A labour of love from quilters' hands

Quilters stitch annual quilt

Sooke Quilters join squares piece by piece for fall fair

The Sooke Quilters are hard at work at Knox Church hall. Sewing machines set up, blocks being cut and co-ordinated, discussion on pattern and a lot of ladies working together to design and sew the quilt for this year’s fall fair, as we Celebrate Family Farming. The quilters start in February to have a quilt ready for our June raffle of their talented work. The Sooke Quilters have sewn the lovely quilt for the Sooke Fall Fair for years. It is a labour of love. They are led by Patty Kryer and their sewing machines and scissors are all abuzz. Watch for their masterpiece to be unveiled in June.

Just Posted

Emergency crews at scene of accident at Sooke’s Camp Bernard

First responders are on the scene of an accident at Camp Bernard,… Continue reading

Grass fire on Henlyn Drive sees quick response from Sooke Fire Rescue

An early afternoon grass fire at the north end of Henlyn Drive… Continue reading

Sooke club gets kicks out of karate

Sooke Martial Arts Association provides unique sports outlet

Youth activism pushes Central Saanich to declare ‘climate emergency’

Following moving presentation and youth strikes, council unanimously agrees

Man accused of Brentwood Bay murder appears in court

Alan Chapman tells judge he wants next court appearance to be “as far away as possible”

VIDEO: Acknowledging skeptics, finance minister vows to build Trans Mountain project

Bill Morneau said he recognizes ‘huge amount of anxiety’ in Calgary over future of oil and gas sector

Sooke’s new library construction a sad tale

Reader says if the public library project was in the private sector, heads would roll

Girl, 10, poisoned by carbon monoxide at B.C. campsite could soon return home

Lucille Beaurain died and daughter Micaela Walton, 10, was rushed to B.C. Children’s Hospital on May 18

30 years later: B.C. woman uses sidewalk chalk to reclaim site of her sexual assault

Vancouver woman didn’t think her powerful story, written in chalk, would ignite such support

Slain friend motivates rookie football player to make it with hometown B.C. Lions

Jaylen Sandhu, stabbed to death in 2014, a source of inspiration for promising RB Jamel Lyles

Driver of stolen vehicle caught after fleeing accident scene in Island community

Section of Chemainus Road closed until suspect located and eventually taken into custody

Home care for B.C.’s elderly is too expensive and falls short: watchdog

Report says seniors must pay $8,800 a year for daily visits under provincial home support program

B.C. ‘struggling’ to meet needs of vulnerable youth in contracted care: auditor

Auditor general says youth in contracted residential services may not be getting support they need

Pair of B.C. cities crack Ashley Madison’s ‘Infidelity Hotlist’

Data from the website reveals Abbotsford and Kelowna hottest spots for cheaters

Most Read