Programmes


At each meeting, we enjoy presentations by speakers on a wide variety of quilting-related topics, coordinated by our Programmes Team.


JUNE:  Join us in June for a Strawberry Social before our Summer break!

Enjoy Strawberry Shortcake while we make small treasures in the form of adorable strawberry pin cushions, which you get to take home!

Please bring a small sewing kit that includes some straight pins, heavy thread and small scissors.  The Programmes Committee will supply the items to complete your take away gift.

ALSO ON THE MENU…

Our Quilt Show Committee will present the ribbon winners of our 2018 Quilt Show.

We’ll reveal a Block of the Month Challenge that will start in September.

The evening will start with a MEMBERS ONLY FABRIC SALE, at 6.30pm!

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Questions? Contact Programmes.


September 

Berene Campbell of Happy Sew Lucky  will present her trunk show. She will talk about collaborative community projects and craftivism work, and the inspiration behind it.

She is also offering a $20.00 PDF Pattern from her on-line shop as a door prize!

One of Berene’s statements is “Busy Hands Make Happy Hearts”.



Earlier Programmes in 2018

MAY:  Uschi Greiner of Wool Penny Rugs

Uschi is a textile artist, designer and instructor in wool applique.  She incorporates various hand embroidered stitches, she also hand dyes wool, silk-velvet and linen.

She will be giving a presentation and her Trunk Show of beautiful wool creations. Uschi will also have a Pop-up Shop.

APRIL: Carola Russell of Carola’s Quilt Shop Threads and Trunk Show

It’s not quilting without thread – learn about the latest trends in thread. After the presentation there will be an opportunity to shop. Make a list of favourite threads that are getting low on the spool, and treat yourself to new favourites.

MARCH: Paul Krampitz Trunk Show

Paul Krampitz from the Vancouver Modern Guild will be giving us a trunk show on his journey from traditional to modern quilting, with examples of lessons he learned in traditional quilting and how he has adapted these lessons in making modern quilts.