Thank you, Thank you

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Thanks to all who took Quilt ribbons to make- we are very grateful and will be collecting them, both at the may and June meetings. 

Pat and Maggie

April Meeting

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Rose Ann Hunter mixes a passion for history with the love of fibers, and fabrics, to create one of a kind historically inspired pieces of folk art. she teaches at  large conferences, guilds,  and museums and enjoys seeing the aha moments with the ladies that has created something so simple but so powerful in their finished project. her body of work is in traditional rugmaking 1790 to 1850. Old becomes new again. she like to take historic techniques and bring them forward to present day to create something useful by recycling and repurposing textiles.
She is one of the artists in residence at Old Sturbridge Village and has been so for the last 12 years where she demonstrates and teaches workshops to ladies from all parts around the world…..

April meeting

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img_0618.jpgRoseann Hunter- a newburyport Artisan will be our speaker!

1-IMG_0575Sew and know will give instructions for making Quilt Show Ribbons- Take home a few ! Everything is prepared for you!

April Newsletter

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The April Newsletter is now online. Click on the newsletter tab and then on the April NL.

Helen Weinman Obituary

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FYI for members what knew her

CENTERVILLE – Helen E. Weinman Konigsburg of Centerville, MA, died peacefully in her sleep on March 26, 2018. She is predeceased by her husband David P. Konigsburg and her parents Samuel Weinman and Sylvia (Sellinger) Weinman.

She was born on September 9, 1948 in Hartsdale, NY, one of three children. Her brothers are Herbert M. and Lawrence Weinman. She loved her nieces and nephew Stephen, Suzanne, Virginia, Daryl, Naomi (deceased) and Shara. She took great pride and joy when they had children of their own. They were all the children she never had.

She attended Ardsley High Schooi, NY and went on to Syracuse University and Pace College to study Business. She worked as a paralegal in New York City. She also lived in Pompano Beach, FL and Florence, Italy before moving to Cape Cod in the 80′s.

Her love for the Cape kept her here until her untimely death. While on the Cape, she started teaching quilting, first to small groups, and as her popularity grew, she turned it into a thriving business. She opened her first quilt shop, Heartbeat Quilts in 1993, and as that grew, she moved into larger space near the West End Hyannis Rotary. She was a Professional Quilter, fabric and quilt pattern designer and a published author of quilt pattern books for children. She had a great following of loyal customers that shared her passion for quilting and the fabric arts. She held her very own unique Quilt Camps in Maine, NH, and on Cape Cod. She made them fun and a true learning experience. Her students were mostly repeat attendees, which is a testimony of her skills. A true woman entrepreneur with business acumen that made her successful.

Her generosity knew no bounds. She supported her community on many levels from Habitat for Humanity, Walk For Cancer teams and the Cape Cod Synagogue. She never turned away from participating in any way she could. She was beloved by her many students, friends and loved ones for her open heart and straight talk. She loved to cook and share her home to all she cared for. She had a zest for life that was contagious.

She met the love of her life David (Deke) Konigsburg in Centerville. They were married for five short years when he passed away last August. Her friends and loved ones feel that she died of a broken heart.

A private service was held at the Cape Cod Synagogue on April 4. It was officiated by Rabbi David Freelund. Donations in her

Quilt Show Meeting

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A meeting for the Quilt Show committees is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018 starting at 6:30 pm in room 201 at West Congregational Church, 767 Broadway, Haverhill, MA.  All members are welcome.  Anyone who wishes to find out more information about the Quilt Show or want to find where you can help, please consider attending this meeting.  Volunteers are needed.  Contact Mary Wilkes, Chairperson, if you have any questions.

Board Meeting

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There is a board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 7:00 pm at West Congregational Church, 767 Broadway, Haverhill, MA, room 201.  All members are welcome.