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SLO Quilters

San Luis Obispo, California

Background Quilt By: Janis Benedict


SLO Quilters is a non-profit, educational corporation whose mission is to promote quilting through education and fellowship. We first organized in 1981 and now have more than 200 members.

The purpose of this Organization is to preserve and continue the traditions, culture, and history of quilting and related techniques; to contribute to the knowledge of and to promote the appreciation of textile arts and support related activities; to encourage quilt making and collecting; to contribute to the growth of knowledge of quilting techniques, textiles, patterns, and quilt makers through educational meetings and travel; to contribute to the community through donations of charity quilts as able.

Membership Benefits

  • Monthly guild meeting with programs and fellowship
  • Block-a-month program
  • SLO Quilters monthly newsletter, "Quiltspeak"
  • Use of the guild's library of quilting books
  • Order books reduced group rates
  • Make and donate cuddle quilts for needy, abused and ill children through our Community Quilts program

SLO Quilters History

Our SLO Quilters History webpage provides information about the guild since its founding in 1981.