Category Archives: Travel

City of Gardens Quilt Show – Victoria Quilters’ Guild

From Linda D … Last Friday I attended the Victoria Quilters’ Guild’s show in Victoria.  Just crossing the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Victoria was a lovely mini holiday!  The sunny weather was fabulous, all the flowers and shrubs … Continue reading

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Thom Atkins – Bead Embellished Quilts

Many thanks to Moira S for sharing this story about her recent visit to a quilt guild in Southern California. “I attended the Coachella Valley Quilt Guild meeting on Saturday. The speaker was Thom Atkins who did a wonderful talk … Continue reading

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More Quilt Stories from the Road

The Sugar Pine Company can be found in the scenic Rocky Mountain town of Canmore, Alberta, just a short drive from Banff.  Alcoves, shelves and walls are packed with material, quilts, fabric packs and all manner of quilting inspiration, beautifully displayed. … Continue reading

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Quilt Canada 2017

Report from Marilyn: In June I went to Quilt Canada 2017 in Toronto.  It was a four day conference put on by the Canadian Quilter’s Association and I decided to go because I had a quilt accepted into the National … Continue reading

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FibreWorks Studio & Gallery – Art in Yurts

FibreWorks Studio & Gallery is located on B.C.’s beautiful Sunshine Coast just north of Madeira Park. Studios and galleries are housed in a cluster of yurts, with wooden decking providing space for open air activities when weather permits.

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Spring Quilting Retreat

Diane’s Spring Quilting Retreat in April was a lot of fun.  It was held at Over the Rainbow Lodge on Camano Island in Washington State.

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Quilt Shops in the Mountain States

music:  Santa Fe by Ottmar Liebert From Moira … Santa Fe Quilting, Santa Fe, New Mexico The Santa Fe Quilting shop was very large.  It took a bit of time to explore all the shop as it had three rooms. … Continue reading

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Travels with Diane – Southern California

Diane sends us this message from Chula Vista, California. “Just sending photos of some outdoor quilting I’ve been working on.   Two lazy days work produced 4 qayg (quilt as you go) quilt squares.  Looking forward to going to Rosie’s Quilt … Continue reading

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A Textile Tour to Morocco

We started off our quilting year with a presentation by three of our members. Bev D, Ilse and Isabelle J went to Morocco last fall on a textile tour.  We were taken into another world.  Their photos, videos, stories and … Continue reading

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Travels with Diane – Whakatane, New Zealand

Diane sends us this quilty note from Whakatane on the North Island of New Zealand, where she is presumably soaking up some sunshine.  For Vancouverites currently dealing with the grey skies and rainy deluges of this fall season, yes, there is still sunlight … Continue reading

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