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A reminder that books of raffle tickets will be available at the meeting on Friday.
Payment in advance is required – cost for each book of 10 tickets is $20.
We will accept cash or cheque (made to BMQG) .
Just a reminder that the drop in is open 10-3 tomorrow Apr 28, 2018
Drop in is open this Saturday. Please come and join us for a day of quilting.
Information regarding this years summer challenge will be found under Program/Workshops
Examples of some fabric garden signs
There will be an extra drop in on Mar 10. Come and join other members for a fun day of quilting.
The 2018 quilt show registration form has been posted on the Quilt show page
The World Quilt Competition XXII will be judged August 16-18, 2018 at World Quilt New England in Manchester, New Hampshire. I am the Canadian Coordinator for the competition and ask if you would pass this information onto your membership.
The deadline for contest entrants to postmark or email completed entries is May 14, 2018. You may mail your entry and images (on a CD), or scan and email your entry form to me at email@example.com along with the full view and close up images of your quilt.
There are many talented quilters living in Canada and I would like to encourage more people to enter. As well as the potential to earn prize money, quilts will include an extended tour of the USA increasing visibility among fellow artists.
Congratulations to Joanne Nelson for winning First place at Lorna Shapiro’s challenge.
You had to buy a grouping of fabrics from Lorna and make something from it. Joanne worked on this at the fall retreat. Lorna had a sale on Saturday and everyone that came, had to vote on their favorite out of 12 participants.
To view 12 participants works. The first 3 are the winning quilts.
1st Prize…. Joanne Nelson
2nd Prize…. Carol Pettigrew
3rd Prize….. Nadine Nelson.