Sadly all in person programs have been suspended due to the Covid Pandemic until further notice. Please watch out for your zoom link on your email to attend montly zoom meetings with guest speakers.

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2021 Programs

September 23, 2021: Happy 16th Birthday to WQG!

Program Timna Tarr - "Flying Colours Trunk Show"  http://www.timnatarr.com/

Note that the time has changed to 0930!!

October 16 & 17, 2021: Workshop - Modern Quilting with your Walking Foot with Melissa Marginet


After Melissa’s presentation at our January 28th meeting many of you expressed interest in taking one Melissa’s workshops.

We have booked Melissa for a  two, three hour virtual workshop sessions on Saturday, October 16th and Sunday, October 17th from 10-1pm.

As a participant in this virtual class, you will make samples of different quilting ideas that can be executed on the home sewing machine with a walking foot. Not everyone can afford a longarm quilter or wants to have someone else quilt their quilt, and not everyone enjoys free motion quilting.  You will create samples of walking foot designs on small quilt sandwiches to help you understand what makes each design successful. We will also look at variations of the designs you stitch out. These samples will be a great reference for you when deciding how to quilt your next quilt. This class includes information on quilting all sizes of quilts on the home sewing machine. - ALL LEVELS     

 

Based on her book, Walking Foot Quilting Designs which is recommended for the class. Cost if purchased from Melissa’s Etsy page is $25 plus $3.75 delivery for a total cost of $28.75. Delivery takes 2 to 3 weeks 

https://www.etsy.com/shop/melissamarginet


Please contact Glenda Bilinsky at wsqgprorams@gmail.com to register. Once you contact me I will provide information on where to send the registration fee.

The cost is $30 and there is a maximum of 16 participants. Workshop will be open to non-guild members starting on September 16th at a cost of $35. 

October 23, 2021: Pam Hadfield - "Trunk Show"  https://www.mamapquilts.com/

Note that time is changed to 0930!!

November 19 & 20 - Workshop ; "Crazy Christmas Trees" with Pam Hadfield

November 25, 2021:  7:00 PM - Natural Born Quilter (Brett Lewis) "Trunk Show"

December 2021: TBA

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January 2021  - annual AGM Zoom meeting 7 pm. 

                         Guest speaker: Melissa Marginet (http://melissamarginet.ca/)

February 2021 - annual Charity Society AGM 

                          Guest speaker: Barbara Thomson of Anney's Closet.

March 2021- Guest speaker: Berene Campbell of Happy Sew Lucky Quilts

April 22, 2021 (zoom meeting time changed to 0930 a.m.) Céleste Compion - "The Bolt and the Beautiful - The Shweshwe Saga." Céleste will present a virtual trunk show of Shweshwe items to illustrate the fascinating social justice story of Shweshwe and how it connects with the world history of cotton production, exploration and trade. Shweshwe is a printed dyed cotton fabric widely used for traditional Southern African clothing. Originally dyed indigo, the fabric is manufactured in a variety of colours and printing designs characterized by intricate geometric patterns

April 24 Workshop: Equinox Table Runner (by Zoom)

May 27 2021:  Cheryl Arkison - "Scraps vs Scrappy Trunk Show"

June 24, 2021- Patricia Belyea - "The Alluring World of Japanese Yakuta Quilts"

June Workshop:  Maple Leaf Quilts (by Zoom) - limited seats available.

July 22, 2021: Julie Silber - "Mark My Words"  https://juliesilberquilts.com/

July- August: Bjorn Bear Sew Along - Saturday mornings by zoom at 10 AM.

August 26, 2021: Brandi Maslowski - "Studio Magnificent"    https://www.quilteronfire.com/

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