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Merry Christmas 2019

Merry Christmas to all our Guild members and friends. Thanks to everyone who has made this year another great Guild year full of activities, workshops and wonderful programs. Thanks to all who made it possible, especially the members of our executive who make it all happen with the help of many volunteers. Where would we be without volunteers? We held…
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28 December 2019
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Christmas is Coming!

Once again the Mahone Bay Quilters Guild will be having a Christmas Quilt show at the official Welcome Centre for the 15th Annual Father Christmas Festival. Come see our Christmas quilts and Christmas themed wallhangings and home decor at the Welcome Centre, 583 Main St., the yellow house next door to Amos Pewter. Free admission! We are open from 10am-4pm…
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22 November 2019

November 2019 Meeting

We are back in full swing now, lots and lots going on! The church hall has new flooring and the walls have all been painted. Heather Stewart came for a visit and some Guild members joined us for lunch at the Biscuit Eater and Slow Quilting. Many members will remember Heather from her many workshops she has taught for the…
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7 November 2019
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October 2019 Meeting

Gaff Point by Laurie Swim Our October meeting sure was a busy one. Many thanks to Alicia who stepped up to chair the meeting (and did a wonderful job) as Pam was away. We had a full house which meant we were scrambling for chairs! The church hall is under going renovations, did you notice the new floor? Some of…
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16 October 2019
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Advent Calendar Workshop

Advent Calendar made by Judy Cooper from a pattern by Phil and Lisa Gerard. Everyone had a wonderful time at the Advent Calendar workshop, be sure and see the wonderful works in progress by visiting our Flickr album here. Be sure and come to our Christmas party and pot luck dinner on Dec. 2 to see (hopefully) some of the…
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7 October 2019

September 2019 Meeting

Despite Hurricane Dorian affecting many of our members, we had a good turnout to our first meeting of the Guild year. The hall has a lovely new floor, we have a (sort of) new seating arrangement and new sew and tell. Please bear with us as we tweak a few things! Next month be sure and take the time to…
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17 September 2019

New Members Tea 2019

Our third annual New Members Tea was held on Monday September 16, 2019. The tea is hosted by the executive, Christine polishes her silver service and it always adds such "glamour" to the table. We were delighted to have 3 of our new members, Judy Cooper, Janet Joyce and Isabel Burgess (Isabel who is from Paradise in the Valley, won…
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17 September 2019

Advent Calendar Workshop

Advent Calendar Workshop with Judy Cooper October 5/19 A church and 22 houses surround the Christmas tree in this cute village setting. Each house is a pocket and the roof - a flap. Finished size is approximately 30" x 40". Designed by Phil/Lisa Girard This project can’t be completed in a day’s workshop but with some preparation you will be…
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14 September 2019

Did You Know?

Happy New Year! Yes, our new Guild year is about to start - Monday September 9 (one week from today), 7pm at Trinity United Church Hall in Mahone Bay. The hall opens at 6:30pm. We are happy to welcome new members ($30 membership dues). Guests are welcome to come to a maximum of 2  meetings to check us out, after…
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2 September 2019
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“By Their Hand”

Quilts by (L-R) Polly Greene, Barb Robson and Angela McGinnis.         There is a small but lovely show of quilts at the DesBrisay Museum in Bridgewater for the month of July. About half were chosen from the museum's collection and the rest are from members of the Mahone Bay Quilters Guild. Many thanks to Donna Veinot, Angela…
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5 July 2019