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PIECING TOGETHER MAINE QUILTS - a newsletter for Maine Quilts

Volume 3, Issue 7 - July 2017

Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator
info@mainequilts.org, www.mainequilts.org, www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org, 207-216-7358

Three weeks from tomorrow is show set-up day! I am really looking forward to this show and must thank all the volunteer chairs and volunteers that are working so hard to put this together! It is a team effort and much appreciated!

  1. We need white glove volunteers! Can you help us on Wednesday night, Champagne Preivew night?  We also have needs every day of the show!  Merchandise table would love some sellers! Please contact Susan Bulay at volunteer@mainequilts.org or 827-6136.
  2. Saturday, July 22 is Quilt Delivery Day, 10:00 a.m.  – 1:00 p.m. at your designated location. Remember to add a sleeve at least 4” wide and no more than 88” from the bottom of the quilt, label and a covered label if it is judged. Please bring quilt in a cloth bag with your contact info printed on the bag. Pick up your receipt for quilt pickup Saturday night, July 29.
  3. Thank you to all the volunteers who signed up by July 1 and are now eligible to win a Baby Lock Presto sewing machine. The drawing will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday at the show.
  4. We’ll see you Wednesday night for Champagne Preview, anniversary cake and champagne, with entertainment in the lobby from 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. by Moose Creek Cloggers! First chance to see all our lovely quilts and the vendors. Registration for Advance admission to the show includes admission to Champagne Preview, multi day pass for Thursday - Saturday and a tote bag, all for $20. Deadline for Advance Admission is postmark July 15.
  5. Thursday is our first full day and guaranteed to be a busy one! We all like to be first! Check out the quilts, take a workshop, buy a tee-shirt, bid at Silent Auction, buy raffle tickets, go to the free lecture at 5:00 p.m.”Indonesian Batiks – The Old is New Again”, see a demo and go to the Thursday night free lecture.
  6. Friday, in case you forget Thursday, visit Quilters’ Walk and a different selection for the Silent Auction!  Check out the noon lecture. Enjoy Friday night dinner and “Making Award Winning Quilts, Secrets for Success” with Philippa Naylor. Last day to sign up for the Dinner is July 24.
  7. Saturday, go to the noon lecture, make one more bid at the Silent Auction and stay for quilt pickup and takedown.  We are still looking for volunteers. Please contact Susan Bulay at volunteer@mainequilts.org or 827-6136.

Checkout the Demos!
Thursday Demos – First floor – Lincoln/Oxford Room
10:00 Kathy Boudreau, Backroad Quilters Chapter. How to make diagonal backing for quilts.
11:00 Adele Scott, Adele Scott Design Studio. New notions new to the market place.
2:00 Amanda Jeffrey, Evergreen Quilters Chapter. Simplified technique to the one block wonder blocks. 
3:00 Joyce Teng, TSC Designs. Transfer plain fabric to Fabulous using Tsukeniko® ink with TSC Designs stencils.
4:00 Kelly Jerome. Footprints Quilt Shop. Techniques in embroidery.

Friday Demos – First floor – Lincoln/Oxford Room
10:00 Lisa Bongean, Primitive Gatherings. Wool Appliqués techniques.
11:00 Adele Scott, Adele Scott Design Studio. New notions that are new to the market place.
2:00 Kathy Boudreau, Backroad Quilters Chapter. How to make diagonal quit backings
3:00 Joyce Teng, TSC Designs. Transfer plain fabric to Fabulous using Tsukeniko® ink with TSC Designs stencils.
4:00 Barbara Duffy, Tacoma Lakes Chapter. Unique bindings for your quilts

Saturday Demos – First floor – Lincoln/Oxford Room
10:00 Kathy Poor, Stina's Quit & Sewing Supplies. New Honeycomb bag. Features of different bags.
11:00 Jeanine Taylor, Embellishments. Different and unique items to make your quilted items dazzling.
2:00 Shari Migdail-Smith, Kindred Quilts. Master circle stitching.
3:00 Joyce Teng, TSC Designs. Transfer plain fabric to Fabulous using Tsukeniko® ink with TSC Designs stencils.
4:00 Carol Reed, Pine Tree Quilters Guild. Hexagon piecing.

Links to back issues for Piecing Together Maine Quilts

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