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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 more information, call Joline Cook (207) 454-7023 for Saturday workshops or
Jude Clark (207) 454-3287 for Wednesday evening workshops.

2017

PLEASE NOTE:  As of June 3, All of our meetings have moved back to the Rec Hall at Calais Methodist Homes.

August 2

Wednesday evening workshop, 6 pm

Illusions Quilt Part 1 with Marina Towne.  "This is a fun quilt to make.  Every quilt I've seen using this technique has been beautiful and unique.  Some of the prints with large motifs and others a panel.  The idea is to have some large motifs to applique on top of the strips."  Supply List

August 5


Saturday Workshop, 9 am to 4 pm 

Join us in creating our 2018 raffle quilt, "Scraps of the Past" Part 1 with Bonnie Hunter stepping in for Mary Ann O'Brien.  The quilt will benefit the Ronald McDonald Charities in Maine and New Brunswick.  Supply List

Come learn how four simple nine-patch blocks can be combined into a stunning quilt using 1930s reproduction fabrics.

August 16 Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program "Review of Maine Quilts"

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

September 6

Wednesday evening workshop, 6 pm

Illusions Quilt Part 2 with Marina Towne

September 9
Studio Tour has been CANCELLED

Instead, we will use this time to continue sewing the 2018 raffle quilt at a Scraps of the Past Part 2 workshop with Bonnie Hunter. 

Having an extra day to work on the quilt will give us ample time to assemble all of the blocks, add each of the three borders, press and prepare the top for machine quilting, piece the backing, and create the binding strip.   Supply List
September 20 Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program TBA 

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

October 4

Wednesday evening workshop, 6 pm

Redwork Hand Embroidery with Marlene Wilbur.  This is a simple technique that consists of embroidering the outline of designs using basic stitches.  Supply List

October 7

Saturday Workshop, 9 am to about 3 pm

Join members for a Sit 'n Sew--a perfect time to work on holiday gifts.

October 18 Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program TBA

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

November 1

Wednesday evening workshop, 6 pm

Jude Clark will teach how to make a Iron Caddy pad in two sizes--one for a regular iron and one for a mini or travel iron.  Supply List

November 4

We will be at the Woodland High School Craft Fair selling crafts and raffle tickets on our 2018 quilt.  We may also be able to arrange another Sit 'n Sew at Calais Methodist Homes Rec. Hall.  Check back for details.

November 15 Wednesday Business Meeting, 6 pm

Program TBA

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

December 6

Christmas Party--our only meeting this month.  Details to follow.