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

Friday, June 26, 2015

4th of July Quilting Game

Who wants to play a game? This is open to all Area 3 members. It's simple to play-just answer the questions below and send the answers to me at by midnight ET July 4th.

You will get one point for each correct answer. The person with the most correct answers win. In case of a tie, names will be put into a hat and a winner chosen. What is the prize? Well, you will have to wait and see!

I will have the final word on what is deemed a correct answer.

Ready to start? Here we go!

1)  Name the royalty of batiks (worth one point)  
2)  Using the Keepsake Quilting catalog/and or website, answer the following questions (each worth one point):
a. What type of dog is remembered on this special quilt?

b. What quilt batting is eco-friendly?

c. What is the name of this ironing tool that was named just for me?

3)  What male quilter loves Rachmaninov piano concertos?  (worth one point)
4)  Who is the male quilter whose family has been quilting for 90 years? (worth one point)

5)  What male quilter has word on the "Oprah" show? (worth one point)
6)  This male quilter works with his wife—what is their daughter’s name? (worth one point)

7)  What is the name of the online community of male quilters? (worth one point)
8)  This male fabric designer started his career as an actor and singer (worth one point)
9)  Using Quilters Cache website, name the following male-oriented quilt blocks. (each worth one point)
               a. One word-nine letters  

               b. Two words-first word seven letters; second word three letters  

               c. Two words-first word nine letters; second word six letters   


More Fun Tutorials

Christmas will be before you know it, so stop by often for more links to tutorials for quick and easy gifts for family and friends.

Our post today is from the Thread Riding Hood blog. Just click on the tutorial and you will be connected with the link. Below are two super ideas....

This insulated lunch sack is a great way to use your scraps and perfect for the woman on the go!

The scalloped basket could be filled with hard candy for your hairdresser, an eldery friend, etc. Use the handle version for adorable Easter baskets!

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Maine Quilts Still Needs Volunteers

All Area 3 members:

I am currently having major issues sending group emails. If you have already volunteered or are still interested, please read on. You will be notified once my email issues are resolved.

This is an email from Callie Lavoie regarding needing volunteers for the Maine Quilts:
Good morning,

I have looked at the latest update from Kim, our Volunteer Chair. Please circulate and encourage volunteering! The Patchwork Press should be out soon with the same message. But we have some definite needs as well as others to fill some holes! Appreciate the support getting this info out. Contact Kim Barbour at or 207-642-6836.
Wednesday – no one for the storage unit and to drive the U-Haul
2 people white gloving Thursday night. Nobody Friday afternoon or Saturday 11 -1.
Show information table does not have even 1 person at all times. Sit down job.
Raffle tickets need people each morning, some have none.
Quilter’s Walk has no one Thursday night, one Saturday morning and no one Sunday morning.
Silent Auction – no one Sunday morning
Sunday night – only 6 for takedown, can use 10 more
And no one to go to the storage unit.

Callie Lavoie, Maine Quilts Coordinator
Pine Tree Quilters Guild, Inc.