Zoom Lecture: Lilo Bowman, “Love Where You Create: It’s not a One Size Fits All Solution”

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Lilo Bowman has worked as a floral designer, translator, tour guide, wedding planner, and is now editor-in-chief of TheQuiltShow.com. Her work has been varied, often challenging, but always creative. Since early childhood, she has been instilled with the desire for and love of doing something with your hands, learned by observing the varied and beautiful […]

Workshop: Cathedral Windows with Shelley Swanland

Quilty Pleasures 1555 Simi Town Center Way Unit #165, Simi Valley, CA, United States

For twenty years, Shelley has been creating Cathedral Window Quilts entirely by machine.  In this workshop you will learn to make a Cathedral Window quilt completely by machine using three-dimensional piecing.  First you will learn the basic elements: squares, triangles, and an X and O block.  Then we will put it all together in the […]

Lecture: Shelley Swanland, 20 Years of Machine Stitched Cathedral Windows

St. James Presbyterian Church 19414 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA, United States

Shelley's trunk show is a collection of approximately forty quilts that represent work done over the last 25 years.  In 1998, Shelley developed a technique for constructing Cathedral Window quilts using layered piecing techniques and featuring rolled bias curves.  She discovered there were unlimited ways to use elements of this technique creating some fabulous results.  […]

Local Sleep at Home Retreat at QP, April 19-21, 2024

Quilty Pleasures 1555 Simi Town Center Way Unit #165, Simi Valley, CA, United States

How would you like three days of uninterrupted, non-stop sewing without the hassle and expense of driving or flying to a distant city? Or having to clean your project off the dining room table each night at home? Not only that, but you’ll have the comfort of sleeping in your own bed each night! And […]

Sunday Sew Day – May 5, 2024

Sewing Machine Warehouse 16214 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA, United States

Since we don’t have an official workshop scheduled for this month, we’ve set up a Sunday Sew Day at Sewing Machine Warehouse for Sunday, May 5, 2024, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The cost is $15. Bring your UFO’s, projects for holiday gifts or upcoming boutiques or quilt shows, any projects that might be giving you […]

Ice Cream Social/Elections

St. James Presbyterian Church 19414 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA, United States

Officer elections and an evening of socializing.  Details TBD.

Julie, Melanie, & Sandy’s Excellent France Quilt Tour Adventure

St. James Presbyterian Church 19414 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA, United States

Installation of officers followed by talk by Julie, Melanie, and Sandy describing the World of Quilts tour they took last September to France to the European Patchwork Meeting and other textile points of interest. More details to come!                   

Annual Retreat: Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center, Temecula, CA

Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center 39300 De Portola Rd, Temecula, CA, United States

San Fernando Valley Quilt Association – THIRD annual retreat is set for Thursday, June 20 – Sunday, June 23, 2024 at the Vina de Lestonnac Retreat Center in Temecula. This is a great opportunity to be with friends as you work on your own unfinished projects or begin something new. Enjoy days and nights of […]

Lecture: Stitchin’ by the River by Lola Newman

St. James Presbyterian Church 19414 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA, United States

Stitchery artist Lola Newman will describe her quilt journey with a focus on embroidery, reproduction projects, dolls, and more.   Her interest developed when she started researching her own family tree.  Her original patterns will take you on a journey through history. A time remembered. Come stroll along the riverbank to the past. More details […]

August 11, 2024 Sunday Sew Day

Sewing Machine Warehouse 16214 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA, United States

Since we don’t have an official workshop scheduled for this month, we’ve set up a Sunday Sew Day at Sewing Machine Warehouse for Sunday, August 11, 2024, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The cost is $15. Bring your UFO’s, projects for holiday gifts or upcoming boutiques or quilt shows, any projects that might be giving you […]

Lecture: Art Quilts Demystified with Sue Rasmussen

Wilkinson Senior Center 8956 Vanalden St, Northridge, CA, United States

Sue, a charter member of our Association, has been quilting 50 years since she was in high school. Sue’s first hundred quilts were mostly traditional until she was exposed to art quilt teachers and friends who suggested trying different techniques in her quilting. Sue is a professional and international Quilt Teacher, giving lectures and workshops […]

Sunday Sew Day, Nov. 3, 2024

Sewing Machine Warehouse 16214 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA, United States

Although we have an official workshop scheduled for this month, we’ve also set up a Sunday Sew Day at Sewing Machine Warehouse for Sunday, November 3, 2024, from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The cost is $15. Bring your UFO’s, projects for holiday gifts or upcoming boutiques or quilt shows, any projects that might be giving you […]