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May 9th -- Ann P. Shaw
"Life and the Art of Making Quilts

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     Ann P. Shaw is a certified Ruth McDowell instructor and began her quilting adventure in the 1980's with a cathedral windows quilt. She counts the late Gwen Marston, Freddy Moran, Katie Pasquini Masopust, and of course, Ruth McDowell among those who have inspired her quilting journey. 

     This lecture presents an overview of Ann's initial interests in quilts, how her work has evolved and the varied influences expressed in her quilts.  She will discuss her focus on stretching the boundaries of traditional piecing through asymmetrical designs and unusual fabric choices.  Ann is happy to answer questions from the audience during her presentation.



                           WORKSHOP UPDATES

May 10 Flowers of the Gorge, Ann P Shaw - 1 opening
May 11 Pieced Pets,  Ann P Shaw- 2 openings

Click here for the Members workshop registration form.

Click here for the Non-Member workshop registration form.

Contact Kathy Swanteck or Suzanne Jones with any questions.



                                  H.A.V.E.N. - Carol Brooks
The items needed are: cosmetic bags (colorful), essential oils (the roll on the wrist kind) calming ones like lavender, small bottles of hand lotion, different kinds of fidgets (like the small cubes that have different push things on them, pencils that have fidgets on them, there are lots of soft, squishy ones balls and all kinds of shapes, different kinds of metal links to push and pull on) you get the idea. No spinners.



Quilter To Quilter Sale Presented by Great Lakes Heritage Quilters
April 27, 2019 10am - 2pm
1st United Methodist Church of Troy  6363 Livernois Troy, Mi 48098

Entrance Fee: $4.00 from 10:00am to 11:00am and $3.00 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. (sellers can shop for free and early at 9:00am)

Please contact Karen Keller 248-877-9252 or find registration form here!



QUILT EVENTS NEARBY

April 26-28 "Birds of  a Feather Quilt Together"

Midland Quilters Squared Quilt Show

Heritage Park's Carriage House Hall
3417 W. Main St., Midland MI

Admission: $5

Demos, Silent Auction, Bazaar, Door Favors Blacksmith Exhibit and Demos



    

Upcoming GLHQ Events

Quilter to Quilter Sale
April 27, 2019
Details and Contract
2019 Fall Retreat is FULL!
But....Martha Stewart is
working to add more space.
2019 Fall Retreat
Registration Form


APRIL 2019
Newsletter

We meet from September - June at 7 pm on the second Thursday of the month at Birmingham Unitarian Church, located at 38651 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI, on the west side of Woodward Avenue, just north of Lone Pine Rd. 

*Non-members are welcome for a fee of $10 at all meetings except for June.

We are on Facebook!  http://www.facebook.com/GLQuilters
 


Have you heard the exciting news?  GLHQ has a new raffle quilt:



Did you pick up your raffle tickets??  Be sure to turn in your tickets stubs and money, too.  Need more tickets? Pick them up at the May meeting!!



Upcoming Local Guild Speakers

May 2
Wanda Nash
Lecture: Photo Quilts
Oakland County Quilt Guild
Rochester

April 25
Mickey Depre
Lecture
CAMEO Quilters

Clawson

A link to the GLHQ Bylaws can now be found on the Membership page.



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