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Free mini-tutorials offered at Feb. 20, 2018...

by Linda Theil January 17, 2018 The GAAQG offers two mini-tutorials before and after the guild’s Quilt Day bi-monthly meetings. This Saturday, January 20, Marna Balazer and I will be the mini-tutorial presenters. We will be available for one half hour before and after the meeting that begins at 9:15 a.m. and ends around 11:30…

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New year greetings from GAAQG president Kathy...

January 14, 2018 by Kathy Johnson, GAAQG President Happy New Year to all! I hope it was a good holiday season for you and your family. For me, year endings and beginnings are times to reflect and organize. I have been working with guild files; filing what needs to be kept for 2017 and setting…

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Join Michelle May for “Adventures Down the...

By Susan Weaver Schwandt, APR Tag along with your tour guide Michelle May, owner of The Raspberry Rabbits, for exciting “Adventures Down the Rabbit Hole Chat.” During her lecture, May will transport you into her world of “Folk Art Fusion” on GAAQG Quilt Day beginning at 9 a.m. on Jan. 20 , 2018 at the Morris Lawrence Building, WCC in…

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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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