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Lynn Harris, May Quilt Day Speaker and Workshops

Blog Post By Raylene Kruger Lynn Carson Harris lives in Chelsea, MI and has been traveling and teaching for about five years. Her expertise is in creating improvisational quilt blocks and sewing tiny blocks. In addition to teaching the specific skills for tiny piecing and intuitive piecing, during Lynn’s Tiny Piecing workshop, she will go…

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A Bright Era in Vintage Quilting

by GAAQG Preservationist Pam Young Setla, March 13, 2019 Vintage is a term that refers to quilts that are from the 1920s -1960s. These quilts are often mistakenly called antique by sellers and owners alike. Former quilter Mary Jo Frank of Dexter recently gave me a vintage 1940s Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt top and Dresden…

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March Workshops and Quilt Day Speaker –...

By Brenda Rigdon February 28, 2019 When I started quilting about seven years ago, I used a 25-year-old White with four stitches that I had purchased back in my “I’ll make my own clothes” phase. That lasted about two months. My upgrade machine, a Janome, has approximately 3 million stitches. I have used four. Our…

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JANUARY 2019 Workshops and Quilt Day Speaker...

  Blog post by Brenda Rigdon, Jan 10, 2019 The GAAQG is hosting two workshops by Heather Jones (http://www.heatherjonesstudio.com). Heather will also be our featured speaker at our guild meeting on January 19, 2019.   Fly Away: Large Scale Piecing – Friday, January 18 9:30 am -4:00 pm  As a quilter, do “Flying Geese” send you flying…

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January President’s Letter

Written by Susan Schwandt, Dec 29, 2018 Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed holiday celebrations filled with love, joy and creativity. It’s always challenging to keep New Year’s resolutions, but I have an easy one for you. Please make and keep a resolution to join us at the Jan. 19 Quilt Day meeting.  We’re…

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GAAQG Library ‘Book Candy’

November 8, 2018 Lori Rhode – GAAQG Librarian “Book candy.”  That is how to describe the newly-purchased quilting books for the guild’s library. These 20 books are as irresistible as M & Ms.  It’s difficult to resist browsing at only one. Using the proceeds from our book sale last year and the suggestions of members,…

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November President’s Letter

November 6, 2018 by Kathy Johnson Wow, it is hard to believe the holidays are approaching and with them year end. But before we get there, please take some time out for yourself and join us at the November 17th Quilt Day.   Our lecture is by Louisa Smith entitled “Double Visions: Curves and Circles…

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GAAQG SafeHouse Opportunities Galore!!

Guest Blog Post by Jan Kosko SafeHouse Quilt Kit Coordinator, Sept 11, 2018  . Quilt show year is so exciting and invigorating individually and for the guild as a whole. And it was FUN! Ok….It was work too but it was FUN The next order of business (and pleasure) is SafeHouse quilting to round out…

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Sangria – Katie McGrath

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