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Feztival of Trees:
A Homemade Christmas
Our entry in the 2019 Feztival of Trees event
sponsored by Anah Shrine the first weekend in
December at Washington County Community College.
Proceeds will be used by the Shriners for their many
projects. A lucky ticket holder will win the
tree, all decorations and everything under the tree.
The winner was Katie Smith.
2019 Raffle Ticket Sales
Joline and Bonnie manned the table at the
recent craft fair where they sold tickets on a "Dove in the
Window" quilt to benefit the Ronald McDonald Charities in
both Maine and New Brunswick.
Grand Lake Stream Folk Art Festival
For the second year, members of St. Croix
Quilters were asked to fill the quilt tent at the
annual Folk Art Festival in Grand Lake Stream, ME.
Members and friends displayed many stunnings works
and several were sold to festival goers.
Presentation of Hospice Quilts
At our June business meeting, over 40 quilts were
presented to representatives from Hospice
organizations from Charlotte County, NB and
Washington County, ME. Pictures above include
Barbara Barnett, Marlene Wilbur, Wanda Pollock,
Cathy Jackson and Susan Schnier.
Doll and Wardrobe Raffle
Members have gone above and
beyond creating a collection of hand-made clothes
and accessories to fit an 18" doll (like American
Girl and others). In addition to the doll in
the box wearing red glasses (the brunette is not
part of the raffle, but her gown and fur stole are),
the raffle also includes lots and lots of clothes, shoes,
suitcase, set of drawers, wooden wardrobe with
hangers and bed complete
with pillow, sheets and quilt.
See any member
for tickets ($1 each or 6/$5); the drawing will take
place the afternoon of July 28 at the Grand Lake
Stream Folk Art Festival.
will be used for our Hospice Fund.
The winner of the raffle was Bonnie Hunter.
A New St. Croix Quilters
Quilting in the Schools
Since January, several members have organized and
conducted sewing classes during after-school
programs at three local elementary schools,
Woodland, Princeton and Calais. Pictured above
is Jane Eaton helping a Calais student make a