All Upcoming Guild Activities through June 2022 will be Virtual.
Welcome to our next online meeting
March 16, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend
– Krista Moser
Our March speaker, Krista Moser comes to us from Seattle, Washington and will delight us with her presentation, Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend. Krista will share with us her story – how she started very young and went on to design her own quilts and patterns. She typically works in design concepts and color theory while showing her different quilts.
For more information about Krista:
Facebook@ Krista Moser: The Quilted Life
YouTube @ Krista Moser
Instagram @ krista_moser
Krista is the creative force and inspiration behind The Quilted Life – a blog and resource centre for the aspiring, beginner, seasoned and expert quilter making patterns, tutorials and tools for the contemporary quilt market.
A quilting and fiber arts enthusiast, Krista has been teaching sewing and quilting lessons for more than 20 years. She has published forty patterns since 2016 and is the designer of the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond rulers. Her work has been featured in quilting magazines published by Martingale Press and hung in prominent quilt shops around the USA.
Our virtual vendor for this meeting is
The Cotton Harvest Quilt Shop in Seaforth
The Cotton Harvest is an award winning Canadian quilt shop and online quilting store based in Seaforth, Ontario. We are the exclusive Canadian retailer for Cherrywood Fabric. We offer a variety of quilting patterns, classes, and are proud to be a Quilt Sampler magazine Top Shop. Visit us in-store or online today.
Our Library is able to opened for business!
Members may choose four (4) books from any tag in the guild’s library on the WCQG’s website. We hope the searching hints have been helpful. We’d appreciate you including the Tag when you order your books.
Curbside pickup will continue. When members come to pick up their books, they will also be able to choose two (2) books from the Give Away table.
If you have any questions, please contact:
We have added a Quiz that is meant to make you curious about our Library and to have fun.
Important Dates to Remember:
Deadline to order books:
Sunday, March 13, 2022
Quiz Answers to Librarians – by
Sunday, March 13, 202
Pick Up - Albert McCormick Arena
Friday, March 18, 2022, 1-2pm.
Covid rules apply.
Please wear your masks.
Show & Share
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At the WCQG Online Store you can:
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Purchase guest passes
Register for workshops
Register for Sewing Together, But Apart days
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Members & Guests
To access the membership and guest pass forms, please go to the Membership Page
Smile & PAL Quilts
To access the Smile and PAL Quilt request forms please go to the Community Outreach Page.
International Quilting Day 2022
The Waterloo County Quilters’ Guild has joined with The Royal City Quilters’ Guild (Guelph) and the York Heritage Quilters’ Guild to host this special event, which will take place on Saturday, March 19, 2022 on line using Zoom.
Festivities will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time and run throughout the day! Some of the events you can look forward to this year include:
This event is free to all members of the participating guilds. People who are not members of one of the sponsoring guilds can participate upon payment of a $20 fee.
There will be a selection of twelve presentations scheduled throughout the day. Four of our own guild members will be sharing presentations – Gail Berry-Graham, Kathy Bissett, Inez Drummond and Barbara Pye. There is no need to register for individual sessions; you will be able drop into whatever sessions you want to. Check out programs and sessions for International Quilting Day.
Registration for this event is now open. There is no cost for members of sponsoring guilds, but we still ask all to register. Guests are welcome to attend and to submit quilts for the Virtual Quilt Show for a $20 fee.
Here’s how to register.
Choose International Quilting Day
Choose whether you are a member of a sponsoring guild or a non-member.
Add to Cart and click the checkout button
When you get to the checkout page:
Review your cart to make sure you have the right number of IQD registrations in your cart;
provide your email address so we can contact you with the Zoom link; and
if desired, choose an express method of payment
click the blue Place Order button.
Tuck your order confirmation in a safe place so you can review it on the big day. Please check Junk, Spam and other mailbox folders for your confirmation email. If you do not receive an order confirmation, you did not complete the registration process. Please make sure to complete the process including a valid email address.
Would you like to make the International Sister Quilt Block?
Leslie Batt showed us how at last year's International Quilting Day! You can download her tutorial [pdf] and create your own International Sister quilt project! There are three blocks showcased at the top of the poster above.
Saturday, April 2, 2022
Linda J. Hahn
Skill level: Confident beginner and above
Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Cost: $90 - members
$100 - non-members
The cost of the workshop includes $35 for the required pattern.
Now Open to Non- Members
Wicked Wahini is Linda’s most popular workshop by far. The pattern incorporates the New York Beauty block into a larger Carpenter’s Square block. There are NO SET IN SEAMS.
For more information about Linda:
Facebook: Linda J. Hahn
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.