Welcome to the the Kawartha Quiltmakers’ Guild. 

The purpose of our guild is to provide a forum for quilters to meet and exchange ideas and to enrich our quilting experience through speakers, demonstrations and workshops.

The Guild was founded by Joyce Armstrong in November of 1981.  The name Kawartha represents both the urban and rural members.  The name quiltmakers was chosen because “we are makers of quilts, not just quilters”.  

Thirteen members began by meeting in each other’s homes.  We are now a guild of around 130 members.

Founding Members From Left to Right:
Standing: Ruth Hunter, Brenda Bolton and Jean Mundell
Sitting:     Marlene Brown, Joyce Armstrong (founder), Yvonne Martyn-McMahon and Grace Riedel