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On February 11, 2016 Betsy Koss will be leaving her wonderful home in Boyne City to join us.  Betsy’s trunk show is titled “Every Quilt Tells a Story:  1850-1960.”  This should be very interesting as Betsy is a very talented quilter.  She is a former member of GLHQ.

March 10, 2016 brings us Pat Sloan.  The title of Pat’s Lecture is “Quilting with Expresso - Quilts Creating and Fun.”  For this meeting only, please consider bringing cookies or a beverage for our snack break (no other snacks need attend!)

She will be presenting two workshops.  

Friday, March 11, 2016 the workshop will be “Wild and Free Applique.”  During this class you will learn to construct a background using many different and interesting fabrics and Pat will help with the choosing of appliqué fabrics and touch on her method of appliqué.

Saturday, March 12, 2016’s workshop is “Medallion Magic.”  This is a class she is no longer teaching, but she agreed to do it for us.  It’s a beauty and I’m sure you will love it!

Both workshops can be viewed on Pat’s website: 

Registration forms can be found on our website.  Cost for each workshop is $55.00 for members and $60.00 for non-members.  

Classes are limited to 22 participants so that Pat has sufficient time to spend with each person. 

*** Both the lecture and workshops will be held at:

 First United Methodist Church of Troy

6363 Livernois  Troy, MI 48098



-----> GLHQ is hosting a Quilter to Quilter Sale of all types of quilting related items on Saturday, April 23rd, from 10am to 2pm at First United Methodist Church of Troy, 6363 Livernois, Troy, Michigan (just north of Square Lake).  Table rentals are now available to members of GLHQ, see link for complete details and contract.   After February 8, table rental registration will open to non-members, based on availability.   

It's going to be a Quilter's Paradise!   A place to both buy & sell all types of gently used quilting items such as (but not limited to), fabric, quilt tops/quilts, notions, thread, quilting frames, books, pattterns, magazines, quilting frames, sewing machines etc., with FIFTY+ tables!   We will also have a "Large Item Room", containing items larger than 2' by 2', such as large quilting frames, sewing machine cabinets and more! 

Early-bird admission to the sale is $4 from 10am to 11am; after 11am, admission is $3.  No strollers, please.   It's going to be a lot of fun, and we want to see you and your friends there!!


Details and registration information found here!

~Other Guilds in our area ~

Oakland County Quilt Guild Programs:

April 7, 2016 - Margaret Rouleau

AQS Certified Quilt Appraiser
Lecture:  The Quilt Appraisal  - What is it?  Do I Need One?

May 5 2016 - Debbie Grifka
From Esch House Quilts - Lecture on “Modern Quilting”

Upcoming GLHQ Events

April 23, 2016
Quilter to Quilter Sale

Saturday April 23, 10AM - 2 PM

First United Methodist Church of Troy

6363 Livernois, Troy, MI 48098

Admission $4 Early Bird (10-11AM)  $3 (11AM-2PM)

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.

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.


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Upcoming Quilt Shows in our area:

September 28, 2015 - April 30, 2016
Quilts of Southern China
MSU Museum, East Lansing, MI

April 22-23, 2016
Quilts From The Attic 2016
Macomb County Quilt Guild
Roseville Recreation Center

July 15-16, 2016
For The Love Of Quilting
Lansing Area Patchers
Causeway Bay Hotel

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