At each meeting, we enjoy presentations by speakers on a wide variety of quilting-related topics, coordinated by our Programmes Team. Questions? Contact Programmes.
JANUARY Chase away the January Blues! Our very own Guild Members were ‘Showcased’ in this special program: Jane Ellis, Paula Bohan, and Suzanne Patchell shared their quilting experiences. Every quilter has a unique beginning, and quilting is a world of color, pattern, design, techniques, ideas and of course endless feedback. Our friends told us about their quilting stories, their quilting journey and showed us their quilts.
NOVEMBER Our annual Christmas Social. Show & Tell of special Christmas Theme Quilts. A Secret Santa Draw for all Guild members that chose to participate.
OCTOBER Shannon from Skunk Hollow Fabrics in Squamish. Carol Piercy introduced the Animal Quilt-a-long and names were drawn for ‘Secret Santa’ gifts.
SEPTEMBER Berene Campbell of Happy Sew Lucky presented her trunk show. She talked about collaborative community projects and craftivism work, and the inspiration behind it. One of Berene’s statements is “Busy Hands Make Happy Hearts”.
JUNE Strawberry Social and Quilt Show Wrap-up before our Summer break
MAY Uschi Greiner of Wool Penny Rugs 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 presented her Trunk Show of beautiful wool creations and also a Pop-up Shop.
APRIL Carola Russell of Carola’s Quilt Shop Threads and Trunk Show spoke about the latest trends in thread. After the presentation there was an opportunity to shop.
MARCH Paul Krampitz from the Vancouver Modern Guild gave 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.