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Award Winning Quilter and Applique Artist
Karen Kay Buckley

The Nimble Thimblers’ Guild is having Karen Kay Buckley (www.karenkaybuckley.com) as a guest lecturer at their Tuesday, March 28th meeting. Karen will also teach a hand applique workshop on Sunday,  March 26th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Karen’s lecture will be “From the Beginning: Album of a Quilter”. She will take you on the journey from her first quilt to her most recent work. Included in the presentation is a slide tour of Karen’s home and studio. The meeting will be held at: The Crystal Community Club, 77 Preston St. in Wakefield. Guests: $10.

Garden Medley”

This 6-hour class will be held in Reading at RCTV at 557 Main St.  The finished wall quilt measures 21” X 24 ½”. In class you will work on the center panel, although you will receive the pattern to complete the 3-panel quilt. Sewing on this panel you will learn how to achieve smooth curves, wonderful points and perfect circles. Karen will teach you her fun and easy tips to make your hand applique look great.

For more information or to sign up for the workshop, contact:

Barbara Malek at barbaramalek@verizon.net

781-245-6906(w) or  781-439-8915(c)
Mary McGivern at mlinc13@verizon.net

781-224-0891(h) or  339-222-8521(c)



On Sunday, prior to her lecture, Karen will be teaching a group of no more than 25 students. Class fee is $55 per person plus a pattern fee of $16.00.


Lost & Found

Left behind at the UFO Auction 2/16/17: a red plastic bag and a blue cloth bag with fabrics inside that they bought at the UFO Auction. To claim your fabric, call Bev Valle as soon as possible.

Thank you.


Worthy organization looking for following:   Newborns in Need which meets monthly in Kingston NH is looking for 1 yard minimum- muslin, solid white cotton fabric, baby appropriate flannels, low loft cotton batting — if you have any to donate please bring to March meeting.


Gail Wozniak

Newborns in Need was our Comfort Quilt Organization many years ago. They provide infant clothing, quilts etc to hospitals in the NH area. Pine Tree Quilts is a donation drop-off for any items you may have.

UFO Auction

The UFO Auction is here.

20170211_100125The gang organized all the donations.  As usual, there is a lot of great stuff.

Here is a list of the Live Auction Items.  There will not be printed lists available at the meeting. You will need to print your own.

Don’t forget to bring lots of cash and/or your checkbook!

Quilt Show Meeting

The quilt show meeting scheduled for tonight at the Georgetown Library is canceled. It will be rescheduled for sometime mid-March.

Well Wishes for Gladys

Glady Sirous fell and broke her hip. She is presently at Frisbee Memorial.  Please send her your well wishes.

February Newsletter

The February 2017 Newsletter is now online. Go to the newsletter tab and click on nlFebruary 2017.