Quilt Week 2021

A Look into Quilt Designer Shannon Fraser’s Workshop

Shannon Fraser discovered quilting somewhat by accident, thanks to a YouTube video. A true revelation that rapidly became her passion and her creative home. This modern quilting artist and designer also shares a host of content and tutorials on her blog and Instagram.

Through an immersion into her creative universe, we’ll learn about her journey, inspiring vision and interests. Her contagious energy and bubbly personality will definitely inspire you to dive headfirst into your first or 50th project! 

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Live Chat with Textile Designer Tamara Kate

Hosted by Gabrielle 

Montréal-based textile designer, quilter and illustrator, Tamara Kate creates collections of vibrant, joyful and enchanting cottons, inspired by nature, among other things. 

We’ll have the pleasure of spending an hour in her company to talk about her journey and the various aspects of her job while discovering the creative process of textile designing.  A live Q & A session is scheduled.  .

CONTEST — Taking part in the event will earn you a chance to win a Tamara Kate gift set, which includes a quilting pattern and the whole Aerial collection, comprised of 19 half metre cottons. A $250 value.

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Pin Basting a Quilt 

Presented by Valérie 

Among the many existing quilt basting methods, Valérie by far prefers pin basting using curved pins. The method is simple, requires little material and can be done on all quilt sizes. Discover Valérie’s tips and tricks to pin baste your quilt. 

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Scant Seam Allowance: Adjusting Seam Allowances with Precision 

Presented by Caroline

Precision in the seam allowances is key to a well-made quilt. A variation of just a few millimetres in the pieced pieces can make a big difference on the final result. Caroline will explain the scant seam allowance technique, which will forever change the piecing, precision and final result of your quilting projects. 

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Quilt Block — 3 New Techniques 

Presented by Gabrielle 

Discover 3 new basic quilting techniques by creating a quilt block. The finished block will be perfect as a framed home decor, to make a cushion or to integrate to your favourite accessory pattern. 

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To find out more on the programming of our partner sewing schools, visit their Facebook page. 

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*Special for members only. Discount calculated on regular price. Applies to selected items in inventory. Promotion valid from January 26 to 30, 2021. Selection and quantities may vary from one store to another. Certain conditions apply. **The contest ends on February 2, 2021 at 10am. The name of the winner will be posted on our Facebook page and Instagram story. This contest is not managed or sponsored by Instagram. The giveaway is open to all 18 and over Canadian residents. ⁠