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

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

September 2018 – A New Quilting Season

Our September meeting was a busy one after a long, hot summer, and it was great to get together again and look forward to quilting activities ahead. Thanks to our talented member, Les, who brought her amazing and varied collection of beautiful quilts to accompany her presentation about quilt backs.  As we learned, quilt backs … Continue reading September 2018 – A New Quilting Season

A Delicious Meeting before the Summer Break

Our June potluck luncheon was a lovely way to get together before summer. The tables were decorated with stunning floral centrepieces – vases of orange roses, lady’s mantle and ferns set on teal coloured chargers with shimmering glass beads, courtesy of Linda F. They generated a lot of discussion about colour and creativity, which are … Continue reading A Delicious Meeting before the Summer Break