Food, fabric, friends, fun. Thinking of a few members who are enjoying Quilt Canada 2016 in Toronto. Getting greener by recycling some of our luncheon debris. Looking forward to fall workshops. Sharing a laugh. I heard something like this ... "The older brain is like a large library, with some of the books misfiled." Happy … Continue reading Our June Luncheon
Dianne Stevenson came to our April meeting with her presentation "C.P.R. - Conservation, Preservation, and Restoration: Breathing New Life into Old Textiles." We learned how to care for old quilts and how to prevent damage to newer quilts. Dianne referred to herself as “the curator of an extensive textile collection,” describing textiles as "threads bound … Continue reading Dianne Stevenson – Caring for Quilts
April is Poetry Month. You can read more about it at poets.ca. Here are the Haiku poems members wrote. So many different views on quilting! My quilt-y pleasures Colours, textures, talks, and shows Endless enjoyment by Marilyn C Do the colours work? How about my quilting skills? Cat on quilt - success! by Judy S Colour, … Continue reading Quilt Haiku
Thanks to Elaine D. for sending this along for the website. And thanks to Pam C. for sending this response to the above!
Pam C. found a funny speech online which was written by the husband of a quilter and delivered at Quilt Canada 2010. It was posted recently on the blog of The Sewing Lawyer. As Kay the blogger says, "It's long but amusing, and so worth a read." Many of Allan's stories about Gloria, her passion for quilting, and the … Continue reading Married to a Quilter
Clutter - that haphazard assortment of things that somehow take over your space. This internet tip gave me a new spin on quilting and sewing clutter. Buy a rotating desk organizer at a stationery store and fill it with some of your most often used tools. You can stuff a bit of batting into the … Continue reading A Tip on Clutterbusting
Caught! A few of our members caught having a trunk show of their own rows after the April meeting. It was very exciting - and inspiring! We are all looking forward to seeing quilts from our members' rows in June and/or in the Fall. Happy Quilting!
WoW - Have machine will travel! Go Diane!