“Speed Date with Improv” Zoom Workshop

Last Wednesday, November 4, and Thursday, November 5, mornings we had fun creating improv blocks with Krista Hennebury. Using the Zoom platform Krista showed videos of her directions regarding each block and then provided support as we worked on each one. Zoom allowed us to include two people from Ontario: a quilter from Krista's wait … Continue reading “Speed Date with Improv” Zoom Workshop

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

CQA Quilt Canada 2019 – Ottawa

Quilt Canada in Ottawa lasted four days. There were several quilt shows, workshops, lectures, demonstrations, and an extensive merchant mall. Barbara M and Marilyn C attended from Seymour Guild. Here is Anne's guilt for the CQA Quilt Guild Challenge for the theme of "Quilting Goes Viral". The Trend Tex Challenge had 90 quilts, the most … Continue reading CQA Quilt Canada 2019 – Ottawa

Courthouse Colourplay Workshop

On May 8 Krista Hennebury facilitated our experiments with free cutting of strips and much fun was had by all. Members and guests discovered they could cut straight lines free hand. Everyone was careful to heed Krista's warning to "pause before cutting and know where your other hand is". Penny's a guest's and Wendy's Anne's … Continue reading Courthouse Colourplay Workshop