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Carola Russell – Choosing the Right Needles, Thread & Feet for Quiltmaking

Carola Russell, owner of Carola’s Quilt Shop on B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, gave a presentation  at our May meeting.  It was all about machine needles, quilting threads, and presser feet, and how choosing them wisely can lead to more successful projects and more … Continue reading

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Paul Krampitz – From Traditional to Modern Quilter

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

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Fabric Art by Daniella Amit

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

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A Christmas Gathering

music: Deck the Halls by Ottmar Liebert Seymour quilters gathered for an Event to celebrate the Yuletide. Members partook Of an Undeniably sumptuous (and artistic) Repast. Also on the menu were a group photo, Show and Tell, and a game … Continue reading

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The New York Beauty Block and Tips for Quilters

Two of our members entertained us with presentations at our November meeting. The New York Beauty Block   Marilyn talked about the variations and possibilities of the beautiful New York Beauty block and brought samples to show us. The blocks are … Continue reading

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Our October Meeting – Creating with Scraps

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

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Susan Purney Mark – Working with Angles

Susan Purney Mark started off the fall quilting season for us with her presentation called “Accent on Angles – Easy Strip Set Quilts.”  She started quilting in the 70’s, making her first quilts with cardboard templates and hand piecing.  Later, she turned her passion … Continue reading

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Our June Luncheon

Food, fabric, friends, fun. Thinking of a few members who are enjoying Quilt Canada 2016 in Toronto. Getting greener by recycling some of our luncheon debris. Looking forward to fall workshops. Sharing a laugh.  I heard something like this … … Continue reading

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May Meeting with Karen Johnson – Embellishments

Inspiration Karen Johnson kept our meeting agog with her many embellished quilts and her foil demonstration. The first hour was a showing of her many techniques in small and medium sized quilts. She easily gave credit for these ideas to … Continue reading

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May Executive Meeting in Yaletown

Our May meeting was at the home of a member who lives in Yaletown in Vancouver so we went out to lunch afterwards.  It was an excellent lunch followed by a bowl of gelato. We are hoping this will encourage … Continue reading

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