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Meetings and Workshops

To learn more about the 2023 meetings below, register for a workshop, or see other upcoming activity, view our Calendar of Events.  Please note:  Non guild members may register for a workshop, but ECQ members receive a guild discount.  Pricing for 2023 Workshops are $55/workshop for ECQ Members (any class kit fees are additional) $75/workshop for non-guild members (any class kits fees are additional)

Upcoming Events & Speakers:

  • June 2023:  Our June Guest Speaker is Candyce "Candy" Grisham of ICandyFiberArt.Com. Candy will be providing her lecture entitled, "Dresden Reimagined" and her workshop entitled "Modern Dresden".  Candy will discuss how she takes this classic quilt block and morph into a block that will appeal to even the most modern sensibilities!  Candy will show how she morphs such an iconic block into a pattern that fits in with current day sensibilites. Trust us -- This is not your grandma's dresden is so much better! **Workshop Sign Up Here** dresden_quilt_blocks_reimagined.pdf

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  • July 2023:  Our July speaker is LaurettaCrites. You won't want to miss her incredible lecture entitled, "Create! Keys to Unlocking Your Creative Power."  Learn the AMAZING power hiding in your passion for quilting.  On Wednesday, July 12th, join Lauretta at Quilt In A Day for her "Painted Tyvek Koi Fish" workshop.  You'll learn how to take tyvek and paint and make these stunning fish come to life! ** Workshop Sign Up Here**

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  • August 2023:   This month, our guest speaker is Emily Baily of AuntEmsQuilts.  Emily will give her lecture entitled, "When Life Falls To Pieces, Make a Quilt!" Emily loves the creative process, and wants to help you gain the confidence to create without fear of frustration.  Emily's workshop is entitled "Getting the Most Or of Your Die Cutting System - Making Piecing Fun!" **Workshop Sign Up Here**

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  • September 2023  Our September guest speaker is Linda Sullivan of ColourWerx.comwho will be presenting her "Got Color? The Ultimate Color Lecture."  Linda will use her charm and humor to discuss how she works with color to bring her quilts to life! She was such a hit last year that we just had to bring her back! Linda's workshop is entitled "Two Techniques in One - Topaz!".  Learn the beginning basics of foundation piecing plus refine your precision piecing skills with this ‘2 technique in one’ workshop while making this stunning quilt. Linda will guide students step by
    step and demo her time tested, stress free tips and tricks for paper piecing and for perfect precision piecing! **Workshop Sign Up Here**

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  • OCTOBER 2023:  Our October speaker is Pam Hadfield of MamaPQuilts!  Pam has won multiple awards in local Quilt Guild shows, Road to California, Nashville,TN, Grand Rapids, MI, and Paducah, KY. Her quilts have been exhibited in Houston International Quilt Show and many others.  Pam will be presenting a Trunk Show and her workshop is entitled "Crazy Christmas Trees" Table Runner.  **Workshop Sign Up Here**

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  • NOVEMBER 2023:    Join us for a special event highlighting our guild's philanthropy efforts within our community.  You will be blown away by the impact that our guild has made for so many folks. More information to come!
  • DECEMBER 2023:   Guild Holiday Party - No Guest Speaker or Workshop This Month!  

The Programs team is already booking talented speakers for 2024. Please let us know if you have a suggestion for a speaker or a topic/technique that might appeal to our group! Call Carrie Suggett at 714-381-4146.

Questions about our Workshops? Contact our workshop team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text Kris Doan at 760-822-1970, Mary Jo Ewing at ‭(760) 807-7053‬.