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Christmas Party

December 2015 Meeting and Christmas Pot Luck Dinner

Christmas 2015 has come and gone and it is New Year's Eve as I write. The weeks have flown by far to quickly and I apologize for not posting about our December party sooner. The pictures are now all up on our Flickr page here and as well there are a few more pictures of our Father Christmas Festival Quilt…
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31 December 2015
CommunityEventsMembersQuilt Show

Father Christmas Festival Quilt Show

We did it again! many thanks to our members who loaned us their quilts, wall hangings, table runners and so much more. The Welcome Centre is truly welcoming and I know it will be a highlight of the Festival for everyone who comes in. You would never know that the bed is actually packing boxes! "Before" - a work in…
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28 November 2015
CommunityEventsGood DeedsQuilt Show

Mice Making!

Suttles and Seawinds asked the Guild to help them make some mice for their "Nutcracker Fantasy" display which will be in the Suttles and Seawinds Barn during the Father Christmas Festival in Mahone Bay November 28-29 and Dec 5-6. Details and a schedule for the Festival can be found here. "Cheddar Mouse" was our prototype and by the end of…
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12 November 2015

November 2015 Meeting

Darlene D'Eon from "A Needle Pulling Thread" shares her True North wallhanging. We had a wonderful meeting on Monday with Darlene D'Eon from A Needle Pulling Thread Quilt Shop in Digby, you can find her shop on Facebook here There is a listing for Darlene's shop here along with other NS quilt shops. Darlene brought with her items from her…
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5 November 2015
Monthly meetings

Catching up on News

The big news in our area right now is the official opening of Lynn Jones' Quilting Studio in Auburndale, just outsde of Bridgewater. We all congratulate Lynn on her new venture, a full service quilt store! Lynn will have over 600 bolts of fine quality cotton, notions, books, Brother Sewing Machines as well she has her long arm quilting services.…
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17 October 2015

October 2015 Guild Meeting and a “Real” Trunk Show!

Our October meeting was a busy one! New members were welcomed along with a few guests. We quickly got through our business meeting and then on to show and tell. There were workshops to sign up for, challenge quilts to buy and there was lots of cuddle quilt fabric available. Marilyn HH has been having fun with her sewing machine…
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9 October 2015

September 2015 Guild Meeting

What a wonderful welcome back to our Guild year! Terrific turnout and lots of wonderful quilts for show and tell, a great talk and sharing by the five members who went to the Dorothy Caldwell workshop in Annapolis Royal and some interesting facts about copyright by Nancy. Thanks to everyone who got us off to a great start. Susan, Laurie,…
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19 September 2015

Fall Workshops

Plans are well underway for our fall workshops. The first one is Saturday October 17 with Linda Macdonald "Reflections". Learn to reflect the inner beauty of a fabric. No drawing lines, no fussy cutting, no complicated piecing. This easy technique is a simple strip cutting and piecing technique that you apply to fabric. The Reflection technique is a variation of…
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31 August 2015
Monthly meetings

Happy New Year!!

Our new quilt year is about to begin! It always does feel like the beginning of a new year after our summer break. Our Guild calendar has been updated with information about some of our programs. Information about upcoming workshops will be posted soon on the workshop page. As always our meetings have a wonderful show and tell and I…
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29 August 2015