Monday, April 25, 2011
Finding the right quilt to match the story:
A lovely stars quilt:
There were lots of large quilts.....
.....and small quilts:
This was an awesome quilt with small pockets....inside each pocket is a plastic bread tie (did I mention that she uses a variety of items for her quilts? :-):
Rose with another one of Bev's little quilts:
A lovely striped quilt....sorry about the colour on this quilt...the fluorescent lights do strange things to the colours :-(.
There are more photos on our web album.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
On this day, guild members enjoyed a fabulous workshop conducted by Bev White.
while Bev does not have a web site, you can visit her Flickr page here where she shares not only her spectacular works but some amazing photographic work as well
Contributed by Jill Buckley
Monday, April 11, 2011
There will also be an opportunity to sign up for her Crazy Quilt class on Friday, April 15th. Click here for information on this class and what you will need to bring for the class.
Nominations will be accepted for Vice President, Quilt Show Coordinator, Program Committee, Membership, Library and Newsletter. If you were missed with a call this weekend, your questions can be answered at the meeting :-).
A discussion will also be held on the revised constitution, so bring your questions and suggestions. Copies will be available for those who did not receive one. Voting will take place in May.
Notion of the month - Daffodil yellow
Change and Chequebook for signups and tickets
Name tag and library books
Reminder: Are you all working on your President's Challenge? There are more kits/instructions available. They are due in one month!
We are pleased to report that the goal of 400 leaf bowls has been met ....and then some! We look forward to putting the extras to good use by giving them to show attendees, volunteers, and possibly to add to the workshop goody bags. We also have an exciting idea on how to use them for the banquet decor.
We are ever so thankful to all the quilters who generously made fabric leaf bowls for Quilt Ontario 2011!
A reminder that the deadline for Quilt Ontario day trips is fast approaching!
If you are interested in participating in one of the day trips, you will need to register no later than April 30th. Information regarding the day trips and the registration form can be found on the Quilt Ontario 2011 blog by following this link
Be sure to sign up for quilt workshops with some of Canada's best teachers, a Lecture and Trunk Show with Karen Combs, and "Meet The Teachers" Reception. Spaces are limited. The deadline to register for these events is May 15, 2011. For complete details and registration information, visit the CQA website at www.canadianquilter.com, then click on the "Quilt Ontario 2011" button.
In addition, tickets are still available for the Gala Banquet on Saturday, May 28th... but maybe not for much longer! The highlight of the evening will be a performance by folk-pop duo, Dala! (www.dalagirls.com) Juno-nominated and Canadian Folk Music's Vocal Group of the Year, Dala has been capturing hearts across Canada and the U.S. Don't miss your chance to enjoy a lovely dinner with fellow quilters and the sweet sounds of Dala! Tickets are available through the CQA website or follow this link to take you directly to the registration form for Quilt Ontario events. http://www.canadianquilter.com/pdf/2011-CQA_AutumnPG4.pdf
Friday, April 8, 2011
One of the executive members will be calling you in the next few days to chat. This is your chance to ask questions and find the perfect fit for you. Some of the jobs seem a little intimidating, but there is lots of help available and it can be an exciting opportunity to learn a new skill. Even if you can't make it to every meeting, someone else will fill in for you.
Can we count on you??