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Save All Your Scraps – and the Environment...

Blogger: Carol Makielski As quilters, we generate a LOT of fabric scraps, thread bits, and batting trimmings – and often hate to throw them out. We save them for a scrappy quilt, practice sandwiches, string quilting, etc., etc. How many bins and bags do you have under beds, in closets, or sitting around your sewing…

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Jersey Girl–Can’t Wait!

Are you ready to meet Linda Hahn? She is our workshop instructor for May and you will be amazed at what she does! Here’s the link to her website, Frog Hollow Designs, so you can feast your eyes on her beautiful quilts. Her resume tells us that she has been part of every aspect of…

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SafeHouse Sewing Bee March 17, 2018

by Jan Kosko March 13, 2018 Please join us for a SafeHouse Sewing Bee: Make quilt tops for quilts that will be donated to SafeHouse Center. The event will be held at noon on Saturday March 17, 2018 in room 150, Morris J. Lawrence Bldg., WCC, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105,…

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GAAQG President Johnson welcomes you to March 17...

by Kathy Johnson, President GAAQG March 7, 2018 We have a trifecta on March 17: St. Patrick’s Day, National Quilting Day and our Guild Meeting at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor. What a lucky day for us! And as an added bonus, I am hoping the worst of the winter is past, so please…

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GAAQG quilt show July 28-29, 2018 at WCC...

by Quilt Show Chair Anne Bednar February 118, 2018 Quilts are a wonderful way to snuggle up when it’s cold and snowy outside. It’s also a great time to work on that special quilt that you’d like to share with others. GAAQG’s biennial Quilt Show, “Rock Around the Block: Quilts,” which runs July 28-29, 2018…

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Chatting with Jane…

Blogger: Kathy Schmidt, Quirks Ltd. We are so very lucky! We have Jane Davila coming to teach for our guild in March! The workshops that she will be teaching for us are Nature Printing on Fabric and Outer Limits–Edge Finishing Techniques, which are a quick click away, on the guild home page. There may even…

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Mid-arm, long-arm, no arm!

Blogger: Kathy Schmidt, Quirks Ltd. One of our members raised an interesting topic the other day. She is looking at mid-arm quilting machines and wondered about others’ experiences and/or recommendations. I think there are more than a few of us who would like to have some more information on this topic. Do you have one?…

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