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Thanks to Moira for these super photos from the Bargello Workshop in October presented by our talented member Pat. Inspiring! “The Bargello Workshop was a lot of fun and the day just flew by.” – Moira
Paul Krampitz’s Working with Wedges Workshop was well attended, with members enthusiastic about learning something new and sharing the process with quilting friends. Armed with our wedge templates, we learned how to cut our fabric into angled pieces and sew them together to create interesting effects. … Continue reading
On October 12 twenty-four guild members participated in a workshop presented by local quilting teacher, Carol Piercy. We got busy with pencils and paper and learned how to make our own paper foundation pattern for a “wonky” tree, which would be the … Continue reading
Marianne Haak led her Colour Shot Quilt-As You-Go Workshop for our guild in September. Over two days, we learned the construction secrets behind her Colour Shot quilt. She taught us several techniques for making the blocks. The blocks are sandwiched and quilted individually, and we learned … 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
At our January meeting, Anita Jamieson took us into the world of Japanese textiles with her presentation “All Things Indigo and a Japanese Angle on Quilting.” Anita is a member of the Greater Vancouver Weavers and Spinners Guild. In 2014 she attended … Continue reading
Choose your colour ingredients. Use a few traditional techniques. Add lots of innovative cutting and improvised piecing. Spice it up with your own creativity, and you have a recipe for a modern quilt. Krista’s workshop, “Improv Under the Influence,” was … Continue reading
Marilyn C On April 23rd several of our members attended our “Silk Unraveled” workshop with Lorna Moffat. Lorna shared some of her favourite techniques for building a background or for embellishment. We were encouraged to layer threads and bits of … 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