Studio Safety

Studio Safety

As the world of quilting opens up to include many forms of textile art, several of us are beginning to explore ways to incorporate new and different materials in our work. I began with creating highly embellished art quilts, and have moved now into an art practice...

National Juried Show Quilting Standards

National Juried Show Quilting Standards

Overall Appearance, Design and Construction Regardless of the type of entry,the workmanship and construction techniques should be suitable to the function of the piece. Whether using traditional or innovative construction techniques, they should be well executed. The...

Elements and Principles of Design

Elements and Principles of Design

Design The term has different connotations in different fields. Informally, “a design” refers to a plan for the construction of an object (as in architectural blueprints and sewing or quilting patterns) and “to design” refers to making a plan. However, one can also...

North Star Quilt Guild, Flin Flon, Manitoba

Like most guilds in Canada, we are at an in-person standstill for monthly meetings, workshops and sew days. We are taking advantage of social media to share our show & tells and connect with one another. This May, we will be conducting our first Zoom meeting....

Vernon Silver Stars Quilters

This is what our President just sent out to keep our large guild motivated. Results will be sent once some of the quilts are completed. AN ISOLATION CHALLENGE! What is it you are missing the most through this period of social isolation due to the Corona virus...

Tisdale Quilters Guild

We welcomed a new member in February. She has now sewn her  first quilt top and matching pillow case. Shelly Barbour made a quilt using a panel called Wings of a Dove using Stonehenge Oh Canada fabric. It was quilted by Helen Gress & donated to Tisdale Health Care...

Saskatoon Quilters Guild

As I write this report, the world is hunkering down in an attempt to get control of CoVid-19. Part of a recent message from Saskatoon Quilters Guild president, Kathy Reid, follows: “We are living in interesting times as we work to find a safe pathway through...

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

In 2019 the Maritime Modern Quilt Guild turned six. Christine McDowell was our president. Due to increasing membership we moved to a larger space to hold our monthly meetings with our beloved show and share. We continued to hold monthly sew-ins as well. During the...

Elliott Lake Quilters Guild ON

Every month, our guild has a special workshop so we can learn new skills and techniques. This year, we learned how to use "Zentangle" in our quilting, made a "cardinal" wallhanging, had a "mini" binding class, and in February had a collage workshop. March will be our...