Category Archives: quilters

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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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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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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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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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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