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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
August 6, 2014 Sylvia Q. Davis “Ethnic Fabric Quandary”
September 3, 2014 Don Bled “Quilting Heritage: Civil War Era Quilts”
September 6, 2014 Workshop “Wibbons” with Sylvia Davis
October 1, 2014 Jean Impey “Finding Your Passion and Running with It”
November 5, 2014 Sharon Wilhite “Trunk Show”
of “Dragon Lady Quilts”
November 6, 2014 Workshop “Reflection” with Sharon Wilhite
December 3, 2014 Holiday Party
January 7, 2015 Cathie Hoover “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 “Just Quilts: a Trunk Show”
April 2, 2015 Workshop “Landscapes” with Ann Turley
|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.