Summer Challenge - Due at Oct meeting
4 months | September 14, 2018The Summer Challenge for the 2018 season is so well thought out in many respects..... "New for me" - stretch yourself to try a new technique or block. "Placemat size" - small project which won't take a lot of time. "Small amount of fabric needed" - Use fabric or scraps you
Welcome back to New Meeting Location
4 months | August 30, 2018Welcome back to another fun and interesting year at the Prairie Piecemakers Quilter's Guild!!! The first meeting of the year is Tuesday September 4. The meeting starts at 7pm with the doors opening at 6:15 for access to the library. We have a NEW LOCATION for meetings this
Library Book Sale
4 months | August 29, 2018From the Library Committee: The Library committee yearly reviews books that have not been taken out the 4 years prior, ie. for this year to June 2018. These books are withdrawn from the library. These library books are offered to our members for $4/book or 3 books for $10. The
New Meeting Location
5 months | August 14, 2018There is a new meeting location for our monthly Guild meetings. The address is 3825 Hillsdale for Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. There is a huge parking lot on the east side of the building so parking will be a treat in this new location. There is an entrance to the meeting room on the
Sewing Date Traveler Tote
5 months | July 29, 2018The forecast is very hot temperatures for the next couple of weeks. Why not use that time to sew a tote for all your sewing notions. Robert Kaufman has a free pattern Sewing Date Traveler that should hold all your tools. A great summer project to complete before all your sewing
Ask Angela Pre wound bobbins
5 months | July 22, 2018Angela Walters published a short video series where she answers machine quilting questions from her viewers. In this video,Angela talks about the use of prewound bobbins when quilting, and her preference for thread colors.
Regina Modern District Guild Charity Quilt
5 months | July 22, 2018QuiltCon, the international quilt show for Modern Guilds, featured a story on the making of a Charity quilt by the Regina District Modern Quilt Guild that was on display at 2018 QuiltCon. As part of the 2018 show, charity quilts designed and quilted from Guilds all over the world are
Prewound Bobbins by Dr. Bob
6 months | July 20, 2018Many of us have heard or purchased Prewound bobbins. Here is the scoop on prewound bobbins by Bob Purcell of Superior Threads. He discusses prewound bobbins and the benefits of using a prewound bobbin.
6 months | July 20, 2018Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses when adjusting the tension on a bobbin case is necessary.
How Tension Discs Work
6 months | July 19, 2018Another video in the series by Dr. Bob. Here he explains thread tension disks and adjusting top tension.
Thread Delivery System Eduction
6 months | July 18, 2018I always forget on where to place the spool of thread based on how the thread is wound. Should the spool be horizontal or vertical? Dr. Bob covers that topic in a short video. Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses the winding patterns on a spool and a cone of
Thread Twist by Dr. Bob
6 months | July 16, 2018Bob Purcell (Chief Threadologist of Superior Threads) discusses S and Z twist and micro strands that make up the final product. Having a higher twist-per-meter on a thread results in having a smoother, stronger, less lint thread.