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Logo and Poster Contest

We're excited to announce the 2023 Quilt Show Logo and Poster contest.

The contest will run from the June 23rd meeting to the quilt show meeting on September 7th.  Submissions may be submitted in person and electronically to

The Logo: must represent the quilt show name Sew Magic!  (the logo will be used for letterhead etc.  and possibly buttons, and the center of the award ribbons.

The Poster: Must contain the following information:

Westshore Quilters' Guild Quilt Show 2023 - Sew Magic!

Friday, Oct. 13th. 10 - 5

Saturday, Oct. 14th. 10 - 4.

Admission: $10 (good for both days)

Gala Evening, Thursday, Oct. 12th.  $15 tickets to Gala include admission for both days of the quilt show.

Eagle Ridge Community Centre.  1089 Langford Parkway, Langford, BC

A HUGE thank you to everyone who attended and volunteered for positions at our first two Quilt Show meetings!


There was a lot of discussion.  At this point we are leaning towards a 2 day event with the Gala. 

The name and theme of the next quilt show was chosen: Sew Magic!  It will be a magical show with an enchanting evening Gala, a fairy tale themed Guild challenge and possibly the Block Game challenge too!


Before we make many more decisions regarding the show, we have to nail down our venue.  We have always held our guild shows at Eagle Ridge Community Center in the dry arena.  As we have grown, this is our absolute minimum usable space.  If we would like to expand our boutique and/or hold classes, we need to expand our venue.  I was very excited to explore Royal Roads and their new Conference Centre with the Ballroom and smaller conference rooms, but the conference center is not completed yet, no prices are available and they will only give 8 weeks confirmation as the school has priority for bookings. So at this point, Royal Roads in unfeasible.  If you would like to view the current quotes and reviews of possible venues, click here.

At the May meeting, the Charity Society will present the raffle quilts and the vision/plans for the raffle.  We will hopefully have all the info regarding dates/availability/rates for venues and can make the decision on where & when to hold the quilt show.


There are still many positions available.  If you look at the website, there is a generic Quilt Show tab for the public to look at, but in the Member’s Only area is where you will find the updates, timelines and meeting minutes.


If you have any questions or comments, or would like to volunteer – please contact us at


Cathy & Allison

2023 Quilt Show Co-Chairs








Quilt Show Chair (Co-Chairs) - Cathy Newman & Allison Metzger

Quilt Show Vice Chair - Donna Sims

WQG Treasurer - Bonnie Hallas

QS Book-keeping - Nancy McIntyre & Darlene Masson

Secretary - Julie Matear

Volunteer Co-ordinator - Donna Sims

Raffle Co-ordinator - Charity Society

Advertising & Social Media - Sue Duggan & Sherri Gillanders

Venue & Vendors - Cathy Newman

Pincushions - Shar Lyseng

Indoor Signage - Faye Kirkpatrick

Outdoor Signage - Faye Kirkpatrick

Boutique - Val Gullekson & Donna Vaesen

Reception - Julie Matear

Information - Diane Sanci

Community Project - Jan Peever & Sue Sharock & Lynda Hasanen

Demos and/or Display

Innsy/Outsie - Nancy McIntyre

Upsy/Downsie - Bonnie Hallas & Della Logan

Block Game Challenge - Shar Lyseng & Della Logan

Guild Challenge - Donna Sims

UFO Challenge - Jan Gillis

Youth Challenge - vacant

Gala - Jan Peever & Patti Haney

Raffle Baskets/Silent Auction - Patti Kagawa

Classes/ Classrooms - Sue Duggan

Awards/Ribbons - Sharlene McClure

Registration - Allison Metzger

Concession: BQFF Satellite group

Teachers: Eileen Connor

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