March 21, 2020
Traditionally, the Past Presidents of Royal City Quilters' Guild have hosted an in-person Mystery Day event on International Quilting Day. About a week earlier, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a variety of closures (See the timeline here) and our Past Presidents' Mystery Day was cancelled.
Instead, we hosted a stay-at-home sew day conducted via email. Throughout the day, we sent emails asking participants to share info and pictures about what they were sewing that day. We had prizes for the oldest UFO, most seams ripped, and drawings for other fun writing prompts.
Read the article about our first Virtual International Quilting Day celebration published in the Canadian Quilter magazine.