Friendship Groups


Check out the following groups and plan to come to at least one of them.  It is a great way to make friends, learn about the guild, work on your own projects, or select a group that makes quilts to donate to wonderful organizations.  The photos below are from our Friendship Group Fair, June 2018.


*Deep Canyon Tennis Club Quilters, (Residents Only)

      Kristin Foster (760) 574-2272

      November through April, Thursdays 1:00-3:00 pm


*Longarm Quilters,

      Treese Pflum  760 325-3536

      Location varies

      3rd Saturday of the month 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

      Very informal get together, open to all longarm quilters, hobby and professional.   



*Quilting for Good Times, Indio

      Delfina Gonzales (760) 393-0217

      Indio Senior Center, 45700 Aladdin St., Indio 92201

      Work on child quilts for Camp Ronald McDonald

      Wednesdays, 1:00 – 4:00 pm


*Star Quilt Group

     Cheryl Jensen, (760)321-2380

     Limited Space, Call ahead

     Home of Cheryl Jensen, Rancho Mirage

     1st Wednesday of the Month, 3:30pm -- 6:00 pm


Trilogy Quilters, (Residents Only)


 Sue Magic (760) 612-5560/

Terri Kirshner (909) 228-0449


Coral Mountain Club, Creative Arts Room


Wednesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm



Sun City Quilters, Sun City, Palm Desert (Residents only)


Candy Scott (949) 300-2459/

Sally Hartman (760) 772-0172


 “Quilt room”          

Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00am -- 4:00pm

Stitches for Kids


Patricia Paige, (760) 564-4695


Indio Senior Center, 45700 Aladdin St., Indio 92201


Tuesdays, 9:00 am-12:00 Noon


(Annual Membership required $25 for Indio residents, $35 for others)


 Dedicated to making quilts for the New Life program at the CV Rescue Mission, and the Olive Crest which   serves foster children.

Quilting for Good Times, La Quinta


Jerrilyn Williams, (760) 565-6443

Linda Blake (760) 218-5350


La Quinta Wellness Center, 78450 Avenida La Fonda, La Quinta 92253


Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00pm


Work on child quilts for Camp Ronald McDonald


Quilting Bee Show and Share


Linda Blake (760) 218-5350


Indio Senior Center, 45700 Aladdin St., Indio 92201


Mondays, 9:00 am


Work on Child quilts for Camp Ronald McDonald Projects and Quilts of Valor

PS Quilt Group


Paul Reiss (760) 774-3376


HOA #9 Club House, West Gate,  Cathedral Canyon Country Club, Palm Springs, CA


Every other Wednesday 1-4pm


Contact Paul Reiss for more directions.

Needles & Pins

Sun City Shadow Hills,


Cheryl Taylor (410) 507-5591/Sally Hooper (760) 636-1048


 Montecito Clubhouse, Cambria/Miranda Rooms


Mondays, 12:30-5:00 pm, All Hand and/or machine Needle Arts

Wednesdays, 9:00 am- 12:30 pm, All Hand and/or machine Needle Arts

Sundays, 9:00-5:00 pm, All Hand and/or machine Needle Arts


(Guild members can join group as a guest of a N&P member)

Monday’s at Monica’s,


 Annie Houston, (951) 565-3842,


Monica’s Quilt and Bead Creations, Palm Desert


Mondays, 9:30- Noon, Hand Projects only

Lunch Bunch Quilt Group,


Linda Bucknam (760) 831-4616/Jerrilyn Williams (760) 565-6443


Joslyn Senior Center, 73750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert 92260


Tuesdays, 9:00- Noon


Quilting, needlework, knitting Projects; Philanthropy, special projects

Over 200 quilts to Olive Crest!


Stitches for Kids Friendship Group, Deep Canyon Friendship Group, Rancho Casa Blanca Quilt Club (Indio) and the Coachella Valley Quilt Guild worked together to donate over 200 quilts to the children and families at Olive Crest.  These quilts were presented during a spring event and put smiles on the faces of children and families whole receive support through Olive Crest.  Pictured above are guild members Patricia Page and Natalie Shonerd who delivered the quilts to Olive Crest.  Thank you to all those who helped in this endeavor.

In December 2018, Patricia Page from our friendship group, Stitches for Kids, delivered 22 quilts to Olive Crest.  Stitches for Kids donated close to 200 quilts to this organization in 2018!!  What a wonderful job they are doing!

Ronald McDonald Camp


Mary French and Linda Blake, members of our Friendship Group Quilting for Good Times, La Quinta, went to Ronald McD Camp in Idyllwild and gave away 7 Quilts. (5 to children and 2 to the Nurses) Chad, the camp director, accepted them on their behalf. They had a very rewarding day. The families were very appreciative and gave them many hugs. 

Friendship Groups News

Stitches for Kids

Veteran and Stitches for Kids member, Joyce Olsen, received her Quilt of Valor at a recent luncheon.  Her son joined her for this wonderful recognition of her service to our country.

Stitches for Kids quilters delivered quilts to Olive Crest for foster children.

Stitches for Kids donated this quilt to the Friends of the Indios Senior Center for their craft fair to be held on November 2.  This friendship group meets at the Indio Senior Center on Tuesdays.  

Quilt of Valor Presentation by Quilting Bee Show and Share Friendship Group

Our Friendship Group, Quilting Bee Show and Share, Indio, presented a Quilt of Valor to David French in October 2018.  David is the son of Mary French, a member of Quilting Bee and the guild.  Thank you, David, for your service to us and your country.  Enjoy the quilt!