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“Sensational Scraps” with Wanda...

By Katie McGrath May 25, 2017   Wanda Nash is a long-time member of the Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild, and served as President for a two-year term, then later was persuaded to come back to the Presidency for an extra year. She works part-time in Ann Arbor, but manages to fit in quilting and…

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Nationally-known quilt artist, Dianne Hire, is...

By Kathy Schmidt, Quirks Ltd. May 23, 2017 When the teachers for Quilt University 2017 were announced, I was extremely excited to see that one of my creative influences was going to be teaching here! I feel like a groupie asking questions of her, but Dianne Hire is one of my quilting superstars. Dianne is…

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Kathy Schmidt teaches “Over the Top . ...

by Linda Theil May 14, 2017 Kathy Schmidt will teach a one-day workshop, “Over the Top Embellishment”, at GAAQG’s Quilt University 2017 on July 28, 2017 at Morris Lawrence Building, Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor. Schmidt is a GAAQG member who lives in Tecumseh, and who blogs almost daily on her Quirks Ltd. website…

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P.S. Only cash and checks accepted at GAAQG...

Just a reminder, only cash or checks will be accepted at the guild’s fabric sale tomorrow (May 20) after quilt day.  We have lots and lots of fabric to sell and proceeds will help our support of SafeHouse.  Build your stash and do a good deed…see you there!

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Alternate parking for Quilt Day on Saturday, May...

If you plan to attend our Quilt Day, including our annual Fabric Sale, on Saturday, May 20, please note that the parking lot in front of the Morris Lawrence Building on the Washtenaw Community College campus is under construction.  You can park in the parking structure adjacent to Morris Lawrence or in surface lot 2…

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Carol Ann Matthews teaches a Mystery Quilt class...

By Kathy Johnson May 17, 2017   Carol Ann Matthews has taught quilting for 30 years in local quilt shops, at our own Quilt University and in weekly sessions at senior centers.  She is returning to GAAQG Quilt University 2017 to teach a one day Mystery Quilt Class in Ann Arbor on July 28,2017 at…

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Lucky Volunteers!

Blogger: Kathy Schmidt, Quirks Ltd. Our volunteer quilt blocks are so awesome! I’ve received quite a few in the mail and I’m thrilled! I’m also thrilled at how lucky we are to only have to make a block to get a chance at this quilt. Our volunteer guidelines for getting our name in the drawing…

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Don’t miss Meena Schaldenbrand’s...

By Mary Beth Donovan May 15, 2017 On Friday, May 19, in “Sheer Delight” Meena Schaldenbrand will show you how to add several transparent layers or holes in sheer layers to create a more complex looking quilt.  This techniques class will include uses of a variety of sheers in many different ways.  You will learn how to…

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Mary Bajcz teaches “More Adventures in...

By Kathy Johnson May 13, 2017 On July 28, long time Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild member and owner of Scrap Happy, Mary Bajcz, will teach a one-day class on free cut piecing for GAAQG’s Quilt University 2017 at Washtenaw Community College.   Cost for the class is $65 (GAAQG members), $85 (non-members). Class time is…

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