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December 2017 Christmas Pot Luck Party

Kathy Higgins knitted pin cushion "Rowena Mouse", the pattern can be found on Ravellry here We all had a wonderful time at our annual Christmas Pot Luck Dinner and Party. Thanks to all who volunteered to help and to everyone who brought such delicious food. It is hard to belive it will be 2018 soon! Please mark your calendars for…
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10 December 2017
CommunityEventsQuilt Show

2017 Father Christmas Festival Quilt Show

We did it again! Many thanks to members of our Guild for loaning their wonderful Christmas quilts, wall hangings, wall quilts, table runners, Christmas tree skirts and various other home decor! We really transformed the little yellow house once again. Come visit us! We are open November 25 & 26 from 10am-4pm and Dec 2 & Dec 3 from 10am…
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25 November 2017

November 2017 Meeting

Judy, Isabel, Sandy and Mary with their Quilt of Honour, they donated this quilt to Jill (r) for the Quilts of Valour project. Go to Quilts of Valour Canada to read all about this amazing project. Jill is our new coordinator for Quilts of Valour, below is her quilt she made for a friend in the military. Thanks Jill for…
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7 November 2017

Karen Miller Workshop

Karen Miller from Liverpool, recently gave a 2 day workshop which taught us the technique for making fabric look like tree bark. Everyone was fascinated by the technique and were all happy to share and show! Day 2 was learning to make a butterfly which will sit on the bark. Karen brought in 3 dimensional pvc pipe backings to give…
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4 November 2017
MeetingsQuilters RetreatWorkshops

October 2017 Meeting

Mary Elizabeth with her improv wallhanging from Krista Hennebury's workshop. Another great turnout for our October meeting. We have several interesting workshops coming up. We are delighted that Karen Miller's workshop is full! If you are interested in it you can contact Debbie at to go on the waiting list. We have been asked by the Father Christmas Festival…
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10 October 2017

September 2017 Meeting

Sandy A and Patsy were congratulated by President Christine, they have received their Life Memberships! Congratulations Sandy, Patsy and Coleen R who couldn't be with us. Welcome back and Happy New Year!! This will be our 27th year of the Mahone Bay Quilters Guild! And we have a wonderful year planned with workshops, programs and events. We would like to…
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12 September 2017

Upcoming Workshop with Karen Miller

The workshop committee is excited to offer a two-day workshop event with Karen Miller. She gave a wonderful trunk show at a guild meeting a couple of years ago and has agreed to lead us through the processes involved in making this delightful fabric sculpture. Other examples of her work can be found in the guild's online photo albums:…
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25 July 2017
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June 2017 AGM and Pot Luck Dinner

I must say this year has flown by! We have had a wonderful year with great turnouts at every meeting, wonderful show and tells and terrific programs and workshops. Thanks so all who made it possible. We are thrilled to announce that our "Volunteer of the Year Award" for 2017 is our amazing and energetic Ann Phelan. President Christine Bell…
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10 June 2017

Another Quilter’s Yard Sale

Christine, Bev, Krista and Brenda Sixteen Guild members booked a table and came to the church hall loaded down with everything from fabric and notions to sewing machines and books. All for sale at bargain basement prices. Many thanks to everyone who came to sell and to those who came to buy our treasures. I think everyone had a wonderful…
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9 May 2017

May 2017 Meeting

Helen Kirk's French Braid Isabel's four preemie quilts for the IWK NICU, thanks Isabel! What a wonderful meeting, everyone has been busy as seen in our show and tell! Be sure and see our pictures on our Flickr pages here. We all enjoyed having Krista Hennebury as our EQ this year. I know a lot of people are hard at…
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8 May 2017