Workshop Location

Currently, all workshops are ZOOMING to you.  A link will be sent to your email a few days before the workshop.  Some day we will be back at our "live" site:

Sally Griffin Senior Center
Meals on Wheels entrance
700 Jewell Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950


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Workshop with Maria Shell via Zoom  - FULL! 

Linear Blocks - Lines into Shape

2-part Workshop 

Saturday, March 6, 2021 — 10 am - 1 pm  and Saturday, March 13, 2021 — 10 am - 1 pm


 Maria is offering her workshops virtually from her beautiful studio in Alaska.


In this class, we will be exploring a variety of ways to use line (strips of fabric) to create shape (quilt blocks). We will experiment with cutting without a ruler as well as explore ways to use your ruler that give the illusion of free form cut fabric. We will discuss how to take these linear blocks and build final compositions. I will begin the workshop with a lecture that includes samples of my work and student work as well the techniques needed to create linear blocks.

Please email tif you want to be on the wait list.  The workshop is full. Workshop fee is $55 per person.

  • Required: Flower pattern of your choosing- $15.50 print/ $11.75 digital available at

  • Choose from Lily, Rose, Sunflower, Apple Blossom, or Trumpet Vine.

  • Workshop fee is 45$  ($65 for non-members, or you can join for the rest of the year for $20 and enjoy the benefits of the guild.)


Art Quilt: Captivating Compositions

with Deborah Boschert


Saturday, October 9, 9am — 12noon

Sunday, October 10, 12pm— 3pm

via ZOOM



Explore eight design guides that get the creative juices flowing. Look at examples of captivating compositions from fine art and the quilt world. Create a “sketch” for each of the design guides using fused fabrics. Learn to edit, audition and improvise using a super helpful design checklist. Consider adding details with machine and hand stitching. Your completed set of fabric sketches can be used for reference and inspiration for future art quilts.

Appropriate for all levels. One day workshop. Kits available for purchase. Short video workshop description. More details, supply lists, kit info.


More about Deborah here: deborahsstudio.comWorkshop


Fee: $45 for members ($65 for non-members)


February 5, 2022- WORKSHOP via ZOOM

9:30am - 3:30pm

David Sirota

Storm at Sea in 2 or 3 Colors - No More Tears Paper Piecing


If you are an experienced paper piecer or new, this class will teach you David Sirota’s method "No More Tears Paper Piecing”© . It is easy to understand and takes half the time of the old way of paper piecing.

His goal is to take the anxiety out of paper piecing and replace it with the joy of the process.  Paper piecing is now fun, easy and quick.

Don't believe me?  Take the class and find out for yourself.

Class Description and Supply

Cost: $42 for members (non-members contact program chair to enroll after January 3, 2022).  


March 5 & 12, 2022- WORKSHOP via ZOOM

9:30am - 12:30pm

Sheila Frampton-Cooper

Lines & Curves - all levels

Students will combine thick and thin lines with curved pieces and assemble the quilt top in rows. There are infinite possibilities. Sheila will demonstrate construction techniques for sewing curved seams and discuss some of the challenges you may run into with spontaneous design and piecing.

Class Description and Supply List