Monthly Archives: March 2016

Meeting of March 24, 2014

Hello All,

Not exactly spring yet, but we are not getting snow or freezing rain here, so that’s a bonus.  We had a good crowd out yesterday morning, some needles clicking and some silently quilting, with lots of chatter in between.  Pauline brought in her first completed quilt top with lots of bright colours.  Very impressive!  Dawn was working on pressing some tiny half-square-triangles which she had thriftily sewn up from scraps of a previous quilt.  See attachments for those pictures.  Lots of others are working on socks, shrugs, and items for missions in the knitting department.  We invite anyone who would like to put a few stitches in our guild raffle quilt to come on Thursdays with your needle and thimble.  It is not quite half quilted, and needs to be completed, with binding, in less than a month.

Just a reminder that each week we depend on  your loonies and toonies to keep our coffers full enough to make our church donation.  Please don’t forget to put something into the yellow box on the table when you come to guild.

Also, Dawn and I will be off to the Gathering of the Guilds in Moncton on April 22, just a month away.  We need items to show off our talents, so please plan to start to bring items next week for us to gather together.  This includes not just quilted items, but hooking, knitting, baskets, etc….anything you have completed in the past year or two.

Don’t forget to check out our website for our irregular updates, and feel free to send the link to friends and family!

What we do…

Tidal Threads Quilt and Needlework Guild – WHAT WE DO….. Tidal Threads is more than a quilt guild.  It is a group of ladies who work with their hands – choosing to knit or crochet, make baskets with beach rope, make jewelry using sea glass or handmade glass beads, hook rugs, do embroidery,  chair caning, needlepoint, or make rag rugs.  Here are some of the items we have made over the past few years.


Meeting on a rainy Thursday, Feb. 25

About 9-10 of us made it this morning, despite the heavy rain, thunder and lightning, and wind.  Dawn and I each had quilt tops ready to display, and we worked a bit on our little guild raffle quilted wall hanging.  My blue and red miniature quilts are each 12″ square.  Check out the beautifully pieced points on Dawn’s triangles! Here are some photos from this am.   Mary H. is making her plans to return, and is looking for a ride from Saint John back to Blacks toward the end of April.  She will have specific dates shortly.  Hard to believe that Feb. is nearly over, and that it was 9C above zero this am!   Take care,Martha