BEFORE show opening
Quilt Canada Vancouver May 31st - June 2
Thank you to quilters from coast to coast
(& beyond) for
contributing 1600+ postcards to the
CQA Quilted Postcard Challenge 2018!
It was a true honour to oversee this campaign and witness
everyone’s willingness to get on board and participate.
I’m grateful to CQA/ACC Board of Directors for their support.
|AFTER 2nd Day, volunteers refreshing Postcard Gallery
Sincere "Thank You" to CQA BC Coastal Rep Karen-Killins Robinson
for receiving, organizing & storing precious postcards since 2017.
Her promotional assistance, attendance at events & teaching
postcard classes are gratefully acknowledged by many quilters.
$11, 000 in donations was raised for
BC Children’s Hospital Foundation!
Congrats to everyone for all your contributions.
Every postcard submitted & purchased counted towards this success.
Thank YOU for Helping us Help BC Children’s Hospital.
|Proud Sponsor/Founder CQA Quilted Postcard Challenge
Cindy Scraba “Cinderella” @Cindy’s Threadworks
BC Children's Hospital Foundation representative ....
Review Fall issue 2018 "Canadian Quilter" Publication for article on the Postcard Challenge
plus Quilt Canada Vancouver 2018 highlights including Trend-Tex & NJS Quilt Winners!
CQA/ACC Membership receives subscription with membership...join NOW if you haven’t already to stay connected.
See you at the next (Western) Quilt Canada 2020 June 18- 20 Edmonton Convention Centre!
2019 Quilt Canada Ottawa June 12 - 15 EY Centre
Quilting Goes Viral!
|1st Place Winner $500 Quilted Postcard Challenge
Jo-Ann Jenkins, “Red-Breasted Nuthatch”, from Burnaby BC.
Member Northshore Needle Arts Guild
Hand-stitched postcard features Brazilian embroidery, needle painting, hand quilting.
|2nd Place Winner $300 Quilted Postcard Challenge
Monika Kinner-Whalen, “Prairie”, from Saskatoon, Sask.
Thread painted postcard features free-motion machine embroidery
|Ma||3rd Place Winner $200 Quilted Postcard Challenge
Joy Hegglund, “Sunset”, Crofton, BC
Machine embroidery, Free-motion quilting
Excellence in Thread Use by Hand $250
Pam Brown,”Hanging Basket”, Brentwood, BC
Hand embroidered stitches
|Excellence in Thread Use by Machine $250
Susan Luque, “Abandoned Barn”, Georgetown, ON
Thread play, Free-motion machine quilting