Coastal Quilters Guild
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
4575 Auhay Drive
Santa Barbara, CA  93110

(805) 569-3930
Website
 
  
Year Founded:
    1988
Description:
   Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive, Santa Barbara, CA (Note: Driveway entrance is from Arroyo Rd.). Meetings begin promptly at 7:00 PM. Visitors are welcome; there is a guest admission fee of $5.00 at the door. CHECK OUR EVENTS CALENDAR FOR SCHEDULED GUEST SPEAKERS.
    Programs include, but are not limited to, guest speakers, current events, Block of the Month drawings, Show and Tell, wearable art fashion shows, quilter's library, silent auctions, and more. For those months featuring guest speakers, workshops conducted by the speaker may be available as space permits; contact the Guild directly for workshop details OR visit our website.
    Annual events include Challenge Quilts made by CQG members, community quilt projects to benefit one or more local charitable organizations, and an Opportunity Quilt made by Guild members to raise funds for Guild activities and to fund its charitable works and contributions for the community. In addition, annual "Challenge" quilts may be displayed at one or more local venues. Every other year the Guild presents their "Harvest of Colors" quilt show, an event showcasing traditional and art quilts, wearable art and boutique items by Guild members (OUR NEXT SHOW WILL BE in SEPT. 2012)
    The purpose of the Guild is to educate its members about the history and preservation of the art form of quilt-making and related topics; to learn new techniques, improve skills and to inform the community-at-large about our rich and colorful quilt-making heritage.


Payment Accepted:
    Cash,   Check,  
Languages Spoken:
    English,  
General Business Classification:
    Membership Organizations
    Categories:
    Arts & Crafts Festival
    Arts & Cultural Associations
    Charitable Organizations - Misc.
    Educational Organizations
    Ethnic & Heritage
    Festivals & Parades - Misc.
    Fine Art Festival
    Hobby & Special Interest Groups
    Instruction - Misc.
    Libraries: Private
    Membership Organizations - Misc.
    Nonprofits - Misc.
    Quilting
    Service Clubs - Misc.
    Sewing
    Sewing Instruction
    Showgrounds
    Venues - Misc.
    Visual Arts
    Womens Organizations

Legal Entity:
    Non Profit - 501(c)(3)
Admittance:
    During normal business hours.
Indoor/Outdoor:
    Indoor Location
Parking On-Site?
    Yes   --   Lot parking is available at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, entrance on Arroyo Road, as well as limited on-street parking.
Handicapped Accessible?
    Yes
Smoking?
    NOT Permitted
Cell Phones & Pagers?
    Some restrictions
Cameras/Recording Equip.?
    Some restrictions
Pets Allowed?
    No
Guided Tours?
   
Classes Offered?
    Yes.

