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

Workshops coming up...

teaThe Annual WQ Holiday Tea comes up early in the sseason on Saturday, December 7th. More information to members will be coming in email.

 

 


And into 2020....

sew inJanuary 4, 2020 we are planning a 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.

 

And coming January 31st - Mac Macnamara! More information soon!
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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.

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 19, 2019 Quilters Showcase
August 10, 2019 Quilters Showcase
May 18, 2019 Quilters Showcase
March 9, 2019 Quilters Showcase
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
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.

Note our new meeting location!

Westside Quilters meets quarterly on Saturday mornings at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 11555 National Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064.
Click here for a map and directions.

Our workshops are held at various locations - see the Calendar page for specifics.

Our 2019-20 brochure - Printable PDF.

Check our Calendar page often for a complete schedule of lecturers and workshops through mid 2020.

Click Here for the information on the SCCQG 2020 Challenge at Road to California.
Click Here for the Entry Form.

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

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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!

 

 

 

 

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 Update11.24.19

 

 

Some of Our Recent Events -

PhilanthropySaturday, November 9th, we threw our annual WQ Philanthropy workshop "Giving For Thanksgiving". We cut, trimmed. sewed and layered kids' quilts to be distributed to charities around the city over the holidays. See photos here...

 

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At our Quarterly Meeting on Saturday, October 19, 2019 improvizational quilter and teacher Cindy Grisdela spoke on "Playing With Colors" and we shopped the Annual Fabric Sale.
See photos here...

 

 

Grisdela On Friday, October 18th Cindy Grisdela taught her "Artful Improv - Permission to Play workshop.
See photos here...

 

 

 

MAry Tabar On September 7 we enjoyed a workshop with San Diego area quilter and teacher Mary Tabar. "Watercolor Strip Quilt". This lovely quilt is made from only three floral fabrics. Plus one border fabric. Students designed there own version of these strip stratas with great results!
See photos here...


EsteritaOn August 9th and 10th Internationally known art quilter and lecturer Esterita Austin (on the left) joined us for a Friday Workshop "Sheer Faces" and for our quarterly meeting where she gave her presentation "Cassic Rock"
See photos here...

 

 


On Friday, June 7th we welcomed Singer Featherweight restorerAskew, repair person, and collector Lloyd Askew who gave us a Featherweight Clinic where we learned the history and maintenance of these classic little workshorse machines.
See photos here...


Linda AndersonSan Diego quilt artist Linda Anderson joined us on May 18th for a presentation and trunk show. Her painted quilts are superb and she jas a most interesting story.
See photos here...


Mel BeachOn Saturday April 6 modern quilter Mel Beach taught her "Modern Mandalas".
See photos here...

 

 

 

JennyMarch 8 and 9 award-winning Australian quilt artist, teacher and world traveler Jenny Bowker joined us for a special 2 day workshop sharing her "Shimmering Triangles" and for our Quarterly Meeting. See photos here...

 

 

WilliamsonSaturday, 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...

 

 

 

Sew inSaturday, January 12th we met for our annual Sew-in bringing our own projects for a social day.
See photos here...

 

 

 

 

teaSaturday, December 8th Luann Jaffe welcomed us to her home for the annual WQ Holiday Tea. See photos here...

 

 

 

PhilanthropySaturday, 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 Luann and Jennyworkshop "Intoduction to Free Motion Quilting". Our own Luann Jaffe was the first to sign her new book! See photos here...

 

 

 

Velda NewmanAugust 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 photos here...

Bruce 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 photos here...



KnappFriday 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 photos here...