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African Themed SafeHouse Sewing Event –...

MARCH 21 SAFEHOUSE SEWING EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 CRISIS By Jan Kosko March 9, 2020 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 is coming to the GAAQG guild!!!  Please participate in our 21st SafeHouse Sewing Event, Saturday, March 21, following the…

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Spots available in Ann Shaw’s workshops on...

ANN SHAW WORKSHOPS CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 CRISIS   There are still some spots available in both of Ann Shaw’s workshops this month (click on the buttons below for more information and the supply lists) but be sure to register soon so that you don’t miss out!  Registration is available for both members and non-members….

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The Beauty of the Baltimore Album Quilt

  By Pamela Setla, GAAQG Preservationist, Dec 5, 2019 Imagine a quilt being auctioned by Sotheby’s for $176,000 or one sold by Northeast Auctions for $58,000. These were actual prices paid for a Baltimore Album Quilt, a quilt made during the 1840s. What make these quilts so attractive to both art lovers and quilters? It…

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Library Table at November Quilt Day to Feature...

November 3, 2019 By Camie Roper  The librarian’s table this month will focus on gifts and small projects.  With the holidays around the corner and time quickly slipping away, stop by and check out our supply.  You will find books on how to make fabric bowls, batik bags, pincushions, table runners, gifts from small scraps,…

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Sharon McConnell Teaching at GAAQG in November...

Color and value and fabrics are what motivate Sharon McConnell. She falls into the modern traditional quilting style. Her love of modern quilting drives her to experiment with new layouts and looks for traditional designs. Sharon is a ruler and quilt pattern designer inspires quilters across our country. With her mother as her teacher and…

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Reminder: SafeHouse Sewing Event on Saturday...

By Jan Kosko September 15, 2019 Following our Quilt Day activities on Saturday, September 21, we will be holding a SafeHouse Sewing Event.  We will sew, iron and cut fabric for SafeHouse quilt tops.  Donated, packaged Jellyrolls will be used in this event.  Bring your favorite pattern or use ours.  We provide the fabric, pattern, irons…

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Kimberly Einmo is teaching at GAAQG in September!

  By Raylene Kruger August 8, 2019 Kimberly Einmo is an author, award-winning quilter, designer, international instructor and quilt judge. She has written six best-selling books and she has designed four rulers. Kim writes a monthly column featured in “American Quilter Magazine” and has been included in many quilting magazines. She has also appeared on…

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Don’t Miss our Annual GAAQG Garage Sale on...

By Mary Beth Donovan July 10, 2019 Running out of space in your studio?  Closets and drawers overflowing with fabric, patterns, notions, and other quilting, sewing, fiber or crafting items you don’t need anymore?  Here’s your opportunity to clean out and organize, while also picking up some extra cash to…go shopping for more!  At the…

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Victoria Findlay Wolfe Teaching at Quilt...

By Nico Laudenberg June 10, 2019 Just cool. When I really, really wanted to take a workshop with Victoria Findlay Wolfe two years ago, I didn’t want the gamble of trying to get into classes at the big quilt events. So I came up with a different strategy: I went to the calendar on her…

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