About Us

Executive 2022-2023

President Sue Lowell
Vice President Sandy Robb
Secretary Christine Lawson
Treasurer Marie Malcolm, Lee Ewing
Past Pres/Sunshine Phyllis Argyle

Committees 2022-2023

Membership Mona MacKinnon, Trish Clooney
Program / Workshops Karen Biddlecombe, Darlene Finch, Jude Grebeldinger, Nancy McMurdo, Andrea Wilson, Tess Strauss
Website Val Marus
Facebook Karen Biddlecombe
Block of the Month Eileen Evans, Donna Thompson, Deb Burton
Comfort Quilts Lois Anderson (Chair/ Treasurer), Jeanette Thompson (Secretary), Linda Child, Marie Malcolm, Janet Flumerfelt,  Nona Fellows, Danielle Stephens.Vicki Kay
Publicity Moira Sarling
CQA Rep Jeanette Thompson
Library  Joanne Polan, Susan Kimm-Jones, Wendy Egilson
Newsletter Marian Williamson, Margaret Stewart, Phyllis Argyle, Val Marus
Bus Trips Sharon Roye
Quilt Show Karen Biddlecombe & Bernardine Somogyi
Youth Outreach Vacant
Retreat Committee Vacant

Our History

In 1982 a group of women on the Sunshine Coast got together to share their love of quilting. Pat Crucil, an accomplished quilter and teacher, established this first quilt group on the Coast.

1982 SCQG
1982: Joanne Segate, Florence Doig, Chris Ward, Vera Nelson, Lissi Hemstalk, Kerrin Brookes; Janet Flumerfelt, Pat Crucil, and Pauline Webber (nee Hoene)
1985 SCQG
1985: Nancy Jaeger, Joanne Segate, Lissi Helmstalk, Marie Malcolm, Vera Nelson, Chris Ward; Pat Crucil, Ann Fraser (& Brooke born Nov. 84), Kerrin Brookes, Janet Flumerfelt, and Pauline Webber. Quilters Christmas celebration 1985.
Wedding Gift quilt 1984
Wedding Gift: Group quilt presented by Pat Crucil to Pauline (nee Hoene) Webber as a wedding gift September 1984

Today the Sunshine Coast Quilters’ Guild is the umbrella organization for five local community quilt groups from Pender Harbour to Gibsons, with a membership of 86+.

We continue to meet eight days throughout our Guild year, from September to May at the Sechelt Seniors Centre (5604 Trail Avenue). Our meetings consist of Mini-Workshops, Business Meetings, Show and Tell, and a Program.