June 14, 2010
VICTORIA QUILTERS GUILD Annual Retreat at Pearson College
The international students are gone,
and the international quilters and DIVAS arrive at Pearson College,
for the 24th annual Quilting in the Trees with the Victoria Quilters Guild
provided useful and artfully lettered tags
for individual student
to supplement projects
in her two poetic imagery classes
of fabric painting and transfer lettering .
Arlene and Kelly created a fabulous
Mystery Quilt with Design experience
The students exhibited a fine diversity
of design solutions .
challenged her x-block students to the max
creating Broken Rainbows
and inspirational hi-jinks from Lisa.
Kathy Harris ( center) WOWED us all
with her Village to Landscape class .
Her Village People created absolute jewels.
Inspiration was provided by
from Karen Eckmeier
Cropped and edited students photos ( with enthusiasm )
then soothingly mentored the creation of exquisite
Sheer Illusions embellished fabric photos.
Above the dock in the floating biology building
Susan demystified screen Printing for Quilters
with Thermofax and many other screen techniques.
A number of quilters, like my favourite storyteller Shirley, chose to work on their own projects,
like this pattern from Brenda Hennings .
for quilters , was my most memorable FUN !
Sorry to all of you who missed it. Make the 25th anniversary gathering
a must do for you in 2011.