Category Archives: Toronto

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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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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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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November meeting: Sandra Bruce

Material Matrix and The Paths Taken Coming up on Tuesday, November 19 at 7 p.m. (our last meeting of 2019) we will welcome art quilter Sandra Bruce from sunny California, who tells us that this will be her first international … Continue reading

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