2022 Dates + Times:
Friday. November 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, November 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto
YHQG guild members – visit this page for details on entering your quilts!
More details to come …
Planning and organizing is well underway to make this the best show ever! A team of 15 members is working on all the plans and details for the November 11 and 12, 2022 show at Toronto Botanical Gardens. The team and their portfolios are as follows:
- Anne M. – Financial, Lottery License and Vendors
- Leslie B. – Quilt intake and return
- Irena H. – Show hanging/takedown
- Judy M. – Front door/ticket sales
- Janet P. – Marketing and postcard design
- Chriss C. – Social Media
- Jan R. – Quilt entry
- Beverley S. – Toonie sale
- Joy T. – Members’ gift shop
- Wendy D. – Recognition of excellence
- Brandie W. – Facility/Vendors
- France B. – Volunteers
- Lori D. – Recording Secretary
- Heather B. – Guild President
- Jane C. – Show Chair
Our thanks to all these dedicated volunteers. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact Jane Cramer at email@example.com
A CELEBRATION OF QUILTS XIII – November 10-11 2017, Toronto Botanical Garden
First and foremost, thanks to all guild members who entered quilts and/or attended our guild’s 13th Celebration of Quilts. We would all like to give a special thank you to the Quilt Show Committee for a job well done.
L to R: Fran Auty, Judy Messenger, Chystle Stucky, France Barrette, Bev Sturgeon, Jane Cramer, Valerie Prideaux and Shirley Dawson. (Missing: Maria Steventon, Lynne Lee and Linda Van Lierde)
We have all kinds of winners to announce. First the winners of the raffle quilts:
The winner of the large hand-pieced, hand-quilted grandmother’s flower garden quilt was Michael Lane of Toronto (photo below):
The winner of the small elephant quilt was Chaya Erez of Thornhill.
And here are the top 11 (one tie) Viewer’s Choice winners:
First Place, and winner of the CQA rosette: June Basu Roy with her quilt: Folk-Tails
4th Place: Helen Fujiki with The Wet Spring of 2017
5th Place: Janet McGoey with Words, Words, Words
6th Place: Ann C. Hawkins with Bill and Coo
7th Place: Roxanna Kantarjian with Gems in Granite 1
8th Place: Ann Sutherland with Amber’s Animals
9th PLace: Peter Byrne with Pineapple Surprise
Tied for 10th Place: Kirsten Johnston with Rose Windows
Tied for 10th Place: Jeannie Jenkins with Fireworks
And of course we could not hold this show without the participation of our vendors- a big thanks from all of us at YHQG!
Sew Little Time
The Cotton Harvest Quilt Shop
X’s and Oh’s
Kalidoscope of Quilts
Kawartha Quilting Systems
Border Creek Station Pattern Co.
Canadian National Fabric
Ruby Pearl Quilts
Eweknit / Fabric Works
The Quilt Store
Photos from the 2017 show have been posted online here. Apologies in advance if your quilt was not photographed!
A CELEBRATION OF QUILTS XII – November 14-15 2014, Toronto Botanical Gardens
The show is over and was a terrific event. Hundreds of quilts, good food and lots of vendors! Our sincere thanks go out to all the volunteers who generously gave their time and effort to make the show such a resounding success!
Here are the viewer’s choice photos from our YHQG Celebration of Quilts quilt show.
Photos from the 2011 show have been posted online here. Take a trip down memory lane!
QUILTS AT THE CREEK – Black Creek Pioneer Village
A number of YHQG members have been the driving force behind Quilts at the Creek- an outdoor quilt show held at Black Creek Pioneer Village. This year show has been running since 2012, and currently there are approximately 300 quilts shown throughout the park. Photos from each year can be see on their website Quilts at the Creek. If you haven’t participated yet, what are you waiting for? Seeing all those quilts blowing in the breeze are so exciting- liberate your quilts for a weekend!
For more information, please visit http://quiltsatthecreek.wordpress.com/.