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Monthly meetings

June 2011 Closing Pot Luck Dinner

It is hard to believe that our year is over! Last Monday we had our closing pot luck dinner and we celebrated our 20 years as a Guild with a few special guests. Before dinner we were interupted by Verna and Gordie (aka Marie Hayward and Debbie Pottie) it seems they got their venue mixed up so we had a…
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10 June 2011
Quilt Show

2012 Quilt Show

The MBQG 2012 Quilt Show will once again be held in conjunction with the Scarecrow Festval. The dates have yet to be announced but they are usually the first weekend of October. The quilt show committee will be meeting this weeek to get started making plans. Every year we have had a quilt show we make a raffle quilt. This…
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30 May 2011

EQ Workshops with Anne Morrell Robinson

We had Anne with us for 3 days of workshops. One day on "Flower Arranging for Quilters" and two days on "Medallion Quilts" We all learned so much from Anne and had a great time doing it! I know there is going to be some wonderful "Sew and Tell" coming up in the months ahead. Now that so many made…
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16 May 2011

May Guild Meeting

It is hard to believe our year of meetings is coming to a close with our June 6th clsoing dinner. We wrapped up our regular monthly meetings with a visit from five of the Queens Quilters from Liverpool.  Their quilts all showed lots of creativity, fun and wonderful quilting. Karen's Pitcher Plant  A "One Block Wonder" "Twist and Twirl", pattern…
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10 May 2011
Monthly meetings

Medallion Workshops

We are so lucky to be having Anne Morrell Robinson with us for workshops from May 4-7. Her 2 day Medallion Class will be a great opportunity for Guild members and guests to design and start their own unique Medallion quilts. These 3 quilts are works in progress from a recent Medallion workshop that Anne taught. Great to see such…
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17 April 2011
Featured Friends

Spring is in the Air

It is springtime in Nova Scotia and the quilters certainly came out of the woodwork last Monday to share many of their wonderful quilts that they have been working on this winter. Thanks to all and my apologies to those whose pictures I couldn't include. I think it was a combination of bad focusing on my part and trying to…
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9 April 2011
Monthly meetings

Guild Meeting Monday April 4, 2011

Our monthly meeting for April is this Monday when we will welcome Karen Henry from Dartmouth as our guest speaker. Karen will present a program on "Art Quilters of Nova Scotia" Karen will introduce us to quilters from all over the province and we'll see their quilts. Come and join us for social time at 6:30, sign up for workshops…
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1 April 2011
Good Deeds


Congratulatuons to Guild members Jamie Pratt and Valerie Hearder who have each won a $500 bursary to attend the Quilters Retreat at Pictou Lodge in Septemeber 2011. Any member who was interested in going and who was prepared to pay the balance of the Retreat fee, submitted their name for the draw. All names were drawn so that if either…
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20 March 2011