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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…
Guild Blogger
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

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
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EQ Workshop with Krista Hennebury

Light of May by Krista Hennebury, machine pieced and machine quilted. Structural Improv workshop sample. Structural Improv: 2-day workshop, Friday & Saturday, April 28-29, 2017 Do you quilt under the influence of traditional methods and rules?  Do you thrive on pointy points and perfectly square corners but secretly wish you could embrace the creative freedom of this wonky, improvisational business?…
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2 April 2017
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Cuddle Quilt Day 2017

We held our Cuddle Quilt Day this year in March rather than January when the weather can be so unpredictable. I think this will be our regular day for Cuddle Quilt Day now, the weather was great and we had a terrific turnout of members, past members, guests and members of the community. Many, may thanks to everyone who came,…
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24 March 2017
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March 2017 Meeting

Our March meeting was another daytime meeting and we had a terrific turnout. It was a beautiful day and we had a busy meeting with lots of show and tell followed by a wonderful trunk show with Kathy Tidswell from New Brunswick. Gail's wonderful 365 Challenge quilt with over 11,000 pieces! Machine quilted by Lynn Jones. Well done Gail! Registration…
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10 March 2017

Canada’s Big Quilt Bee

The Mahone Bay Quilter's Guild is participating in the CQA Canada's Big Quilt Bee for Ronald Macdonald House. We will help to make 1,000 quilts for Ronald Macdonald Houses across Canada. Come join us Tuesday January 10, 2017 at Trinity United Church, Mahone Bay from 9am - 3pm. Bring your sewing machine, thread, basic sewing supplies, rotary cutting equipment and…
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4 January 2017
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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…
Guild Blogger
27 November 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…
Guild Blogger
24 September 2016