Sunday, 18 February 2018

2018 Brochure

The 2018 brochures describing all the events for the Quilt and Fibre Art Festival are on display at several stores/places in the area. The St. Jacobs Board is very proud of the new tweaks to the cover.
Pick up a brochure soon..and mark the dates on the calendar. Of interest- the new webinar..sure to be a jam packed fun hour. If you would like several copies for a group meeting, contact mepet@sympatico.ca

Sunday, 14 January 2018

web site

Information regarding the 2018 Quilt and Fibre Art Festival has been posted on the website. Find out what is happening by clicking www.stjacobs.com or  quiltandfibreart
Enjoy!

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Happy 2018

New Year!Time to get excited about the annual Quilt and Fibre Art Show, Waterloo Region and  Beyond. Mark your calendar, May 22-26th.The brochure, featuring an updated log has gone to print. The feature quilt will be on dis play at the Sy. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre Wednesday, May 23 at 1:00 pm to Friday May 25 at 3:00pm. Check out the seminar/demonstrations.If you wish to share a quilt contact Wendy Lamb.enjoy sewing this winter.

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Cherrywood Quilt Show

The Cherrywood Quilt Show featuring quilted pieces made by competitors for Cherrywood competition 2017. Each quilter completed a work representing  Van Gogh using one fat quarter of blue and other colours chosen by the Quilter. These quilted pieces were very artistic, showcased interesting use of fabric and a very imaginative quilter. This first show in Canada was sponsored by The Cotton Harvest Quilt Shop in Seaforth. Fat quarters of purple were sold today..hopefully a Canadian will be the winner of the 2018 competition.

Sunday, 22 October 2017

Hallowe'en

Hallowe'en is just around the corner. Ideal Ladies Wear in Mount Forest can boast a beautifully dressed window.T
he Hallowe'en masks are delightful.

Bernina Owner Visits

The owner, H.P. Ueltschi of Bernina sewing machines from Switzerland visited Creekbank Sewing Machine shop at Conn. He told us:
Bernina is named after a mountain in Switzerland
The name was chosen because it is easy to pronounce in many languages
The machines are only sold to specialized dealers
Bernina is recognized for its stitch
Vernon and Minerva  are recognized as number #2 salespeople in Canada.
Peter, the owner of Bernina Canada was also present.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Elmira Needle Sister's Guild

The Elmira Needle Sisters Guild met at The Elmira Mennonite Church on Monday evening. I had the pleasure of sharing my quilts. Several members shared quilts during Show and Tell. Enjoy!