Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 12:00 PM. Because of COVID-19, in person meetings are suspended. Please enjoy our Virtual Zoom Meetings and Virtual Show and Tell. Members of QAQG receive an emailed link to log in to the Zoom meetings. Log-in to Zoom begins at 11:30 for a pre-meeting social gathering. Guests are welcome (fee $10); email Karen Downs, VP-Programs for the link.
QAQG Guild Meeting Schedule
May 20, 2021 Virtual General Meeting, Speaker Meg Cox, Staff Writer for Quiltfolk Magazine
Behind the Scenes at the World’s Greatest quilt Museum: Let Meg Cox, who serves on the board of advisors for the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska, open the vaults and reveal the treasures of this astounding place. Her PowerPoint lecture will show you masterpiece quilts, introduce you to curators and break down the steps in mounting an exhibition. IQM boasts a broad and unique collection of American quilts, including the red and white quilts that dazzled the quilt world when hung in Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory in 2011. But its unique collection of more than 8,000 quilts also includes examples from 65 countries.
Author and quilter Meg Cox is a sought-after speaker and teacher at guilds and museums and a staff writer for Quiltfolk magazine. Her journalism has been published by dozens of national magazines and the Wall Street Journal, where she was a staff reporter for 17 years. A past president of the national nonprofit Quilt Alliance, Cox serves on the advisory board of the International Quilt Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. She writes a popular free monthly newsletter called Quilt Journalist Tells All! and wrote a bestselling resource guide, The Quilter’s Catalog (Workman Publishing). For more, go to www.megcox.com.
May 22-23 Global Quilt Connection Event
Experience some of the best teachers the virtual world has to offer in this live Zoom event offered by the Global Quilt Connection. QAQG has registered our guild so our members will be able to participate in this event. An All-Star cast of 18 quilt teachers will demonstrate some of their favorite quilting techniques, showcasing a wide variety of styles and techniques.
Come enjoy a fantastic Zoom classroom experience! Learn lots of quilting techniques from some of the best teachers around! Come when you can, stay as long as you’d like! This jam-packed and exciting sampler platter is sure to be a rollicking good time for everyone! You’ll see everything from traditional to modern and art quilting techniques. Come when you can, stay as long as you’d like. All QAQG members will be sent the Zoom link approximately 10 days prior to the event.
Click on the following link to review and print out the dates and times of all the events (listed in EDT): Global Quilt Connection-all-star-lineup
June 17, 2021 Virtual General Meeting, Speaker Beth Helfter, Eva Paige Quilt Designs
“Oompa Accordion HSTs”: Check out Beth on her website or look at her workshop information: Why Take the Carpenter’s Apprentice Workshop with Beth Helfter
Guild Meeting Cancellation Policy: In the case of interference with the internet connection or other emergency that would require cancelling a QAQG meeting, we will send an email to all members two hours before the meeting time to notify them of the cancellation. We will also post a message on the Home page two hours beforehand. Members are encouraged to check their email and the QAQG Home page if in doubt about whether or not a meeting is cancelled.