Friday, November 22, 2019

Welcome to the Rouge Valley Quilters' Guild website. We are  located in Pickering, Ontario, Canada, and have members from across the eastern Greater Toronto Area, including Scarborough, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby and Oshawa as well as points north.   Rouge Valley Quilters' Guild promotes fellowship among quilters and encourages quilters to share their knowledge about the craft and art of quilting. The guild hosts workshops for our members and we engage knowledgeable guest speakers to educate our membership. The guild is a non-profit organization. All skill levels are welcomed, especially beginners!!

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Fall is in the Air!

Fall is in the Air

It’s that time of year when we start thinking about making changes in the garden and gearing up for a new year at the Guild. Membership forms have been prepared for you to complete and submit at our September meeting if you have not already done so. We are looking forward to an exciting year of speakers, seeing recent projects you have completed, making new friends and renewing old ones.

This will be an exciting year because our Quilt Show is happening in May 2020. Lots to do, many hands will make light work.

Meeting Reminders!

Hello Ladies of the Guild,
Just a reminder 
  1. Bring your indoor shoes  
  2. Return your library books
  3. 50/50 money to support Quilts of Valour
  4. Quilts from the Heart - bring a finished one in and pick up one to complete
  5. Bring your show and tell for display
  6. Membership money to sign up for next year
  7. Bring your charity heart, volunteerism, and sense of humour


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A great start

Well Members!

The guild is well under way with new executive and new Quilt Show Conveyor I hope you see all the required offices that are needed to make a super quilt show! We are the talk of the town when our show is presented and I know we will again with many hands to make light work.

If you want some incentive visit the quilt shows that are currently running you know it IS quilt show season! I have really hit the quilt show gambit with my mother we were at the Brantford and London show this weekend and Twisted Stitchers is coming up!

Check out our bee night line up and our Workshop's will be announced shortly. Thank you for your patience as we start our new year!

See you in November!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Saying farewell to another great year

Can you believe that we are into our last meeting it is the AGM and then it is summer. We are still looking for 3 chairs to fill

Vice-President-read the job description know that you will get support from your executive and your members this is the best way to get to know your guild and how it works. We as the executive know it takes many hands for the guild to be a success support is there.

Newsletter Editor-Do you like your newsletter? I love it and it is packed with information from many different sources this is vital to our guild how else are we going to know what is going on in our guild and around the quilting world? ask any questions if need be you will get help. You are given the material to put into the newsletter, just a little coaxing on the deadline to when to submit and a little editing and voila magic our Newsletter! hope you give it a shot!

Programme Convenor- this can be as complicated or as easy as you want to make it there are many talented quilters that would love to speak at our guild and do workshops, there are wonderful new techniques and what quilter does not want to see a great trunk show.

Read your newsletter to find out who to talk to about these positions even if your interest is peaked a little doesn't hurt to find out more about the position and what is required.

The last newsletter of the year is up, give yourself a break from the beginnings of spring gardening we have all been trying to hustle to get them cleaned up from our weather we have been having was it only 3 weeks ago we had an ice storm? Well sit for a minute enjoy your newsletter think of the summer fun and the quilt shows that are coming. What are you going to work on, something you need to finish, something new from one of the bee night or workshop lessons? Can't wait for Sept to see what is store for 2018-19.

Please have a safe, and productive summer. Think about your guild and what you would like to see give the executive your input this is your guild and we want to make it the most we can we have a wonderful venue to meet in with a fantastic group of quilters!

Saturday, March 03, 2018

RVQG BOM and new online freebee starting

Good Sat Morning!!

Walking the dog this morning we found that Cardinals were really singing it was still brisk but we just walked a little faster. Inhaling all that fresh got me thinking about our webpage and getting some work caught up I have put the new BOM up and will update later today more quilt shows that are coming this year is just full of shows exciting!

There is another free BOM starting and she has the requirements up these blocks will stay for a month and then will have to be purchased the site is called Sentimental Stiches click on the name it will bring you to her page. The quilt is both pieced and applique simple applique for those that have taken the workshop this is a great project to start with you will not get board.

Well off again busy Sat I hope you are all getting some stitching in, think about what the guild has in store for you and get involved we are still looking for a Quilt Show Conveyor I spoke with Lizette and she is willing to go through her 2 years she has done it with the person that volunteers you have a network of quilters that love to help so contact any of the executive and they will direct you in the right path.


Thursday, March 01, 2018

Free BOM Morning Glory

This is for both the applique and the piecer you will love this if you love to do both it is free for one month for each block the first one has passed but she has some bonus ones that will cover that take a look find the appliquer within you!!

Once the month has passed you will have to buy the block so save them so that when you want to do it you have them.

Did you know that Bee nights will have a little applique corner Bee night organizers are going to allow us to applique there so those that were interested and would like to work on a project come out to Bee Night I will be there.

Morning Glory Designs 2018 BOM