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Dufferin Piecemakers Quilting Guild - 15th Anniversary Banner (2009-10)
Designed by Guild members to represent our Guild and our Community.
Machine quilted by Mary Light of Lightly Quilted, Shelburne
Top row, left to right:
Friendship Star - Betty Sanderson - Time spent together learning and sharing
Sunbonnet Sue Quilting - Judi Sullivan - Carrying on the tradition
Heart/Hands – Beckie Shaw – Community Outreach
Sewing Machine/Spools - Leah Mitchell - The tools of our craft
Bottom row, left to right:
Hole in the Barn Door - Heather Stevenson - The farming community
Golden Winged Warbler - Joan Tipping - One of the many rare/endangered birds in the County
Spotted Turtle - Mary De Vries – One of the many rare/endangered animals in the County
Railroad – Madeleine Rentsch – Opened up the County to settlement
Left panel - Barbara Johnson
Windmill Farms (new energy source), mixed farming (proposed Greenbelt area), Grand River (Heritage River)
Centre panel - Karen Canivet (embroidery), Leah Mitchell (Briar Rose) - Guild Logo
Right panel – Janet Slater
Niagara Escarpment, Island Lake (headwaters for the Humber, Credit and Nottawasaga Rivers),
Rare/endangered Wild Hyacinths, Monarch Butterflies, Chestnut & Butternut trees
Bottom V – Dufferin County Museum & Archives houses our quilts and our history
Jewel Box

Guild Friendship Banner
The founding members of the Dufferin Piecemakers Quilting Guild
pieced/appliquéd hearts for this banner in its first year 1994-05.
It was assembled by Elizabeth Campbell
There were 32 members registered.
Nine Patch

Nine Patch Quilt
A Guild Challenge to piece a 12.5" square nine patch block
There were three categories Beginners, Intermediates, Advanced
The entered blocks were shared by the three winners
Madeleine Rentsch, Shannon Gough and Leah Mitchell respectively.
Madeleine and Leah sewed their blocks into this quilt and donated it to
the Guild
It was mostly hand quilted by Marjorie Speers.
Sister's Choice10th Anniversary Sisters Choice Quilt
Blocks were pieced and signed by all 132 Guild Members
Quilted by Threadbear Custom Quilts
This quilt is displayed at promotional events sponsored by the Guild