Recent Quilt Shows

A CELEBRATION OF QUILTS XIII – November 10-11 2017, Toronto Botanical Gardens

First and foremost, thanks to all guild members who entered quilts and/or attended our guild’s Celebration of Quilts. We would all like to give a special thank you to the Quilt Guild 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


Second Place: Marilyn Barker with A Few of My Favourite Flowers


3rd Place: Linda Simpson with Haida Spirit


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!
Grantham Books
Sew Little Time
The Cotton Harvest Quilt Shop
Fabric Please!
Meerkat Trading
X’s and Oh’s
Kalidoscope of Quilts
Kawartha Quilting Systems
Border Creek Station Pattern Co.
Kallisti Quilts
Country Clothesline
Fabric Spark
Hyggeligt
Appleseed Quiltworks
Canadian National Fabric
Ruby Pearl Quilts
Bead FX
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, totally an oversight!


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/.

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