Critical Area of Need for Volunteers We appreciate our volunteers, without whom this show would not happen! Please give us a few hours of your time. We desperately need volunteers to white glove, especially on Wednesday evening – 7-9pm – these are 1-hour shifts – in the main auditorium as well as the special exhibits areas. Most of the other volunteer slots have already been filled but there is always room for more! Just a two-hour shift will grant you admission to the show either on the day you volunteer or another day of your choosing.  Please contact Rachel Nelson, Volunteer Chair, to commit toMore →

Maine Quilts 2024 is almost here!  VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES YOU ARE NEEDED as a Volunteer!  Please sign up for your volunteering time, then encourage your chapter members to sign up for their volunteering time. SIGN UP BY JULY 1 in order to be entered in the drawing for the Bernina B435 sewing machine, MSRP $2399, donated by The Cotton Cupboard in Bangor.  Please contact Rachel Nelson, Volunteer Chair, to commit to your two-hour (or more!) volunteer time slot: volunteer@mainequilts.org or you can call her at 207-416-5896 There are some workshops with seats still available! Noon Lectures with Jane Haworth, Reeze Hanson and Marge Tucker are alsoMore →

I cannot stress this enough – Volunteers are needed to insure a successful quilt show! We rely on your dedication and time to fill critical positions – please go to our website to see what positions are available – www.mainequilts.org to find the volunteer form, fill it out and email it to Rachel at volunteer@mainequilts.org  A two-hour shift will get you free admission to the show and a chance at the sewing machine giveaway!  Please Volunteer today! Quilt Registration Closes May 15! Go to our website www.mainequilts.org under QUILT REGISTRATION. Follow the guidelines to register your quilts before the deadline!  Workshop Registration There are stillMore →

Volunteer! Volunteer! Volunteer! We need YOUR HELP as a Volunteer to make Maine Quilts 2024 a success. Signing up as a Volunteer brings perks, including being entered in the drawing for the BERNINA B435 sewing machine, MSRP $2,399! Big thanks to “The Cotton Cupboard Quilt Shop” in Bangor for this generous donation. The volunteer form on is on the website under the Volunteers tab.  Silent Auction Items: If you’d like to bring your Silent Auction items to the April Members’ meeting, Carol Reed and Lee Priest will be there to collect it from you. There is a donation form on the website under the ActivitiesMore →

Workshop/Event Registration opens March 15th @ 9 am for PTQG, Inc. members. Log on to our website – www.mainequilts.org– for Workshop descriptions, supply lists and event information. Make your online workshop registration an efficient process: Prior to March 15, be sure you know your username and password. Not sure what your password is? Click on “Login” in the upper right-hand corner of the home page. Follow the prompts for “Lost Your Password?” Don’t have an account? Click on “Login” in the upper right-hand corner of the home page. Follow the prompts under “Register” to set up your account. You will receive a confirmation email whenMore →

Maine Quilts 2024 Merchandise was unveiled (and sold) at the PTQG Member’s meeting on January 27th – they were a huge hit! The colors of the T-shirts are officially Coral and Aquatic Blue The zippered sweatshirt and long sleeve Ts are Navy – this is quality clothing!  I had several requests to order these in 4XL. I would be happy to special order for you – please let me know.  “Majestic Glimmer” (86×102) the MQ2024 raffle quilt was revealed at the PTQG Member’s Meeting on January 27th. It was designed by Michelle Renee Hiatt, pieced by Tacoma Lakes Quilters and machine quilted by Ann Woodhead. ThisMore →

This is Callie Lavoie’s last year as your president of Pine Tree Quilters Guild, Inc. This is her third two-year term reaching our term limits.  Have you thought about leading our wonderful, spirited, friendly quilt guild? We have a generous group of volunteers that support and lead our guild on the Executive Board as a core for our larger General Board. Our annual quilt show has an engaged and hard-working group of volunteers led by a show coordinator balancing it all. Pine Tree Quilters Guild, Inc.’s mission is clearly stated in our Bylaws and Procedures Manual and Appendix. This document is an excellent working guidelineMore →

 THURSDAY, JULY 25TH – NOON LECTURE ~ $10   FRIDAY, JULY 26TH – NOON LECTURE ~ $10 SATURDAY, JULY 27TH ~ NOON LECTURE ~ $10 Quilt Registration opens February 1st – are you ready?More →

Silent Auction Charity for Maine Quilts 2024 Maine Cancer Foundation (MCF) is dedicated to reducing cancer incidence and mortality rates in Maine. 100% of the funds raised are invested back into our communities to benefit the people of Maine. Maine Quilts 2024 proudly supports the Maine Cancer Foundation – who will be the benefactor of the proceeds of the Silent Auction. https://mainecancer.org  Blanket Permission List I’m sure that many of you are already working on, or have already completed, quilts to enter in Maine Quilts 2024. It is critical that you get permission from the designer for all quilts entered into the show that areMore →

Maine Quilts July 25-27, 2024  Given unanimous approval at the recent PTQG Board of Director’s meeting, our banquet has been moved from Friday night to Thursday night – same time – same place! Our Thursday Night Banquet Key Note Speaker will be Sarah Ann Smith! She will give a talk and a trunk show entitled “How did she do that?”, to also include selected quilts from her exhibit “Finding Home” which will be on display in the Hancock Room. Tickets for the banquet are $35 which includes the meal. Stay tuned for further details.  Workshop Registration will continue to be online only, opening March 15thMore →