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YHQG

The guild strives to preserve the heritage of quiltmaking as a craft and as an art form. Our members promote learning, sharing and workmanship with each other and with the community. Membership is open to all those interested in quilts and quilt making.

Celebration of Quilts XII

Mark the York Heritage Quilt show on your calendars and please come and be amazed at the glorious quilts you will see at the Toronto Botanical Gardens (Edwards Gardens) on Friday November 14th and Saturday November 15th!  In addition to the over 200 quilts that will be displayed, there is a marketplace featuring 16 vendors for your shopping pleasure, two café locations to grab some lunch, plus a boutique filled with unique one-of-a-kind hand-made items just in time for the holiday gift-giving season.  In addition, for a very reasonable price of $24, you can purchase a 12”x12” mini-quilt hand-made by a talented YHQG member.

It will be a beautiful and exciting show! To see more information about the show, please visit: www.yhqg.org/quiltshow2014

The show is open Friday November 14 from 10-6, and 10-5 on Saturday November 15.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrations from the Past

Check out this lovely summary of the very first YHQG Celebration of Quilts show. Click here to download the pdf document. See also some photos from the last show, Celebration of Quilts XI, at https://www.flickr.com/photos/republic_of_me/

2014-2015 - Mark these dates in your calendar:

Note-- Meetings start promply at 7:00 pm.

Upcoming Community Quilting Dates:

The Community Quilting group now meets weekly 9:30am-3:00pm at the clubhouse at the Stan Wadlow Centre at 373 Cedarvale Ave. Come out and help us sandwich some quilts, prepare blocks for quilts, come up with block ideas and patterns for future group projects, assemble quilt tops, perpare charm packs and jelly rolls and much more!

Member Technique Showcase Links

The Member Technique Showcase at our January 2014 meeting was a wonderful success! Many thanks to our members who braved the cold to come out and learn some new tips and techniques!

The list of links from the first lecture about entering your quilts into juried quilt shows can be found here.

New Members Welcome!

For information about the York Heritage Quilters Guild - membership, meetings, mission statement, and more - please refer to the Guild Info page.

Memberships are currently available. You can easily become a York Heritage member by completing the membership application form and following the mailing directions on the application form. A YHQG membership will expand your quilting horizons by allowing you to attend meetings and workshops, see and be inspired by both speakers' and fellow members' work, borrow books from our ever-expanding guild library, and connect and socialize with fellow quilters!

Guests are most welcome to attend most meetings for $15.00. For more information, send an email to membership@yhqg.org or go to the membership desk at the beginning of a guild meeting.

Contacting Us

If you would like further information about any of the guild activities, please email info@yhqg.org or check the list of email addresses for executive members on the Guild Info page.

Guild Meetings

Speaker/Workshops | Quilter of the Month | Library | Block of the Month |

Photo Gallery:

Dreaming of Kyoto by Janet McGoey

Click on 'Dreaming of Kyoto' above by Janet McGoey to get to the photo gallery.

"In the crazy quilt of life, I'm glad you're in my block of friends."