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Quilt Along (QAL) Week 1 – Choosing Fabric

by Nico Laudenberg Feb14, 2021 Take time to do what makes your soul happy   How are you? Today’s the day: Let the feast begin! We hope you are all happy and healthy and excited to dive into our adventure. In our weekly postings, we’ll have for you a bunch of information, but we don’t…

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Announcing GAAQG Challenges to Connect

By Juliana Cerra February 1, 2021 Welcome to an exciting new way to stay connected in 2021! This online activity offers monthly prompts to spark creativity and share projects with other guild members. Any work from past or present is welcome, just explain how it demonstrates the challenge for you. Best of all, no deadlines!…

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I need brain exercise!

Do you remember the beginnning of Sound of Music when Maria emerged at the top of the hill and started singing her joy into the hills? Does your pandemic day start with that joy? Or are we at a slightly quieter level of exuberance? We are fortunate to have the passion of quilting in our…

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Announcing GAAQG Quilt-Along

by Nico Laudenberg Jan 15, 2021 Welcome to our quilt-along homebase! You will find all you need here. Join our email list and never miss the news, the weekly task and maybe some special goodies just for the email recipients: Click here to receive this wonderful newsletter. We are doing a quilt-along! And note: this…

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Quilt Online with Mary Hogan, January 15-17!

By Arlene Kindel January 4, 2021 Long-time Guild member, Mary Hogan, will be teaching our January workshops and giving the lecture at our Quilt Day meeting on January 16th.  She has been sewing and crafting ever since she was a child and started quilting in 1993.  After she retired, she was able to devote more…

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GAAQG UFO Busters Wants You!

By Lori Rhode January 1, 2021 Too little time, too ambitious a project, and too little experience are common reasons that our quilting projects become unfinished objects. The guild’s UFO Busters small group began about 5 years ago to create a time and space to sew in community –where dedicated hours and companionship, peppered with…

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And the Viewers Choice Award winners are…

By Lori Rhode November 29, 2020 Congratulations to Marilyn Knepp, Debbie Grifka, Lucinda Herring and Carol Makielski for receiving the greatest appreciation of the viewers of GAAQG’s 2020 Celebrate the Quilts from Home show! Marilyn Knepp’s quilt,”FREADom, received  viewer’s choice first place. The quilt was made as a retirement gift for a friend’s mother who…

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Online SafeHouse Sewing Event – Saturday...

Hello again SafeHouse Sewing Event Friends!!!  In March, we were ‘quarantined out’ of this event!!!  So we will try it again!! To all GAAQG Safari Seekers, Let’s ROAR!! Let’s BRAY!! Let’s BARK!! Let’s CROAK!! Let’s SCREAM!!! (and whatever sounds these animals make!) An African Themed SafeHouse Sewing Event coming to your very own home!!! The…

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Which Quilt Is Your Favorite? Vote for Your...

By Lori Rhode August 22, 2020 Choosing the best, the most beautiful, most talented, most popular of anything is a based on many things. When it comes to making the choice among hundreds of beautiful, well made and varied in style quilts at a show……I find that impossible. I can’t do it. At least not…

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