Goose on the Loose Shop Hop 2017 12th annual Goose Shop Hop Thursday May 11th 9:00am - 6:00pm, Friday May
12th 9:00am - 6:00pm, and Saturday May 13th 9:00am - 5:00pm.
2016 Gala. An evening with Arlene. Join us for
an evening of fun and refreshments. Arlene will take us through her journey
as a quilter. Friday Nov. 28th. Tickets are $20.00 plus tax.
Refreshments at 6:00 p.m. Presentation begins at 7:00 p.m.
Garden of Dreams Quilt Show presented by the Dufferin
Piecemakers Quilting Guild.
Saturday October 22 2016 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday October 23 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm
Click here to view their flyer
Row by Row Home Sweet Home. Our quilt.
We have a WINNER! Congratulations Renee. You didn’t think it would happen
but it did!
Annual trip to Camp Huronda near Huntsville. This year
we delivered 66 pillowcases but the camp had something for us. We have
some camp t-shirts to transform for them for next year. Thanks for your
Alliston Quilting Corners Guild had their meeting April 5
2016 and celebrated their 10th year anniversary. As part of the festivities
they had many of the founding members, past executive and presidents in
attendance. Liz was the driving force to start the guild and get it up and
running. At the meeting they thanked her for her hard work and presented her
with a plaque and she received an honorary lifetime membership for her work
in starting up this guild.
Super Bowl Sew In. Feb 7 2016
42 pillow cases and still counting.
Christmas get together at The
Lane. Sunday December 20th 2:00 - 4:00 Bring your show and
share. Light refreshments will bee available.
Follow your gypsy spirit. Give yourself a day of indulgence. Meet at
The Lane, 8 am Sat. April 11th. Have a coffee, a snack, then
pop onto a Coach bus and the driver will whisk you away to destinations
unknown. Our Bus Mom will count heads, direct, keep you on time, and
keep you entertained. Lunch and snacks along the way. Shopping and
adventure all day long. There will be 4 stops along the way and they
are all looking forward to meeting you. Tickets are $60.00 plus HST
which includes your travel, lunch, snacks shopping and fun! We don’t
think the tickets will last long. There are a LOT of people not wanting
to drive this winter and looking forward to an adventure.
February 1 2015 12:00 - 4:00 Super-Bowl-Sew-In
This is an annual event where people not involved in football come and sew
for Ramoth House. Fabrics and snacks will be provided and we always have a
great time. Noon until 4:00. We may even finish off some of those projects
we started last year. Bring your talent and tools and enjoy a different
kind of Sunday. Feb. 1st!
January 10 2015 9:30 Marti's Mystery Reveal
December 212014 1:00 - 3:00
Please join us for a show and tell and some Christmas goodies. We
would like to thank you for your support and please feel free to invite the
family. Show us what you made this year.
Viewers Choice Shop Hop Sept 17 - 20 2014
Lilac Lane Quilts, Sew Jax and Undercover Quilts are your hosts. View
the works of 3 talents quilter, one at each shop. Vote for your
favorite at each shop. Great prizes
Judy Niemeyer Reunion Sept 13 2014
Travel and collect rows:
July 1 - September 2, 2014
Bring in completed
quilt for prize:
July 1 - October 31, 2014
We have a Winner. Traci from Bradford. Congratulations.
Modern meets Traditional
Quilting. We will be hosting this Friday June 20th
Sheila will speak and demo some of the newest products include
Fusible Cotton Batting, Sewing with Chevrons, New Precut Shapes and working
with fabrics from designers like Riley Blake, Robert Kaufmann, Timeless
Treasures and patterns from Jay Bird Designs. This evening event starts
with light refreshments at 6:00 p.m. followed by Sheila’s presentation.
Tickets are $15.00 and are available now. Limited seating and this is
always a sold out show. Buy your tickets
now so you will not be disappointed.
The Muskoka Quilt Show
We will be at the vendors mall next year June 6th and Saturday June 7th 2014
Hosted by the Pinetree Quilters Guild at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds
Lang Activity Park (Bracebridge Fairgrounds) ***331 Fraserburg Rd.
