The Ontario Barn Quilt Trails website has maps to 16 different trails listed below. It also tells the history of barn quilt trails and offers how-to information for those who would like to create their own barn quilt. The Ontario Barn Quilt Trails project is sponsored by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
- Brant County
- Dutton Dunwich
- East Chatham-Kent
- Elgin County
- Huron County
- Native Women’s Trail of Tears
- St. George
- Norfolk County
- Oxford Count
- Ryde 135
- South Essex
- Thames River
- South Huron
- West Nipissing
Initiated to help celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation, the Barn Quilt Trail is a series of trails wandering around Grey County. Visit their website to download the Barn Quilt Booklet or check out the Google map. Visit their blog for details about some of the blocks on the trail and the families that host them.
Royal City Quilters Guild holds regular meetings on the second Tuesday of the month from September through June. For now, all guild meetings and events are held online via Zoom.
Executive meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from August through May. Currently, all meetings are held using the Zoom platform.
Save the date! More details to come.
Most participants are recreating 4.5″ blocks designed by Jane A. Stickle for her Baltimore Album-style quilt. The reference book for patterns was written by Brenda Manges Papdakis and individuals are selecting patterns to hand-sew each month, many of which are applique. Some members are working on other hand sewing projects.
Individuals who share the desire and the intent to explore the Modern Quilting movement – specifically, what makes a quilt ‘modern.’ Adaptive techniques, improvisation, negative space, bold graphics, etc. are being studied through group challenges and quilt designs. Contact Katrina Baklarz for more information.
Participants of different skills and backgrounds are experimenting with different techniques in the creation of small quilts that are generated to depict a particular theme word. Show & tell format explains the process, the outcome and any struggles encountered along the way. Social and supportive environment. For more information, please contact Monica Bell at email@example.com.
The group meets:
November 8, 2020
January 10, 2021
March 14, 2021 and
May 16, 2021.