Area 3 Chapters

Area 3 Chapters in the beautiful state of Maine:

*Bog Hoot Quilters-Mechanic Falls area
*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

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Quilting Tip of the Week 8.27.15

Save all your smallest snippets of fabric and put out near your trees for birds to use and make their nests.

Quilts for Native Americans

Gathering of Eagles Ministry and Pine Needle Quilters of Norway/So. Paris would like to invite you to join them in their annual collection of new quilts, blankets, hand knitted items and new clothing for children and babies.

*We will be collecting quilts at both Area 3 meetings: September in Bethel and October in Poland.*

These items will stay within Maine as they will be going to the Arookstook Band of Micmacs in Presque Isle. The deadline to donate is September 30, 2015.

Donations will be accepted at the quilt shops listed below. If you would like to participate but don't have time to sew? Donations of cash will also be accepted to be used towards winter fuel oil.

Any questions? Please contact Laura Freeman at 207-743-6822 or

Quilt shops accepting items are:

Alewives Fabrics, Annie's Teeny Tiny Quilt Shop, Attic Heirlooms, Bolt, Calico Basket Quilt Shop, Clementine, Cotton Cupboard Quilt Shop, Cotton Weeds Quilt Shop, Country Creations Quilt Shop, Crazy Moose Fabrics, Fiddlehead Artisan Supply, Fiber Art Cottage, North Woods Quilting, On Board Fabrics, Oxford Mill End Store, Pin and Needles Quilt Shop, Quiltessentials, Sanford Sewing Machines, Seacoast Sewing & Quilting, Sewing By The Sea, Sew Orchid Design and WhipperSnappers.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Free Quilting Patterns by Riley Blake Designs

Here is a link to a long list of quilt and sewing patterns by Riley Blake. Grab a cup of tea and enjoy the show!


Monday, August 24, 2015

DIY Glass Gem Magnets From

Here's a quick way to make magnets using some of your favorite fabric scraps. Above you will find them packaged for gifts.

Check out the tutorial at:

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Free Quilting Patterns by Simplicity

 We have all purchased plenty of Simplicity patterns in our lifetime--how about some FREE patterns? Check out the link below for many quilting and sewing projects.

Free Quilted in Honor Patterns by Island Batiks

Click below for Quilted in Honor by Island Batiks free patterns for super patriotic quilt patterns. These would be perfect for Quilts of Valor quilts!