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On June 9th we wrapped up the 2015-2016 guild year with a delicious potluck dinner, elections for the 2016-2017 board, and voting for this year's Challenge quilts.  We also presented out-going president Karen Keller with her President's Quilt. 



 

Time is running out to sign up -- 
Contact Suzanne Jones before 8/6/16!!

GLHQ Bus Trip to AQS Grand Rapids

Members and their guests are invited to join us as we travel to the AQS Quilt Show in Grand Rapids on August 13, 2016!  We will travel by motorcoach (with on-board lavatory) to view this wonderful show, shop the vendors and enjoy Grand Rapids cuisine.  Be sure to seize this opportunity to the view the GLHQ Text Quilts on display in the guild challenge section, as well as quilts entered by members Sue Chase and Ruth McCormick!  

The cost for round-trip transportation is $50. Meals and entrance to the show are not included.  Complete this form and return it with your payment to Suzanne Jones.  Email s.p.jones@att.net or call 248-506-9842 with questions.



Registration is NOW OPEN for all of the 2016-2017 workshops.  View the details of the workshops on the Workshops page and use this form to sign up NOW before the classes fill.

From 1st Vice President Aniko Feher:

As of now registration is open for the whole year. Since our speakers are nationally and internationally known, classes will fill up fast. Reserve your space as soon as you can.
All workshops will be held at: 
Antioch Lutheran Church, 33360 W. 13 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI.  

*Workshop fees are non-refundable, unless we have a waiting list. You can transfer your workshop space to a friend.



Coming in September.....Award winning quilter Deborah S. Hyde

 


Deb Hyde is a native of Michigan and resides in the town of West Bloomfield. She has been working as a fiber artist for about 14 years.  She has exhibited her work at juried art fairs in Georgia, Florida, Arizona and California as well as her home state.  She has received numerous awards, including the “Michigan Great Artist Award” (2012) and has had solo gallery exhibitions in Michigan and  at the Art Quilt Gallery in New York City (May 2013). Her work has been featured in “Strut” magazine, in “Machine Quilting Unlimited”  (Sept./Oct, 2013) in  “Australian Patchwork and Quilting” magazine (Oct. 2013).  Her work was featured on the cover of  Quilting Arts magazine in the April/May issue, 2014.   Her most recent awards were Grand Prize at the “What a Stich!” Quilt Show at the Saginaw (MI) Museum of Art, July 2014,  and an Honorable Mention and People’s Choice Award at the Canton (MI) Annual  Art Show, Aug. 2014 , Grand Prize Winner at the Anton Art Center’s Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Jan, 2015 and “Best Use of Color” award at the AQS Quilt Show in Grand Rapids MI, Aug. 2015.  You can find her on Facebook.



~Other Guilds in our area ~

Oakland County Quilt Guild Programs:
Nov 3 - Karen Turkes - Transforming Fabric

Upcoming GLHQ Events

AQS Grand Rapids Bus Trip - August 13th!

We meet from September - June at 7 pm on the second Thursday of the month at Birmingham Unitarian Church, which is located at 38651 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI, on the west side of Woodward Avenue, just north of Lone Pine Rd. 

*Non-members are welcome for a fee of $10 at all meetings except for December and June.

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We are now affiliated with Craftsy!
 
Click on the Craftsy link above to start enjoying the wonderful classes and deals on quilting supplies that Craftsy has to offer.  When you click on the links provided on the GLHQ website, every sale will result in a small portion coming back to GLHQ.

     

We are on Facebook!  http://www.facebook.com/GLQuilters

 


Upcoming Quilt Shows in our area:


July 30-31, 2016
Celebrating The Quilt
Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild
Washtenaw Community College
http://www.gaaqg.com/our-events/quilt-show/

Sept 23-24, 2016
Quilters Showcase
Birch Run Expo Center
www.quilters-showcase.com

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