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Here are some additional items of interest:

TinLizzy 18 for Sale

Barbara Cade sold her house in Reading and is trying to clear out for the new inhabitants.  She is hoping to find a home for her long arm quilting machine, a TinLizzie 18. It has barely been used.  She is hoping to sell it for $1,000.  It would have to be dismantled and picked up from Reading. The machine head weighs about 100 lbs.  

If interested please contact her at miaou7 @ aol.com

Yawkey Family Inn Update:

Well summer is nearly over and our meetings will be starting soon.   I know many of you have called me during the summer relative to donations of items for Yawkey Family Inn.  If you can bring them to the September meeting that is great, but if not — don’t worry — there is always next month.  Please do not stress if it is not done.

I will have pillowcase and quilt kits for those who are interested in giving some time to this worthwhile charity, as well as quilts to be machine quilted and quilts to be bound.  Please stop by and pick up something to o  — at your convenience.

Remember, Yawkey Family Inn will take quilts any size from 24″ square up to king.  They support children or I should say babies from 3 months up to 18 years and also support families who meet their standards of poverty level . Yes this includes the USA.  Your donations are much appreciated. and If you have any questions, please feel free to call me at 781-646-1293.

Thank you so much and see you at the September meeting.

RoseMary

Marathon Quilters 20th Anniversary Quilt Show

Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm both days) at Hopkinton Center for the Arts, 98 Hayden Rowe Street (Route 85), Hopkinton, MA 01748. Admission: $5.00 per person, Seniors (65 and up) $3.00, free for children under 12.  We are showcasing the quilts in the new, much larger Cultural Arts Building at the Hopkinton Center for the Arts.

* Over 100 Handmade Quilts on Display
* Featuring the 300th Anniversary quilt for the town of Hopkinton
* Debuting the quilt made for the Hopkinton Library
* Raffle Quilt
* Fabulous Raffle Baskets which include quilting items, merchandise and gift certificates from a variety of stores
* Boutique featuring Handmade Items
* Vendors! 

View our video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxUYSUIZY9M.

 For more information, please visit the Marathon Quilters website at:  http://www.marathonquilters.com – The Hopkinton Polyarts Festival is also September 17 on the Hopkinton Town Common.  Plan a fun day!

Wayside Quilters Guild Show.  Come see beautiful quilts made by local quilters!  Wayside Quilters Guild proudly presents our 15th biennial quilt show.  Join us at Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School (390 Lincoln Rd. Sudbury) for two days of fun and inspiration. There will be quilts both modern and classic, a raffle quilt (tickets on sale at the show), and a boutique full of handcrafted items perfect for gift giving or a treat for yourself.  Saturday Oct. 1 from 10 -5. Sunday Oct. 2 from 10 – 4.  Admission $6 for ages 12 and up.  Plenty of free parking.  Wheelchair accessible.

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Looking to Help to Re-Purpose Linens

This message is being posted for a friend of Jean’s:

“I am looking to find a creative sewer or quilter to help me with a project. I have a lot of embroidered linens that were made by my grandmother and other relatives. I do not expect to be able to use them on a table, too impractical for me to try to keep them clean. I am looking to find someone with ideas as to how to piece some of them together (someone who would then do the sewing for me) so that they can be repurposed. I am thinking perhaps of some type of fabric collage, maybe multiple fabric collages that can be framed. (I would then take the pieces to a framer.) This way, I can keep samples of each of them without being burdened to find space or use for all of them. (It seems like a shame to keep them folded up in a closet and not find a way to display them.) If you know of anyone who has made a business out of quilting and stitching, perhaps you can refer them to me. Thanks!”

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