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Busy Summer

Quilt Show poster designed by member Rebecca Roher (thanks Rebecca!) Our Guild members along the South Shore and beyond are busy this summer finishing up (or beinning!) their quilts for our bi-annual quilt show September 28, 29 and 30, 2012 at the Blockhouse Firehall. There will be lots happening at the Quilt Show with our Silent Auction of wallhangings and…
Guild Blogger
7 August 2012
Community

A Quilter’s Bazaar

At our March 5th meeting we held a "Quilter's Bazaar", a chance for members to sell their extra fabrics, books, notions and more. We also had Val selling her "African Threads" jewelry and more, Laurie had her Laurie Swim Art Quilt cards, fine art prints and her book and Jamie had her Japanese paper and her handmade books. Business was brisk…
Guild Blogger
18 March 2012
Community

Cuddle Quilt Day 2012

Once again members of our Guild have come together for an amazing day of cutting, sewing, tying and finishing quilts for several charitable causes. Harbour House, the women's shelter, Blankets of Love, quilts for Shoreham Nursing Home and for the NICU at the IWK Hospital for Women and Children. Linda, Janet, Isabel and Denise are ready for those quilts. Throughout…
Guild Blogger
29 January 2012
Community

Dory Building Day

In June 2012, the Mahone Bay Quilters Guild will (hopefully) be hosting about 100 quilters from the Quilt Canada Conference in Haliax. They will come by bus to the south shore, visit Lunenburg first then come to Mahone Bay for a chowder lunch with us. We quickly got to work thinking about what we could make for them that would…
Guild Blogger
16 October 2011
Community

Art Hits the Wall

Art Hits the Wall opened last Friday at the Rossignol Centre in Liverpool, NS. This is a collaborative exhibition between quilters and rug hookers held every 2 years. It originally started out with the Mahone Bay Quilters Guild as a quilt show for quilters to make a wallhanging inpsired by a work of art. Doris Eaton was one of the…
Guild Blogger
10 July 2011
CommunityGood Deeds

Quilters in our Community

For over ten years the Mahone Bay Quilter’s Guild has supported Harbour House, the women’s shelter in Bridgewater, NS by providing them with cuddle quilts made by our members. We gather together on a Saturday in January to make, sandwich and tie quilts. We are grateful to members of our communities who also come and help us on Cuddle Quilt…
Guild Blogger
22 January 2008