WSQ Events for 2019


WSQ meets quarterly
Centerplace
2426 N. Discovery Place
Spokane Valley, WA 99216
Meeting Time: 1:00 & 6:00pm

2019 Membership Meetings:
  • Jan 24th
  • April 25th
  • July 25th
  • September 26th

    2019 Board Meetings:
  • Jan 9th
  • March 13th
  • June 12th
  • August 14th
  • December 11th

    Click here for information about Centerplace and meetings



    Meeting Speakers 2019

  • Jan 24- Kathy McNeil
  • April 25- Laura Fogg
  • July 25-Heather Black
  • Sept 26- Karen Combs

    Click here for more information about speakers and workshops



    Quilting Bees
    We sew and have fun together for a day.
    The next Quilting Bees are:

  • February 9
  • May 4
  • August 10
  • October 12

    Click here for more information about the Quilting Bees



    Yard Sale
    April 6th, 2019
    8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Spokane Falls Community College.
    3410 W. Fort George Wright Dr
    Student Union Bldg
    Click here for more information

    Charity Central
    The third Thursday of every month is kitting day

    Bus Trips
    April 4 - 7th - Retreat at Lutherhaven
    August - Kalispell, Mt.

    Click here for more information



    41st Annual Quilt Show
    "Joyful Journey"
    Friday-Sunday,
    October 18 thru 20, 2019
    10:00-6:00
    (Sunday 10:00-4:00)

    Spokane County Fair & Expo Center
    404 N. Havana Spokane, WA 99202

    WSQ's quilt show features over 500 quilts, Merchant Mall, three days of speakers and demonstrations, and a boutique.


    If you have any troubles with the online quilt registration or this website in general, please outline your problem in an email and direct these to our web developer, Ann Martinson - ann@nichebox.com


  • Lynn Koolish

    Lynn Koolish is a fiber artist, teacher, and author living in Berkeley, CA. She is most known for her unique art quilts, bright colors, and hand-dyed fabric. She also creates mixed-media mixed fiber art collages.

    She teaches locally in the San Francisco Bay Area and nationally at venues including International Quilt Festival in Houston and Quilters Affair in Sisters, Oregon.
    She has written/co-written 5 books including Fast, Fun & Easy Fabric Dyeing, The Wonderful Colorful Wonder Wheel of Color (with Kerry Graham and Mary Wruck), Innovative Fabric Imagery for Quilts (with Cyndy Rymer), More Photo Fun (with the Hewlett-Packard Company and Cyndy Rymer), and Fast, Fun & Easy Creative Fabric Clocks. She also has a DVD Lynn Koolish Teaches You Printing on Fabric. All are available from C&T Publishing.

    Her Lecture at our general meeting on July 27th is titled, “Confessions of an Eclectic Quilter”
    In this fiber art lecture, Lynn Koolish presents her personal journey in art quilting with a discussion of inspiration, process, and quilts. Join her as she explores various media, techniques, and processes.

    JULY WORKSHOPS

    Please note that Lynn's workshops will be held at Pinot's Palette, 319 W Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99201


    Friday – July 28th, 2017



    Beginning Fabric Dyeing(6 hour class) $20 materials fee
    Learn everything you need to know so you can create your own fabulous hand-dyed fabrics including how to mix dyes and create your own colors, basic dyeing techniques such as low-water immersion, creating gradations, and dyeing multiple colors at the same time. Materials fee includes the dyes and auxiliaries to use in class. Wear old clothes and/or bring an apron.
    See class samples at:
    www.lynnkoolish.com/ and
    https:// www.flickr.com/photos/lynnquilter//

    Saturday – July 29th, 2017


    Mixed-Media Alternative Surfaces(6 hour class) $20 materials fee
    Learn about color and alternative surfaces and fibers by painting a variety of fiber surfaces including cotton, silk, Lutradur, Spundbond, mul•tex, and more then use them to practice basic design principles by creating a dynamic fiber collage. Materials fee includes the Artful Fiber kit of surfaces and fiber materials for class plus paints, inks, and other art supplies to use in class. Wear old clothes and/or bring an apron.
    See class samples at www.lynnkoolish.com/ and
    https:// www.flickr.com/photos/lynnquilter//
    Here is a permanent link to share!
    http://www.wsqspokane.org/news/Lynn-Koolish-
    Speakers - Previous
    Becky Goldsmith is September's Speaker
    Kimberly Einmo July 2018
    Meg Hawkey April 2018
    January speaker is Karen Shoepflin Hagen
    Lynn Koolish
    Nancy Prince Is Our September Speaker
    Karla Alexander Is Our Speaker In April



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