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Christmas Party

Merry Christmas!

Guild members gathered last week for our annual Christmas Pot Luck Dinner and party. The weather cooperated and we had a wonderful turnout, delicious food from appetizers, main courses and salads and desserts to die for! As well as wonderful quilters our members are terrific cooks! Thanks everyone for sharing and for making the hall look so festive.  Much of…
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11 December 2013

November 2014 Meeting

We had a pretty full hall last Monday for our November meeting. We kept having to add more chairs! In total we had 76 members and 4 new members for a total of 80 out to the meeting. I think that might be a record. Great turnout especially as we had Heather Stewart visiting us from Grand Bend, ON. Heather…
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8 November 2013

It All Started With This Quilt

As soon as Linda M showed this quilt she made, which was inspired by a quilt she saw on the Fons and Porter tv show, members were asking for a workshop. Linda kindly obliged and lots signed up. I think it has been one of the most successful workshops in that almost everyone who took the workshop has completed their…
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28 October 2013
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October 2013 Guild Meeting

What a wonderful turnout to our October Guild meeting. I am not sure if it is a record but we had 73 members, 2 new members plus 2 guests join us for a delightful program presented by doll artist Margi Hennen. Not only does Margi create wonderful dolls, they all come with a great story and in some cases a…
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9 October 2013
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MBQG at the Quilter’s Retreat

The Pictou Lodge quilt, made by Dorothy Johnston (MQG) for Peter and Carol Ann van Weston (former owners of Pictou Lodge). The 14th Quilter's Retreat at Pictou Lodge is now history. We had quilters from all over NS, NB and Ontario, 58 in all plus our teachers, Penny Berens from NS and Cheryl Arkison from Alberta. Sandi sharing her Star…
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4 October 2013

MBQG Fall Workshops

Stitch and Slash with Linda Mills - Saturday October 26 Create two totally different pieces of fabric that can be used to make a bag or pillow or incorporate them into a project of your choosing. This workshop is designed for all skill levels for those who are interested in doing something different with fabric. Use this easy, fun project…
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16 September 2013

September 2013 MBQG Meeting

President Cathy Drummond welcomes members and guests to our September meeting. What a wonderful turnout for the first meeting of our MBQG year. We had over 60 members, plus 4 new members and 12 guests. Many thanks to Laurie's students who joined us from Ontario, the Valley and beyond. It was great to have you with us. There was lots…
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16 September 2013
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MBQG Presents “Quilts Through the Centuries”

MBQG was asked by the DesBrisay Museum in Bridgewater to hang a small quilt show for the month of August in conjunction with their summer exhbition Women at Work. Ann's beautiful silk One Block Wonder The call went out to the Guild members and thanks to Beth Lawrence and Cathy Drummond and their team our show "Quilts Through the Centuries" is now…
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6 August 2013

June 2013 Closing Dinner

Sandra Roch's "Star Surprise". Our 2012-13 year of meetings and workshops has come to a close. The Guild has had an active and busy year with some terrific programs at our meetings and workshops to tempt all levells of quilters. We are so fortunate to have such a dedicated membership who come out and support our Guild's activities. Thanks to…
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5 June 2013