Workshops, Trips & Retreat


About once a month a workshop is offered. Unless otherwise stated all workshops are held at the Church of the Advent. Details below. Contact for more information and to register for workshops.

Once a year a retreat is held at Camp Pringle, Shawnigan Lake usually at the beginning of November. As information becomes available it will be added to this page.

Remember this is YOUR Guild and the commitee is here to organize workshops for you, but we need to know what YOU are interested in doing so please let us know

Note: Meetings, sewing days, workshops etc. are fragrance free. Please arrive 15 minutes early to avoid disrupting the class as you setup.

Pineapple Express Table Runner – Tue Oct 22nd, 2019

  •  fun class where you will use scraps
  • quilt as you go project that incorporates a French braid
  • using binding ruler, raw edge appliqué
  • workshop cost $35 – includes lunch

Camp Pringle Retreat at Shawnigan Lake

  •  Thu Oct 24th to Sun Oct 27th, 2019
  • $240 for 4 days and 3 evenings (accommodation & meals included)
  • full payment required by August 2019 meeting
  • still spots available – see Pat Brotherston at meeting for more info and sign-up

Beginner/Refresher Group

  •  if there is enough interest, we will set up small projects and sessions afer April on Sew Days. There are a few new quilters in our midst and we have an amazing amount of knowledge and talent in our Guild that is worth sharing with those that have been smiten by the “ quilt ” bug. Time to share & watch our guild grow in comfort and experience ….

Christmas Craft Sale – Sat, Nov 30th, 2019

  • Booked – the main hall and foyer of COTA for November 30th to have a WQG Christmas Craft Sale.
  • We are hoping this idea garners more interest between now and then. If you would like to be a part of this sale, please send us your input!

Paducah Quilt & Trade Show Trip

  •  Nicky Brotherston is starting to make inquiries and figuring out logistics to arrange a group trip to the coveted Paducah Quilt Show – maybe 2021!


Mini Workshops – Sat Feb 29th, 2020

Pet Portraits – Fri Apr 3rd & Sat Apr 4th, 2020

Colour for the Terrified Quilter – Mon Jun 15th & Tue Jun 16th, 2020

Mini Workshops – Sat Sep 26th, 2020




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