All Upcoming Guild  Activities through August 2022 will be Virtual.

Welcome to our next online meeting
September 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm
And, look who's coming in September!

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Living the Quilty Life
with
Alex Anderson

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We are very excited to start our 2022/2023 Guild year with Alex Anderson. Alex will join us from Northern California to present ‘Living the Quilty Life’.  Alex is renowned for educating, inspiring and connecting quilters throughout the world. She will share stories from her childhood, life challenges she has faced, serendipitous events that shaped her career and the people who have influenced her ever-evolving approach to quilting!  Her stories offer words of guidance and encouragement. Join us for an hour of lighthearted fun and inspiration. 

Alex is an author of various quilting books, fabric lines and developed an award winning magazine. She is also known for hosting HGTV’s Simply Quilts for 13 seasons. 

To learn more about Alex visit her website: www.alexandersonquilts.com


 

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Our virtual vendor for this meeting is

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Home - The Quilt Kitchen Ltd. Exeter, Ontario

Quilting Products & Classes

 

Quilting fabrics, patterns, books and quilting classes in Exeter, Ontario. Shop products & classes online or visit us at 301 Main St. S. (226) 735-3676

www.thequiltkitchen.ca

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QUILTING GADGETS

Have fun with this Word Search and let us know which gadget you like best. If you want the answers, let us know.

It was taken from Happy Quilter Word Search – Large Print Puzzles for Quilt Lovers, Volume 1, by Pat Yamin. Published by Kansas City Star Quilts.

Enjoy your summer.  Stay safe.

Jean and Donna

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Jean Simpson:

ajeansimpson@yahoo.ca

or

Donna McKay: 

mckay65jd@gmail.com

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  Upcoming Online Zoom Workshops

September & October Workshops
with
Barbara Pye

Barbara Pye is a professional Longarm Quilter. She is skilled and enthusiastic about everything related to quilting and she especially enjoys helping and supporting others in their quilting journey. Barbara is passionate about scrap quilting and how to use scraps effectively. She is also a very talented free motion quilter. Her Etsy shop – Simply Quilting by Barb can be found at www.etsy.com/shop/SimplyQuiltingbyBarb

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Saturday, September 24, 2022
Scrappy Blocks Workshop

This 6-hour Zoom workshop is a technique and skill building workshop where participants will make individual quilt blocks with a focus on using scraps and strips. The class is suitable for all skill levels, beginner to advanced. Barbara will share a variety of strategies, tips and techniques to build or consolidate your skills. Rather than making one quilt, participants will learn how to make 4 unique quilt blocks using their scraps. Following the workshop, participants will have the skills needed to confidently make all 4 quilts, so they can then choose which blocks they might wish to complete to make a finished quilt.  

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm EDT

Skill level: All Levels

Cost: $36

Participants will need to purchase a copy of an e-book at a cost of $11.00 US, details of which will be provided in the supply list.

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Saturday, October 22, 2022
Log Cabin & Houses Workshop

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm EDT

Skill level: All Levels

Cost: $36

This 6-hour Zoom workshop is a technique focused class suitable for all skill levels, beginner to advanced. Barbara will share a variety of strategies, tips and techniques to build or consolidate your skills. Participants will learn how

to make the Log Cabin and Houses quilt shown in the photo, all using 2½-inch strips from stash or jelly rolls.

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Saturday, November 5, 2022
Orbital - Intro to Curved Piecing

with
Bobbie Gentili

Modern quilting is the perfect outlet for Bobbie Gentili’s lifelong creativity and culture, Bob’s patterns feature bold, geometric designs, playing with curves and long strips.

Bob lives in Toronto, where her husband, two young children, and cats enjoy any scraps of her attention they can steal from quilting. 

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Join Bobbie from The Geeky Bobbin for her full day workshop ‘Orbital’.  Learn tips and a variety of techniques to create accurate curves on curves within curves. This bold modern quilt design is built with clear and simple instructions for 7 project sizes ranging from Mini to King. To register go to our Online Store.

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm ET

Skill level: Confident beginner and above

Cost: $50

Note: Participants will need to purchase a PDF pattern at a cost of $16 US (approximately $20CDN) from The Geeky Bobbin website, https://geekybobbin.com/

Opens to non-members October 1, 2022

Workshop Registration

Once you have paid for your workshop at the online store, please send an email  with the name of the workshop, your name, phone number and email address to:

wcqgprogram@gmail.com

For details on each of  the workshop go to the Workshops page.

Open Sewing Days

Our Open Sewing Times for members only, are continuing each* Monday afternoon  from 2 to 4 pm.  We continue to share social time, great conversations and laughter – all things that are so good for the soul right now.  Come when you can, leave when you wish. We are enjoying a great time together. The links are in the weekly updates.

There will also be monthly  Saturday Open Sewing Day every month.

*Except holiday Mondays

Sewing Together, But Apart

Our Sewing Together, But Apart Days provide an entire day of sewing activities, including sharing tips and strategies, socializing as well as having guest speakers join us for part of the day. To help cover some of the cost of the guest speakers, a charge of $10.00 is included for the afternoon guest speaker. With the possibilities Zoom provides, we are able to access guest speakers from near and far. We look forward to having you join us. Participants are invited to come for all or part of the day. This is event is open to members of the WCQG only. There is no limit to the number of participants.

 

For details of next session(s) click the date(s) below.

Sewing Together Registration

Once you have for paid a Sewing Together, But Apart day, please send an email  with the date of the event at the online store,  your name, phone number and email address to:

Sewing Together Coordinator