Quilts Bloom at the Lions Gate Quilters’ Guild Show

Here are a few images from the Lions Gate Quilters' Guild Show held recently at Capilano University in North Vancouver.  On the day I was there, there were many quilters in attendance, but also, as one visitor told me, people who just like to look at quilts!  A husband offered praise for his wife's quilts, … Continue reading Quilts Bloom at the Lions Gate Quilters’ Guild Show

A Visit to Quilt Canada 2018

Quilters gathered in Vancouver today at the opening of Quilt Canada 2018, a national show organized by the Canadian Quilters' Association.  The three-day event is in the West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre and showcases the work of quiltmakers from across Canada. Quilts ranged from traditional to modern in style, and represented a variety of … Continue reading A Visit to Quilt Canada 2018

Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation 2018

The Silk Purse Arts Centre in West Vancouver is currently exhibiting works by 26 talented fibre artists, who are sharing their interpretations of the cherry blossom. Photographs of the art on display are not permitted, so you will have to imagine the many techniques and the variety of stitches that the artists have used to … Continue reading Cherry Blossoms: A Textile Translation 2018

Desert Guilds Quilt Show 2018

From Moira ... Here are some pictures from the Desert Guilds Quilt Show which is a joint show by the Cactus Sew-Ables, Coachella Valley and Pass Patchers Quilt Guilds.  This was their 10th Biennial Quilt Show held in Palm Springs on March 2 and 3. Viewers Choice The quilt above (Grandma's Flower Garden) was hand … Continue reading Desert Guilds Quilt Show 2018

Thom Atkins – Bead Embellished Quilts

Many thanks to Moira S for sharing this story about her recent visit to a quilt guild in Southern California. "I attended the Coachella Valley Quilt Guild meeting on Saturday. The speaker was Thom Atkins who did a wonderful talk on his beaded quilts which were truly works of art. He did a slide presentation … Continue reading Thom Atkins – Bead Embellished Quilts