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    Upcoming Events 2017

    Halton Gills Quilters' Guild

    Canada Strong and Quilting
    Quilt Show

    Location: Croatian Franciscan Centre
    9118 Winston Churchill Blvd. (at 5 sideroad)

    Norval (Halton Hills), Ontario

    Look for the 2 church steeples

    Admission $7.00



    Friday Oct. 13th

    Saturday Oct. 14th



    International Centre Entrance 5
    6900 Airport Road
    Mississauga, On

    Free Parking

    My Free Classes

    Alma Laidlaw is owner of Sew Fancy Inc. , a Martha Pullen Heirloom instructor and published Sashiko designer. Teaching and working with fabrics and threads has been her lifetime career.


    Alma's Tool School

    Together we'll explore new tools, tried and true tools, notions and more to make your stitching easier, faster and accurate. See how the simplest of notions make otherwise time-consuming tasks, simple and best of all… secrets on how to make them work for you.

    Thurs 12:30 to 1:15. - Sew News Stage
    Sat 12:30 to 1:15 - Sew News Stage

    Panels Please

    Fabric panels of all sizes are appearing everywhere on shop shelves, you may even have some in your stash! But what to do with them? Join Alma for some creative inspirations and tips on how you can convert these panels into quick, easy and inspired projects.

    Thurs 2:30 to 3:15 - Sew News Stage


    Pineapple Techniques

    Learn to create perfectly sized pineapple blocks every time using the pineapple trim tool. So simple to use and sew easy to create many different looks from scrappy to modern. It's all up to you! Quick, easy and fun for quilters of all skill levels.

    Fri 10:30 to 11:15 - Sew News Stage


    Luxurious Cuddle & Double Gauze Fabrics

    Sewn on their own or combined together, these beautiful, soft fabrics are easy to sew with when you know a few special tips. Alma shares techniques to work these specialty fabrics like a pro and shows samples for great project ideas.

    Fri 12:30 to 1:15 - Sew News Stage
    Sat 2:30 to 3:15 - Sew News Stage





    Thurs. Oct 26


    Fri. Oct. 27, 2017

    Sat. Oct 28, 2017

    Link for more information

    I am available to teach or do presentations at guilds.  If this is of interest to your guild,
    please contact me at