http://www.coastalquilters.org
 Recent Buzzes!!
11/8/11 - Save the Date -- Coastal Quilters Guild November 2011 Meeting -- November 10
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for a evening with our special guest quilter, MARY LOU WEIDMAN - “Creative You” - Mary Lou will be explaining avenues of creativity, the personality of the creative person and how you can stretch and become more creative with your thoughts and your quilts. Prepare to be inspired and to go away thinking of things you want to do to be a new "creative YOU." Mary Lou will be conducting a WORKSHOP on 11/11/11 called "Flower Power” These blocks are pieced blocks done Hoochy style and made into great wall hangings and quilts. Then when they are done, you have the option of adding buttons for centers and eyes and other fun things in the garden. These quilts have a “WOW” factor and are loads of fun to do and to enjoy making. See what creativity, color and exploring design can do for a great quilt! Check the guild website for more information. For more information about her work, go to: www.marylouquiltdesigns.com ----- For eight months each year, the Guild meeting features a guest speaker, who generally presents a slide and/or trunk show of their creations. The speaker also may conduct either a one-day or two-day workshop on the Friday/Saturday following the meeting. Spaces in the workshops may be available to non-Guild members, but the classes generally fill up quickly (Check ahead for availability). ----- Venue: St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. All Guild meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month and begin promptly at 7:00 PM. Off street parking is available. Guests are welcome.   Email   Website
10/11/11 - Quilter Terrie Sandelin: "Miniatures in Minutes" on October 13th
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening with our special guest quilter, Terrie Sandelin, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. (off street parking is available). Terrie will present a trunk show on making miniature quilts using the fold-and-sew technique. In addition to displaying dozens of mini quilts and considering creative ways to display them, the lecture will also discuss fabric selection. Check our website for workshop availability with Terrie on October 14th. Visit her website for more information about her work: www.terriesandelin.com. Check the Guild's website for more details about our upcoming programs and workshop availability.  Email   Website
6/8/11 - Quilter Cindy Needham; also Presentation of Quilts to Fostering Friends on June 9th
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening with our special guest, Cindy Needham from Superior Threads, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. (off street parking is available). Another special event tonight is our presentation of quilts to the S.B. Assistance League's Fostering Friends program, for teens graduating from foster care. Cindy is an accomplished quilter, designed and teacher, who has filmed several videos for Superior Threads. Visit her website for more information about her work: www.cindyneedham.com. Check the Guild's website for more details about our upcoming programs and workshop availability.  Email   Website
5/10/11 - Quilter Karla Alexander: "Lift the Quilt Out of Your Stash!" on May 12th
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening with our special guest, Karla Alexander, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. (off street parking is available). Karla is an accomplished quilter, quilting teacher, pattern designer and author of "Stack the Deck! Crazy Quilts in 4 Easy Steps!", "New Cuts for New Quilts", "Baby Wraps!" and "Color Shuffle". Visit her website for more information about her work: www.saginawstreetquilts.com. Check the Guild's website for more details about our upcoming programs and workshop availability.  Email   Website
4/12/11 - Quilter Wendy Butler Berns: "Capering With Creativity and Our Quilts"" on April 14th
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening with our special guest, Wendy Butler Berns, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. (off street parking is available). Wendy will guide us through an eclectic collection of both traditional and modern quilts with a common thread: "Captivating Color". Visit her website for more information about her work: www.wendybutlerberns.com. Check the Guild's website for more details about our upcoming programs and workshop availability.  Email   Website
2/8/11 - Quilter & Author Jean Wells: "Sticks and Stones: Pattern and Color" on Feb. 10th
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening with our special guest, Jean Wells, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. (off street parking is available). Quilters Hall of Fame member and founder of the Sisters, OR Outdoor Quilt Show, Jean is one of CT Publishing's most prolific authors. Visit her website for more information about her work: www.jeanwellsquilts.com. Check the Guild's website for more details about our upcoming programs and workshop availability.  Email   Website
1/11/11 - Sandy Turner: "I Love The Fabric, But What Do I Do With It?" on January 13th
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening of fun with our special guest, Sandy Turner, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. (off street parking is available). Sandy hails from Santa Maria and her lecture will be "I Love The Fabric, But What Do I Do With It?". A trunk show of pictorial quilts, showing the use and quilt designs most appropriate for those hard to use fabrics is the focus of her lecture. Visit her website for more information about her work: www.sandyturner.com. Check the Guild's website for more details about our upcoming programs and available workshops.  Email   Website
12/7/10 - Enjoy Musical Entertainment & Merriment on December 9, 2010
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 6:30 pm for an evening of musical entertainment, merriment and holiday treats at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. Our GRAND FINALE tonight: Drawing the winning ticket for our 2010 Opportunity Quilt, "Roman Autumn", a Cosmatesque beauty made by our very own Norah McMeeking! It's not too late -- Tickets are still available!  Email   Website
11/9/10 - An Evening With Tonye Belinda Phillips on November 11, 2010
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening of fun with our special guest, Tonye Belinda Phillips, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. (off street parking is available). Tonye's lecture will be "A Hint of Tradition - A Hint of Whimsy". She likes to use unexpected fabrics whenever possible, as well as keeping her quilts fun, goofy and a bit odd! Visit her website for more information about her work: www.tonyebelindaphillips.com. Check the Guild's website for more details about our upcoming programs and available workshops.  Email   Website
