Canada Botanica-Sept 1!

Canada Botanica — Cortes Island Museum Fundraising Raffle

The raffle is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Debbi Brainerd!



The draw date is at 7:30 p.m. on September 1, 2019 (time changed from 1:30 7:30 p.m.) at the Cortes Island Museum, 957 Beasley Road.

This original quilt (35″ x 44″) was hand made on Cortes Island by Diane Trowbridge Elliott and donated to our museum for the raffle.

The flowers are life-sized and were drawn from life, travel plates or reference books. Hand appliqué and embroidery. Silk ribbon embroidery. “Thorns” on wild rose – machine embroidery. Hand and machine quilted.

Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and are available at the museum. The raffle supports our programs.

Provincial Flowers Quilt

  • Alberta – Wild Rose
  • British Columbia – Pacific Dogwood
  • Manitoba Prairie – Prairie Crocus
  • New Brunswick – Purple Violet
  • Newfoundland and Labrador – Purple Pitcher Plant
  • Saskatchewan – Western Prairie Lily
  • Northwest Territories – Mountain Avens
  • Nova Scotia – Mayflower
  • Nunavut – Purple Saxifrage
  • Ontario – White Trillium
  • Prince Edward Island – Lady’s Slipper
  • Quebec – Blue Flag Iris
  • Yukon – Fireweed