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Christmas Party

Merry Christmas 2016!

A fine time was had by all at our annual Christmas pot luck dinner and party! Many thanks to Cathy and her team for all their efforts. The scavenger hunt was a great success, we are a creative bunch! The Cove Quilters with their For Evergreen Christmas trees. A fun pattern by Wendy Hager, the pattern can be ordered from…
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16 December 2016
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Father Christmas Festival Quilt Show 2016

Look who came to visit! Father Christmas himself!! We did it again! We have a wonderful small quilt show of Christmas and seasonal quilts, wall hangings, Christmas tree skirts, Christmas stockings and more at the official Welcome Centre for the Festival. Come and see us, we can be found in the little yellow building next to Amos Pewter, we will…
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27 November 2016

Lady Liberty Goes to Hawaii (aka New York Beauty)

A successful workshop was held at the Mahone Bay Legion with Tina Belding teaching her version of the New York Beauty block. Everyone had a wonderful time and they learned a lot. Pictured above is the class with at least one block from everyone. This was the first time we have had a workshop in the Legion space and everyone…
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12 November 2016
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November 2016 Meeting

The weather cooperated and we had another terrific turnout for our November meeting. We heard from our two co-chairs of the quilt show, Marilyn and Barb, that we had a profit of $3870, well done everyone. I know everyone worked hard and as always we are so grateful to all the members who volunteered their time. We are also please…
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8 November 2016

October 2016 Meeting

Another great turnout for our October 2016 meeting. Thanks to VP Pam Wells for filling in for President Christine Bell who is away. The quilt show is over for another 2 years but it will be a few weeks before the final reports are in. Many, many thanks to so many volunteers who helped in so many ways. Thanks for…
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4 October 2016
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2016 Quilt Show part two

Drum roll please...and the winners are... Viewer's Choice Award and the CQA Ribbon for "We Are All African" won by Linda Mackie Finley, shown here with Joan Tufts CQA NS Rep, is Linda's daughter Linnet who accepted the award on behalf of her Mom. Linda's quilt was machine appliqued, hand applique, embellished with stitch and paint, machine pieced and hand…
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3 October 2016
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2016 Quilt Show part one

As I write we are half way through our most amazing quilt show. We had well over 200 visitors our first day and the reviews were wonderful, everyone was truly impressed, amazed and in awe of all our quilts. I think most people stopped and talked to our members to congratulate us on a wonderful show. We had a bus…
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24 September 2016
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September 2016 Meeting

 Our first Guild meeting of the year is now history. We had a wonderful turnout and we welcomed 4 new members! There was lots to do, friends to see and workshops to sign up for. The first one is with Tina Belding "Lady Liberty Goes to Hawaii" This is a skill-building technique workshop to learn Karen Stone's foundation piecing method…
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17 September 2016
Monthly meetings

September 12, 2016

And we're back for another wonderful year! It has been a hot and humid summer, unusually dry with very little rain. Did you get any quilting done? Did you visit one of the many quilt shows in the province or further afield? Our first Guild meeting of the year is coming up on Monday September 12. We always have a…
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8 September 2016

Making Do

Making Do is the title of a small exhibition of quilts at the Ross Farm Museum. It was curated by our very own Polly Greene. All the quilts were made sometime between 1800-1920. Most of the quilts Polly chose were very utilitarian, they were made to keep someone warm. Several of the quilts were made with homespun woolen fabrics and…
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2 July 2016