Common Thread Quilt Guild

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At this time due to the pandemic, all meetings will be virtual via Zoom until June 2021.  You must be a member in order to receive the invite.

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
September 8 – Virtual Guild Meeting Programme: Johanna Masko, Quilt Designer, Toronto

Shop of the Month:  Maker Savvy Textile Arts, Kanata

October 13 – Virtual Guild Meeting Programme: Elections

Virtual Trunk Show with Melissa Marginet – “My Journey as a Quilter” from Manitoba

Author: Walking Foot Quilting Designs / Edge-to-Edge Walking Foot Quilting Design


Website:          YouTube:

Instagram: @melissamarginet            Facebook: Melissa Marginet – Quilter

Shop of the Month:  Quilty Pleasures  Video

November 10 – Virtual Guild Meeting Programme:  Edith Choiniere – Quilt and Textile Art Designer

Quilting Journey, technique and process for designing a project.

Shop of the Month:  Sew Jo’s

December 8 – Virtual Guild Meeting Programme:  Stay tuned!

Shop of the Month:  Quilt Fabrics, Finch, Ontario

January 12 Guild Meeting Programme:  Mary Fons

If you have ever been to a lecture of Mary’s or creeped on Facebook or blog, you know she is an enthusiastic quilt nerd. She will be sharing Mary Fons Trunk Show: Extreme Home edition.

Shop of the Month:

February 9 Guild Meeting Programme:

Canadian quilter – Karen Brown of Just Get it Done quilts. Karen will help us all embrace the type of quilter we want to be – and Be the Best Quilter you can Be.

Shop of the Month:  Quilters Barns and Gifts

March 9 Guild Meeting Programme:

Join us to hear Krista Hennebury aka poppyprint. Krista will be sharing her Search for signature style. You can find her at

Shop of the Month: Mad About Patchwork

April 13 Guild Meeting Programme:

Kathy Wylie join us to share The Time of Our Lives. You can find her at

Shop of the Month:  Ateliers Quilt & Coton

May 11 Guild Meeting Programme:

May will be bring us out to the gardens and miniature quilts! We have Kellie Willey from little quilt creations. She will be sharing her lecture called Little Quilts, No Big Deal! You can find her at:

Shop of the Month:  Hyggeligt Fabrics

June 8 Guild Meeting Programme:

June will close out our year with Jacquie Gering, author of Walk and Walk 2.0. This will be for members only and she will be sharing: Finding her Voice. You can find Jacquie at

Shop of the Month:

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