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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!

September Guild Meeting

It’s time for our September Guild meeting! We’ve practiced Zooming and Show and Share, and have had an opportunity to join with a presentation with another Guild. Now it’s time for our first regular virtual Guild meeting! The Zoom co-ordinates … Continue reading

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Local Quilt Shows

Just in case you’re going into withdrawal due to lack of quilt shows, a member has kindly brought to our attention the fact that there are two in-person quilt shows this month that we can consider going to. Both shows are … Continue reading

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Special Summer Virtual Meeting

WE WANT YOUR SHOW AND SHARE PHOTOS! We are having our own show and share at tomorrow’s meeting. Please show us what you’ve been sewing in the past few months! Masks, quilts, etc.; we’ll be happy to see it all! Send … Continue reading

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YHQG Community Quilting

Bev Stevens has been working hard putting kits together for Community Quilting, and Wendy Dines has been driving around the City distributing them to a few of our drop off spots. As you all know, the Community Quilting items completed … Continue reading

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Special Summer Virtual Guild Meeting – Sunday July 26 at 3:30pm

In partnership with the Toronto Modern Quilt Guild, the York Heritage Quilters Guild is presenting Dr. Chawne Kimber, at the Toronto Modern Quilt Guild virtual meeting being held on Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. Dr. Kimber is an … Continue reading

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YHQG Zoom Training Sessions

For the past month, the YHQG Tech Team has been working on getting ready for the Guild’s first Zoom practice meetings. YHQG Members are invited to attend Zoom Guild Meetings which will be held on July 7 and July 14 … Continue reading

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York Heritage Supports its Quilt Show Vendors

As you all know, we’ve had to postpone our Quilt Show to 2021, which means that you won’t have an opportunity this November to indulge in retail therapy (I think we all need some therapy at this point!). You can, … Continue reading

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More Mask Making Opportunities

As masks become an accepted way of protecting ourselves and others during the pandemic, groups are contacting the Guild with requests for the donation of home-made masks. I know that many of you have made dozens, if not hundreds of … Continue reading

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York Heritage – Time for 2020-2021 Renewals!

Typically, we start asking for membership renewals for the following year at our March meeting and continue through April and May. As these meetings have all been cancelled, we obviously can’t do that this year. If you want to support … Continue reading

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2020 Quilt Show Postponed

It is with great regret that the Board and Committee Chairs of York Heritage Quilters Guild announce that we are rescheduling our November 2020 quilt show to November 2021. We are doing this for several reasons, but the primary one … Continue reading

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