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Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild

Went to the second meeting of the Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild last Thursday with my friend and fellow quilter Joan.  Actually our first stop was a new quilting store in Burnaby called The Needle & I Quilt Shop.

We got to meet Debbie Miller, the owner of the store, who is a very nice lady.  Actually that’s true of all quilters, right?

She has some lovely fabric and is getting more in weekly.What a cute little store.  She is also a Pfaff dealer and has a longarm quilting machine in her front window.  As I absolutely love my Pfaff machine I was thrilled to find that out.  I spent quite a bit of time drooling over the longarm.  Maybe one day…

Next we were off to the meeting.  It was great.  I am sorry that I don’t have any pictures for you, but there are great ones on the Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild website. There were 47 people at the meeting and what a great group of people they were.  Holly Broadland started the guild and as I said it is just the 2nd meeting so was talking about what needed to be done to get the guild up and running.  She is so enthusiastic as are a lot of other people so I can definitely see this as a guild that I will be very happy that I have joined.  If you have had a chance to look at the quilts that were brought for “show and tell” ….aren’t they awesome.  I was sitting there saying to myself.  Oh I’d like to make that one and that one and that one.  Oh my….I have my next 20 years planned.


July 19, 2010 - Posted by | quilt store

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