Community Quilt Day – Pillowcases & More

Our Community Quilt Day on January 29 was attended by over twenty members. On a dark and rainy day, the church hall was a warm and friendly place to hang out and sew together. Placemat kits were available and community quilts were sandwiched, but "Project Pillowcase" proved to be the theme of the day. Linda … Continue reading Community Quilt Day – Pillowcases & More

Community Quilts Day – Slab Quilts & More

Members met at the church hall on March 8 to make community quilts.  We cut, pieced, sandwiched and quilted, while swapping stories and sewing tips, truly testing our multi-tasking skills. Several of the projects were slab block quilts for Canada's Big Quilt Bee initiated by the Canadian Quilters' Association to mark Canada's 150th birthday this year.  The … Continue reading Community Quilts Day – Slab Quilts & More

Community Quilt Day March 2016

It was a good day making community quilts.  Linda's soup was heating on the stove for our lunch.  Les was busy keeping all of us busy.  Tea, coffee and treats were nearby.  Some of us won raffle prizes. Sewing machines were humming, and many quilts were sandwiched. We shared ideas about layering quilts, choosing colours, and other … Continue reading Community Quilt Day March 2016

Community Quilt Day March 2015

With the rain teeming outside, guild members gathered in our meeting hall to work on quilts for the community.  Sharing some time with fellow quilters was an enjoyable way to spend time, and cutting, stitching, designing, and other tasks kept everyone busy.  Many thanks to Yoskyl for producing custom-designed labels for our community quilts.  Thanks also to Les for … Continue reading Community Quilt Day March 2015

HQWT in April

Here are a couple of pictures from our last Have Quilts Will Travel.  We went to Churchill House here in North Van.  Residents enjoyed hearing the short history of quilting and seeing quilts made by our members. Marianne's Flower Quilt Judy's Mystery Quilt This was our last Travel Show this Spring.