March 8 and 9 award-winning Australian quilt artist, teacher and world traveler Jenny Bowker joins us for a special 2 day workshop sharing her "Shimmering Triangles" quilt. Learn to make this colorful quilt with a unique optical illusion flair.
Now open for Registration!.
PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATIONS!!!
Location Friday, March 8th we'll be at The Community Room of the LAPD West Los Angeles Traffic Division, 4849 W. Venice Blvd., LA, CA 90019. Click
here for map and directions. And for the Second day, Saturday, March 9th after our Quarterly Meeting, we'll be at the Westchester Senior Citizen Center, 8740 Lincoln Blvd., Angeles, CA 90045. Southeast corner of Lincoln and Manchester.
here for map and directions.
On Saturday April 6 modern quilter Mel Beach comes to teach her "Modern Mandalas". Add some Modern Zen to your quilting and join Mel as she unlocks the secrets to creating your very own modern mandala that will sparkle and shine! Now open for Registration!. All the info is on the Calendar page.
Please note new location information on the Calendar page.
For a complete listing of upcoming workshops and events now updated into early 2019 ,see our Calendar page.
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 12, 2018 Quilters Showcase
August 18, 2018 Quilters Showcase
May 12, 2018 Quilters Showcase
February 4, 2018 Quilters Showcase
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
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
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. ..
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.
Note our new meeting location!
Quilters meets quarterly on Saturday mornings at the Westchester Seniors Center, 8740 Lincoln Blvd., Angeles, CA 90045. Southeast corner of Lincoln and Manchester. Click here for map and directions.
Our 2018-19 brochure - Printable PDF
our Calendar page often for a complete schedule
of lecturers and workshops through mid 2019.
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, February 2 our workshop with SoCal fiber artist, quiltmaker, surface designer Libby Williamson brought a fresg take to "Paint-Stitch-Collage-Magic". See photos here...
Saturday, January 12th we met for our annual Sew-in bringing our own projects for a social day.
See photos here...
Saturday, December 8th Luann Jaffe welcomed us to her home for the annual WQ Holiday Tea. See photos here...
Saturday, November 10th was the annual WQ Philanthropy Day "Giving For Thanks-giving". Kid's quilts, receiving blankets, baby hats all headed to local charities. See photos here...
On Friday, October 12 Jenny Lyon presented her workshop "Intoduction to Free Motion Quilting". Our own Luann Jaffe was the first to sign her new book! See photos here...
On September 15th the wonderful Jean impey taught us her Spiderweb Quilt.
See photos here...
Agust 16-18th WQ enjoyed a wonderful 3 day visit from iconic art quilter Velda Newman. In her 2 day workshop students learned to create texture and form using machine techniques and alternative mediums such and paint, ink and colored pencil. At our Saturday meeting we enjoyed a presentation of her work and a couple of her enormous works in person! See
June 30th we enjoyed Sandra Bruce's "Material Matrix" workshop. Her work involves using a gridded photograph and interpreting each 2-inch square into fabric, using piecing to achieve the effect. See
May 11 and12 we welcomed Australian textile artist Lisa Walton who taught her creative "Stamp, Paint, Stitch" surface design workshop and spoke about her life as a "Textile Traveler" at our Saturday meeting. See
Saturday, April 21st 20 WQ members enjoyed They brought "Slow Sittching Saturday".They brought hand work - bindings, embroidery, Sashiko, knitting, crochet and a picnic lunch. Desserts were shared!
Friday and Saturday we welcomed quilt artist, teacher and host of Quilting Arts TV on PBS Susan Brubaker Knapp for a thread sketching workshop and her presentation at our Saturday meeting "The Artist in You" See