Austin Area Quilt Guild



Happenings

Demonstrations

The Demonstration are free venue to show attendees where our talented and innovative Guild members volunteer to share a new or existing technique in 15-30 minutes. The demo area is near the concession area. 

Friday, September 23

11:00

Meghan Gerety

Appliqué with a Domestic Cutting Machine (Cricut, Silhouette). See handout below

12:00

Frances Ledenbach

English Paper Piecing (EPP)

1:00

Mary Shepard

Embellishment

2:00

Renita Bankhead

EQ8

3:00

Carmen Vasquez

Scrap Quilts


Saturday, September 24

11:00

Katie Winter

Making Embellishments

12:00

Corinne Sovey

Inset Circles

1:00

Sherri Lipman McCauley

Painting on Fabric

2:00

Vickie West

Free Motion Quilting

3:00

Carmen Vasquez

Quilt Repair

4:00

Mary Beard

Crazy Quilting


Sunday, September 25

1:00Terry Walker Paper Piecing

2:00

Marie Welch

3D Vessels

3:00

Susan Tennison

Quilt Labels



Special Exhibit

Access Delayed - African American Suffragists' Courageous Influence on the 19th Amendment

Curated by Tomasita Louviere-Ligons and Sharon Mooney

This curated collection of quilts created by Quilt Friends Collective, comprised of African American quilters from across Texas, Ohio, and Florida is intended to educate, celebrate and recognize some of the African American suffragists who influenced and contributed greatly to the suffrage efforts to gain the right to vote for ALL women with the ratification of the 19th Amendment though they remained disenfranchised until the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Left:
Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Artist: Deborah A. Moore Harris

Right:
Fearless, Maggie Lena Walker
Artist: Barbara Brown Gathers


Silent Auction

Generous members, bees, vendors and businesses have contributed a variety of items to the Silent Auction. Those items include finished quilts of all sizes, quilt kits, embellishment sets, quilt equipment, baskets of quilt-related materials, and services such as long-arm quilting….stop by to place your bid! This is your chance to obtain high-quality artwork and other items valued at $75 and above that match or exceed what is available in gift shops in both workmanship and beauty.


Appraisals

As a service to show entrants, Marcia Kaylakie will appraise quilts hanging during the show. For quilts entered in the show, appraisals can be elected during the entry process. You don’t have to be present. If you wish to make an appointment during the show for another time, please contact Marcia at the information below. The cost is $65 per quilt, with part of the proceeds going to the guild .

Website: www.texasquiltappraiser.com
Phone: 512-502-0383
Email: texasquiltgal@gmail.com.

Boutique

The Boutique is a great place to find one of a kind gifts for all occasions. All Boutique items sell for $75 or less. Stop by and shop with us. You will find the perfect gift for that special person! The booth in on the back wall of the exhibit hall.


Show Specialties

Take a little bit of the AAQG QuiltFest home with you! Commemorative t-shirts in two styles and show pins will be available.

Look for our booth near the Demo area..


Hand Quilting

Stop by and stitch on a modern quilt on an antique frame. There will be people to show you how to do it, if hand quilting is new to you.



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