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GAAQG Library Closeout Sale — Saturday...

By Lori Rhode   The guild’s book sale is open to the public 12 p.m.-2 p.m. Guild members may shop early 11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Morris Lawrence Building, Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor. Books are priced at one of two tiers: $2 each or 6 books for $10; $5 each or 5 books for $20….

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Free Orphan Quilt Blocks for Adoption! Get a...

By Arlene Kindel, Cindy Herring and Susan Schwandt GAAQG members! Do you wish you could sign up for Mary Kerr’s Twist & Shout class in November, but you don’t have enough orphan quilt blocks? Do you love the modern look of Mary’s Wonky Stars but don’t have time to piece them? Do you have fond…

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Support SafeHouse Center and Give a Cozy...

  To support Domestic Violence Awareness month, the Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild annual GAAQG Online Quilt Sale for SafeHouse Center is open through October 31. You will see 43 stunning quilts for sale—from modern to traditional styles, from children’s quilts to holiday quilts—the variety is amazing. Each quilt was lovingly made and donated by…

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Mary W. Kerr Acquires, Cares for and Develops...

By Camie Roper Mary W. Kerr’s recent work, “marries her love of all things vintage with the freedom of expression that is encouraged in the art quilt community.” On Saturday, Nov. 19 at the GAAQG Quilt Day meeting, her lecture will be “A Woman’s Voice.” Join Mary as she presents antique and contemporary quilts from…

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Quilt Show Vendors Will Tempt Your Quilting Heart

  GAAQG’s quilt show has more than quilts! It also features 19 vendors with a shop hop’s variety of choices – without any added travel time! Along with all the beautiful quilt entries, our Quilt Show features a variety of vendors (this link has direct links to vendors) who will tempt your quilting heart. Returning…

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Beautiful Items for Sale at the GAAQG Gift...

Thanks to the generous donation of items made by our members at our last in-person 2018 quilt show, the Silent Auction raised $3,000 – which covers a significant part of the fixture and furniture expense of our show. For 2022 we hope to raise even more funds to support the cost of producing our quilt…

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The Hour Nears for GAAQG Quilt Show 2022

By Camie Roper Set aside the weekend of July 30-31 for the first in-person Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild quilt show since 2018. Expect an art show with a mind-boggling explosion of colorful displays. Steady yourself for aisle after aisle of beauty, wonder, amazement, and surprise. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your camera and a…

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Paradigm Quilters Put the “Special” in...

See the Paradigm Quilters Exhibit at the 2022 GAAQG Quilt Show By Mary Bajcz     Paradigm Quilters is a community of extraordinary art quilters who meet monthly to share ideas and challenge themselves to make quilts to a theme that can be exhibited as a group. The 2022 GAAQG Quilt Show will feature two…

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Challenges–Love or Hate?

by Kathy Schmidt I absolutely love a good challenge! And so does my small group! Creative Seasons is a small art quilt club that grew from the Guild and has been active for many years. We all work at being textile artists and almost all of us have a background in traditional quilting. Obeying the…

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