Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Doris' Donation

Doris Bamlett has donated a beautiful quilt to help our Guild raise funds for the Diagnostic Imaging Department's Redevelopment at Ross Memorial Hospital.  Raffle tickets for $5.00 each will be available for members only to buy at our meetings.  Faye Flood is the contact person.  The draw on this quilt will be held at our Anniversary Meeting in October.  Thank you Doris for this donation....I am sure we will raise a lot of money for the imaging equipment.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

LCQG at the Lindsay Life Style Show 2011

Our Guild was brilliantly represented at  the Lindsay Life Style Show 2011.  Frances Emery got the troops together (with very little lead time) and co-ordinated the set up of a beautiful booth.  The booth not only represented and highlighted our Guild activities but also gave us the opportunity to advertise our Quilt Show on May 28th and 29th  and to sell raffle tickets for our quilt.  A big thank you to all the members that willing came out to set up and to "man" the booth over the weekend.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Cobblestone Workshop - April 12th

Heather Stewart conducted her "Cobblestone" workshop on Tuesday and what a fun day it was.  We learned not only how to make a beautiful quilt but also how to make quilting faster and easier.  Heather showed us speedy methods of cutting strips, ironing patches, sewing with out pins, and how to choose colours for our borders.  The words 1 snap, cascade, and live spider have new meaning to us. 

Heather's method of teaching is fantastic and everyone attending the course enjoyed the day and went home with new information on how to enhance their quilting experience.

Thanks Heather for a great day!!!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Show and Share - April

Betty Ann Welsh had another great turnout for the show and share this month.  I hope these items show up at the quilt everyone can see the talent of our members!!

Heather Stewart - April Speaker

Heather Stewart entertained us with her humour, her wonderful stories, and of course her amazing work.  Who will ever forget the goat story...I sure won't.   Her hour long presentation seemed fly by...makes me wish we had booked her for two.  Thank you Heather for a wonderful afternoon.

Great Turnout for the April Meeting

The beautiful weather, the return of the snowbirds, and the anticipation of hearing our talented speaker must have contributed to the great turn out of our members to the April meeting.  It is always fun when the place is bustling with enthusiastic quilters!

Friday, April 8, 2011

Table Runner Workshop

Sharron Coxon conducted an other successful table runner workshop on May 29th.  The special 10" 60 degree equilateral triangle ruler was used to create these table runners. As you can see by using this tool the table runners were completed quickly and looked perfect!