We just received the exciting news that our gorgeous Red and White Sampler quilt was accepted for 2017 AQS QuiltWeek® Contest in Fall Paducah, Kentucky September 13 – 16, 2017.
Faithful Circle Quilters Guild presents their 20th biennial show "Bouquet of Quilts" on September 16 and 17, 2017 at Jefferson Junior High School in Woodridge, IL. Show hours are Saturday, September 16, 9 am – 5 pm
and Sunday, September 17, 10 am – 4 pm and admission is $7.
More information on the show is available at http://www.fcquilters.com/quiltshow.html.
The Yours, Mine and Ours program was a spirited and timely discussion about intellectual property rights
and protections for creative people. Presenters included Carolyn Mazloomi (historian, curator, author and artist), James Harris (intellectual property attorney), and Hague Williams (artist and educator). There was also a lively question/answer/discussion session.
Lakeside Quilting Guild donated our Chicago Geese quilt to the raffle for the Comer Hospital Service Committee 50th Anniversary Irish Coffee on Saturday, March 11. The event takes place at Augustana Lutheran Church (5500 South Woodlawn Avenue) 2:00-4:30pm. Guild members have free admission. Just tell the greeters that you are a guild member.
In addition to our quilt, the Irish Coffee raffle prizes include an I Phone SE, a night out in Hyde Park including Hyatt stay, Apple I Pad Air 2, a Custom made suit for a man or woman, 20" pearl strand, Fitbit & Chicago Cubs tickets. There are also over one hundred silent auction items including gift certificates to local businesses and unique decorative home goods. There is a costume jewelry table and free refreshments including real Irish Coffee.
All proceeds benefit the critically ill children of Comer Hospital.
Tuesday March 14, 2017
7:00 – 8:30 presentation
Treasure Island Market (55th & Lake Park Ave, lower level community room)
Laura is a textile artist, author, teacher and creator of hand dyed fabric and threads. She is
known for combining whimsical stories and vivid fabrics to make pictorial art quilts. Hear her
share the story of her colorful hand-embroidered fused art quilts. Learn how she makes the
quilts, dyes the thread, and selects the stitches. Presentation includes catchy tunes sung about
the art of embroidery and an exhibit of small stitched art quilts, hand-dyed threads and fabrics. You can read more about Laura and her work on her website http://artfabrik.com/.
$10 LQ Guild Members
$15 non-Guild Members
Guild members who bring a non-guild friend pay a reduced entrance fee of $5
Lakeside Quilting Guild members gathered on June 14 to hear a presentation by guild member and artist Dorothy Burge who specializes in African- and social justice-themed quilt pieces. Dorothy presented a slide show of some of her work, as well as providing several other pieces for display. She also had a selection of her collection of authentic African textiles. You can read more about some of Dorothy's recent work on the following websites:
Quilting for JLWOP
We will be featuring and selling some of our quilts as well as other handmade items to help support our donations of baby quilts to the Jackson Park and University of Chicago hospitals, our yearly contribution to a scholarship program for the Fiber Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, the donation of group quilts to the Hyde Park Transitional Housing Project and the Art for Health Program at Rush Medical.
This year's Fair will be held June 4 and 5. You can find us just west of Kimbark and north of 57th Street on the curved walkway leading to Bixler Playlot. (Kittycorner from Noodles Etc. and back a couple of booths in if you navigate by landmark instead).
Lakeside Quilting Guild is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Make your tax deductible donation today.
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