SatFebruary 132021Borders Tips & TricksIn this 3 hour, half-day, technique class, Canadian Quilter Patti Carey, VP of Public Relations for Northcott Fabrics, pattern designer, teacher and blogger shares her methods for getting those borders on your quilts like a pro. Patti will cover flanges, paired and mitered borders (banish your fear of miters!) Class includes a … Continue reading Workshop: NOW FULL Patti Carey: Borders Tips & Tricks
UPDATE: The Tally is in! What a stack of place mats — 114 to be exact! (Plus a few other hand sewn donations thrown in). Thank you to everyone who sewed, helping to bring holiday cheer to recipients of the Lanark Meals on Wheels program. We put out the call, and our members rose to … Continue reading December Show & Tell—Holiday Placemats
December’s Block of the Month is based on a barn quilt in Seaforth, Ontario named “Show Me the Way Home”. The number 4 is a very prominent number in the owner’s life so this barn quilt was designed with 4 pieces of each predominant colour. The orange pieces represent a windmill, a symbol of their … Continue reading “Show me the way home” December BOM
FOR SALE: A vintage treadle (1880) sewing machine It’s a Raymond, made in Ontario and is the same model as the one on display at the Guelph Museum. It has all original attachments and is in working order. (Great if we lose the electricity during winter/COVID and we just have to sew : ) Price: … Continue reading Vintage sewing machine for sale
Our Guild activities are still rolling into December! Up next is our "IN PERSON" cookie exchange. “Bring a dozen; take a dozen” and join your fellow quilters for hot chocolate and holiday cheer. Where: Lions Hall Parking LotWhen: Tuesday December 8Time: 2pm–3pm Share your favourite recipe for cookies, squares, and sweets. Rules: • package of … Continue reading Are Your Cookies in the Oven?