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April 2018 Meeting

There was snow on the ground but that didn't deter a big crowd coming out for our April meeting! And we have four new members - welcome Gail, Kimberley, Marlene and Elizabeth! Plans for our 18th Extraordinary Quilter Dessert Party and workshops with Janet Barker (from Calgary) are coming up fast, April 25-28, 2018. There are just a couple of…
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11 April 2018

Quilter’s Quarters

Several of our members have contributed pictures of where they sew/quilt. you can see the pictures here on our Flickr page Quilters Quarters Do visit and see how we manage in small spaces, big spaces and everything in between. If your space is there and has changed, please send some new pictures. If you haven't yet shared your pictures, please…
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18 February 2018
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June 2017 AGM and Pot Luck Dinner

I must say this year has flown by! We have had a wonderful year with great turnouts at every meeting, wonderful show and tells and terrific programs and workshops. Thanks so all who made it possible. We are thrilled to announce that our "Volunteer of the Year Award" for 2017 is our amazing and energetic Ann Phelan. President Christine Bell…
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10 June 2017

New Members Tea

After over 25 years as a Guild, we decided to have a new members' tea to welcome our new members and share with them what our Guild is all about. Christine polished up her beautiful tea set, members of the executive made some delicious cakes, cookies and squares. The hall looked lovely, the tables were set with fine china tea…
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14 April 2017

25th Anniversary Celebration

Anna and Michele cut the anniversary cake. We have been waiting for this special evening the entire Guild year and what a wonderful celebration it was! Almost 100 members and special guests came to help celebrate. Anna and her bee, the BayBees, worked hard for 4 months to organize the evening down to the smallest detail! Thank you all so…
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9 June 2016

February 2016 Meeting

 For the first time the Guild had a meeting in the afternoon. After a rough winter last year we had lots of requests to try this different meeting time. It was a beautiful day and we had a wonderful turnout. Thanks everybody, here's hoping the rest of our winter meetings go as well. We are back to our usual time…
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5 February 2016
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Father Christmas Festival Quilt Show

We did it again! many thanks to our members who loaned us their quilts, wall hangings, table runners and so much more. The Welcome Centre is truly welcoming and I know it will be a highlight of the Festival for everyone who comes in. You would never know that the bed is actually packing boxes! "Before" - a work in…
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28 November 2015

November 2015 Meeting

Darlene D'Eon from "A Needle Pulling Thread" shares her True North wallhanging. We had a wonderful meeting on Monday with Darlene D'Eon from A Needle Pulling Thread Quilt Shop in Digby, you can find her shop on Facebook here There is a listing for Darlene's shop here along with other NS quilt shops. Darlene brought with her items from her…
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5 November 2015

October 2015 Guild Meeting and a “Real” Trunk Show!

Our October meeting was a busy one! New members were welcomed along with a few guests. We quickly got through our business meeting and then on to show and tell. There were workshops to sign up for, challenge quilts to buy and there was lots of cuddle quilt fabric available. Marilyn HH has been having fun with her sewing machine…
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9 October 2015
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January 2015 Guild Meeting

The weather cooperated and we had a wonderful January meeting with 62 members in attendance, that is about half our membership! We had a quick meeting followed by show and tell and then a program with Susan Lilley, who did a trunk show and then Lynn talked about and showed us some new rulers. We are thrilled that  the Guild…
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9 January 2015