All Upcoming Guild Activities will be Virtual
Welcome to our next online meeting
January 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Kathleen is a member of the Niagara Modern Quilt Guild, the Niagara Heritage Quilters’ Guild, Community Outreach Quilts under the auspice of NHQG and is the FACS Project Noah liaison. She also teaches Beginning Quilting from her home studio and can be followed on Facebook at: Quilts and Shenanigans.
Shenanigans Trunk Show
Our January speaker is Kathleen O’Flaherty from the Niagara area. Kathleen’s mother was 46 when she was born and taught her skills out of the Depression Era such as thriftiness, innovation and resourcefulness. Kathleen will take us on an entertaining journey of 45 quilted pieces that demonstrate these life skills in her Shenanigans Trunk Show. Pieces will include quilts, wall hangings, cushion covers, handbags and more. Every quilt has a story and Kathleen will share how she evolved into a modern quilter with examples covering the topic: What is a Modern Quilt. We will travel through time with Kathleen, laughing at her shenanigans on her way from traditional to modern and improv quilting.
Collage wall hanging
Pattern, Clementine by Emily Taylor
Excerpt of throw quilt pieced “100 Modern Blocks” block a day IG quilt-along
Downtown via The New Burgoyne Bridge” 2019
Our virtual vendor for this meeting is Quilters Nine Patch in Elmira ttps://quiltersninepatch.ca
Saturday, January 30 & February 6, 2021
“Take the panel you fell in love with and turn it into something truly unique. Square up your selections, add interesting block treatments and fill those pesky open spaces with patchwork or appliqué to create a really special quilt.”
Registration for this workshop is at the Online Store. The fee is $50.
Kelly will be leading an ideas workshop via Zoom that will be a fun day all about using our scraps. She will review what makes a scrappy quilt work, ways to approach these quilts, etc. There isn't a specific quilt project that you will be working on in this workshop. Instead, Kelly will be showing lots of ideas for scrap quilts using strips and at least 10 different patterns. You will be making some of the samples for easy future reference using your own scraps. In Kelly's words - "You will play and you will have fun".
Registration for this workshop is at the Online Store. The fee is $30.
Kelly DuMaresq comes to us from Markham. Kelly has been quilting for over 20 years and has a passion for scrap quilts - making them and teaching them. Her focus is on traditional quilts and finding easy and efficient ways of making the basic units used in these quilts. Her true joy is to share her love of quilting and to encourage others to dig into their own scraps.
Let's Play with Your Scraps
Saturday, February 27, 2021
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.
For details of next session(s) click the date(s) below.
See descriptions above.
January 30, 2021
February 27, 2021
Sewing Together Registration
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Smile & PAL Quilts
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