*** NOTE THE CORRECTED ADDRESS.
Goose on the Loose Shop Hop May 7th – 10th
inclusive. This is the 9th annual Goose on the Loose Shop Hop.
It is one of the longest running shop hops in Ontario. Visit the 6
participating shops, see a demo at each shop, see the quilt each shop is
giving away and have a fun filled day. Visit our website at
Viewers’ Choice Shop Hop April 23rd to 26th
inclusive. Visit Lilac Lane Quilts in Alliston, Sew Jax in Orangeville and
Undercover Quilts in Fergus. During this event each shop will be showcasing
a quilter of their choice. Your job is to tell us which piece you like best
at each store. Visit our website at
www.viewerschoiceshophop.com for pictures of the past event.
Show for Sheila held Sunday, Jan 19 2014, from noon until 3:00.
Those that braved the weather enjoyed an interesting talk and show for
Sheila. Thank you for your support. Bring
in your projects that used timeless treasures Robert Kaufman, Shannon cuddle
and Riley Blake. Prizes will be awarded.
From part 1 of the Appliqué Workshop held Jan. 11 2014
A big thank you to everyone who tookl the time to visit
The Lane. It was quite the party. Congratulations to Donna who is
the winner of the gift. Merry Christmas to all.
Celebrate with us our 11th Birthday.
Friday November 15th we will be hosting a Gala evening. Enjoy a
Evening of Colour presented by Barbara Downey, previous owner of Sewin'
Love. Bring a focal fabric that you are having trouble matching and by
the end of this presentation you will have found your coordinates.
Refreshments begin at 6:00 pm, presentation starts at 7:00 pm. Limited
seating. Tickets are $25.00 plus HST.
The Magic of Cloth Act V Five Times a Charm
Dufferin Piecemakers Quilt Guild Show
Saturday October 19, 2013 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday October 20, 2013 10:00am - 4:00pm
Pieceful Years Quilt Show, 2013
Friday October 4, 10am - 5pm
Saturday, October 5, 10am - 4pm
Our Booth at the show on the right
(Click on the picture to view larger size)
Choice Shop Hop 2013
September 25th - 28th 2013 inclusive.
Three shops, Four days, The showcase Shop Hop will showcase three quilters,
one at each shop. On your passport you will choose your favourite piece at
each shop. The shops you will be visiting are Undercover Quilts & More in
Fergus, Sew Jaxs in Orangeville and Lilac Lane Quilts in Alliston. 3 Shop,4
days sew easy.
Our Town is celebrating the
Potato Festival. I can truly say that this is not an event or
Parade to miss. Do plan to come and experience this parade and while in town
do come into the shop and tell us what you thought of our festivities.
We are fortunate to have front row viewing of this fabulous event and Carl
likes to go into town after the parade for the street performers. Not
to be missed, in my opinion.
June 8th & 9th 2013
Stitching Among Friends Quilt Show
Alliston Curling Club
52 Albert Street
Thank You to all of our pillow case makers. In total
195 pillow cases went to Camp Huronda. The Lions Club who run this
camp were excited to receive our gift of kindness. The camp
counsellors were excited to receive them. The campers sent us the most
fabulous Thank You card we have ever received. We wanted to share it
with all of you. Next year we want to do the same thing for Camp
Dorset. Are you in?
On the left is "Perry" and on the right is "Sound".
Check back soon for the full story about how they got their names.
We have not done
anything for the people receiving Meals on Wheels for some time. Let’s get
together and make these cute decorations. Join us at 10:00 and bring your
machine and fabrics and get busy making people happy. FREE~ we are helping
our community, how could we charge for that? Sat. May 25th at
10:30. Bring your stash and have some fun!
Quilting Retreat, April 5 - 7 2013
Let us whisk you away to Whitestone Lake Lodge, Dunchurch, On. April
5 – 7 for a fabulous quilting retreat. We will leave Alliston Friday at
noon in a limo, quilt in a fabulous lodge overlooking the lake and return
Sunday. Accommodation (double occupancy, each room has a double pull out
sofa and a queen size bed) transportation, food, (except alcohol) taxes and
gratuities all for only $325.00 per person. Limited to 9 participants.
