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WORD Quilt Challenge has begun-thanks Brenda

August 2021 Word- Bitter, September-Refreshing, October-Peppery, November-Creamy

Saturday  - December 11, 2021  9:30 to  1:30 - room 21  Wrapped Postcard Quilt gift exchange non-Christmas theme 4 by 6 or 5 by 7, pot luck bring a dish a plate and your utensils

Saturday  - February 12, 2022   9:30 to 1:30 - room 21  Suzie will teach Sashiko, Brenda will demonstrate bobbin work

Saturday  - April 9, 2022.    9:30 to 1:30. - room 21 Celeste and Melissa will teach two different methods for piecing inset circles. Bring your machine to try the methods.

Saturday  - June 11, 2022   9:30  to 1:30 - room 21 Rana will teach facing techniques, Suzie collecting dues, Abstract Quilt challenge reveal

Saturday  - August 13, 2022. 9:30 to  1:30 - room 21 Timna Tarr workshop, pre-registrations only

Past Meetings:

September 2021: Asian fabric demo by Alison and Amy

August 2021: Challenge Reveal and banner/flag recognizing children's author & illustrator Ashley Bryan

June 2021: Members share and plan for 2021-22 schedule

April 2021: Amy NIchols & Alison Olds share info from several books on Improv and curved piecing. Argenta demos 'Stitch and Flip'

February 2021: Paint Chip activity, Off the Grid Technique by Jane Ha

December 2020: Pam Soucy presents Celebrating art in childrens books, focus on Maine authors and illustrators.

October 2020: Zoom, challenge vote-Architectural Design-, Decorative face mask reveal

August 2020-Challenge Reveal

June 2020- Zoom Sharing

February 2020-Mary Dyer Perspectives

December 2019-Brenda Saller-inktense Pencils, gift exchange & potluck

October 2019-Tesselations with Suzie McCormack

August 2019- Susan Carlson

April 2019-Wet Felting

December 2018-Gift Exchange, potluck,

November 2018-Guest Artist Elizabeth Bush 'Creating a painted quilt top EBusch style!'

October 2018-decorative bead making

June 2018-Member demos: quilting using a walking foot, couching with yarns, more quilting techniques

April 2018- Debbie Dolley Tseukineko All Purpose Inks

February 2018-Tree Bits Workshop with Rana OConnor, Batik Winter challenge reveal

December 2017-Paper Tube Stuffed Exchange, Distribute Fabric for Batik Winter Challenge, pot luck

October 2017- Favorite book sharing & Challenge 2018 vote

June 2017- lutrador & tyvek painting demo, creating fabric with yarn & scrap tidbits, challenge reveal of Mixed Media

April 2017- Beth Berman acrylic paint on fusible web, portrait challenge reveal

December 2017-Gift Exchange, Portrait challenge discussion

October 2016-Jim Vandersnoot Trunk Show & Challenge 2017 vote

August 2016- Prayer Flags presented by Sharon

June 2016-Challenge Reveal- The Power of Three

April 2016- Alison & Amy trunk show, book & silent auction

February 2016- Mask Challenge reveal and discussion of techniques, meetings for next year planned with members

December 2015-Gift exchange, Mask challenge inspirational pictures and mask distribution

October 2015-Name Tag reveal & Challenge 2016 vote

August 2015-Ecouture Textiles by Amelia Poole

June 2015-Name tag ideas and name draw for October name tag swap, challenge reveal

April 2015: AQM member Lynn Tscheiller trunk show & lecture on Sashiko 

February 2015: Member demonstrations of fabric manipulation

December 2014: Christmas Book Auction & Pot Luck

October 2014: Block Printing & Choose 2015 Art Quilt Challenge

August 2014: Jo Digss

June 2014: Nancy Morgan-Shades of Thulle & other techniques

April 2014: Discharge Paste 4 Ways with Beth Berman

February 2014: Technique Demos by Art Quilt Members

Location: Buker Community Center, 22 Armory Street, Augusta, Maine (see map below) Directions: Maine Turnpike Exit 109 A, (ME 17/ ME 100/ US 202/ western Ave.) turn right towards Augusta on Western Ave. Turn right on Armory St (.6 mile). Buker Community Center is immediately on right. the parking lot may be full at times because of other activities at the center, parking is permitted around the entire building (bring a rolling cart for ease). Enter through the front entrance. 

Meetings are still set on the second Saturday of alternating months. Please save the dates below.  The meeting time is 9:30 a.m. to 1:30,  at the Buker Community Center, Augusta Maine

All are welcome to join the group at any time.

Tree Bits Workshop with Rana O'Connor

February 2018

Program & Activity with Debbie Dolley Tseukineko All Purpose Inks.

April 2018