Grow as you Go Bag

On May 9th Sherry will be teaching the “Grow as you Go Bag” that was featured in the Canadian Quilter Magazine last year.
Here is a list of supplies you will need for the Grow as you go bag
Fabric A- two pieces 17” x 17”, for front of bag
Fabric B- one piece 41/2” x17” for bottom of bag
Fabric C- two pieces 81/2” x 17”, for outside pocket fronts
Fabric D- two pieces 9” x 17” for outside pocket backs. (I used same colour as lining)
Fabric E- two pieces 20”x 17” for bag lining- this will also be seen on the outside of the bag.

Light weight fusible web –

  • two- 17”x17″
  • One- 41/2”x 17”
  • Two- 7” x 17”
Two cotton web handles- 2”x 45”
Fusible foam, fusible in one side- 37”x 17”
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Work Day

Yesterday, February 24th, a group of Highland Quilt Guild members got together to assemble “Comfort Quilt” tops to be donated to the mental health unit at St. Martha’s Hospital.  10 tops were completed and they will be quilted by members of the guild.

NOTE:  The recipe for the brownies that Valerie brought is now available under the recipes tab above.

Schedule

Here’s our Updated schedule for the next few months.

*If the school closes due to poor weather unfortunately we are not able to use the school so Guild is cancelled (even if the weather is OK!)

Winter Programming Schedule

 

Jan. 31 Half square triangle demos Mystery Clue 2
Feb. 7 Business Meeting
Feb. 14 Zippered Boxy Bag (supply list below) Mystery Clue 3
Feb. 21 Preparation for Comfort Quilts–bring your 4 1/2″ and 8 1/2″ blocks along so they may be arranged and ready to sew.
Saturday Feb. 24 Sew Day for Comfort Quilts (St Andrews Jr School)
Feb. 28 3D Hydrangea Workshop (supply list below, instructions under “Project Instructions” tab above)
Mar 7 Business Meeting Mystery Clue 4
Mar. 14 MARCH BREAK-NO GUILD  
Mar. 21 Tips, tricks, tools and time savers Mystery Clue 5
Mar. 28  One Yard Fabric Exchange
Apr. 4 Business Meeting Mystery Clue 6
Apr. 11 Just Peachy: Andrea
Apr. 18
Apr 20-22 Retreat with Paul Legere
Apr. 25
May 2 Business Meeting ENSE Challenge Reveal and Voting
May 9 Go and Grow Bag: Sherry
May 16
May 23
May 30 End of Year workshop and party: Date TBA
June 6 Business Meeting

Click below to download supply lists:

Zippered Boxy Bag Supply List

3D Hydrangea Supply list

Comfort Quilt Project

Goal: to complete 10 lap quilts for the Jordan Myles Foundation at St. Martha’s           Hospital, appealing to all ages and genders

Process:

  •  Guild to donate fabric for backings and bindings, plus batting
  • Volunteers to cut and donate 4.5” and/or 8.5” squares of fabric to coordinate with anchor fabrics provided at guild
  • NOTE: no fabric with religious symbols, holiday symbols, or words
  • on Wednesday January 31, we will lay out the donated squares to create 10 quilt tops
  • On Saturday February 17, we will work in teams to sew, iron, and sandwich 10 quilt tops
  • Yvonne L. has offered to do the quilting on her longarm machine
  • After that, we will need volunteers to bind the quilts

The Quilts-

  • 40” x 48”
  • – comprised of 4.5” and 8.5” scrappy, but coordinated squares
  • – approx.. 15 x 8.5” and 60 x 4.5” squares needed for each quilt (can vary)
  • – should have 2 or 3 of each 4.5” square fabric

Comfort Quilt Project 2018

New Quilt Store!

Grand Opening

Saturday, November 4, 2017

From

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

11984 Hwy 4

Havre Boucher NS

Join us for our Grand Opening of the neatest little QUILTING SHOP you’ve ever seen. This new adventure will be sure to please everyone who is interested in quilting or seeing quilts. I look forward to seeing everyone on my opening day.

Experience the passion of Quilting!!