Third Wednesday, September through June, 12 pm, Gloria Dei Church Hall, 1110 Gladwin Drive, North Vancouver, B.C.
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Our April meeting featured a presentation by Paul Krampitz, who has made the creative journey from traditional to modern quilter. Paul’s quilts illustrate how new and exciting designs can happen when quilters change up conventional blocks and layouts. This was a lively presentation, with a great … Continue reading
Julie Plotniko, Vancouver Island quilting instructor, gave her presentation called “Popcorn Can Quilts” at our March meeting. As someone who makes their popcorn on the stove top in an old pressure cooker with a tin pie plate for a lid, I was … Continue reading
Daniella Amit gave a presentation at our February meeting. She began her career in landscape design, and now works in fibre art, jewelry, and interior design in her business La Penna Design. She has been featured on the North Shore Art Crawl, and her art has been … Continue reading
Our October meeting was a busy one, and quilting with scraps seemed to be a common theme. There were lots of ideas for creating something new out of scraps and keeping us stitching over the winter. Anne gave a presentation about making watercolour … Continue reading
Karen Johnson is a textile artist and an instructor with the Fibre Art Network. She taught a workshop for the guild on April 13 called “Textured Backgrounds” where we learned several methods for creating interesting visually textured backgrounds for art quilts. … Continue reading
Stacey Day came to our March meeting. She talked about how her life today as a quilter, pattern writer and quilt designer began with her love of fabric as a very young girl. She sewed her own clothes and did crafts, and remembers her grandmother … Continue reading
What is a quilter to do when a project just isn’t working out? Carol Piercy, a local quilt teacher and enthusiast who has designed many patterns, came to our February meeting with some ideas about how to rescue quilts. Carol told us … Continue reading
Barb Mortell came to our May meeting from Denman Island, where she follows her passion for innovative and improvisational quilting, and other creative pursuits. The theme of her presentation was “Log Cabins – Traditions & Innovations.” As we admired and studied her quilts, Barb … Continue reading
For two days in January fourteen of our members participated in a workshop with Lorna Shapiro and played with colour, shading, and circles. On the first day backgrounds were designed with either rectangles or half square triangles. Those working with rectangles brought rectangles … Continue reading