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

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Village Scrappers of Livermore to Host Area 3 Meeting In April, 2014

Great news! Village Scrappers of Livermore will holding an Area 3 meeting on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Speaker will be Bonnie Dwyer and more details on the meeting will be post as available.
If YOUR chapter would like to host (or share the duties with another chapter and co-host) a meeting, please contact me. It's a great way to share!

Looking for a Publicity Person for Maine Quilts

Callie Lavoie is looking for someone to help with the publicity for Maine Quilts. Speaking from experience, you can do this from your home computer and work around your own schedule.

If you are interested in more information, please contact Callie Lavoie, Maine Quilts Coordinator, at or call her at 207.216.7358.


Area 3 Meeting and Updates

Many thanks to the members of Classic Quilters of Lewiston/Auburn and Scraps and Patches of Poland for one fantastic Area 3 meeting!

Today we shared lots of yummy desserts, beautiful show and tell items, a very interesting speaker on the Underground Railroad and the generosity of those who brought quilts, blankets and sewing notions for Laura. It's so heartwarming to see everyone pull together to replace those blankets and quilts lost in the tragic house fire. Thank you to all of you who stepped forward to help.

Winner of the 16 Civil War blocks was Beth Maitland and the winner of the mug rug set was Fran Martin.

While I delivered 112 quilts and blankets to Laura and Wolf's church, many more have been collected by her church members and other quilters. As of last Sunday, the count was 127 quilts and 168 blankets for a total of 295! In addition, many contributed baby clothing, hats and other winter items.

Today's collection brought in more quilts and sewing notions and we still have more quilts/blankets to be picked up at the quilt drop-off points this week. I would venture a rough guesstimate will be around 330-350 quilts and blankets total! Can you picture those lucky children all wrapped up in the love of strangers? Makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside.

Here are photos from the Area 3 meeting to enjoy. Unfortunately, I was in the back of the room and the lighting wasn't the best for my type of camera. Hopefully you can get the jest.

Just some of the many trunkfuls of items for Laura

We had 57 in attendance!

Lucky we keep the calories at the door...

Our speaker was Connie

This Underground Railroad quilt was shared with us by Betsy

Underground Railroad blocks were won by Beth Maitland