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Thursday, May 18, 2017

May Meeting and Show and Tell CMQG 2017

Good day (in May!),

Unfortunately I was unable to attend the meeting this month, due to grandmother duties.  However, Dianne K kindly stepped in for me on short notice and supplied the Show and Tell photos, so enjoy them! Thanks Dianne.
Kathy F


Lovely quilt based on Harry Potter theme as a wedding gift...

by Carolyn C

Colourful One Block Wonder

by Brenda N

Joanne B's lovely embroidered purse

Great wallet, and coin purse and  purse Joanne!

June G is showing her seasonal blue jay...

... seeing more detail

Ulrica H shows her Northern Lights wall hanging

Ulrica's bright and colourful rooster!

Jennifer S and her table runner

This baby quilt by Jennifer was hand pieced and hand quilted.

Oh Canada...

... beautifully made by Bev M

Cecile G's Log Cabin quilt with stunning borders

Cecile, talking about her quilt

Dianne K's beautiful blue based "Around the World' quilt.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

April 2017 Meeting of CMQG, Show and tell

Hi Folks,
  I was unable to attend the April meeting so will move right in to the photos kindly taken and sent to me by Dianne K.  Thank you so much Dianne!!


With guild donated squares, this quilt was bordered, quilted and bound by Marj D for York Manor.

Seascape backing by Barb E.

One Block Wonder front by Barb E.

Jennifer G's baby quilt for her nephew, with late grandmother's enjoyment of gin&tonic and lobster portrayed in the middle top block

Joann's granddaughter was a special guest at the secretary's table, an honoured colourer!

Pieced and hand quilted quilt by Ann and Don C.

Comfort quilt for our Thursday quilters, made by Ann and Don.

Brenda C's Canadiana pillow,  donating it for the sesquicentennial

Othello M's baby quilt

Leftover blocks become an adult cover-up,great idea.

Connie F's finished, quilted panel 

The same panel, using the panel manufacturer's free pattern, made by Connie F.

Connie F's Second Hand Clothes quilt using 75 different stash fabrics.

Esther B's Second Hand Clothes quilt with gold border

Joyce N's new creation using her colour wash technique

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 2017 CMQG Meeting and Show and Tell

Hi Folks,

   The March meeting had close to 60 members in attendance with 2 visitors, who may well become members.  Joan B held the meeting with JoAnn G as Secretary.  Bertha M won the FatQuarter Draw!
Thank you notes were read by Joan and quick presentations were made by our committees.  Show and tell was held and view the talent below.


Tuffet in March 17th colours!

Brenda C. shows her matching pillows

Kathy showing one of 4 bunkbed quilts, bright enough?!

Joan shows Guild giveaway

Beautiful scrappy Hunter Star

Gorgeous 3 colour Hunter Star!

WOW, look at these boarders within Diane's quilt, round and round!

Colour matching = clothes and table runner. Coincidence?

Angela's Irish Chain

and pillow case!

Bertha M's talent

First grand baby quilt 

Carol M's colourful placemats

Joyce's amazing colour scope

washing of colour

Joyce N's colour washing

Joyce's free motion quilting

Joyce's FMQ

Margie C's magnificent 2 year project


The back looks almost as good as the front.

Ann C's placemats

Ann's cute tulip hanging hoping for Spring!

Karen D's lovely signed quilt.


 Margie C. gave a great explanation  and workshop on Easter Baskets for the members participating that included two tone binding.  wonderfully clear organization and I'm sure was enjoyed by those who were able to stay.


Cute basket with two colour binding!

Thanks and that is all for this month.