Menu Close

Meetings

The Guild meets monthly, on the third Tuesday of the month, September through June, in the gymnasium at Sacred Heart Church. See directions to the meeting below or click here for google map.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, these meetings are currently taking place via Zoom conference calls.

The meetings officially start at 6:30pm and end at about 9pm. Once we are meeting again in person, members will be encouraged to come early to sign in, use the library, and to check out what else is available during any given month.

Agenda

  • Guild Business
  • Show & Tell
  • Tea/Coffee during the Break
  • Trunk Show/Activity

Upcoming Speakers for the General Meetings

March 16th, 2021 – Brandy Maslowski – Studio Magnificent

Brandy Maslowski is a quilter and fibre artist who loves humans, hiking, travel and tea. She is a quilt teacher, speaker, judge and the author of a children’s picture book. She has been a light-hearted stitcher for 30 years. Brandy has a passion for fabric, stitch, colour, texture and everything quilting. She loves to host her “Ignite Okanagan Quilting Retreat” and travel the world with quilters to ignite their creativity with the tag line “More JOY, less OVERWHELM.” Visit her website at www.quilteronfire.com.

Studio Magnificent Lecture: Published in Studios magazine Spring 2011 and the Summer 2012 issue and most recently in Quilter’s Connection Magazine in 2017, Brandy explores clearing clutter, organizing your stash, and managing your creative space. She inspires with tips on storage and ideas to make your space a creative sanctuary that you will want to return to again and again.

April 20th, 2021 – Carola Russell – Scrap Happy and Fat Quarter Friendly

Carola is a long-time friend of our guild and many will remember her from quilt shows and events. She has recently moved her shop from the Sunshine Coast to Chilliwack. Scrap Happy and Fat Quarter Friendly presents some refreshing ideas on using up scraps and fat quarters, complete with techniques and sewing tips. After the presentation members will be able to purchase from her store and have purchases delivered to one central Tsawwassen location at no delivery cost.

May 18th, 2021 Teaser…. a new twist on an old design.

Checklist of What to Bring to Meetings

  • 2020/2021 Membership Card/Name Tag
  • Cash for 50/50 Draw Ticket(s)
  • Debit/Credit Card (Tap) for Workshop Registrations
  • Show & Tell Items
  • Library Books
  • Coffee/Tea Mug
  • Donations – Quilts of Valour, Comfort Quilts, D.O.V.E. Cloth Bags & Donations, and Baby Quilts, Toques, Bibs, and Burp Cloths
  • Notebook and Pen/Pencil

Directions to the Meeting

Go southbound through the Massey Tunnel.
Take 2nd exit, exit #28 – as though you are going to B.C. Ferries.
You are now on Highway 17A. Stay in the right hand lane.
Continue to the 1st set of lights, which is Ladner Trunk Road (There is a big pedestrian crossway over top) and turn right.

Continue through 5 sets of lights. Turn left at Arthur Drive. Pass through the stop light at 44th. Keep going straight until you see the Sacred Heart School and church on your left. Turn into the driveway at the south entrance of the property. Our meeting hall is in the old gym on the south side of the church, sort of at the back. Doors open at 6:30.