Calendar of Events

AQG Programs for 2022

January2022 Kick-off
Celebration
Our January Meeting will be held “LIVE” on Facebook from 6:30-7:30 on January 20th. Tammy Whitehurst will be rescheduled.
FebruaryPam Wingate
Best Little Retreat Center
Pam will share information about her retreat center as well as present a new way of making tiny blocks. A workshop is in the making.
MarchQOV Community Sew-inWe’ll be working on Quilts of Valor for our September award ceremony. Bring your red, white & blue fabric. We’ll meet at Allen Senior Citizen’s building from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m. Our general meeting will be from 1:00-1:30. (No meeting that night)
AprilLynda LindstromLynda will show you some ways to choose colors, sashing & borders to enhance your scrappy quilt.
MayNikki MundtBohemian Glass Quilts – Nikki will present the “in’s & out’s” of making a stunning glass quilt. Come see her beautiful quilts.
JuneCathy & Colleen“The Bag Ladies” will present different ways to make custom quilted bags. They’ll have all the do’s & don’ts’s of bag making. Come see their trunk show of custom bags. Workshop will be offered on September 24th.
JulySharon Wilhelm“Box of 96 Crayola Crayons”. Come let Sharon show you results of how to color, shade, and get three dimensional accents, and mix colors on the fabric with crayons. Workshop on Saturday, July 23rd. Register for workshop at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0B48A4AA22A2F94-sharon
August“Quilt of Valor”
Community Sew-In
We will meet at Fabric Fanatics in Plano from 10 – 8:00 p.m. It’s “come & go” so pick your time. Bring your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies. You may bring your own QOV project to sew on or we’ll have blocks for you to sew together. Come join the fun! Signup at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0B48A4AA22A2F94-aqgcommunity2
SeptemberQuilts of Valor Awards Thursday, September 22, 2022
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Allen Senior Recreation Center
Allen, Texas
September“The Bag Ladies” WorkshopCathy & Colleen will show you step by step how to make a custom quilted bag. Workshop is Saturday, September 24th from 10-4 at Fabric Fanatics in Plano. Sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0B48A4AA22A2F94-thebag
October“Jelly Rolls with a TWIST!” Elaine Rice will present different Jelly Roll patterns that look difficult but are very easy. With just a twist of the block, your jelly roll goes from ho-hum to WOW! 3 Dudes Quilting video will show additional ways to use your Jelly Rolls.
OctoberDeStash Blast Fabric SaleWe will have our fabric sale on Saturday, October 22nd from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Not Your Mommas Quilt Store. This is a fundraiser for us so go through your stash and package it up to sale. Guidelines are posted on the Mini Quilt Auction page.
NovemberAQG Fall 2 Day Retreat Come join us for a 2 Day Retreat at Best Little Retreat Center in Plano on Friday & Saturday, November 4th & 5th from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. each day. Come sew items for our auction or personal projects. Signup on our Retreat page.
November Annual Mini Quilt Auction & Boutique
Our 2022 Mini Quilt Auction will be on Thursday, November 10th (not our normal meeting day.) This is a great time to sale items, especially for Christmas. All proceeds will go to the guild to be used for Community Projects and Presenters. See details on our Mini Quilt Auction page.
DecemberChristmas PartySaturday, December 10th
11:30 a.m. – 2:30
$20.00 per person
Tana Brown’s House
Anna, Texas
January 20232023 Friendship LuncheonOur Kickoff for 2023 will be a Friendship Luncheon with Mckinney Quilt Guild on Tuesday, January 17th from 1:00 – 3:00. Guest speaker is Tammy Whitehurst.