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January 2023–The Art Of Applique’

Kathy Wylie will provide an hour long trunk show and lecture followed by a Question and Answer period. The event will be virtual, and Kathy will be sending us a link to the event on week prior. Don’t worry if you can’t make it, Kathy will provide us with a video of the meeting that will bne active for 2 weeks after the meeting.

February 2023–Member Yard Sale

Pick up a number from Lydia Miljan, put a price on your items along with your number, and bring it to the February meeting. If you have a number from previous years, go ahead and reuse it. If you can’t recall your number, send her an email ( and she’ll look it up for you. Anything quilting related can go in the yard sale.


August meeting:

Diana Ahmed will be doing a trunk show and sharing her quilting journey with us.

If you have ever seen any of Diana’s quilts at our Show n Tell, you know this will be very inspiring and you won’t want to miss this!

August trunk show pics

September meeting: 

Presentation and trunk show with Robin Bogaert from Quilting the Loft. Check out her YouTube channel to see all the things she does. Workshop on Wednesday September 21st on Crumb Quilting – construction of Star from your prepared crumb sections. Cost $35.00 plus your supplies. See photo below. Contact Yvette for further details or to register.

October meeting: 

Jan Dudek Presentation and trunk show. Workshop on Wednesday October 19th “From Crayola to Crayons”. Jan will teach the principles of Collage quilts using pages from colouring books. Jan has about 12 designs that we can choose from, including Xmas, animals, seaside themes. Should be creative and fun. See Yvette to register and select your design and get supply list. Cost $30.00 plus your supplies.

PROGRAM:  March – June 2022
Yard Sale results. Total sales were $999.00. Thanks to all those who brought in stuff to
sell and those that purchased. Money should all be distributed by March but if you do
not plan on attending and want to pick up your funds just contact me.


March: How to Love your longarmer and have her love you back with Adrian HansenKelly

April: Scrap Happy: we ask all members to show us how you manage your scraps,
what your favourite scrap quilt pattern is and confess to how many scraps you have.

May: Guest Speaker and workshop to follow on Wednesday. Details to be announced

June: Libby Valeriani trunk show and talk with workshop on Wednesday on Confetti
Quilting. Libby will attend our April meeting to explain the project and talk about
supplies. Details on cost and location to follow.



      —PUTTING IT OFF—-We all have UFOs!!  We want to hear the story of your UFO and                                                we challenge you to have it completed for the July meeting!                                                      Tips will be shared.

MARCHDIA HANSEN—-See Dia’s collection of modern quilts!

APRIL–SUE AYLESWORTH—-Sue will showcase her lovely string quilts! The following picture is an example of good things to come!


May–LAURA COIA—-Laura from “Sew Very Easy” will be at our guild to share many                                                  ideas for organization in the sewing room.  This is a must see!

laura coi

JUNE–PATTI CAREY—-Patti from Northcott will provide a lecture on: ” Interesting Quilts                                            from Unusual Fabrics”.  Patti will spark our creativity on how to                                              use panels, patches, stripes and scenics.

JULY–MICHAELANNE FROM STACHE FABRIC—-Michaelanne will present a trunk                                                                                                       show  of modern quilts.  She will also                                                                                               be our vendor.

AUGUST–AUDREY VROOMAN-—Audrey from B Quilty Studio will provide a lecture on                                                                 threads.

SEPTEMBER–MELANIE MACDONALD-—Melanie is an authorized teacher for                                                                                                Jacqueline DeJonge and will present a trunk                                                                                 show!  You won’t want to miss this!!  Melanie                                                                                 will also be our vendor.

The trunk show from Melanie MacDonald was wonderful. She showed us the journey of her quilting. Pictures 1 and 2 show her first and latest quilts. Which one made you go wow!

Oct—Sandra Rasmussen
Sandy will be presenting a talk on the different types of batting.
The Quilting Studio, Chatham

Christmas dinner

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