Introduction to the CQA (Canadian Quilters Association)

The Edmonton & District Quilters Guild is a “guild member” of the CQA.
 
This entitles the EDQG to the following:
• 1 copy of each quarterly magazine
• One rosette per year to award at your local quilt show
• Eligible for Agnes Boal Bursary
• National Juried Show DVD
 
The EDQG contributes annually to a prize at the National Juried Show which is dedicated to one of
the traditional quilting categories.
 
 

 
 

Quilt Canada 2020 Update

June 18 - 20, 2020, Edmonton, Alberta

Are you excited yet?

Quilt Canada 2020 will be here in 264 days (at time of writing).

For the CQA/ACC to host a conference of this size takes 100’s of volunteers and we currently have 55. To fill out the volunteer form please click on the following link and check off the list of what you would like to do.

Any volunteer that commits to a 4 hour shift will have free one day admission, on a day other than their volunteer day. If your volunteer shift is for the Saturday, you will be given a free one day pass in advance with faith that you will show up for your shift.

https://canadianquilter.com/volunteer-quilt-canada-2020/

- Kathy Strawson, Volunteer Coordinator QC2020


 

Volunteers and Volunteer Team Leads Needed for Quilt Canada 2020

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As many of you are aware, Quilt Canada is coming to the Shaw Centre in Edmonton, June 18 – 20, 2020.

 

Volunteers form the basis of a successful Quilt Canada and we are looking for your support and assistance.   We are currently working to have an exciting lineup of classes and lectures booked, led by well known and capable International and national instructors. And preliminary plans in other areas are underway to lay the groundwork for a successful conference.

 

We are currently recruiting volunteers for the important Team Lead positions. These key volunteers will work closely with the CQA/ACC Executive Director, CQA/ACC Conference Coordinator, and fellow Team Leads to deliver an amazing event.

 

Detailed job descriptions of the Quilt Canada Team Lead positions are available on the CQA/ACC website HERE

For additional information about these positions, please contact CQA/ACC Executive Director, Carole McCarville, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Note that general volunteers will also be required for this exciting event.

 

Sign up for the various volunteer positions and shifts is now available. 

 

 

 

 

 

To apply for a Team Lead position or to volunteer, please go to the Quilt Canada 2020 page and click the blue Volunteer button, which will take you to the application form.

 

 

CQA 2020 Quilted Postcard Challenge

 Join in the fun by making some postcards to be sold at Quilt Canada 2020 (in Edmonton!).

Theme: Inspired by Nature

Size: 4x6 or 6x4”

Deadline: 1 May 2020 (but earlier is appreciated)

Each postcard requires 3 layers (top, batting or stabilizer, backing fabric), edges to be finished and your name, city, email address and quilt name, if you have one. You can deliver your postcards to Kathy Logan de Chavez at EDQG meetings or to Susan Johnson at Quiltessential.

The proceeds of the postcard sale will be going to the Pediatric Brain Injury Unit at the Glenrose Hospital.

If you have questions, or would like some support in whipping up a few postcards, call Kathy (780-908-1685).

Need ideas? Have a look at the 2018 Postcard Challenge for Inspiration!
https://canadianquilter.com/quilted-postcard-challenge-2018/  

For video tips -- https://canadianquilter.com/quilted-postcard-challenge-2020/

- Kathy Logan de Chavez


 

CQA Mystery Quilt

The following quilt pattern was the CQA Mystery Quilt for 2019. 

It's theme was "Quilting Gone Viral".

 

Pattern

  

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If you already made the mystery quilt, here's your chance to show it off in the CQA Mystery Quilt Gallery. Click here to go to our online Entry Form. 

Note: The entry form will be available only until December 5.

 


 

 

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