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Thursday, October 19, 2017

October 2017, Show and Tell

 Oct, 2017


The October meeting was held on Monday in cool autumn sunshine. Inside actually, but definitely red,orange,yellow fall leaves to view while driving!

Thanks to DianneK and Marj who recorded, took photos and sent them to me for the blog.  something happened in the taking of the photos, to leave some of them rather distorted, but I will post some, edit some and hope you enjoy!

Thanks to Margie C for the workshop on "little zipper bags".  Everyone enjoyed.😊


Seasonal work created by Margie at Retreat in Sussex.

June's gorgeous house quilt with closeups below of Janet Spurril's quilting!

One of the unifying X blocks

Janet Spurril's quilting showed off each roof differently

I love love love the corners!

Othella show several of her postcards that she made following Joyce N's  Postcard  Workshop

Sunday, September 24, 2017



Another season of quilting has begun for the Cottonmill Guild.  Unable to attend our first meeting I want to thank both Dianne K for recording names of S&T participants, and Margie C for taking and sending these great pictures for me to share on this Blog.

Here we go, please correct me if I get something wrong.


 Connie F is showing a variety of wall hangings as well as wheelchair quilts that she made for Pine Grove Nursing Home.  Great job, with many thanks Connie.

Nice work Connie, it will be so appreciated.

Mary W shows her quilts

Mary's "Under the Stars"

Estella's lovely wallhangings.

Estella's wallhangings, using blocks made by her Mother-in-law,were made specifically to commemorate for the grandchildren.  

Seasonal wallhangings by Estella.

Estella's "Any Way you Want to Square It"

This is Cecile G's Canada 150 quilt The Maple Leaf Forever including 93 3 inch maple leaves!!

"Lest We Forget" by June G. Tis lovely.

Sandra D's beautiful Canada 150 quilt

This is the first Row by Row challenge quilt I have seen.  Great job Sandra D!

Sheila B shows her basket wallhanging/runner.

Sheila B's blue green beauty.

Sandra L's amazing Hexagon Quilt. She and Leigh M are selling tickets on this beauty.

Lisette has made this neighbourly Button Tree Lane quilt

Bette E's striking 3D Blue squares

Jennifer S's sweet ducky baby quilt

Angela made this lovely traveller's bag

Grand Champion winner at NBEX made by Ann Coles with 1930s fabric! Congratulations!!

 Canada 150 quilt made by Don Coles won a 2nd at the NBEX.  Great job!
Don C made a second Canada 150 quilt!

Ann C is showing her lovely hand quilted Poinsettia wallhanging. Another NBEX winner!

Joyce N is showing her Denim Log Cabin quilt that is beautifully hand quilted.

This is an amazing Alphabet Quilt with letters highlighted by Joyce N's free motion quilting.  

Star Mini quilt made and quilted by Joyce N.

Pauline L's beautifully bright multicoloured scrap quilt. Pauline also made 36 bibs for charity!! MANY thanks for this huge donation!
That's all for this month's Show and Tell!

CMQG Executive and date information

   Cotton Mill Guild 2017-2018  
Meeting Dates
Tentative Workshops
Assistant  Coordinator
Sept 18, 2017
   Postcards, Joyce
Oct  16, 2017
Zippered Pouches, Margie
Nov 20, 2017
Pineapple Quilt, Joan
Dec 11, 2017*
Christmas Lunch  
Jan 15, 2018
Chinese Lantern Quilt, Joan
Feb 19, 2018
Shamrock Block(s), Cecile
Mar 19, 2018
Charity Quilts, Barb
Community Projects
Apr 16, 2018
Stack and Wack Quilt?, Cecile
Special Projects
May 14,2018*
Bargello Table Runner, Margie
Photography &Blog
Jun 11, 2018*
Potluck and Yard Sale   

Social Committee
JoAnn  Maureen , Brenda 

*Please note these days are the second Monday in the Month

Mini Retreat:  November 1st and 2rd 2017

Meeting:  Doors open at 8:30, meeting will begin promptly at 9 o'clock

Workshops:  After meeting till 3:30

Note:  In the winter, a meeting will be canceled if the schools in our district are closed due to bad weather.  This is announced on the radio first thing in the morning.  
An e-mail will be sent advising of a new meeting date if possible.

To ensure we have your correct email address please send Evelyn MacNaughton an email at:
She will reply to your email and this will confirm that we have the email address you want the Guild to use on future emails!

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Friday, June 16, 2017

JUNE Show and Tell

 This was our last meeting for the term, see you all when we come back in September with more creations.

CMQG June Show and Tell:

Margie C's basket runner-remember Margie's basket demo?

Linda W's Scrappy Red, Blue and Yellow tablecloth!

Karen D's dress.

Barb E and her 3 wallhanging's

Jennifer S quickly showed her wallhangings

and Jennifer showed her great basketball Tee Shirt quilt as well! - front

...and back

...and label

Joyce showed her unique Activity worry Blanket-the tabs flip revealing something on each block

Pauline L's Red and Green Runner

Dolly quilt by Pauline L

Pauline's ABC quilt!

Othello M's  Wallhanging for a friend who moved from Fredericton to Ottawa

...and doggy scarf

New member, Valerie C's first quilt! -Shadow box and hand quilted herself!!  

Joan B's Scrap Quilt featuring batiks

Berth M's French Braid Quilt!

Baby nine patch by Bertha

and Bertha with her paper pieced pot holders

Joyce N's miniature quilts with 3D bowtie and amazing quilting!

Our Fall Program...

  Joyce N. is teaching a program on these  postcards  at the September meeting.  We were advised to gather up sky, rocks, water fabrics to participate and get unlined 4 x 6 index cards for the back.   She will have the appliqué pieces for us.  Great sounding program!

See you in September,