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All experience levels, styles of quilting and ages are welcomed to join the oldest and largest quilt guild in Texas!
We are a large group of quilters dedicated to furthering the love and art of quilt making. Through the guild you will find numerous opportunities and activities to grow in your love of quilting, share your talents, improve your skills, and make new friends who share your passion.
Website: www.aaqg.org. We also have a AAQG Facebook Page that posts lots of tips and tricks, as well as a private FB AAQG members community where you can post your questions and quilts and get answers to all things AAQG.
Quips Newsletter: The monthly email newsletter is our primary resource for communication with members.
Service Projects: We have 2 ongoing service projects. Baby Bundles quilts are distributed to agencies that promote the health and wellbeing to families with newborns as well as an agency that facilitates services for abused children. Red White and Blue quilts (note… quilts do not have to be RWB. All colors, sizes and patterns are welcomed) are donated to Warrior and Family Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Library: There is a limited selection of the library books on hand at each meeting. You may search the entire library on the website (http://www.librarything.com/catalog/aaqg). You may reserve a book by phone, by email, or at the monthly meeting. Books can be kept for 1 or 2 months.
Quilting Bees: These are smaller groups that meet at different times and places. Bees are a great way to get to know other quilters in a more intimate setting. Many focus on special interests, others are more general in nature. There is an ever-evolving list of Bees on the web site so it is easy to find something you would like to participate in.
Quilt Challenges: Usually once a year a committee gets together to coordinate a challenge quilt. The committee decides on the challenge and at the end of the year the quilts are displayed, voted on and the winners receive a prize. It is a great way to get out of your comfort zone and try something new.
Free Table: Off to the side of the meeting room are a series of tables where members bring and leave quilting related items that they wish to share with other members. Take what you want, and if you are bringing items to share we ask that they be quilting related items only.
Show and tell: Always a favorite part of the meeting. When members complete a quilt or a project, they bring it to the meeting and proudly show it off. It is a wonderful means of giving inspiration to other members while getting some inspiration for yourself.