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This weekend is the Mississippi Quilt Association (MQA) Spring Gathering in Corinth, MS.
Location:  Mississippi State University Alcorn County Extension Building
2200 Levee Road; Corinth, MS

Schedule of Events:
Friday, February 10, 2023
3:00 p.m.  Doors open for registration.  Walk-ins are welcome, but please register.
3:00 - 5:15 p.m. Welcome and announcements.
5:15 - 6:30 Dinner (pre-ordered boxed dinners) 
6:30 p.m. Program by Carolyn Terry from The Apron Museum in Iuka

Saturday, February 11, 2023
8:00 - 9 a.m. Doors open for registration (new) and shopping.

9:00 a.m. Meeting Called to order.
Lunch - Pre-ordered box dinners.
4:30 p.m. Meeting adjourned.

Saturday Program
Margie Hamilton, Oxford Quilts, Pineapple Quilt Trunk Show at 9:00 a.m.

Sharon Beene, Beene Quilting: Iuka/Corinth Guild Projects
Judy Coker:  Hand-dyed material quilts
Edwin Meeks, Meeks Sewing Center:  Machine Cleaning and Maintenance
Annual business meeting to elect new officers and other announcements.

Oxford Quilts (on-site) 10% Discount
The Sewing House (on site) Specials
Treasure Chest (202 US 72, Corinth, will be staying open late on Friday (8:00 p.m.) and Saturday (4:00 p.m.) and there will be a discount for MQA members.

Who wants to join us for a Quilt-In-The-Hoop Facebook Party with Hoopsisters on 15th - 17th.
HoopSisters is a company that has an innovative technique to embroidery quilts in the hoop.  If you desire to use your machine to create a beautiful quilt, wall hanging, table mats, etc. then this party will introduce you to the technique.  Join us for the fun!
Call the store at (662-801-6895) to let me know you are interested OR sign up at MQA OR send me an email ( 
Monday, February 13, 2023, I will email you all the information you need to join us!  It is FREE!

Your quilt stores order fabric months ahead to give you choices.  If you will contact me, I can see what I can do to have fabrics you would like.  I keep your basic supplies on the shelves but, I can order them anytime.  While at Market, I fell in love with Tilda's Flower Vase Embroidery Quilt.  I have always felt close to her because I was actually in Norway when she released her first book.  The fabrics are here!  The pattern will be released in March at no charge at

The quilt is also a wonderfully creative way of showcasing our beautiful solid fabrics. The design is made up of just squares in a single size, so there’s lots of easy cutting. The piecing is straightforward and will give you plenty of practice at seam matching. The sky teal background is also pieced as individual squares rather than strips, to continue the appearance of an embroidery." - Tilda Headquarter

For your convenience, I am also carrying the Easy Piecing Grid in the 1.5" finished size by the yard or in packages which contain 20 panels.  You will need 15 panels for the quilt.  I will also carry the border panels, patterns and piping tool.  You can purchase the merchandise from Oxford Quilts and I will show you how to use or you can watch the videos at

Finished Size
63½" x 81½" (161 x 207cm)

This is a Quilt-In-The Hoop Design by HoopSisters called Navigator.   It can be completed in different block sizes! Approximate finish sizes are:
5 Inch: 58"x58"
6 Inch: 69"x69"
7 Inch: 82"x82"
8 Inch :93" X 93"
9 Inch: 105"x105"
10 Inch:120"x120"

Class offered so we can sew together, please see class schedule on the website.
If you choose you may purchase the USB with the Navigator Designs separately.  USB, only $189.00.

Still more to come:
April 8th at 3:00 p.m. Reveal of fabric with the Coordination of King Charles and a High Tea Party.  You must RSVP.
Oxford Quilts 662-801-6895.

Mystery Quilt - Trust me Ole Miss Fans will appreciate it, patriots will honor it, and it will be great for picnics.  

June 2nd and 3rd at MQA - Learn how to make a table runner using Creative Grids Pineapple Rulers.

June - Domestic Quilting - Learn how to Machine Quilt using your domestic machine with National Teacher RaNae Merrill.

Please work with me and call ahead for appointments from February 20th to April 3rd because I will be helping my Mother and we will attend my nephew's wedding.  I have several good friends who will cover for me and they look forward to helping you.  Please call the store at 662-801-6895 to make arrangements.

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