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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Quilts from April 2018 meeting

Kathy Tidswell from New Brunswick was our guest speaker for the  evening.  
Kathy has a BSc in Biology and a natural interest in sunsets, landscapes.  She started quilting/applique in 1989 and from there 5 years in oil , watercolour and hand drawing.  She’s had submissions in the Grand National. Thread works is her specialty although she also makes wearable art and accessorizes them with polymer clay buttons she makes herself. She recommends Gloria Lowman, Australia, for techniques. Kathy had a presentation reflecting many of her quilts and wall hanging.  Following are just a few:

Show and Tell:  following are quilts that our members brought to share with us at our meeting.

Spring bonnet parade

A very creative "SPRING" bonnet

Ann:  Quilt for daughter -in-law

Lorna:  red dresden plate quilt made from left over 150 Canada material

Shiela:  Stitchers Garden BOM

Mikey:  91 Pinwheels

Mikey:  Bear Paws

Mikey:  Plus Quilt:  1,569 pieces

Mary, Cathy & Sharon:  bags made at the Brenda Miller bag workshop

Mary:  Quilt for daughter in law.


Jackie:  foxes 

Beth:  Snowmen

Beth:  Zoo Animals

Lucille:  Kissy Fish

Lucille:  Turtle Parade

Joy: Sailboats

Ronda:  T-shirt quilt for hubby 
June:  Orange Checkers

June:  Disappearing 9 Patch

June:  Christmas Boxes


Bonnie and Yvonne:  bags 

Teresa:  My first quilt

Friday, March 16, 2018

March 2018 meeting.

 Guest speaker was Brenda  from Among Brenda’s Quilts & Bags.  She spoke about  her 2 trips to China and presented some of her quilts and bags.

Show and tell

Gail's Poppy Quilt
Lucille's owl quilt made with left over pieces

Lucille's cat quilt 

 back of Gail’s “Embracing the Chaos” quilt 

Front of Gail’s “Embracing the Chaos” quilt