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Merry Christmas!

Last night 52 of our Guild members gathered to celebrate the holiday season with our annual Christmas Party and Pot Luck Dinner. Once again we had a wonderful dinner, thanks to everyone who contributed to the Pot Luck, thanks to Lee and Sandy who looked after the set-up and clean-up. The hall had a wonderful festive flare! Brenda had wonderful…
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6 December 2011

MBQG November Meeting

We had a wonderful turnout for our November meeting and what a treat we had with the visit of some of the members from the Piecemakers Bee from Halifax. Their bee is the Mayflower QG and have been meeting for almost 30 years! They meet every Friday morning for lots of quilt chat, quilt work and usually the conversation will…
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10 November 2011
Quilt Show

2012 Guild Challenge – “Celebrate Fall”

For the past 4 quilt shows that our Guild has put on we have had an optional challenge for those Guild members who wish to participate. Members buy a kit ($10) and by the time of our quilt show next September make a wallhanging, table runner or table topper within a specific size range and to a theme. The completed…
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3 November 2011

Dory Building Day

In June 2012, the Mahone Bay Quilters Guild will (hopefully) be hosting about 100 quilters from the Quilt Canada Conference in Haliax. They will come by bus to the south shore, visit Lunenburg first then come to Mahone Bay for a chowder lunch with us. We quickly got to work thinking about what we could make for them that would…
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16 October 2011

Welcome to the New Executive

October 3 was our regular meeting and our AGM. We are thrilled to say we have a full slate of officers to run the Guild and many people have volunteered to help on various committees. Thanks to all who have stepped forward. And many thanks to the outgoing executive for their contributions to the MBQG. Outgoing President Val Hearder and…
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5 October 2011
Quilters Retreat

MBQG Members at the 2011 Quilters Retreat

The Mahone Bay Quilters Guild was well represented at the 13th Mayflower Quilters Retreat at Pictou Lodge. Jamie and Sharon were the winners of our two scholarships to go to the Retreat. Jamie took Elaine Quehl's "Machine Quilting Boot Camp". Sharon had a great time in Daphne Greig's class "Give and Take Applique". In all 11 members of our Guild…
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3 October 2011

A New Guild Year – September’s Meeting

It was wonderful to see so many members out for our first meeting of the year. Nice to see some new faces and new members, we hope you will enjoy the Guild and all of our activities. I have posted quite a few pictures on the MBQG Flickr Photostream from the Sew and Tell portion of the meeting. If you…
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14 September 2011
Monthly meetings

MBQG Workshops & Special Events

What's ahead for 2022? Starting January 6 - Nautical MBQG Quilt Along This new Guild Quilt Along gets underway on January 6 via Zoom.  Join in with other members of the Guild as they take on the challenge of this original design by Tara Lynas of Gulls Nest Quilts.  Download Schedule Nautical QAL for a sneak peek at the full…
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3 September 2011

Meeting Dates for 2011

It is getting close to that time of the year when we start our new quilting year, not January 1 but the first meeting since we stopped in June. The summer went by quickly despite the weather, but it was pretty good quilting weather. I have added a new link on the sidebar, right there on the right hand side…
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27 August 2011

An Alphabet of Quilters

Two time Mahone Bay Quilters Guild "Extraordinary Quilter" Anne Morrell Robinson has just published a wonderful quilters' address book  An Alphabet of Quilters.  "An Alphabet of Quilters draws its inspiration from the many characters that Anne has met over the years while attending shows, teaching workshops and visiting fabric stores. Like a children's book, each letter of the alphabet describes a different quilters'…
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17 August 2011