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Visit one of our monthly meetings, but come prepared ... you may find yourself hooked!
See the Programs and Workshops page for more information.
|Santa Monica Quilt Guild Board Meetings are open to all members. |
They are regularly held the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
If you wish to attend please contact the guild president.
SANTA MONICA QUILT GUILD CALENDAR 2014-2015 Speakers and Workshops
September 3, 2014 Don Beld “Quilting Heritage: Civil War Era Quilts”
****Please note September meeting will be held at Los Angeles Temple Visitors’ Center, 10777 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90025 click here for map.
September 6, 2014 Workshop “Wibbons” with Sylvia Davis
October 1, 2014 Jean Impey Click “Finding Your Passion and Running with It”
November 5, 2014 Sharon Wilhite Click “Trunk Show”
of “Dragon Lady Quilts”
November 6, 2014 Workshop “Reflection” with Sharon Wilhite
December 3, 2014 Holiday Part
January 7, 2015 Cathie Hoover Click “Retrospective Trunk Show”
January 8, 2015 Workshop “Create a Whole Cloth 8 pointed Star” with Cathie Hoover
February 4, 2015 The Vice-President will present “Nice, Vice Night”
March 4, 2015 Philanthropy Sewing Night
March 20-22, 2015 SMQG Quilting Retreat
April 1, 2015 Ann Turley Click “Just Quilts: a Trunk Show”
April 19, 2015 New Member Tea at the home of Maureen Gardner. To attend please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 6, 2015 Tina Curran, Art Quilts Click
June 3, 2015 Boutique sew night
July 1, 2015 Potluck
August 5, 2015 Pat Finke “The Mechanics of Sewing”
September 2, 2015 Claudia Gomez “Color Story” A modern look at color theory click
October 7, 2015 Arlene Arnold “Stitches of Glory” civil war quilt trunk show Click
November 4, 2015 Boutique sew night
November 14, 2015 Quilt Show (More info coming soon)
December 2, 2015 Holiday Party
January 6, 2016 Dragon Dyeworks Making Quilts "Why we do what we do"
January 9, 2016 Workshop: Fabric to dye for. Ice dyeing workshop
The workshop will increase your skill.The process will be broken down into different sections. manipulation, ice dying,liquid dye and graduation dying. It is a colorful process the is different than tie-dye.
February 3, 2016 Luke Haynes " quilting from a mans point of view."
March 2, 2016 Shelley Swanland. lecture to be established
April 6,2016 To be established.
May 4, 2016 Mary Tabar "Embellishment Techniques" the combination of power point presentation with a trunk show of embellished quilts.
May 5, 2016 Workshop: "Snip x Flip" this workshop is a new design idea that explores positive and negative design ideas.
We will cut ,flip and fuse applique squares for machine applique. The quilt are fun, and fast and there are many ways to use this technique.
June 1,2016 Alissa Haight-Carlton "What is modern quilting" One of the founding members of the modern quilt guild.
October 1, 2014
Our guest speaker was Jean Impey. Click here. She shared some of her very bright and cheerful quilts and spoke about finding your passion and running with it.
|September 3, 2014|
Don Beld click here about his passion for civil war quilts
|AUGUST 6, 2014|
|Speaker Sylvia Davis www.easysite.com/SylviaQuilts. Sylvia shared ideas for enhancing fabrics from all over the world.|
|June 4, 2014 ~ Nancy Ota ~ TRUNK SHOW|
Nancy shared over 30 quilts, wall hangings, garments and bags that she has made since becoming a quilter in 1988. Many have been published in books and magazines and have been finalists and won ribbons in major shows in Paducah, Houston, Santa Clara, Ontario and Japan. In April, 2006 her wall hanging "Infinity" won Best Wall Hanging from the American Quilters Society and is now owned by the Museum ofAmerican Quilters Society in Paducah, Kentucky. She brought with her a near duplicate of that quilt. She enjoys sewing commercial cottons, hand dyed cottons, and silks from neckties and kimono.....
|May 7, 2014 ~ Our speaker was Russell Conte, guild member and owner of our local quilting emporium, the “Sewing Arts Center”. ~ Russell discussed “The State of the Art”. In the debate among quilters about the definitions and relevance of contemporary, modern, and traditional styles of quilting we heard from an entrepreneur, who has turned his passion for the sewing arts into his livelihood. |
|April 2, 2014 ~ Wendy Mathson ~ Lecture Storm At Sea: |
|April 3, 2014 ~ Wendy Mathson ~ Workshop ~ Storm At Sea, Trim Plate Piecing|
Upcoming Southern California Quilt Events
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Programs subject to change.