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Do you have scraps?

Blogger: Kathy Schmidt, Quirks Ltd. Ha! That was a joke, because I know that we all have tons of scraps! Using them up is a problem and Jean Coleman wants to help us out. Here is her message: Hi folks: About a year and a half ago, I started looking for ways to use up…

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Bad Student and Big-Time Selfish!

Blogger: Kathy Schmidt, Quirks Ltd. There are several directions in which I could go with this blog post. But I’ll start by saying that I am not a professional writer and can’t just pick a topic and write 1000 words and post it on the guild blog to make everyone happy! I write about what’s…

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November President’s Letter –...

House Quilt Displayed in SafeHouse Center Entrance By Kathy Johnson   Oct 29, 2017 Fall has arrived and we are approaching our last meeting of our 30th anniversary year. It seems like just a few days ago that we were celebrating with cake and coffee in honor of our first meeting in January 1987. I am…

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Paula Golden teaches in Ann Arbor Nov. 17...

  by Linda Theil October 6, 2017 Fiber artist Paula Golden will speak on the topic of “Color: How to make your quilts sing!” on GAAQG Quilt Day beginning at 9 a.m. on Nov. 18, 2017 at the Morris Lawrence Building, WCC in Ann Arbor. Golden will also teach two, one-day (9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) classes at the…

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September 16, 2017 Quilt Day report

Kathy Johnson, GAAQG President September 18, 2017 At the GAAQG September 16, 2017 meeting, our speaker, Barb Vedder spoke about “Scrap Quilts – The Secret to Success”. We also had a great library book sale, a demonstration on template making by MakerWorks, and guild member Mary Lindquist brought the Quilting Season store to us. Annual…

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Flying Geese–don’t you love...

Blogger: Kathy Schmidt, Quirks Ltd. This was just posted on my own blog and I thought you might be interested in this Flying Geese method also! I always think everyone knows all the cool shortcuts and tricks and then I’m surprised when I talk about something and get those blank looks of whaaaaaat? So it…

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Maker Works Comes to GAAQG! Sept 16th

By Kathy Johnson and Maker Works September 10, 2017 Have you ever looked at an acrylic cutting/sewing template but wished it was in a different size? How about sketching an amazing shape for applique, then dreaded the thought of cutting it out 50 times? Have you wanted to add words to a quilt, but none…

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SafeHouse Sewing Event Saturday, Sept. 16

By Jan Kosko September 8, 2017 There will be another SafeHouse Sewing Event on Saturday September 16, following the regular Quilt Day meeting. Plan now to join the fun and friendship while sewing, a truly wonderful combination!  We will be sewing column or row quilts using boy and girl themed fabrics.  Fabric and pattern provided. …

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GAAQG $1 book sale Sept. 16, 2017

Sept. 8, 2017 by GAAQG Librarians: Lori Rhode, Mary Seminitis, Pat Timberlake-Turk, Annette Tolley, Cheryl Shaul & Camie Roper librarians@gaaqg.com Books, books, books. You can almost never have too many! Join us for the GAAQG $1 Book Sale at about 11:30 a.m. after the Sept. 16, 2017 Quilt Day meeting in the atrium of WCC’s Morris…

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