Guild News

Members of Westshore Quilters' Guild are welcome to sign in here (or create an account to sign in).  

You must be a member of the guild in order to request access to the Member's Only area of the website.  

Sew Along starts July 2nd!!  Contact Sherri G. if you'd like to participate!!

 

We are happy to announce that our next WQG Quilt Show Sew Magic! will be taking place Oct. 13/14, 2023 at Eagle Ridge Community Centre in Langford.  Plans are well underway and committees being formed... it's sew exciting!!  Please check out the Quilt Show page under the Member's Only area for more detailed information.  Any questions?  contact wqgquiltshow@gmail.com.

Watch for the July newsletter for the announcement of a Logo and Poster design contest!  Click here for the requirements to participate in the contest.

Once again a HUGE thank you to Shar for asking some excellent questions to the right people!!

Sew Magic! Quilt Show 2023

Fundraising

Our latest fundraising venture is an easy one. Next time you need to fuel up your vehicle, go to a Peninsula Co Op gas station and use the Guild's co op number.  The membership number is 140033, can be shared with any family members or friends to support the Guild.  Use it whenever you make purchases from Peninsula Co-op or participating Save-On Gas. At the end of the year, the Guild will earn a rebate, based on the dollar amount of purchases members have made throughout the year.

 

 

Please let me know if you have any questions.  thank you for your support!

An ad hoc fundraising committee has been set up to brainstorm ideas to raise funds for the Guild.  Ideas have included selling Purdy's, retreats, a calendar, making patterns, craft sale, pancake breakfast and more.  If you have any ideas or wish to join the committee, please email westshorequiltersguild@gmail.com with fundraising in the subject line. 

Charity Fundraising

You are invited to take part in a new fundraising program using Fairway Market Community Shopping Cards. These reloadable cards are similar to the Smile Cards we've used in the past but these are for use at Fairway Markets.

 

To take part in this program, please pick up your reloadable Fairway Market card from Shar.

Load or re-load your card at any check out counter at any of the 10 Fairway Market stores on Vancouver Island. Use any means of payment including your favourite credit card to collect points or miles. You may re-load between $20 and $500 each time and you can re-load the same card multiple times.   

WQG automatically receives 5% from Fairway Market for every dollar loaded on the card.

' ' Tropical Blossom Block, by Beth (photo 02 for pattern) -Apr-18-2022.jpg
' Song Bird blocks - collage of 3 -May-26-2022.jpg

Program: (patterns can be downloaded from member's only program  page.)

This month the Block Lotto has 2 blocks - the Blossom block from May and our June Block of the Song Bird.  Beth has brought us the block recently shown on the Missouri Star You Tube channel and you can find the tutorial links here: 

 

INSTRUCTION LINKS:
1. Make a "Block Lotto Bird" Quilt with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star (Video Tutorial),
on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYvnwBuN5qA


2. Download the print-friendly directions here: April is for the Birds, by Sophie, 2013
at http://www.blocklotto.com/2013/04/april-is-for-the-birds/


3. Members who usually receive their Guild newsletter by mail, this month will also get a photocopy of the pattern. PDF copies are available on request from Beth Mills

 

 

Due June 21st, 2022 to either Beth, Jes, or Jan.  Drop off at COTA on any regular or Charity Sew day.

 

 

Sweet Sixteen Virtual Quilt Show -