The Kenya Quilt Guild Blog

Festival of Stitches 2020

“THE FESTIVAL OF STITCHES” It’s finally time to showcase the best skills of the Quilters and Embroiderers of Kenya.  We are thrilled to have Margaret Fabrizio sharing with us her adventure of discovering Kawandi Quilts.  There will be Live demonstrations of different quilting techniques by our experienced teachers, beautiful quilts to win as raffle prizes, […]

Merry Christmas

Kenya Quilt Guild wishes all Quilting friends a Merry Christmas surrounded by your precious family, beautiful fabrics, long lasting bobbins, perfect half square triangles and many blessings for the new year.  May peace, love, more fabric stash, some more patterns and UFOs follow you.

Math for Quilters

By Dena Dale Crain FINALLY! I published the ebook, Math for Quilters! Now available from Smashwords; coming soon (within the next few days) to Amazon, Apple, Barnes&Noble, Kobo and more. “Control design and improve the results of patchwork quilting as you master the mathematics of basic algebra, fractions, decimals, geometry, and scale. Learn to design, […]

November 2019 Meeting

Following the wonderful Show and Tell was a very informative talk about Domestic Sewing Machine Needles by Rohini Desai. The members thoroughly enjoyed the presentation and had tons of questions to ask. I would say our expert teacher with her immense knowledge dealt with all of them with confidence. So some of us have been […]

October 2019 Meeting

October 2019 Meeting.  Show and Tell and to prepare for our upcoming exhibition there was a presentation about binding, labels and sleeves by Rohini Desai. In order to put together a perfect Quilt Show, Teaching Incharge Rohini Desai did a recap preparing the quilts with perfect binding, borders and sleeves.

September 2019 Meeting

September meeting saw a massive display of Chinese Whispers Challenge quilts. Every participant member had cute stories to tell about their inspiration and the techniques used.  Followed by a marvelous Show and tell. Photo credits: Manjushree. Thanks a lot

July 2019 Meeting

July meeting was full of colorful quilts, a well researched presentation about “Kurak” – Nomad Quilts from Central Asia by Elmira Aleynikova

June 2019 Meeting

Our members have been busy making beautiful quilts and we all enjoyed a variety of quilts from traditional patterns to improv to art.

April 2019 Meeting

As we welcome a new Executive Committee, we also said good bye to Dorothy Stockell. Dorothy chaired KQG for 3 years

March 2019 Meeting

We welcome Kathy Graves of www.nextgenerationquilting.net to Nairobi. Kathy began with classes in Nairobi as soon as she landed