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    • September 10, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


    Hey, don't I know you?!? Don't miss an evening of letting your inner social butterfly shine! Come prepared for fun while meeting quilters new and old! Not age related but can be :)

    Bring 10 - 15, 9" finished, butterfly blocks, any technique (pieced, appliqued, collage, etc) "social butterflies" with your name on it to exchange blocks with 10 - 15 social butterflies you've not met yet. Make a small quilt with the blocks you have exchanged and bring to the December meeting for show and tell. Please, do not bring or make anything you can not part with or exchange blocks with members from your quilt bee. Bringing butterfly blocks, "social butterflies" are optional.

    6:45 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting, 


    • October 06, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio, 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
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    Visual depth has fascinated artists for centuries, Karen has developed a quick and easy rotary technique that allows you to make quilts with a 3-D look.  This is Karen's favorite class because it is so easy to create truly amazing quilts of illusion.  Let Karen share her secrets, so you may become a master of illusion!

    Additional supply fee $16 to be paid to Karen. Please come prepared.

    Registration Starts:  July 8, 2018

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    Click here to visit Karen Comb's web site


    • October 07, 2018
    • 12:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio 12325 Hymeadow Dr., Austin, TX 78757
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    How did you do that?!  This is what your friends will ask after you take this class. Create this truly stunning 3-D quilt with Karen’s special rotary cutting techniques, along with tricks and tips. A perfect class for a quilter with sewing experience.

     Additional supply fee $18 to be paid to Karen. Please come prepared.

    Registration Starts:  July 9, 2018

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    Click here to visit Karen Combs' site

     


     

    • October 08, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757



    Explore the world of optical illusions with Karen as she shows you some of the wonderful quilts that she has created.  A beautiful and inspiring trunk show.

    6:45 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting 

    Click here to visit Karen Combs' site 


    • November 05, 2018
    • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


    Baby Bundles time! Come out and help make special quilts for special bundles of joy!


    The Baby Bundles Team is busy preparing as many tops as they can in order for this meeting to be fun and successful.  They will welcome you to begin working as early as 6:15pm.  You'll be given a choice of cutting, sandwiching, sewing (if you bring your machine!), tying or labeling.

    After a brief business meeting at 7pm, we'll go back to our jobs of putting love into these quilts. Please e-mail the Team at babybundles@aaqg.org and see if they have a Captain job that you would enjoy.  Captains assist with training in  the areas mentioned above.  We all know how to do this work, but the volunteers need to know exactly how the quilts are pinned or sewn, where to take them for the next step, etc.

    No library, no free table, no Show 'n' Tell at this meeting.

    7:00 pm meeting 


    • November 30, 2018
    • 10:00 AM
    • December 02, 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio, 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
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    Susan will share her passion and encourage participants to draw your next quilt.

    Freehand draw and paint each day. On paper, then on cloth each day.  Your personal style will be whatever comes out of you naturally, and we will all celebrate it and you, for your bravery and creativity!  That is all inside of you, waiting to come out now.  It may have been waiting a long time, but if you take this class, your natural creativity will be more than happy to come out now!  Everyone is meant to draw.

    Each day of this 3 day workshop will begin with a morning of drawing and an afternoon  learning techniques to translate your creativity to fabric. 

    Registration Starts:  Sept 1, 2018

    Click here to view supply list.

    Click here to view Susan Shie's web site



    Drawing 1 "Young Lady Liberty"






    Drawing 2 "Young Lady Liberty"






    Drawing 3 "Young Lady Liberty"






    Summer Garden






    Where Are the Children





    Susan Jimmy and Libby Spooler





    Bobby Kennedy

    • December 03, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


    Lecture and Quilts with Susan Shie

     

    6:45 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting 

    Click here to view Susan Shie's web site

     

     

    • January 05, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • January 06, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio, 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
    Registration is closed

    Workshop description coming soon

     

    Registration Begins:  October 5, 2018

    Supply List will be provided

    Visit David's beautiful quilts hand appliqued and machine quilted.


    • January 07, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757

     

    Program description coming soon

     

    10 am Show and Tell, meeting and lecturer follow

    Click here to visit David Taylor's site

     

     

    • January 07, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757

     

    Program description coming soon.

    6:45 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting 

    Click here to visit David Taylor's site

     

     

    • February 02, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • February 03, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio, 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
    Registration is closed

    Susan Edmonson will present a fun filled weekend of crazy quilting and quilt embroidery workshops. Don't miss crazy fun weekend! Description will be provided.


    Registration Starts: November 4, 2018

    Supply list will be provided

    Click here to view Susan's site


    • February 04, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


    Program description will be provided

     

    6:45 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting 

    Click here to view Susan's site

     

    • March 02, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • March 03, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio, 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
    Registration is closed

    Workshop description will be provided


    Registration Starts: Dec 2, 2018

    Click here for printable supply list

    Click here to view Valerie's site


    • March 04, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


    Program description will be provided

     

    6:45 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting 

    Click here to view Valerie's site


    • April 01, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


    No April fooling! Yes, it's our second guild social of the program year. Don't miss it! Block exchange with a twist. Details in January 2019. Send any ideas you have to make this a social to remember!

     

    6:45 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting 


    • May 04, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio, 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
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    Students will create units that are cut from long strips and then sewn together and remade in a Seminole pattern. The strips can be very colorful and are suitable to be used in a small quilt, wall hanging, or as accent to brighten up a garment. American Indians originally developed the Seminole technique. Please note: this class will focus on Seminole techniques, as opposed to Seminole piecing.


    Registration Starts: February 3, 2019

    Supply list will be provided soon

    Click here to visit Rachel's website


    • May 05, 2019
    • 12:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio 12325 Hymeadow Dr., Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
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    Students will create a small quilt or garment that will "speak" for them. Using a traditional or a contemporary pattern each student will be encouraged to create a one of a kind work that is reflective of the creator's personality or ethnicity or expresses a social or political sentiment and/or express a sense of humor. A variety of construction and embellishment techniques will be explored. Students will be encouraged to mix contrasting prints, explore ethnic fabrics, colors and textures and to add buttons, ribbons, beads or whatever is necessary to make the quilt into a personal statement.

    Registration Starts:  Feb 4, 2019

    Click here for printable supply list

    Click here to visit Rachel's website



     

    • May 06, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


    Morning 10 am Show and Tell, 10:15 am meeting

    Description will be provided

    *Models will be needed

    Click here to view Rachel's website



    • May 06, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757

    6:30 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting

    Description will be provided

    *Models will be needed

    Click here to view Rachel's website



    • June 01, 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • June 02, 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Stitching Studio, 12325 Hymeadow Dr, Austin, TX 78757
    • 20
    Registration is closed


    Terre Walker is a Judy Niemeyer Quiltworx certified instructor. She will teach workshop based on a Quiltworx selection.

    Workshop Image and Description Coming Soon


    Registration Starts:  March 3, 2019

    Supply list to be provided

    Click here to view Quiltworx site

    • June 03, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Faith Lutheran Church, 6600 Woodrow Avenue, Austin, TX 78757


    Terre Walker is a Judy Niemeyer certified instructor. Program description will be provided

     

    6:45 pm Show and Tell, 7:00 pm meeting 

    Click here to view Quiltworx site


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