Welcome to the Coachella Valley Quilt Guild

Our Purpose

Guild Meetings

Centrally located in the beautiful Coachella Valley of Southern California.  The Guild shall be a non profit organization established to promote appreciation of quilting, to share and to uphold the heritage of a timeless folk art, and to further the education and skill levels of the members of the guild.

2020 Opportunity Quilt

Beads on a String

Machine Pieced by Sharon Rooker

Custom Quilted by Treese Pflum 

Drawing was on December 12, 2020


AND the winner is CHERI CORYELL!

Congratulations, Cheri.




Second Saturday of the month


Check out our Zoom meetings!


Meeting Times:

10AM to Noon

Doors open at 9:30AM


Membership:  2021 membership dues: $25.00

Renew on line by clicking here.

Guests are welcome at all meetings:  $10.00 guest fee






On Zoom until further notice! Join us!


University of California, Riverside

Palm Desert Campus

Auditorium Building

75080 Frank Sinatra Drive

Palm Desert, CA  92211


For Directions Click Here

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March Meeting -- Saturday, March 13, 2021

Latifah Saafir

Being True to Your Inner Artist


Meeting begins at 10:00am

Program begins at 11:00am


Latifah is known for her bold and innovative modern quilts. She is the co-founder of both the Los Angeles Modern Quilt Guild and the worldwide Modern Quilt Guild.


Guest Fee


  • Available

March Class -- Sunday, March 14, 2021

Latifah Saafir

Glam Clam Quilt

9am to 3pm

$40 members

$50 non-members

Payable online


The clamshell is a classic quilt shape. Glam Clam takes this classic quilt shape and updates the size and piecing techniques to make it modern and fun to put together!

This pattern is a rewrite of the ever popular Glam Clam Pattern. You asked for an acrylic template – and you got them – The Clammy’s in 6″, 8″, 10" and 12″ sizes. This pattern includes six size layouts for all three clamshell sizes.

It includes all the cutting instructions for all the shapes needed to make the Glam Clam quilt. Also included are coloring pages and row labels.

It’s a fun pattern that is easier to put together than you think!


Members - Basket Case


  • Available

Non Members -Basket Case


  • Available


The Desert Guilds Quilt Show is just a year away, but the show challenge is being launched this month.  The theme is Fortune Cookie.  Buy a packet with a fat eighth of Hoffman red material, a fortune cookie, instructions, and application for $5 and create a small quilt based on the fortune in your fortune cookie!  Stretch your creativity.  


Robert Tucker will be selling the packets outside Monica's on Thursday, February 25 from 10 to 11am.  Please wear a mask and bring exact change to purchase your packet. 


Can't make it to Monica's that day and would like it mailed to you?  Click the PayPal button and pay $6 ($5 for the packet and $1 for mailing to USA or Canada) and it will be mailed to you.  Please order your packet by Tuesday, February 23 so we can organize to get it to you.

Fortune Cookie Challenge Packet Mailed to you


  • Available

 Beatles Challenge


The entries are in and were shown at the February guild meeting, Saturday, February 13.  They are posted on the website so members can have a closer look and be ready to vote at the March meeting on Saturday, March 13. Click here to see the quilts.

January/February Newsletter is available HERE!

Watch for information on the next Sew What Table in 2021!  Even more great bargains are coming!

See what members have been working on! Click here or go to PHOTOS on the menu!

Trunk Full of Quilts!

Stitches For Kids have been at it again.  They delivered 38 quilts to Olive Crest at the end of January. Great job, ladies!

And there was more by Stitches For Kids!

Linda Jones delivered these quilts to Olive Crest on behalf of the Friendship Group, Stitches For Kids.  A big thank you to all the ladies in that group -- Stella, Suzanne, Nora, Beth, Eleda, Ruth, Linda and of course their leader Pat Page.  What a wonderful job you are doing!

We Are Social
We now have an Instagram page!  If you seek quilting inspiration from Instagram from your favorite designers, you can now follow the guild too.   Look for our CVQG logo for the profile picture on Instagram to find us easily     Tag us on your Instagram postings by tagging @coachellavalleyquiltguild or using the hashtag #cvqg. Don't forget we also have a Facebook page. Heather Keenan is running our Instagram page and Robert Tucker continues to run our Facebook page.   
Follow us at coachellavalleyquiltguild on Instagram and Coachella Valley Quilt Guild on Facebook.

Surgical Caps Project

Marcia Ulrich has delivered over 700 surgical caps to Linda Evans of Desert Regional/JFK Hospitals for use by their staff. What a wonderful effort from many of our members. The work is continuing and you can pick up kits to sew into surgical caps or drop off finished caps on Thursdays between 10am and 11am outside Monica’s Quilt and Bead Creations. Don't forget to wear your masks.  Any questions, just contact Marcia Ulrich at philanthropy1@cvquiltguild.org

Need information on making a mask for the coronavirus pandemic? Click here for a copy to the Turban Project face mask.

If you or any guild member you know have won a prize at a recent quilt show, we would love to acknowledge your accomplishment.  Please send an email with a photo and details to info@cvquiltguild.org

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