January’s Block of the Month is based on the traditional “Tree of Life” pattern. It has a long history of various meanings among many different cultures: a symbol of our connection to our ancestors and to family, our individual uniqueness, our strength, a symbol of rebirth and new beginnings, etc. Thank you to Peggy who … Continue reading January BOM & Special Show & Tell
When was the last time you made a log cabin block? If you’re like me, it was when you first started quilting. Here’s your chance to make that traditional favourite again. November’s Block of the Month is based on a log cabin barn quilt located near St. Thomas, Ontario. The red centre symbolizes hearth and … Continue reading November Block of the Month Released
October’s Block of the Month is based on a barn quilt in Brussels, Ontario. The pattern is a Wheel incorporated into the traditional Corn and Beans pattern. It highlights the three crops used in rotation: corn, soy beans and white beans. The wheel signifies the important role technology plays in farm production. Instructions will be … Continue reading October BOM Available Soon
September’s Block of the Month is based on a barn quilt in Bluevale, Ontario named “Friends Welcome”. The owners chose this block in the hope that all who see the barn quilt are reminded of their friends. Registered Guild members will receive their instructions this week. It's never too late to join the Guild's BOM, … Continue reading September BOM Released
Our August Block of the Month is based on a barn quilt in Ridgetown Ontario, in the municipality of Chatham-Kent. The “Sunflower” barn quilt, is a modified “Waterwheel” pattern that gives tribute to the now silent mills that were built along “Big Creek” in the valley known as “The Klondyke,” just one kilometre east of … Continue reading August BOM Now Available!