Area 3 Chapters

Area 3 Chapters in the beautiful state of Maine:

*Chickadee Quilters-Bridgton Area
*Classic Quilters of Lewiston-Auburn Area
*Country Aire Quilters-Turner Area
*Country Square Quilters-North Jay/Wilton Area
*Cross Country Quilters-Bethel Area
*Grammy's Choice Quilters-Canton Area
*Ladies of the Lake Quilters-Peru/Rumford/Dixfield Area
*Lisbon Krazy Kwilters-Lisbon Area
*Pine Needle Quilters-Norway/South Paris Area
*Scraps and Patches Quilters-Poland Area
*Village Scrappers Quilters-Livermore Area


Friday, July 11, 2014

Quilting Tip of the Week 7.11.14

Ever paper piece or sew a heavy fabric that dulls your newly-changed sewing needle? For a quick sharpening, try sewing through sand paper with an unthreaded needle.

After sewing up and down a couple of rows, you will see a difference in your needle's sharpness.

Cute Tutorials From Cotton Charm Quilts

http://cottoncharmquilts.typepad.com/charmingchatter/2013/06/pretty-little-trivets-hot-pads-tutorial.html

Monday, July 7, 2014

40 Zip Pouch Tutorials from Polkadotchair.com

Here is a great place to find tutorials for 40 zippered bags--everything to store your earbuds, sunglasses, cell phones and more!

http://www.polkadotchair.com/2014/06/40-zip-pouch-sewing-tutorials.html/

Maine Quilts Auction Friday, July 25th

Come One! Come all! Auction benefiting Maine Cancer Fund at Maine Quilts, Friday, July 25, 7:30 p.m. Preview of items in the Kennebec/Penobscot Room starting with Champagne Preview, Thursday night.

No admission. We will greet you at the front door of the Civic Center starting at 7:00 p.m.

There are many lovely and coveted items to bid on. Such as:

***A treasure chest of vintage UFOs, quilt tops, blocks, vintage hankies, napkins, lace, vintage ugly fabric, cloche hats, beaded purses, and more!

Presented by Zucchini the wonder dog, who says she has not even seen what lies below the layers you see here, in this vintage houndstooth suitcase that also comes with its contents.