Program and Guild Events for 2018 -2019

Program

The following table contains the program details for the 2018-2019 guild year:
MonthPresenterInformation
October
Kathy Wylie
Kathy is a multiple international-award winning quilter specializing in appliqué techniques in a “contemporary traditional” style. She lectures and teaches all over the country at guilds, shops and quilt shows and is a CQA/ACC Certified Quilt Judge. Her work has been featured in magazines, and her designs have been published as individual patterns as well as in her book “Sewflakes: Papercut Appliqué Quilts”.
November 
B. J. Reid
After careers in teaching English for an Ontario school board and in title-searching for a Toronto law firm, B. J. now pursues her passion for quilting at a creative and artistic level - her art having been exhibited in both Canada and Europe. She teaches regularly at a local venue and for quilt guilds. Although best known for her comprehensive machine quilting class, she teaches many other technique classes related to quilting, including machine appliqué, thread painting and embellishing with beads. B. J. has received design awards in both quilting and photography. Her other interests include yoga, pilates, curling and growing orchids.
December 
No Presenter
Holiday Pot Luck
January 
Guild ExecutiveTrunk Show
FebruaryJoan Hug-Valeriote
Quilt Artist, Longarm Machine Quilter, Ontario Arts Council-sponsored Visiting Artist in Education, Studio Teacher, film-maker. Workshops and Lectures, Classes, Commissions. Bilingual Eng/Fr. Studio Art Quilts Associates. Former President of Canadian Machine Quilters' Association and East Toronto Quilters' Guild. Winner of Wonderfil award for Excellence in Innovative Use of Thread in Machine Quilting (2011). Curated Contemporary Canadian Art Quilts multi-media exhibit in Kitchener City Hall, 2017. Has exhibited in the Grand National, Canadian National Juried Show, Waterloo County and Area Quilt Festival, Road to California, The Quilt Gallery in St. Jacobs, Artworks Oakville and the Oshawa Fibre Art Show, as well as internationally.
MarchGuild Executive
Fun Night
AprilGunnel Hag
Gunnel Hag studied textile design in Sweden and England. Her studio, Trees Textile Designers and Printers, in Toronto, produces fabrics for film and theatre productions. She taught in the Textile Studio at Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario for 12 years, and has been a visiting lecturer at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India. Her fabrics have been represented at International Design exhibitions. Gunnel teaches workshops and gives presentations and lectures internationally. She has published two books: ‘Creating Texture’ and ‘Creating Texture: Soft Textures’. Gunnel’s produces the environmentally friendly Colour Vie Pigment System, which she uses in her quilts. www.colourvie.com.
MayBridget O'Flaherty
Art Quilts are a passion for me. I am driven to create images that represent beautiful, natural landscapes in a tactile medium. I use free form embroidery or thread painting for even the smallest detail. I like to play with traditional quilt patterns for borders. They are original designs created freehand on a domestic sewing machine using free motion. My works are included in national galleries, town halls and in private collections internationally. I have been teaching and lecturing about my thread painting technique for over 20 years. www.threadpainting.jimdo.com
JuneNo Presenter
Annual General Meeting - Pot Luck