10/13/10 - An Evening With Nancy Ota, the Sashiko Queen on October 14, 2010
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening of fun with our special guest: The "Sashiko Queen", Nancy Ota, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. (off street parking is available). Nancy's lecture will be "How's and Why's of Quilting". Visit her website for more information about her work: www.nancyota.com. Check the Guild's website for more details about our upcoming programs and available workshops.  Email   Website
9/8/10 - An Evening With Norah McMeeking, Local Quilter and Author on September 9, 2010
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening of fun with our special guest: Local quiltmaker, teacher and author, Norah McMeeking, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. - Norah will present a powerpoint presentation and trunk show of her quilts, including designs adapted from Italian mosaics. Visit her website for examples of her work: www.bellabellaquilts.com. Norah will also be our featured guest artist at this year's "Harvest of Colors" quilt show on September 25-26 at Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara.  Email   Website
8/10/10 - "Who is Lizzie B?" - Join us on August 12, 2010 to find out!
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening of entertainment, lecture and trunk show featuring our special guest, Beth Hawkins, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in Santa Barbara. (For information about Beth and Lizzie B, go to: www.lizziebcre8tive.com) For additional information about tonight's program and our local philanthropic organization, please visit our website: www.coastalquilters.org   Email   Website
6/8/10 - Meet Jake Finch: Field Editor for American Quilt Magazine - on June 10, 2010
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening of entertainment featuring our special guest, Jake Finch, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in Santa Barbara. Take a walk down the path of creativity and innovation with Jake as she inspires us to quilt and create outside of our comfort zone. ALSO: Our 2010 Community Quilts presentation to Fostering Friends, a program sponsored by the Assistance League of Santa Barbara, helping foster teens make the transition to independent living.  Email   Website
4/7/10 - An Evening With Freddy Moran: "Color Equals Joy" on April 8, 2010
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 6:30 pm for an evening of fun with our special guest: Award-winning quiltmaker and teacher, Freddy Moran, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. - Her lecture entitled "Color Equals Joy" will undoubtedly illustrate her passion for using "red" as a "neutral". Come and join us for an evening of light-hearted fun!  Email   Website
3/30/10 - April Fools with Playful Pieces: Pockets and Postage Stamps
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We are excited that Coastal Quilters Guild of Santa Barbara and Goleta is once again partnering with one of our generous and supportive vendor-members, Grant House Sewing Machines, for a 1st Thursday presentation of this year's Quilt Challenge entries on April Fool's Day, Thursday April 1, 2010 at 128-B E. Canon Perdido Street in Santa Barbara from 5:00-8:00 pm. Display continues through May 7th. Marvel at how members of the Guild individually interpreted and responded to this year's challenge, requiring the use of six 1" squares and a pocket, with a humorous view at our members's skill and creativity. Added Attraction for tonight: The Guild's opportunity quilt makes its debut, with tickets offered for sale at $1.00 each or six for $5.00. Ticket sales help fund the Guild's charitable projects.  Email   Website
2/9/10 - An Evening With Andi Perejda, Art Quilter on February 11, 2010
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 6:30 pm for an evening of fun with our special guest: Award-winning quiltmaker, teacher and NQA Certified Quilt Judge, Andi Perejda, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. - Her lecture is entitled "Quilt Designs". Using Andi’s quilts as examples, learn about a variety of quilting motifs and possible ways to use them, comparing hand and machine quilting. Andi has exhibited her work in Houston, Paducah, Road to California, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Tokyo Great International Quilt Festival, and Quilt Expo Europe, to list just a few events. Visit Andi's website: www.andiperejda.com.   Email   Website
1/12/10 - An Evening With Yvonne Porcella, Art Quilter on January 14, 2010
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 6:30 pm for an evening of fun with our special guest: Quilter's Hall of Fame inductee, Yvonne Porcella, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. - Presenting a humorous look at Yvonne's career, with lecture and slides showing her personal evolution from wearable artist to quilt artist. Visit Yvonne's website: www.yvonneporcella.com.   Email   Website
12/8/09 - Musical Entertainment by "Joe the Quilter" on December 10, 2009
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 6:30 pm for an evening of entertainment with our special guest: Quilter and musician extraordinaire, Joe Cunningham, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in S.B. Joe will perform his original show, "Joe the Quilter," a musical tribute to a real-life quilter from England. Visit Joe's website: www.joethequilter.com. ALSO TONIGHT: Drawing of our 2009 Opportunity Quilt winning ticket! Tickets still available!  Email   Website
11/9/09 - Meet Jill Schumacher - "Quiltmaker to the Queen" on November 12, 2009
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Join Coastal Quilters Guild at 7:00 pm for an evening of entertainment featuring our special guest and National Award winning quilter, Jill Schumacher, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 4575 Auhay Drive in Santa Barbara. Billing herself as "Quiltmaker to the Queen", her topic tonight is "Creating Your Heirlooms of Tomorrow". Visit Jill's website at: www.quiltmakertothequeen.com  Email   Website
10/8/09 - Where’s “Otto”? Come and Join Coastal Quilters in the Search!
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Play our “Where’s Otto” FREE word search game by browsing our website to learn more about the Coastal Quilters Guild of Santa Barbara and Goleta. It’s easy: Just look for our mascot, Otto the Otter (You “otter” be quilting, too!), who appears 24 times on our website – look at every page and at most links on the site to find him. Wherever you find Otto, click on him and a word in the game will appear. Record the words on our “downloadable” form, then find all 24 words in the search puzzle. Otto will be “on-site” from Oct. 9th to Nov. 10th before moving on to other tasks! Go to http://www.coastalquilters.org/web/webwordsearch.html for more details.  Email   Website
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