Library Block

Pegi Miller, Anne Crowder, Pat Chambers , Norma Mintz

Library Procedures

The Guild library has been created for use of members of the Guild and operates on the honour system. Guild Library books may be borrowed for one month (from one meeting to the next meeting).

On-line Library listing

NEW - We are experimenting with making the full Library listing avalable on line. Click here to connect to the PDF of the library holdings. This is a large file and may be slow to show up on your browser or to down load

Sign Out Procedures

1. Remove the sign out card from the pocket in the front of the book and record your name, telephone number the due date (which will be the next meeting –month and year only)

2. Give the card to the person at the library table. (If there is no card, please check with the person at the library desk and they will either locate the card or make a substitute.) The library staff will give you a due dates slip to insert into the pocket to remind you to return it the next month.

3. A maximum of 3 books may be signed out by one member. To return a book, you simply put the book in the return box and the library staff will handle the rest.

If you forgot or need to keep the book longer than one month, there is no problem. However, if you have kept a book longer than 3 months, an overdue charge of 1 fat quarter will be charged for each overdue book.

This month's book reviews

One-Patch Scrap Quilts by Pat Yarmin

Surprise yourself with the amazing variety of one-patch quilts! Scrappy is the style and stunning is the look. With just one or two simple shapes and a stash of fabric, you re on your way to a modern version of a classic quilt. There are three dozen templates to choose from. Bring back the nostalgic experience of sleeping underneath a handmade scrap quilt. Pull scraps from your stash and trade with your friends so that every patch is different.

Quilts for Baby and Even More Quilts for Baby by Ursula Reikes

Piece a beautiful quilt top for a favourite baby in four hours or less! Learn to make 11 super-easy quilts, using fun, colourful fabrics and novelty prints. Construct many old-time favourite blocks, including an easy adaptation of Attic Windows--no previous quilting experience required. Yardage and cutting charts, plus complete instructions, make assembly a breeze. Enjoy a colour-splashed gallery of 18 different quilt photos, which will inspire you to use bold, bright colours and patterns.

Quilt Along with Emilie Richards…

Lover’s not Best selling author Emilie Richards grew to love quilting while serving as a VISTA volunteer. Now loyal readers can stitch her novels to life, with their own versions of the quilts featured in Lovers Knot, the third book in the Shenandoah Album series. Seven traditional projects echo the fictional quilts from which they are drawn. Beautiful photography, colour diagrams, and complete instructions round out this thoroughly novel approach to quilting.

Nine Patch Extravaganza by Judy L. Laquidara

Simple construction with spellbinding results! 12 great designs transform this classic patchwork block into exciting full sized quilt projects. Inventive and imaginative colour placement will tempt all quilters.