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.
Beads on a String
Machine Pieced by Sharon Rooker
Custom Quilted by Treese Pflum
Drawing is on December 12, 2020
Raffle tickets 6 for $5.
Second Saturday of the month, except July and August
Check out our Zoom meetings!
10AM to Noon
Doors open at 9:30AM
Membership: 2020 membership dues: $45.00
($35 is dues and $10 is for 2 books of tickets for the 2020 Opportunity Quilt available at and after the January meeting.)
Guests are welcome at all meetings: $10.00 guest fee
On Zoom until further notice! Join us!
University of California, Riverside
Palm Desert Campus
75080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211
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September Meeting -- Saturday, September 12, 2020
Rescue Quilts and What I Have Learned From Them
Meeting begins at 10:00am
Program begins at 11:00am
What happens to the once treasured quilts that were made with so much love? Lenie Bosman and her daughter have been looking for those quilts, orphans quilts, and have rescued them and given them a new home and a new purpose. She likes to show you those quilts rescued from thrift stores, garage sales, attics and different individuals. Some are old and some are not so old. Lenie has been inspired by them and learned from them. She will pass that acquired knowledge on to you by the way of a bed turning.
Lenie has been an educator for more than 45 years with experience in teaching sewing and quilting. She is a certified Quilt in a Day instructor and has more recently started to design and write her own quilt patterns.
Want to attend this lecture via Zoom? Pay the $10 guest fee using the button below and the Zoom link will be sent to you just before the meeting in September.
Stretch your mind (and maybe your quilting skills) as you bring back memories of the Beatles!!
The Beatles Quilt Challenge
Your quilt needs to be inspired by the title of one of The Beatles songs.
The quilt must be made newly for this challenge
The quilt can be any size as long as it is not larger than 24 x 24 inches
The quilt can be traditional or modern in design. Art quilts are encouraged.
This challenge is open to any Coachella Valley Quilt Guild member.
Once your quilt is finished a photograph of your quilt needs to be email to Robert Tucker by clicking here.
Deadline — February 2021 meeting
Prizes for first, second and third viewer’s choice.
For inspiration you can google Beatles song list and see 100’s of songs they have done.
Ready for some fun? Join us for a simple mystery quilt that makes into a lap quilt/charity quilt. (Or make it bigger by adding more borders.) Jer Williams guarantees there are no half-square triangles or curves involved. Just squares and rectangles. Today we have the Fabric Selection and Cutting Instruction. The first sewing directions will be sent out in two weeks and then the next steps every two weeks after that. Take some photos of how your project is progressing to share at future meetings and on our website. The various steps will be available on the website (click here) after being sent out to members.
On Thursday, September 3, Marcia Ulrich gave Linda Evans of Desert Regional/JFK Hospitals 298 surgical caps 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 9am to 10am outside Monica’s Quilt and Bead Creations and/or Saturdays 9am to 10am outside Joanne’s on Dinah Shore Drive. (Just not September 12 since that is our meeting day.) Any questions, just contact Marcia Ulrich at email@example.com
From Desert Regional Hospital Staff. They loved what members created!!
The Corona virus may have stopped many things but it hasn't stopped members of Stitches For Kids from producing some amazing quilts for Olive Crest so far this summer. "Stitching From Home" -- as Patricia Page puts it -- the groups members have produced 58 quilts! The photos above are just some of what they have done. What a wonderful job, ladies!
Virtual Quilt Shows!
Check them out.
Mancuso Online Quilt Show
August 12-15, 2020
Call for Quilts SCCQG 2021 Special Exhibit
"Sharing Our Quilts"
Road to California Quilters Conference January 21-24, 2021
Need information on making a mask for the coronavirus pandemic? Click here for a copy to the Turban Project face mask.
Interested in a Retreat in November? Get details by clicking here or by clicking on the Retreat 2020 in the sidebar on the right. The retreat is full at the moment but Alena will put you on a waiting list if you are interested.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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