Friday, 24 February 2017

Marble Quilt

Coming soon! The St.Jacobs Quilt Board has commissioned a ,'Marble Art Quilt' to be built in the village of St. Jacobs. Ella Brubacher designed the quilt featuring several pin wheels.
This exciting art piece will please tourists.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Ailsa Craig

The  2017 Ailsa Craig Quilt Show  has been cancelled. Welcome to the Quilt and Fibre Art Festival Waterloo Region and Beyond which is held the same week in the village of St. Jacobs. Mark your calendar- May 23-27, 2017.
Canadian fabric created for the 150th anniversary is selling fast. If you see it, BUY  It!

Monday, 20 February 2017

Guest Artist

Diane Carson from Exeter is the guest artist at The Schoolhouse Theatre, May 23-27, 2017. Her prize winning quilt entitled, 'Saltwater Pearls' is featured on the cover of the Canadian Quilter Magazine, winter 2017 issue. Diane, a long arm quilter used her artist skills to sew a different design in each pearl. This quilt must be seen up close to be appreciated.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

2017 Brochures

The 2017 Quilt and Fibre Art brochures are available at local quilt and fibre art locations. Mark your calendar for May 23-27.... lots of exciting things to see.

Sunday, 22 January 2017

2017 Quilt and Fibre Art Brochure

The 2017 Quilt and Fibre Art Brochure /Waterloo Region and Beyond is now on the web site. Check
out all the events which will happen the week of May 23 to 25. There are many exciting things for quilters to see and do.

Monday, 26 December 2016

Confederation Quilt

A crazy patch made in 1867 has been rejuvenated and will be on display in Nova Scotia. This quilt   showcases many beautiful colours and hand stitching. It will be unveiled in 2017 as part of the 150th Anniversary. This example exemplifies the history of quilting in Canada.

Sunday, 11 December 2016

Block Challenge

This year the red and white tulip was chosen in honour of Canada's 150th anniversary. The printed background fabric contains Canadian words including Canada 150. Our sample red and white tulips look elegant on the printed background. Kits and instructions are available at Quilter's nine Patch,Elmira and Quilt Essentials in St. Jacobs. Please pick up a kit on Tuesday.Both stores are closed on Monday.