individual labels or bulk labels.
All members will be sent a Zoom link.

     
Friday August 27, 2021 Happy Hour Friday Happy Hour!
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us for a casual hour of conversation with your favorite beverage. 
All members will be sent a Zoom link.
     
Saturday, September 4, 2021 BEth Sullivan

Saturday Lecture with Beth Sullivan from Bellingham Massachusetts, an expert in T Shirt Quilts and Memory Quilts. Her presentation: "Making T Shirt Quilts".
Lecture fee: $20.00. A Zoom link will be sent to paid participants.

     
Friday, September 24, 2021 Happy Hour Friday Happy Hour!
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us for a casual hour of conversation with your favorite beverage. 
All members will be sent a Zoom link.
     
Friday, October 1, 2021 Catherine Redford A Friday Workshop with Catherine Redford. "Walking Foot Quilting- Beyond the Ditch"
Learn how to finish your quilts on a domestic machine while enjoying all the control of your walking foot. We will start with a brief discussion of preparing your tops for quilting including marking and basting. Then we will make stitched samples of different styles including modern grids, matchstick quilting and spirals. Finish with a look at Catherine’s work to inspire you to go home and turn your tops into quilts. Catherine is the author of" Modern Machine Quilting"and "Butterfly Stitches" from Interweave Publishing. This workshop will be presented on Zoom. More information on registration will come as the date approaches.
     
Saturday, October 2, 2021 book 10:00am - 12:00pm. Social time at 9:30am. All members will be sent a Zoom link.
Catherine Redford joins us for our Quarterly Meeting featuring her presentation "The Language of Flowers" This lecture includes a wide variety of quilts featuring flowers, many of which are beaded and embellished. Learn the meanings our ancestors ascribed to different blooms and consider why the giving and receiving of quilts is so special to many of us. A short business meeting and our normal Quilters' Showcase are included.
     
Friday, October 29, 2021 Happy Hour Friday Happy Hour!
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Join us for a casual hour of conversation with your favorite beverage. 
All members will be sent a Zoom link.
     
Saturday, November 6, 2021 Giving For Thanksgiving Our annual Philanthropy Sew-In "Giving For Thanksgiving. More information to come...
     
Saturday, December 4, 2021 Our Annual Westside Quilters Holiday Tea. More information to come as the date approaches.
     
   

Payments for lectures and/or workshops can be made in several ways:

Paypal to WestsideQuilters@Yahoo.com
Zelle to Treasurer@WestsideQuiltersLosAngeles.org ( Zelle can be accessed through most online banking sitesand is free to the Guild)
By Credit Card - Your info filled out on the Workshop Registration Form and either snail mailed or emailed per Instructions on the form.
By Check to Westside Quilters - instructions on the Workshop Registration Form.
If sending a check and mailing your Registration Form please email our Treasurer at Treasurer@WestsideQuiltersLosAngeles.org to let her know it's on its wa