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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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Maker Works Comes to GAAQG! Sept 16th

By Kathy Johnson and Maker Works September 10, 2017 Have you ever looked at an acrylic cutting/sewing template but wished it was in a different size? How about sketching an amazing shape for applique, then dreaded the thought of cutting it out 50 times? Have you wanted to add words to a quilt, but none…

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SafeHouse Sewing Event Saturday, Sept. 16

By Jan Kosko September 8, 2017 There will be another SafeHouse Sewing Event on Saturday September 16, following the regular Quilt Day meeting. Plan now to join the fun and friendship while sewing, a truly wonderful combination!  We will be sewing column or row quilts using boy and girl themed fabrics.  Fabric and pattern provided. …

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GAAQG $1 book sale Sept. 16, 2017

Sept. 8, 2017 by GAAQG Librarians: Lori Rhode, Mary Seminitis, Pat Timberlake-Turk, Annette Tolley, Cheryl Shaul & Camie Roper librarians@gaaqg.com Books, books, books. You can almost never have too many! Join us for the GAAQG $1 Book Sale at about 11:30 a.m. after the Sept. 16, 2017 Quilt Day meeting in the atrium of WCC’s Morris…

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Susan Schwandt on the Guild’s September...

Susan Schwandt, GAAQG’s VP-Programs, has made a wonderful video about our September workshops by Barb Vedder, September 15 and 17, as well as those by Paula Golden on November 17 and 19. Don’t miss these great workshops and watch Susan’s video here. There are still spots left, so sign up today! Online registration is available…

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Explore old and new at Quilt Day Sept...

  September 3, 2017 by GAAQG President Kathy Johnson Fall is my favorite season. It reminds me of both the past and the future with its colored splendor and cooler temperatures. Long-ago memories of the start of the new school year prompt thoughts of new ideas and projects. As I start my projects, I reach…

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Can’t help but compare…

Blogger: Kathy Schmidt, Quirks Ltd. I’m always interested in workshops being offered around the country and I’m on several mailing lists for them. Because I got an ad for classes from one today, I can’t help but compare them to the workshops we have here at the guild. There is a ‘circuit’ of shows and…

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New GAAQG Art Quilt Group Forming!

GAAQG members Glenna Schweitzer and Susie Karr are forming a new small group dedicated to art quilting for quilters and fiber artists.  Click here for more information.

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