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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

May 18th, 2021 – Carl Hentsch (3 Dog Design) – Amish Inspired Quilts for Today

Noted quilt designer Carl Hentsch has always admired Amish quilts and quilters. Living only a short distance from an old-order Amish community has allowed him to explore their world and come to know and respect some of these quilters and their ability to create beautiful quilts without the use of electricity. Amish-Inspired Quilts for Today explores their use of color and design using modern fabrics and techniques. Based on a 6-color color wheel with various tints and shades used to enhance his designs. Basket quilts, log cabin quilts and star quilts with bursts and blooms of color. Be inspired!

June 15th, 2021 – Patricia Beleya (OKAN ARTS) – The Alluring World of Japanese Yukata Quilts

Patricia will take us on an insider tour of the 2020 Tokyo Quilt Festival. She’ll present the highlights of this international quilt event, and then continue into a traditional chusen-dyeing workshop to explain this traditional hand-dyeing process. Patricia will finish with a showing of her own quilts, made with vintage Japanese cottons, and will talk about how these special fabrics inspired her.

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.