May Meeting Highlights
Laura Piggott on Modern Quilting
Laura's fast moving and inspirational presentation was peppered with many tips that included:
Quilters mentioned by Laura who have inspired her and who are prominent in the modern quilting community included:
Laura is an Ontario Certified Teacher and quilt workshop leader. Her workshops focus on originality, creativity, colour theory and improv piecing.
You can find Laura on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/wafflekisses/ or #wafflekisses, and her older web site
Laura's quilts are pictured below and included innovative modern Advent calendars, and her sailboat quilt which was headed off to Quilt Canada.
Tim Hortons T-shirt Quilt
Our guild was enlisted to make a quilt to assist the Arnprior Tim Hortons outlets in raising funds for their Send a Kid to Camp programme. They provided a number of Tim Hortons themed t-shirts which Marilyn Erskine and Brigid Whitnall made into this 60" x 70" quilt which they shared with us at show-and-tell.
All of the executive and key volunteer positions were filled for next year. They assume their responsibilities on July 1. Special thanks to Past President Anne Cruikshank for her work in recruiting people for these very important jobs.
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