Common Thread Quilt Guild

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Meetings

At this time due to the pandemic, all meetings will be virtual via Zoom in the fall of 2021.  You must be a member in order to receive the invite.  This may change at anytime.

We meet at Le Mouvement D’Implication Francophone D’Orléans (MIFO) at 6600 rue Carriere in Orleans at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30) on the second Tuesday of the month from September to June.

Visitors are welcome to all our meetings – cost $10/meeting. Members should bring their membership card to every meeting.

 

Date Event Description
2021
September 14 – Virtual Guild Meeting Programme:  Pat Speth

How Nickel Quilts Are Created –This trunk show is sure to get quilters fired up about using 5″ squares of fabric and many of the ideas can also be adapted for using other precuts; such as 2 1/2″ strips and layer cakes. I’ll show a great assortment of quilts from my collection and we focus on the blocks in the quilts and the simple components they are made from. Quilts for all skill levels will be shown. One of my favorite things to do is to design a quilt using simple piecing and have the result look like a much more intricate quilt! This is the lecture I recommend for my first virtual presentation with a guild, but of course you can choose whichever one you like.

https://patspeth.com/pages/lectures-and-workshops

Shop of the Month:  Fabrications

October 12 – Virtual Guild Meeting Programme: Jen Kingwell

Shop of the Month:  Quilty Pleasures, Orleans

November 9 – Virtual Guild Meeting Programme:  Jacquie Gering

Shop of the Month:  Maker Savvy Textile Arts, Kanata

December 14 – Virtual Guild Meeting Programme:  In person social

Shop of the Month:  Paisley Quilt Shop

2022
January 11 Guild Meeting Programme:

Shop of the Month: 3 Dogs Quilting

February 8 Guild Meeting Programme:

Shop of the Month:  Watergirl Quilt Co.

March 8 Guild Meeting Programme:

Shop of the Month:  Happy Wife Quilting

April 12 Guild Meeting Programme:

Shop of the Month:  Mad About Patchwork

May 10 Guild Meeting Programme:

Shop of the Month:  Les Ateliers Quilt & Coton

June 14 Guild Meeting Programme:

Shop of the Month:  Quilters Barn & Gifts

What will Sept 2021 look like? Well from a planning side, we are being conservative, and anticipating more virtual lectures. We will be joined by Pat Speth in September and more to come in the next newsletter.

Common Thread Quilt Guild