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12 Mini Quilt Patterns12 Mini Quilt Patterns SewCanShe, a blogger I follow, published a mini quilt a month last year.  This link takes you to all 12 free adorable patterns.  Several of these patterns really appeal to me.  Might be an opportunity to try a new block, or use up some scraps.  A nice quick project for
2018 Goals2018 Goals This year I plan to ......  - Get organized? - Use up that stash? - Learn something new? - Start and finish projects on time?  - 'start the project' vs keep finding more ideas? - Focus on a specific skill, ie. free motion quilting?   Are any of the items above on your list of
Workshop - Upcoming session info Sharon sent a reminder on upcoming workshops.  Check your calendar and see if you are able to attend.   Bits and Pieces Workshop 13 January 2018. Cost is $35. This a great class to explore your creative side and use up some of your scraps. By the end of the day we will have a wall
Fabric basketsFabric baskets A sweet little scrap busting project to get you started in the New Year.  Radiant Home Studio has a tutorial on Scrap Fabric Bowls.  Sara compiled a list of the most helpful and inspiring fabric bowl tutorials she found while searching for tips and ideas.   Use those
25 Free Table Runner patterns
25 Free Table Runner patterns In case you need to make one more quick Christmas gift this link to 25+ free table runner patterns may what you need.  Several of them would look terrific in Christmas fabric if you need to create a project with in season fabric.  SewCanShe blog published this
Fast Method for Half square triangles Check out this video titled Half Square Triangle Short Cuts from Diary of a Quilter by Amy Smart.  She features a couple of patterns that she designed using half square
Social - Dec 5 Member meeting A quick reminder for all.....  The December meeting is a Social. Please bring an appetizer either savoury or sweet to the December Guild meeting. The appetizer should feed 6 to 8 people. Remember - don’t bring too much - we don’t want food to go to waste. Beverages will be
Dec 5 Meeting Social A quick reminder for all.....  The December meeting is a Social. Please bring an appetizer either savoury or sweet to the December Guild meeting. The appetizer should feed 6 to 8 people. Remember - don’t bring too much - we don’t want food to go to waste. Beverages will be
December 5 Membership Meeting A quick reminder for all.....  The December meeting is a Social. Please bring an appetizer either savoury or sweet to the December Guild meeting. The item should feed 6 to 8 people. Remember - don’t bring too much - we don’t want food to go to waste. Beverages will be provided.
Start of Christmas Project IdeasStart of Christmas Project Ideas At my house my husband and kids have a rule that I cannot play Christmas music until Dec 1st.  My rule is I can start listening to Chrismtas music after Remembrance Day as long it looks like winter outside.  And indeed all that snow and cold temperatures we have going on make me think
Lest We ForgetLest We Forget Happy Remembrance Day.  I believe it is important to remember all of the men and women who give of themselves so that we may enjoy safety and freedom in Canada. Several of our members support Quilts of Valour by sewing blocks and quilts for donation.  This program recognizes the
Upcoming CQA Annual ShowsUpcoming CQA Annual Shows Sharing a Message from CQA Executive Director: Throughout the year the Board of Directors meet every two weeks on-line to discuss the work of CQA/ACC. And twice a year they meet face-to-face at a two-day Board meeting. This fall the face-to-face meeting took place in Ottawa in October. Among the

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