Author Archives: jmStitching

About jmStitching

A love of stitching has been inherited from my mother and grandmother. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have at least a couple of stitching projects underway. Whether it’s by hand or machine, there are always new projects I’d like to try or fibres I’d like to experiment with…and a few projects waiting to be finished!

Latest Updates About Workshops

Due to the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19 and public health recommendations, the workshops with Maria Shell on March 24 and March 25 will be cancelled.  We are attempting to reschedule Maria’s visit to our guild for a future date, … Continue reading

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Attention YHQG Members: Due to concern over the Covid-19 virus the executive of York Heritage Quilters Guild has decided to cancel this Tuesday March 17th, 2020 meeting. As of today, the workshops next week are still a go.  Please stay … Continue reading

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Announcement: YHQG Executive is monitoring the COVID-19 situation and are in communication with our guest speaker and Toronto Botanical Gardens.  At this point in time, we are still going ahead with the Tuesday March 17th meeting. However due to the … Continue reading

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March Guild Meeting: Maria Shell

On March 17, York Heritage Quilters Guild welcomes Maria Shell, from Alaska!  Maria started out as a traditional quilter, but she soon found herself making abstract pieced art quilts that looked surprisingly modern. She will share her journey in the … Continue reading

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February Guild Meeting: Shirley Dawson

Shirley’s Story: How I got from There to Here At the guild meeting on February 17th, we will hear from Shirley Dawson – lifelong maker and teacher who is also a long-time member of YHQG. After graduating from Sheridan College … Continue reading

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January Guild Meeting: AGM and Community Quilt Night

Tuesday January 21st is the Annual General Meeting of York Heritage Quilters Guild, so it’s a members only meeting. As well, we will be stitching together at the annual Community Quilt Night, so bring your small sewing kit (needle, pins, … Continue reading

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