Piecing Together Maine Quilts (Page 6)

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Some pictures from Maine Quilts 2015 Below top left to bottom: Show setup – Children’s quilts and ballons, Molly Waddell “My Adirondack Cardinal” workshop, Bill Kerr noon lecture “Quilts Made Modern”, ready for Sunday Sampler with Carol McLeod, Aunties Two, Puffin Challenge exhibit.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   Maine Quilts 2015 was a fun and successful show! The quilts were fabulous, colorful, and interesting! I enjoyed our special exhibits particularly seeing the quilts PTQG purchased and donated to the Maine State Museum. Congratulations to the ribbon winners! The full list is on our website, http://www.mainequilts.org. We are working on pictures to be posted in a couple weeks and on Face book. Thank you all for volunteering, enjoying the learning opportunities with our teachers, spending your money with our vendors, and supporting the various fundraisers. Thank you to the chairpersons and the hoursRead More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Three weeks to go until Wednesday, July 22, Setup 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. Saturday, July 18 is Quilt Delivery Day, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 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 yourRead More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 This issue is all about updates! 1. We have over 540 quilts! Thank you so very much for sharing your fabulous quilts! 2. We have a very few workshops with low attendance and decisions to make in 10 days. If you have any interest in these workshops please register right away! a. Frieda Anderson – Saturday “Dancing Trees”, #305 and Sunday “Sundance”, #405. b. Teenager workshop – Saturday afternoon “Retro Messenger Bag”, #703. 3. Silent Auction. We need items please! We have a Board meeting and Chairperson’s meeting on June 6 if you can giveRead 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! 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. 2. The workshops with sewing machines provided are filling well; teachers with machines are Karen Dever and Molly Waddell. It is so wonderful for the students to not lug their machines. Enjoy using the machines donated by The Fabric Garden and Sanford Sewing. There will be an expert helper from the vendor/manufacturer available in workshop all day. We’re letting the teacher teach. If you have a chanceRead 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! 1. Our first workshop is full: Karen Dever’s “Wee Quilts”. One of the workshops with sewing machines provided! Check our website for further updates on full workshops: http://www.mainequilts.org. 2. Two other teachers have workshops about 75% full: Angela Walters (long arm teacher) and Weeks Ringle or Bill Kerr (modern quilts and color). If you have an interest, don’t delay! 3. “Friday Night Intrigue at The Puffin Rock Inn” – Quite a few of us are going to this really fun evening. How about you? 4. Quilts! We need quilts! All FOUR of yourRead More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Quilts! Quilts! Quilts! The first thing I dream about for Maine Quilts is Quilts! Quilts! Quilts! I’m watching Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show and singing with Motley Crue “Girls! Girls! Girls!” and dreaming of quilts. I walk the aisles of the quilt show with my head on a swivel and let the colors, sizes, techniques and impressions surround me with quilt heaven. Think of it – 600 quilts! The Maine Quilts Brochure has gone to the printer and will be with you very soon. I will copy my quilt registration form (which will alsoRead More →

A newsletter for Maine Quilts Callie E Lavoie, Coordinator info@mainequilts.org | www.mainequilts.org | www.facebook.com/MaineQuilts.org | 207-216-7358 Welcome What is New this Year? This is the first issue of a newsletter for Maine Quilts to be published at the start of each month and provide current quilt show updates and information. I hope this will enhance our usual information sources through our website, Patchwork Press, Members’ Meetings and Face Book postings. It will be short and easy to read. Read your edition through your contact person and our website. Callie Our Challenge Row theme is Puffin: Not Just Black and White. Sewing Machines are provided for two teachers, Karen Dever and MollyRead More →