Spring Luncheon

From Marilyn and Barb … Our Spring Luncheon … fun on a beautiful day! We started with the meeting.  Thirty-six members attended.  Membership’s door prizes - half yards of solids - were won by Catherine B, Chris G, and Elaine A. After the meeting, as we prepared for lunch, we learned that many people have always … Continue reading Spring Luncheon

Staying Connected #45

Welcome to this week's show and tell. You will also find a short item about the presentation given by Thomas Roach, Vancouver textile artist, at our February meeting. From Sharon R ... Used this bunny panel to make up a quick little baby quilt. From Linda D ... Every year since she was a toddler … Continue reading Staying Connected #45

Members Teaching Members

The November 20 meeting was our traditional “Members Teaching Members” event, featuring presentations by five talented guild members. We learned about new techniques and picked up lots of helpful tips, such as using wool pressing mats, how to pin intersecting seams, and achieving an accurate ¼-inch seam. Suzanne demonstrated how to make a disappearing 4-patch … Continue reading Members Teaching Members

Berene Campbell – Finding the Cracks of Light in the Darkness

Quote -- "Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in." -- Leonard Cohen Berene is a local quilt/fabric artist who presented a slide and trunk show to illustrate her journey in coping with anxiety. She guided us through her toolbox of attitudes and actions she … Continue reading Berene Campbell – Finding the Cracks of Light in the Darkness

Krista Hennebury – The Search for a Signature Style

Krista is a North Vancouver quilter who is active with all things quilty. She has a blog and an Instagram site, she develops and publishes patterns, authored Make It, Take It, gives inspirational presentations and workshops all over the world, shows quilts, and participates in guilds. At our April meeting Krista presented a slide show … Continue reading Krista Hennebury – The Search for a Signature Style

Nicholas Turcan – Journey Into Quilting

Nicholas Turcan was our March speaker.  He is multi-talented - even a professional baker - who has embraced quilting, and does much of the amazing quilting of the sample quilts at The Cloth Shop on Granville Island in Vancouver, BC. Nicholas told us the story of how he came to quilting.   Trying his hand at … Continue reading Nicholas Turcan – Journey Into Quilting

Cathy Miller, The Singing Quilter

Cathy Miller and her husband John put on a great show at our November meeting.  Cathy played guitar and sang  songs she has written about the world of  a quilter, with John accompanying on harmonica and vocals – and sometimes with a laser pointer!  Their performance was held in the beautiful Church Sanctuary at Gloria … Continue reading Cathy Miller, The Singing Quilter

October 2018 – Members Teaching Members

The program at our October meeting was our traditional "Members Teaching Members," and it was fun, inspiring, and informative, as always.  Several presentations were given by members, and small groups moved from table to table, enjoying demonstrations of hexigons, folded stars, thread painting and machine embroidery, single fold bindings, a super quick table runner, ruler … Continue reading October 2018 – Members Teaching Members