Calendar

Dec
10
Tue
December Guild Meeting @ Three Willows Church
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Holiday Gathering!

Pot luck and garage sale.

6:00 Garage sale opens
6:30 Pot luck dinner and show and share
7:00ish Garage sale and visiting

Reminders:
Name tag
Library books and library card
Workshop fees (cash or cheque)
50/50 Draw
Comfort quilts and BOMs

Jan
14
Tue
January Guild Meeting @ Three Willows Church
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Bolt and the Beautiful

Celeste Campion

The Shweshwe Saga

Come and hear Celeste talk about her passion with the cloth of South Africa.  Through her projects and travel tales Celeste will give us a history of this wonderful fabric and how it defined a people and how it used in culture.  Celeste’s love for this fabric and history is quite evident in how passionate she talks about this fabric and wants to bring it to the rest of the world.

https://meerkatshweshwe.com/ 

6:30 Library Opens
6:30 Membership Table Opens
7:00 Guild Meeting Begins

Reminders:
Name tag
Library books and library card
Workshop fees (cash or cheque)
50/50 Draw
Comfort quilts and BOMs

Jan
25
Sat
Pockets to Go – Jackie James @ Three Willows United Church
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Instructor:  Jackie James

 Do you have lots of stuff around your sewing machine, on your cutting table or just about anywhere in your sewing space?  Then this workshop is for you.  Learn to make Pockets to Go which is a sewing organizer to contain all those nifty tools and accessories all quilters must have.  Learn Jackie’s shortcuts and tips throughout the construction of your Pockets to Go.  There is a $20 kit fee which includes the pattern, interfacing and PelTex, payable to the instructor.

Feb
11
Tue
February Guild Meeting @ Three Willows Church
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Demo Night!

The night will have a Hand Sewing focus. Some of our Guild Members will demonstrate different sewing and quilting methods.

These nights are great for sharing knowledge between guild members.  If you have a skill you would like to share in the future let us know.

6:30 Library Opens
6:30 Membership Table Opens
7:00 Guild Meeting Begins

Reminders:
Name tag
Library books and library card
Workshop fees (cash or cheque)
50/50 Draw
Comfort quilts and BOMs

Mar
10
Tue
March Guild Meeting @ Three Willows Church
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Settings and borders

Sheri Hisey, Bordercreek Station

Are you ready to set those blocks into a design of your own??  The importance of balance in a quilt’s visual space, how to keep it simple when decoding the math and some basic rules of thumb of quilt designing.  Getting it all together in a unique and personal way is key to Sherri’s distinctive teaching style.

http://bordercreekstation.com/

BorderCreek will have products for purchase in pop up shop at the meeting.

6:30 Library Opens
6:30 Membership Table Opens
7:00 Guild Meeting Begins

Reminders:
Name tag
Library books and library card
Workshop fees (cash or cheque)
50/50 Draw
Comfort quilts and BOMs

Mar
11
Wed
Magical Pinwheels – Sherri Hisey @ Three Willows United Church
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Instructor:  Sherri Hisey

 Join Sherri on building out the principles of her trunk show Settings and Borders as she leads you through the construction of Magical Pinwheels.  The focus will be on making perfect flying geese.  Pattern is included in the workshop fee.  Please note this workshop takes place on the Wednesday following her trunk show at the Guild meeting.

http://www.bordercreekstation.com/

Mar
21
Sat
Past Presidents’ Mystery
Mar 21 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

PPM (Past Presidents Mystery)

This event is held each year on National Quilters Day.  This year it falls on March 21, 2020.  

Your Past Presidents, Barb Jordan, Nancy McNab, Jackie James, Marjorie Mansell, Joanne Ariss, and myself Susan Harrington will be hosting this fun event at :

Three Willows Church in the Willow Grove Room 

Start time is 9:30 a.m. and finishing  at 3:30 p.m.

Lunch will consist of :

 Lasagna, Salad, Rolls, Sweets, Tea & Coffee – all absolutely free to those attending.

Also everyone will receive a small gift from your Past Presidents.

What a fun way to get to know your fellow guild members and enjoy the craft of quilting.

You can choose to join in on the Mystery Quilt or just continue with something of your own.  Fabric requirements and cutting instructions along with possible fabric suggestions will be available upon sign up at the January guild meeting.  

Space is limited to 25 sewers.  Don’t be disappointed and sign up early. Once we have filled the space we will put your name onto a wait list.  There are usually one or two people who drop out for one reason or another. Those on the wait list will be given preference to next years PPM day.

Again this year new guild members will be given first opportunity to sign up for this super fun day.

We hope to see you March 21, 2020.

Mar
27
Fri
Etobicoke Quilters Guild – Quilt Fever 2020
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm

Quilt Fever 2020 is EQG’s biennial and professionally judged show and sale with an amazing display of quilts and quilt art exhibited in NPCC galleries. Activities include daily draws and prizes with pick-to-win as well as a Members’ Boutique, Cafe and Merchant Mall. Open daily from 10 am  to 5pm on March 27th  and 28th, 2020  with an admission price of $10.00

http://www.QuiltFever.ca

Apr
14
Tue
April Guild Meeting @ Three Willows Church
Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Spooled Rotten

Sarah Yetman

Sarah is a longarm quilter that has over 8 years of quilting behind her and is bringing her experiences to our meeting to share her quilt obsessions with us.

https://www.spooledrottenquilts.com/

6:30 Library Opens
6:30 Membership Table Opens
7:00 Guild Meeting Begins

Reminders:
Name tag
Library books and library card
Workshop fees (cash or cheque)
50/50 Draw
Comfort quilts and BOMs

May
8
Fri
Mississauga Quilt Show
May 8 all-day

Mississauga Quilts! @ Burnhamthorpe Community Centre & Arena

The Mississauga Quilters Guild presents MISSISSAUGA QUILTS!
Please join us as we showcase the talent of our guild members.
Featuring our Cafe, Guild Boutique, Market Square, Mini Quilts auction and the Northcott Challenge, the 2-day show will include a Demonstrations stage, and our Quilt Raffle. Bring Mom out on this Mother’s Day weekend for a sweet surprise. Looking forward to seeing you all!