Encore Batik Presentation
An evening with Sheila Ohagan April 12th 2013. Refreshments, presentation on
how batiks are made, trunk show and prizes. Purchase your ticket in
advance. $15.00 Limited number of tickets available
Birthday Sale November
15th to 18th 2012
Nov. 15 – 18th inclusive Lilac Lane Quilts will be celebrating 10
years of serving the quilting community. We have asked one of our
distributors to select fabric they think our customers will like and ship it
to us. We have no idea what they will send. During our celebration these
fabrics will be 50% off. With holiday entertaining gearing up, Carl has
created a visual demo on make a beautiful table runner (great for when you
are entertaining or as a hostess gift if you are the guest) using the
Squedge 22.5 ruler. Funny shaped little thing.
Nov. 21, 2012 Carl and Liz will be
at the Waterloo Guild meeting. They will give a quick talk and then show
how to make a fabulous table runner using the Squedge 22.5 ruler.
The Pillow cases that were made for
the Children's Aid Society have been delivered. They were very
pleased and grateful to have them for the children in care. Thanks
to all who helped with the pillow cases.
Sarnia Quilters Guild
A Feast For The Eye quilt show
May 25th and
Goose on the Loose Shop Hop May 10th –
Gathering of Quilts 2012 presented
by the Royal City Quilters’ Guild May 4th and 5th at the Three
Willows Church, 577 Willow Road, Guelph.
Simcoe County Quilters Guild. March 15
2012. We will be making a presentation.
Royal Canadian Legion and the official Poppy Quilt.
Ladies at the Briars have made a beautiful quilt for our Legion. Carl
has donated the quilting and it is lovely. Tickets are available at
the shop and sell for $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00.
Bake Sale Sept 29th raised over $460.00 for the Good Shepherd
Food Bank. A big thank you to all the bakers and buyers.
Show and Share Reception. Join us Sunday Sept 18
and show us what you have made from our previous workshops and clubs.
Spend a little time and share some snacks and conversation with us.
Noon - 3:00pm Come and go.
August 8 - 13, 2011
We will be at the merchants mall at the 5th London
International Quilt Exhibition. This year features the Quilts of
Hawaii. This one week event takes place every August at the
London Convention Centre, 300 York Street, London, ON.
There will be over 125 Hawaiian quilts on display and workshops from
Hawaiian teachers. For more information visit their
Bake Sale to Support the Alliston Food Bank. Bring in your baking to
receive Lilac Lane Quilts Buck and all the money raised and gathered from
donations will go to the Good Shepherd Food Bank. Bake Sale takes place
Tues. August 23rd. 11:00 -1:00
Thank all of you bakers and
buyers. You gathered $387.xx in cash, a $50.00
gift certificate, and food donations. GREAT JOB. Thank you all for
supporting our community. Next Bake Sale will be Sept. 29th.
Keep those baking pans handy!
Stitching Among Friends Quilt Show
June 4th & 5th 2011
Alliston Curling Club More info
Yours To Discover Shop Hop The shop hop will take place over the month of July 2011.
While each event is individually planned, ours is a visit of 9 shops in
Southern Ontario from Alliston to Sarnia, Ontario; Yours to Discover. At
each shop your passport is stamped after you see what that particular shop
PLACEMAT CHALLENGE The quilters have met the challenge. Thank
you to all that participated. We have collected 48 beautiful place mats and
First prize: Pattern Sultans of Sizzle
- Lois Murray
Second prize: Pattern Never Too Much
Chocolate - Heather Doane
Third Prize: Pattern Preserving The Past
- Eleanor Thili.
Our First Food Drive
A huge thank you to all that supported the Good Shepard Food Bank.
Here is a picture of what we collected in food items. In addition to the
food, with the help of S C Quilter we also have $413.40 to give to the food