January to December 2021

January 18: Yoga Moves to Unstitch the Weary Quilter

Charlotte Crowley, Yoga Instructor and Registered Holistic Nutritionist, presented a free, relaxing, 45-minute chair yoga session (with some optional standing poses).

January 27: Breaking the Rules for Accurate Piecing

Shelley Tobisch presented a 1 hour zoom program demonstrating Acorn products and the Easy Precision Piecing System.


February 9 and 16: Learn to Love Appliqué with Apliquick

Rosa Rojas gave a 45 minute presentation demonstrating her Apliquick tools for creating stunning applique. The presentation was available on Facebook Live and on zoom.

February 22: Get Your Motor Running

Melissa Marginet gave a 1.5 hour virtual presentation and trunk show to spark our creativity, inspire us to learn new techniques and build our quilting and creative confidence.

March 17: Japan’s Quilt History: The Story of an American Import

Teresa Duryea Wong gave a 1 hour presentation on Japan’s journey from quilt importer to trailblazer; a fascinating journey through Japanese history, cultural expectations and the process by which one is deemed a ‘master quilter’.

April 19: Island Sewing Demonstration

Island Sewing gave a 1 hour zoom presentation on The Clammy Rulers and Patterns by Latifah Saafir and ways to use this exceptional system.

June 21: Imagination to Fibre and Thread

Coreen Zerr gave a 1 hour zoom presentation demonstrating three different techniques for creating a realistic fabric and thread animal portrait, starting with a photograph.

July 21 and 22: Carola’s Pop Up Shop

Program is excited to announce our second annual Pop Up Shop featuring Carola’s Quilt Shop. On Tuesday, July 21st and Wednesday, July 22, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. you can join us at 446 McRae Place in Qualicum Beach to stock up on lots of great deals.

Carola welcomes pre-orders - just visit her website at and, beside your name when you check out and pay, put PQG (for Parksville) or NQG (for Nanaimo), and Carola will bring your purchases over for you to pick up.

Hope you can join us! Masks required.

For more information on programs send an e-mail to

Roxane N.
Program Committee