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Saskatoon Quilters Guild

What an amazing quilt show! Reflections in Colour was the theme of the recent biennial event presented by the Saskatoon Quilters Guild. Congratulations to the organizing committee and the countless volunteers who orchestrated this extravaganza. Nearly 500 quilts...

Kingston Heirloom Quilters, Kingston Ontario

Joanna Demenjian, a Master’s student in the Queen’s University cultural studies program made a presentation to Kingston Heirloom Quilters  recently to discuss her research into ‘why women stitch?’ Her research focuses on Canadian Red Cross quilts which were made by...

Battle River Quilters Guild, Camrose Alberta

December 18th was a special meeting wherein our Guild presented 47 quilts (25 adult and 22 Children’s) to the Camrose Women’s Shelter to be shared with families temporarily staying in the shelter. Our December meeting is an annual pot luck turkey supper for members...

Rayside Balfour Quilting Stitchery Guild

The Rayside-Balfour Quilting and Stitchery Guild is in full swing with many activities including the auction, which was a great success.  This month will be a workshop on applique with a Halloween theme and a wallet workshop.   The beginner's classes, with Joanne as...

Nanaimo Quilters Guild

Cindy, Amrit (Kaleidoscope Quilts) and Karen showing some fabrics for use in CQA challenge quilts.                                                  Lots of donation quilts received at today's meeting.                      A sample of quilt-along blocks handed in...

Abbotsford Quilt Guild

In September we held a Quilts of Valour workshop. About 18 quilts were made with many more tops and hug blocks done as well. Thanks to everyone involved! submitted by:  Connie Elsdon

Island Quilters Guild, Ontario

We have started off our quilt year with a great trunk show and workshop (Patchwork Illusions) by Paul Leger from Ottawa.  We have some fun plans for the year and we are going to have an October dress-up meeting with 'trick & treat' games.  Our community plans...

Rayside Balfour Quilting Stitchery Guild

Beginner's classes have commenced and are held on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as well as 2 Saturdays per month, at the Chelmsford arena.  The knitting, crochet and needle work club meets one Thursday per month from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Our Guild had a...