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!

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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Support Our Vendors

As you all know, shops selling quilt supplies are not “essential businesses” (the government should ask quilters about that!). At a time when we are all spending more time with our sewing machines, losing access to our bricks and mortar … Continue reading

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April and May YHQG Meetings Cancelled

It is with great sadness that I announce that the Board and Committee chairs of the Guild have made the decision to cancel all Guild meetings and workshops for April, 2020 and May, 2020, in order to protect the health … Continue reading

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April Meeting and Workshops Cancelled

Due to the ongoing situation with the Covid-19 virus, the April guild meeting and April Workshops are cancelled.

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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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