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Fall 2022 - Exciting Program!

 

Trina O’Rourke from Cotton Harvest!

 

Trina will be talking about the interesting history of her shop, the Cherrywood Cotton Story and one of the latest crazes – SUE SPARGO Embroidery and hand sewing.  She will also have a mini shop for us to experience and shop in!   Come out in person and enjoy – this will outline new horizons!

 

Date:  September 8 2022 at 2pm and 7pm

(in person at ICAC)

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Melissa Biemann
– National Juried Show (NJS) Winner for Hand Piecing – Quilt Canada 2021 

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Melissa will be showing her quilts and talking about different styles of quilts that she loves to make including English Paper Piecing and her award-winning quilt “La Passion” with more than 17,000 pieces! Although Melissa currently lives in the GTA, she is a local girl having grown up in Baden, Ontario.

 

Date: October 6 2022 at 2pm and 7pm (in person at ICAC)

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Showcase of Quilts Designed by Cristina De Miranda of Ships and Violins

The Trunk Show will showcase quilts designed by Cristina De Miranda of Ships and Violins.  The journey begins with a look at her improvised patchwork pillow covers inspired by a thru-hike of the East Coast Trail, and continues through her designs as a burgeoning modern quilt designer.  The show will include details about her inspiration and her approach to design and how pursuing a creative business is not so different from a long walk in the woods.

Date:  Thursday, November 3 2022 at 2pm and 7pm (in person at ICAC)

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WORKSHOP: November 26 

  with Cristina De Miranda

Fundamentals of Foundation Paper Piecing: Lyra’s Hymn

Students will learn the fundamentals of foundation paper piecing through a variety of exercises.  The workshop will include information on how to read and prepare templates, how to optimize yardage and maximize scraps, how to sew and assemble templates with success, and various other tips and tricks. Students will apply these techniques to the class project: a wall quilt (24” square) of Ships and Violins pattern, Lyra’s Hymn.  Students should not expect to finish the project during the workshop. 

 

To register:   contact Lynn Rock at lynnrock@rogers.com or 519-631-8625 –

AND either arrange to make payment or send an etransfer to oxfordquiltersguild@gmail.com

In the notes write your “name and Lyra”.  Be sure that you do both.

Date: Friday Nov 26 2022 10am until 2pm (in person)

Cost: $65.00 (includes your pattern)

non-members - $75.00  (may register starting Nov 7)

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Oxford Quilters Guild Christmas Sparkle Make and Take

Spend a perfectly relaxing yet inspiring evening making up to 3 Lovely Christmas Crafts.  Samples will be available of the choice of crafts at the October and November meetings.  Please be prepared to sign up for the one/s that you would like to make.  Then in December, bring your favourite Christmas Beverage and enjoy some stitching in the company of your friends.  Crafts presented by Lynn Rock, Gail McHardy-Leitch and Janet Kasper.

Date:  December 1 2022 at 2pm and 7pm (in person at ICAC)

Sneak Peak at Our 2023 Program

January 5 2023– Aisha Kamal of New Brunswick 

– speaking of her Cultural Quilting from a Western Region of India –Zoom

 

February 2 2023 – Jacquie Gering – One of the Founders of the Modern Quilting Movement.

- A VERY HIGHLY recommended speaker from  Kansas, USA - Zoom

 

March 2 2023 – Kim Caskey from Edmonton AB 

– Lecture on Temperature Quilts  - Zoom

 

March Workshop (March 25) – Melissa Marginet 

– Introductory Walking Foot Workshop (Manitoba) – Zoom

 

April 6 2023 – Gwen Tracey and Joanne Claessens 

- a much anticipated Trunk Show!

 

May 4 2023 – Guild Exchange Visit from Goderich Quilters 

– (A team from Oxford Guild will visit them Monday April 3)