The Double O Quilters Guild was founded in 1988 and is a non-profit group. Members are dedicated to pursuing the elusive and challenging art of quilting and related activities. It encompasses people of all skill levels and ages, a wide range of interests, ideas, and techniques. Residents, snowbirds,and visitors are welcome to join and participate.
Guild activities mainly run from September to April on the days specified below, unless they fall on holidays. Activities are held at the Oliver Community Centre.Meetings: 9 a.m. to 12 noon on the 2nd Monday of the month Workshops: 9 a.m. to 2;30 p.m. on the 4th Monday of the month Drop-In for Members: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Wednesday Mini-Workshops and Special Group Activities: 11 a.m. to 2;30 p.m. most Wednesdays
Annual membership fees are $40, due at the beginning of September or whenever joining the guild.Guild benefits include: ◊ demonstrations on current techniques or topics of interest on meeting days ◊ monthly workshop on quilt-related topics for all skill levels ◊ weekly drop-in for sharing and co-operative working on personal or guild projects ◊ large up-to-date library of quilting books, magazines, and equipment to borrow from ◊ show and tell at every monthly meeting ◊ membership directory ◊ six newsletters annually
Special Activities◊ Oliver Arts and Crafts Sale: booth where members can sell their quilt related items ◊ Oliver Arts and Crafts Sale: kitchen concession every second year ◊ Community Quilts: SOSS Bursary quilt, New Year’s Baby quilt, trauma quilts for RCMP, Fire, and Women’s Transition House, placemats for care facilities ◊ Summer Studio: one week program featuring displays, demonstrations, workshops, and children’s activities ◊ classroom quilting projects in the local schools Contact: Double O Quilters Guild P.O. Box 326 Oliver, BC V0H 1T0 Top Photo by Penelope Johnson