25 Jun, 2014

Spring Retreat Date Changed to April 10-12

Jun 25, 2014|Categories: Workshop & Retreat||

As the title suggests, the Spring Retreat has been moved to April 10-12. There was a scheduling conflict with our venue, and we did not want to move it later than the original date.

25 Jun, 2014

SQG Members at CQA

Jun 25, 2014|Categories: Announcement||

Congratulations to SQG members who won awards at the National Juried Show at Quilt Canada 2014.

  • Debora Barlow won Third Place in the category of Original Design Abstract Pictorial Wallquilt for “Game Day”.
  • Ruth Jones won Workmanship in Piecing for “Pond’r This”.

Images, and more information can be found on the CQA site.

Trend-Tex Challenge

The theme for the Trend-Tex Challenge for Quilt Canada 2014 was “Modern Ways”.

Congratulations to Anna Hergert (quilt #5), Berna Ostapovitch (quilt #39), and to all of the SK quilters who entered items into the challenge.

A full list of the entrants and images of their entries can be found here.

22 Jun, 2014

Anna Hergert is CQA’s 2014 Teacher of the Year

Jun 22, 2014|Categories: Announcement||

Congratulations to Anna Hergert on being named CQA’s Teacher of the Year for 2014.

The award recognizes the outstanding teaching contribution of a teacher of quilting in Canada. Its purpose is to recognize a teacher “who has made a lasting impression on his/her students of quiltmaking, thereby insuring that the craft continues as part of our heritage.”

Anna talks about the award on her blog, at http://annahergert.me/2014/06/17/teacher-of-the-year. Her acceptance speech will appear in the fall edition of the Canadian Quilter Magazine.