Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at
QLN Conference Center
1938 Avenida Del Oro
Oceanside, CA 92056
Workshops are held at
Quilt in a Day
1955 Diamond St.
San Marcos, CA 92078
Workshops are the day after the meeting, from 9:30 - 3:30. Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Members $45, non-members $55. For more information contact Gretchen Clare— firstname.lastname@example.org or Cynthia Rowe—email@example.com
January 10, 2019 - Kathy McNeil
Landscape Art Quilts
January 11, 2019 - Kathy McNeil
Under the Sea
Fast, fun, and Oh so Beautiful. Step into the world of pictorial quilting. Add novelty fussy cut images to personalize your under the sea quilt. Choose one of these beloved animals. Learn the steps of layered appliqué. Choose the easy turned edges Apliquick method, or raw edge fused. Have fun with painting to create form and dimension in your animals. Kathy will demonstrate her fabric paint crayons to add lovely hints of shading. We will finish with a discussion of how to quilt the pictorial quilt.
February 14, 2019 - Leah Zieber
March 14, 2019 - Lynne Pillus
Photos to Quilts
March 15, 2019 - Lynne Pillus
Mechanical Quilt Workshop
April 11 - Lyn Mann
This is a lecture devoted to borders and all you ever wanted to know about them. Lyn will show many quilts with pieced borders and explain how she chose and constructed them. Spacer borders will be explained so you can make any border fit any quilt. Time permitting, borders can be planned for guild members quilts. This is a slide show for out of state.
April 12 - Lyn Mann
Head for the Borders
Lyn Mann will be presenting April 12th’s workshop devoted to quilt borders and all you ever wanted to know about them! Lyn will show many quilts with pieced borders and explain how she chose and constructed them including the formulas she uses. Spacer borders will also be explained to make any border fit any quilt. This is sure to be an informative workshop!
Simple direction of where to start and what to look for will be covered. There will be multiple handouts listing the basics as well as giving some important formulas and piecing instructions. This will strictly be a design class and there will be no sewing involved.
May 9, 2019 - Linda Sullivan
Colourwerx Trunk Show
Who would have guessed that a professional from television would discover her life long passion in quilting and go on to create a new career, own a quilt shop and design a line of best selling patterns? In this one hour lecture, Linda - along with her partner, Carl - will take you on their colourful, crazy, quilty journey that started some 16 years ago with the very first Linderella quilt designs to their current obsession for pure colour within their new company, Colourwerx. Lots of show & tell and lots of quilts!
May 10, 2019 - Linda Sullivan
Curves Cosmos Workshop
Liberated slash ‘n sew strips come together in a traditional drunkard’s path block to form this gorgeous, strippy, 22 inch diameter Cosmos circle. This workshop is perfect for beginning or advanced students to learn fun, easy and wonky strip piecing while conquering their fear of sewing curves with Linda’s easy tips and tricks.
June 13, 2019 - Silent Auction
July 11, 2019 - Shirley McGuire
A trunk show with over 40 items and information on reclaiming wool, dyeing wool and needle felting.
July 12, 2019 - Shirley McGuire
Learn wool applique techniques while making either a lamb pin cushion, chicken or lamb illow, or an Essential Bag. All projects teach wool applique and needle felting basics.
Pin Cushion, dryer ball, small pillow or wall hanging
August 8 & 9, 2019 - Day Retreats
Regular Meeting/Commuter Retreat
A 10 minute meeting will be held at Quilt in a Day in San Marcos (1955A Diamond Street) beginning at 9:30. This will be followed by a one day retreat similar to the one on Friday. You will need to sign up in advance.
A one day "commuter retreat" will be held at Quilt in a Day in San Marcos (1955A Diamond Street) where attendees are free to work on their own projects. You will need to sign up in advance.
September 12, 2019 - Trudy Cleveland
How to Photograph Quilts
The How, Why and When to photograph your quilt without using expensive equipment. Short powerpoint presentation explaining how to use your smartphone to enhance your quilting process and photograph quilts. Learn how to edit images ready to print or post on social media. Finish with a trunk show of the quilts.
September 13, 2019 - Trudy Cleveland
Art looks best when its framed! This workshop teaches the participant how to mat and frame the art piece of their choice. Taking a UFO block, small quilt, or en a greeting card… and learn how to cut an accurate mat for your piece of art, ready to frame at the conclusion of the workshop. Participants learn a new skill and take home a finished project!
October 10, 2019 - Karen Gloeggler
October 11, 2019 - Karen Gloeggler
Overwhelmed by your fabric stash? Challenge yourself to shop in your closet and bring your favorite pieces to sew into this geometric dynamo of a quilt. The repetition of the design will make any fabrics you choose work well together.
November 14, 2019 - Peggy Martin
Adventures in Color
Color is often the first thing we notice in a quilt, affecting our response to it in an emotional way. Free up your own creativity in your quilts by learning the importance of "value" as well as color and by looking at a variety of strategies and approaches to working with color in new ways.
November 15, 2019 - Peggy Martin
Quick Strip Piecing