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Unless otherwise noted, workshops and meetings take place at the Calais Methodist Homes Recreation Hall, Sunrise Circle, Palmer St., Calais, Maine (all times are US times).  Remember to pre-register and get a supply list for workshops you're interested in.

All workshops are open to the public as space permits; pre-registration is a must. 
To register or for more information, contact Joanne Spencer (506) 466-4775 for Saturday workshops or
Jude Clark (207) 214-6380 for Wednesday evening workshops.

2019

February 2 Saturday Workshop, 9 am to about 4 pm

Snowball Quilt with Theresa Wright.  It's a winter wonderland.  This quilt is a variation of the traditional snowball pattern and is easily made using the Mini Simple Folding Corners Ruler.  You won't want to miss learning this new technique.  Supply List   
February 13
NEW DATE
Wednesday Afternoon Workshop, 9 am to about 3 pm

9-noon  Sit & Sew until noon
1-3 pm  Handy Mason Jar Pincushion
with Joanne Spencer.  Need a handy place for pins and other sewing supplies?  This may be the workshop for you.  Supply List 
February 20
Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program will be a "Pound Party" to raise money for the education fund.  If you would like to donate a pound of anything--feathers, spaghetti, nails, fudge, buttons, etc. put it in a brown paper bag and bring it to the meeting.  Sight unseen, members will have a chance to bid on some fabulous or fun items!

We'll also have a 2-minute tip, Show & Tell, Fabric Drawing, and light refreshments.

March 2 Saturday Workshop, 9 am to about 4 pm

Northern View Quilt with Joanne Spencer.  Designer Lidia Froehler of Cotton Treasure Design created Northern View for Quilt Sampler spring/summer 2012 magazine.  She invokes images of Canada with mountain units, maple leaf blocks and flying geese units radiating from the center star.  It is truly a Canadian quilt that you can make in two sizes-- 75 " x 75 " and 95 " x 95 ".  Image   Supply List
March 6 Wednesday Afternoon Workshop, 9 am to about 3 pm

9-noon  Sit & Sew until noon
1-3 pm  "Portable Quilt Block Carrier"
with Lynda Coffey.  If you like to take quilt blocks in progress to workshops or meetings to work on them, this carrier allows you to do that without folding your work or disturbing the placement of the pieces.  Supply List 
March 20
Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program will be Fools for Binding Tools with Marlene Wilbur.

We'll also have a 2-minute tip, Show & Tell, Fabric Drawing, and light refreshments.

April 3 Wednesday evening workshop 6-8 pm

Shadow Applique with Mary Ann O'Brien has been CANCELLED.  A replacement workshop will be posted soon.
April 6 Saturday Workshop, 9 am to about 4 pm

Simply Cool Quilt, designed by Pleasant Valley Creations, will be taught by Bonnie Hunter.  This quilt is super easy to make.  If you can sew a 4-patch, you can make this quilt.  Lots of color suggestions on page 2 of the supply list.  Supply List  
April 17
Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program will be Brainstorming Ideas for a New Banner Design faciliated by Bonnie Hunter.  Members are encouraged to bring in lots of ideas.

We'll also have a 2-minute tip, Show & Tell, Fabric Drawing, and light refreshments.

May 1 Wednesday evening workshop, 6-8 pm

Special guest will be Pam Williams, who will talk about and show vintage sewing machines. 
May 4 Saturday Workshop, 9 am to 4 pm

Jelly Roll Rug with Joline Cook and Joanne Spencer.  Learn tips and tricks to make beautiful and colorful jelly roll rugs.  All you need is some pre-cut batting and a jelly roll of fabric!
  Supply List coming soon
May 15
Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program will be How to Make Waxed Fabric with Sue Martell.

We'll also have a 2-minute tip, Show & Tell, Fabric Drawing, and light refreshments.

June 1
Saturday Workshop, 9 am to 4 pm 

TBA
June 5 Wednesday evening workshop, 6-8 pm

How to Use Graph Paper to Escape the Grid with Jane Eaton, who will share her technique of designing a sampler quilt using graph paper that includes working with blocks of varying sizes.  Supply List coming soon   
June 15
Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program will be a demonstration of a Flanged Binding with Marilyn Wimmergren.

We'll also have a 2-minute tip, Show & Tell, Fabric Drawing, and light refreshments.