Friday, September 30, 2011

Another New Member in Saskatchewan

Welcome to Susan Krznar, the owner of "Stitchn Be Artisan's Boutique" in Regina. Susan has been following SAQA for some time and will be a great addition to our membership. If you live close to Regina or travel through check out Susan's boutique at 339 Albert Street N

Thursday, September 29, 2011

New Members!

A warm welcome to Valerie Wilson, Winnipeg, MB (our third Manitoba member!), Karen Johnson, Langley, BC and Donna-Fay Digance, Saturna Island, BC! Feel free to contact your reps with questions and suggestions anytime!

Friday, September 9, 2011


The deadline for Synthesis 2 has been extended to September 30th, 2011. If you are interested in participating in this exhibition check out the Networking section on this blog or contact Catharina Breedyk-Law directly by emailing her at

Monday, September 5, 2011

Western Alberta SAQA Meeting Sept 15th,

Western Alberta SAQA Member Meeting
Thursday September 15th 10:00 a.m. -> 2 p.m.
Place: 61 Allan Close Red Deer Alberta, T4R1A4
Google / Map for directions
Home of Patti Morris, R.S.V.P. 1403-347-3247

Meeting will focus on having an appraiser on sight to do appraisals and talk for 1 hour on "Why your Quilt has value" by Certified Appraiser Dawn Hunt

Lunch of homemade pizza's & salads, ice tea, coffee , scones & fruit provided throughout the day by host. Feel free to bring your own lunch & snacks if you have dietary issues.

Afternoon will focus on photography. Members will be encouraged to bring their cameras.
What, how, & why good photography is necessary.  How to submit the best possible images for shows,if this interests enough members. Host may invite local Red Deer College Photography Instructor Professor for a hands-on demonstration

Save the date: If you have a possible friend that may be interested in our group please encourage them to come along.

R.S.V.P. Patti at
or  phone 1403-347-3247

If you have a quilt you wish to have appraised email Patti so I can connect you to Dawn Hunt.

Looking forward to seeing my fellow SAQA friends!
Patti Morris

Sunday, September 4, 2011


Congratulations to Patti Morris, SAQA PAM and Alberta Rep for winning First Place in the Innovative Section of the "World Quilt Show 2011" in Manchester, New Hamshire, USA for "Alberta Rockies # 2".

For more info and to locate winners in all categories go to