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Meetings are held at the Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church.  11612 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77024

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

PM Meeting: 7:00 PM

Angela Walters

Quilting Efficiently

Angela Walters didn’t grow up making quilts and had never really even seen a sewing machine until she married her husband.  Her husband’s grandma and grandpa were avid quilters, making quilts for new babies in the family, newly-weds, and quilts to raffle off at the annual family reunions.  Only those who hadn’t won a quilt could enter the drawing.  Failing to win a quilt at her first reunion, Angela decided she needed to learn how to quilt.  She bought fabric and asked Grandpa to teach her.  He set her to work on a simple nine patch, having her cut and sew all the pieces by hand.  After she finished the block, he showed her a rotary cutter and told her, “Now we get busy!”  Grandpa eventually talked Angela into buying a longarm.  From that first quilt made with Grandpa’s help, Angela has become an award winning domestic machine and longarm quilter, teacher, lecturer, and author of several books on machine quilting.

Visit her website and blog, HERE.


Friday, March 20, 2015

AM Meeting: 10:00 AM

Sally Keller

Trunk Show

Modern times, modern quilts; what's it all about? 

We can find out when Sally Keller, president of the Houston Modern Quilt Guild, comes to visit our guild. She will present an inspiring and exciting trunk show and explain what the modern quilt movement is all about.

Visit the Houston Modern Quilt Guild, HERE

Do you have questions or more information to share?  Contact one of our board members to pass it on!

Don't miss out on any Newsletters or member information.  Renew or join today! Password is changing in April! 

2015 Registration form

We would like to invite all quilters (and quilt lovers!) to our meetings. We meet the third Tuesday of the month, 7:00 P.M. and the third Friday of the month, 10 A.M. at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church. Guests are always welcome! 

Please remember that workshop fees help enable the guild to bring top quiltmakers to lecture and teach. If you've never attended before, give it a whirl! You'll find it can be great fun - and give you lots of ideas for new projects or ways to finish old ones.


Craftsy Valentine's Day Sale

Board Meeting
April 7, 2015

Evening Meeting:
March 17, 2015

Morning Meeting:
March 20, 2015

Patch Dispatch
March 2015 Issue

Show and Tell

Dues for re-newing members are  $25 for the calendar year. Your membership entitles you to attend all QGGH meetings, attend workshops and retreats at discounted rates, and receive The Patch Dispatch
newsletter. Your membership card gives you discounts at participating shops, sometimes in other states! See Forms link on left.  Password for the Member pages and Newsletter will change in April.  Renew your membership! 

Volunteers are needed!  Please consider helping your Guild.  Publicity is the only Committee Chair position left to fill!  Janet Becker needs helpers at the Day Meetings.  Please think about volunteering for our show in July.  See Linda Stokes.

Special Note:

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When you send guild-related email to any member, include the guild initials QGGH in the subject line. That way recipients will not hit delete without reading your message - maybe thinking that you are trying to sell health-enhancing drugs or the latest stock tips.

Dedicated to promoting the art of Quilting and providing an opportunity for sharing ideas and learning new techniques.

Want more? Our guild has developed a relationship with an online workshop group. To find reasonably priced on-line workshops and classes that you can use at your own pace: Craftsy

There are lessons in quilting but also knitting, painting, and more!

Quilt Guild of Greater Houston is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the art of quilting.
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