The Kenya Quilt Guild Blog

December 2020

We come to the end of the most unusual, weird year 2020. A year in which we adapted and experienced many mixed emotions.

October Monthly Meeting and Workshop

October 2020 was made extremely colourful by some of the finest and creative quilts by our very talented quilters. Learning is an ongoing process. In continuation of our education programme, Gill Rebelo presented a workshop for “Aspects of Hand Binding”.

August 2020 Monthly Meeting

Members were welcomed. Holding an August meeting is unusual, but so are these times. Our guest from Nakuru was welcomed. The workshop on ‘No Waste Flying Geese’ was attended by 18 members.  The instructions are in this month’s Snippets.  Members are asked to suggest subjects for other workshops. Sheryl went over the process of entering quilts into […]

July 2020 Monthly Meeting

First meeting for KQG’s newly elected Board Members. Congratulations and best wishes for a successful year.  Two new challenges were introduced. Mystery quilt by Sheryl Fowler and Mini Quilt inspired by your birth month by Rachel Peterson. Rohini Desai presented a very informative workshop about “Thread tension on domestic machines”. It was explained how to go […]

July 2020 Workshop – Zoom is our superhero

Covid has changed our lives but it has made us stronger also. Kenya Quilt Guild defying all odds planned a workshop for its members last week successfully over Zoom.  Rohini Desai, managing 3 different devices, held a class, live stitch along, to teach “Inset seams/ Y seams”.  Our members were online with their machine set […]

June 2020 – Locked down but we Rock (and sew)

Stay Home Stay Safe.  Kenya Quilt Guild held their monthly meeting after months over Zoom. Zoom had been a great platform since we are still months away from meeting in person. It was very pleasant to see everyone and the beautiful quilts that have been busy with. Our members were very happy to see each others […]

The Festival of Stitches 2020

The Festival of Stitches 2020:  Last Chapter BY Sheryl Fowler Didn’t we all just pull this one off in style! The exhibition was a tribute to our members and the Guild; an inspiration to all, whether a quilter or a visitor.  The feedback from our members and the guests who attended was positive and we received countless […]