Lighthouse Quilt Guild


Grand Haven, Michigan

lighthouse quilt guild

Our mission is to be a forum to exchange ideas and to provide information and education regarding quilting.

In addition quilts are donated to charitable organizations whose activities reflect the interests of the members.

Upcoming Events

May 10, 2021 Program: Lecture: Lilo Bowman ”Love Where You Create.” Lilo is an author, editor, production manager for The Quilt Show. She will lecture on organizing your space, whether it is a real studio or a modified closet. She was a military wife for many years, moving many times and honing her organizing skills. She will share videos of quilt studios she visited in researching her recent book, Love Your Creative Space. The lecture is video-taped with a live session at the end for questions or comments. Visit her website:

June 14, 2021

Program: Patricia Belyea ,teacher, author, shop owner of Seattle-based Okan Arts, an on-line and brick-and-mortar shop that specializes in imported Japanese textiles, including yukata cottons. In addition, she designs innovative quilts and is noted for the unique curved piecing featured in her book, East Meets West.

Patricia will take us on an insider tour of the 2020 Tokyo Quilt Festival, presenting highlights of this international quilt event. Our virtual tour continues to a traditional chusen-dyeing workshop to explain the hand-dyeing process for yukata fabric. .Patricia finishes with a show of her own quilts made with vintage Japanese cottons, and talks about how these special fabrics inspire her.  Visit her website:

Please take the time to check out the websites of the upcoming speakers.

Challenge Yourself

Examples of past workshops, some live, some zoom, all fun

Past classes included Claudia Squio’s Cartonnage, Nancy Roelfsema’s painting on fabric, Tiled Background with Barb and Janet, and Pineapple Log Cabin Class with Karen.