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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!

Special YHQG December Meeting Planning

At our November meeting, we announced that York Heritage Quilters Guild will be having a December Get-Together on Tuesday, December 15, at 7:00 p.m..  We’ve been working away at organizing this event, and need a few more members to help us create … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the winners of the “40 and Fabulous” Challenge

The winners of the “40 and Fabulous” challenge to celebrate the guild’s 40th anniversary were announced at the recent Zoom guild meeting on October 20th. The results were originally planned to be displayed and voted on in person during the … Continue reading

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Judy Martin is the Guest Speaker on October 20

In her lecture “My Awakened Heart”, Judy will speak about her personal journey to self-awareness through her work with hand stitch and natural dyes.   Her needle is her companion as she journeys towards her own inner softness.   The world continues … Continue reading

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2019 – 2020 President’s Challenge – 40 and Fabulous!

The blocks are all numbered and posted on our website, our Facebook page, and our Instagram account. The photos are posted on the “Display and Competition” page on this website. Display and Competiton Now you have until midnight October 10 … Continue reading

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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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