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Announcing GAAQG Quilt-Along

by Nico Laudenberg Jan 15, 2021 Welcome to our quilt-along homebase! You will find all you need here. Join our email list and never miss the news, the weekly task and maybe some special goodies just for the email recipients: Click here to receive this wonderful newsletter. We are doing a quilt-along! And note: this…

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Quilt Online with Mary Hogan, January 15-17!

By Arlene Kindel January 4, 2021 Long-time Guild member, Mary Hogan, will be teaching our January workshops and giving the lecture at our Quilt Day meeting on January 16th.  She has been sewing and crafting ever since she was a child and started quilting in 1993.  After she retired, she was able to devote more…

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GAAQG UFO Busters Wants You!

By Lori Rhode January 1, 2021 Too little time, too ambitious a project, and too little experience are common reasons that our quilting projects become unfinished objects. The guild’s UFO Busters small group began about 5 years ago to create a time and space to sew in community –where dedicated hours and companionship, peppered with…

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And the Viewers Choice Award winners are…

By Lori Rhode November 29, 2020 Congratulations to Marilyn Knepp, Debbie Grifka, Lucinda Herring and Carol Makielski for receiving the greatest appreciation of the viewers of GAAQG’s 2020 Celebrate the Quilts from Home show! Marilyn Knepp’s quilt,”FREADom, received  viewer’s choice first place. The quilt was made as a retirement gift for a friend’s mother who…

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Online SafeHouse Sewing Event – Saturday...

Hello again SafeHouse Sewing Event Friends!!!  In March, we were ‘quarantined out’ of this event!!!  So we will try it again!! To all GAAQG Safari Seekers, Let’s ROAR!! Let’s BRAY!! Let’s BARK!! Let’s CROAK!! Let’s SCREAM!!! (and whatever sounds these animals make!) An African Themed SafeHouse Sewing Event coming to your very own home!!! The…

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Which Quilt Is Your Favorite? Vote for Your...

By Lori Rhode August 22, 2020 Choosing the best, the most beautiful, most talented, most popular of anything is a based on many things. When it comes to making the choice among hundreds of beautiful, well made and varied in style quilts at a show……I find that impossible. I can’t do it. At least not…

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Teapot Quilt By Lori Rhode

    Every quilt has a story. A story of how and why it was made. Some are made because a pattern design or beautiful cloth inspired the maker.  Others are made of necessity, to provide warmth and comfort. Some quilts go together quickly and others follow a more winding route from beginning to end….

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Artful Improv by Cindy Grisdela available to members from GAAQG Library

The Guild library is great for your budget...

By Pam Setla, GAAQG Preservationist If you asked quilters how many quilting books they own, chances are they will say at least 100!  With new publications coming out regularly, though, it is hard to keep up with the latest experts and techniques. The Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild has an answer to the questions facing…

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LET’S SHARE A SPARE !!

By Jan Kosko May 14, 2020 safehousequiltkits@gaaqg.com I have some ‘spare parts’ and I want to SHARE!! Do you need GAAQG Labels for your SafeHouse bound quilts? Email me with your name and address and number of labels you need and I will send them to you by USPS.  5 – 15 labels fit into…

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