It's no surprise that Linda and Carl love colour and love creating colourful contemporary quilt designs and patterns as well as teaching the art of quiltmaking!

With over nineteen years experience as professional quiltmakers, Linda and Carl are intensely passionate about the art of quiltmaking. Always searching for a twist on traditional quiltmaking, their designs are well known for their modern, whimsical look, adventurous appliqué and fearless use of colour.

To date, Linda and Carl have designed hundreds of quilt patterns, many of them best sellers, as well as authored two books and even designed a "Fun and Bright" fabric line.

They reside in Palm Desert, California and enjoy collaborating in their design company Colourwerx - designing surface patterns, quilt patterns and travelling to share their love of quiltmaking nationally. Website:

Trunk Show: Who would have guessed that a professional from television would discover her life long passion in quilting and go on to create a new career, own a quilt shop and design a line of best selling patterns

In this one hour lecture, Linda - along with her partner, Carl - will take you on their colourful, crazy, quilty journey that started some 16 years ago with the very first Linderella quilt designs to their current obsession for pure colour within their new company, Colourwerx! Lots of show & tell and lots of quilts from their 16+ years of quiltmaking!

September 11, 2019-Colourbugs and Curves

On Wednesday, September 11, our workshop is with Linda Sullivan of Colourwerx. Two techniques in one workshop! In part one, Linda will guide students through her liberating and fancy free slash 'n sew improv technique while making cute colourbug blocks - no 1/4" seams to follow, no rules and stress-free piecing. Next, in part two, she'll guide students through sewing perfect curves with her handy tips and tricks; after a few practice blocks, students are guaranteed to conquer their fear of sewing curves with no tears. Both techniques come together in one workshop while working on this cute ladybug quilt. This would make a darling baby quilt or gift for a young person. Sign up early for this workshop to secure your spot.

Future Programs:

October 8-9, 2019: Laura Fraga
Lecture: The Phenomenon of the Dear Jane Quilt
Workshop: Journey with Dear Jane (Pieced)

November 12: November Fest (Chairperson Janice Elliott)
Raffle Baskets
Quilt Auction (Auctioneer Lyn Mann)
50/50 Raffle

December 10: Member Showcase-Del Thomas

For the complete list of "Speakers and Workshops" click on the tab at the left.

Workshop Location

San Juan Mobile Estates 
32302 Alipaz St
San Juan Capistrano Ca, 92675

For workshop information and to sign-up, contact:

Workshop Co-Chairs:
  • Deanna Garcia
  • Gladlys Sherman
  • Katy Lillie

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