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. The demo line up will be announced August 1, 2022.

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.


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..


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