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2019 – Happy New Year!

On this New Year's Eve, I thought it might be useful to highlight a few important dates coming up in 2019. January 4-31, 2019 - Quilts at the Library - if you happen to be in the South Shore Library at the LCLC in Bridgewater, look up and see a few quilts from our members! January 7, 2019 - Guild…
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31 December 2018
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Merry Christmas 2018!

Well, most of November and December have been a write-off for me, but it has been worth it as I now have a wonderful new knee! Many thanks for all the good wishes and for all the help (Rose, Sandy B and Jill) with photography when I couldn't get to several Guild events. I hated to miss, I really did.…
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18 December 2018

Father Christmas Festival 2018

Mahone Bay Visitor Information Centre Once again, the Mahone Bay Quilters Guild was asked to participate in the Mahone Bay Father Christmas Festival by decorating and hosting the festival Welcome Centre. Guild members brought in their Christmas quilts and seasonal decor to fill the Visitor Information Centre. Volunteers were at the Centre for 2 weekends selling house tour tickets, giving…
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16 December 2018
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Mrs. Mills

Many, many thanks to Mrs. Nancy Mills who donated her wonderful collection of cotton quilting fabrics to our Guild. Many thanks to all the executive who carefully sorted, measured and sold all the fabric before our November meeting, it was a big job and once again they did it very well. Sounds like everyone went away quite happy with their…
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24 November 2018
Monthly meetings

November 2018 Meeting

Jill's Friendship Rings. Show and tell pictures can be found here. Many thanks to Jill G, Ann P and Rose L who stepped in to help as photographers this month when I couldn't be there. It was a busy meeting with a fabric sale of donated fabric, many meters were purchased I hear! Many thanks to all the executive who…
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14 November 2018
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October 2018 Meeting

Linda's Hexagon Crazy Quilt   Just look at the detail and the exquisite stitching! Linda was inspired by Jennifer Clouston's book Foolproof Crazy Quilting. Our Guild library has this book as well as her second book Foolproof Crazy Quilting Projects. Linda says "They are both excellent books with patterns and detailed stitch maps. I can't wait to do more!" Well,…
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9 October 2018
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A Quilter’s Harvest – MBQG 2018 Quilt Show and Sale

Memorial Quilt at Local Quilt Show The Mahone Bay Quilters’ Guild biannual show and sale will be held September 28-30, 2018. Quilt Show chair, Barb Himmelman, says “well over 100 quilts, in traditional, modern and art styles, have been entered in the show, including Laurie Swim’s magnificent “Hope and Survival,” the Halifax Explosion memorial quilt. Several new awards will be…
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25 September 2018
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September 2018 Meeting

Happy New Year!! Yes, a new year of quilt guild meetings has begun under the very able leadership of Pam Wells who has succeeded our super past president Christine Bell. Our September meeting was busy, the hall was packed, we welcomed new members, guests and old members. We are getting off to a very busy start with our bi-annual Scarecrow…
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15 September 2018