Piecing Together Maine Quilts (Page 3)

Welcome and Happy New Year 2018! I am starting the fourth year of Piecing Together Maine Quilts newsletter. I hope the information you are receiving in each issue keeps you up to date and involved with Maine Quilts.Read More →

Have you decided what quilt(s) you are entering and if it needs copyright permission? Below is a list of designers and publishers we have information for. All “permissions” require proper pattern, book, publisher and designer credit be given. Look in the book or magazine. There may already be a statement that gives you permission to display the quilt. If you need to take the next step, determine who to contact – you may need to contact the publisher as well as the author/designer/artist.Read More →

Quilts! Register to enter the following exhibit on the quilt registration form in the Brochure mailed in February.

Our Challenge theme this year is “Bee Sew Inspired”. Hmmmm…..Are you all about the “Bee”? Are you all about the “Sew”? Our logo this year on the tees will be a black and yellow bee. The Show pin is a traditional Honeybee block in black, yellow and white. What will we see this year?Read More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Pictures from Maine Quilts 2017  Read More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Our seven Blue Ribbons in the Judged Quilt Section! Congratulations! Pieced-Large: J-PCD-L 113, Golden Anniversary by Cindy Ladig, So Charleston, Ohio. (85 x 85) Source: “Crystal Treasures” by Liz Schwartz and Stephen Seifert; Quilts with Style, Jan/Feb 2006, ZDP Media Group. This quilt also won Viewer’s Choice Ribbon. Pieced Small: J-PCD-S 104, Third Time’s the Charm by Dan Perkins, Rangeley. (59 x 72). Original. Professionally machine quilted (la) by Carol Perkins. This quilt also won Outstanding Long Arm quilting ribbon. Appliqué: J-APP 104, Esther’s Cheddar Casserole by Wendy Caton Reed, Bath. (50 x 50) Source:Read More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Our six individual ribbons in the Judged Quilt Section! Congratulations! Best Use of Color Ribbon 2017, J-PCD-L101.MoJo’s La Passion by Michael Jones, Bailey Island. (108 x 110) Source: “La Passion” by Grits Life, gritslife1.blogspot.com. Best Use of Embellishment Ribbon 2017, J-MIX105. View Through the Window by Carolee Fields Withee, Whitefield. (48 x 48) Original. Best First Time Entry Ribbon 2017, J-PCD-L110. Insanity by Mary Mitchell, Mt. Dessert. (85 x 87). Source: Australian Patchwork & Quilting, Vol 16, #6, “Insanity” by Rhonda Pearce, Express Publications Pty, LTD. Outstanding Hand Quilting Ribbon 2017, J-APP104. Esther’s Cheddar CasseroleRead More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Maine Quilts 2017 was a fabulous and successful show! The anniversary cake was delicious and the Stone Mountain Cloggers kicking up their heels on Preview Night, Wednesday. (Our own Pat Libby with her back turned.) Enjoying cake are from left to right Callie Lavoie, Show Coordinaotr, Suzy Swetz, QSA Chair and Jackie Bissiere, PTQG President. The quilts were fabulous, colorful, and interesting! I enjoyed our special exhibits particularly seeing Red and White Stitched Together and Ruby Celebration. Congratulations to the ribbon winners! The full list will be on our website, http://www.mainequilts.org. We are working onRead More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Exciting News! Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org, www.mainequilts.org, www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts, 207-216-7358 Martelli Enterprises is back and sponsoring Champagne Preview! The exciting news is their sponsor donation of a $3500 workstation table, the “Advantage”, 39” by 59”, height adjustable, with large rotary cutting mat. We will be offering the opportunity to win this table through Quilters’ Walk for a minimum of a $3 sheet of tickets. Of course you are going to want to stuff the bucket with many tickets to increase the odds of winning it! We will have the workstation set up in the lobbyRead More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 An update! We have done it Big! Big! Big! This year’s show will feature over 790 quilts and banners! Wow! Workshops – We have 12 full workshops and 5 with 1 more to be full! If you have an interest in one signup now! Children’s Workshops – Right now we have one and three students in our Children’s workshops on Saturday. Please register your child or grandchild to make a hanging organizer or a mug rug. They will have fun with a good teacher! Friday Night Dinner and “Making Award Winning Quilts. Secrets for Success”Read More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 12 more weeks! 1. Last postmark date for quilt registration is May 15th! If you need a form and/or entry information go to your brochure or our website: https://mainequilts.org/Quilt_Show/Quilt_Entry_Info.htm. We need your quilts! All four of them! 2. The workshops with sewing machines provided are filling well; teachers with machines are Pat Delaney and Ann Unrein. It is so wonderful for the students to not lug their machines. Enjoy using the machines donated by The Fabric Garden and Cotton Cupboard. There will be an expert helper from the vendor/manufacturer available in workshop all day. We’reRead More →