Wednesday, 21 September 2016

IPM Harriston

What a beautiful display of quilts could be found in the quilt tent at the 2016 IPM. Renske Helmuth and her committee did an excellent job.The huge tent provided room to display the wide variety of quilts.A little visitor is standing in front of her favourite quilt. She loved the colours and the design.
( mother approved)


Saturday, 17 September 2016

X Quilt 16 Course

Jen Houlden taught an improve course at X Quilt 16. What a delightful instructor- great examples, provided notes, demonstrated techniques on her own machine, worked with individuals and exhibited creative talents. The personal tour of her quilt exhibition was awesome.I was pleased with my project..photo to come much later.

Friday, 9 September 2016

First Meeting

The St. Jacobs Quilt Board met at the home of Salome Bauman for our annual pot-luck initiation meeting. Due to the heat we were able to enjoy Salome's beautiful yard, listen to the crickets and tree toads and have fun. Ideas are beginning to surface for 2017 quilt show...sounds exciting.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Yarn Bombed

Listowel was yarn bombed. That means the town was decked with many knitted articles, Spinrite held its annual tent sale and children participated in the scavenger hunt. My gals were disappointed that the knitting class at the library was cancelled. Imaginations soared.....S
inging in the Rain at the North Perth Library was my favourite.

IPM Quilt Show Harriston, 2016

The IPM Quilt Show was held at the Curling Club in Harriston, August 19 and 20th.The space in the venue was utilized to perfection, providing the viewer with awesome opportunities to admire the quilts. Some of the categories included: wall quilts, group quilts, pieced/handquilted, landscape, baby/child and a youth. Enjoy two examples-

Friday, 12 August 2016

IPM 2016

The international Ploughing Match, Quilt Show will be held at Harriston Curling Club Friday August 19th and Saturday August 20th commencing at 10:00 am. Renske Helmuth, chairperson has worked diligently to ensure there will be a great variety of quilts. Lynda Alexander taught a sewing class for preteen gals. Mark your calendar...this will be a great show.