Calendar of Events

2017 Programs

January 19 Linda Neal Tales and Tips for the Traveling Quilter
February 16 Michelle Kitto
Urban Spools
The Modern Quilt Movement
 March 16  Brenda Perry  Waste Not, Want Not
 April 20  Skills Night
 May 18  Martha Lindberg  My Quilt Journey
 June 15  MJ Fielek  My Quilt Journey: Progression in Quilting
 July 20  Potluck – games night
 August 17  Hayward Erwin  Care and Sharpening of Scissors
 September 21  Mini Quilt Auction/Allen Quilt Guild Birthday Party
 October 19  Community Service
 November 16  Christmas Ornament Making Night
December  Christmas Brunch

2017 Upcoming Community Events

Mesquite Quilt Show
June 23 & 24, 2017
9am-5pm
Ticket Price: $7. Seniors and children 5-12, $6. Children under 5 free.
Dr. John Horn High School
3300 Cartwright Rd.
Mesquite, TX (MAPIT)

The Applique Getaway – June 23-25 Grapevine, TX. The Applique Getaway is an exciting weekend of classes, product demonstrations, vendors, prizes, friendship, FUN and more for all skill levels of machine embroidery enthusiasts, vinyl crafters, and entrepreneurs. $25-$165

TAQG Rally Day 2017 – July 8. Featured Speaker Cynthia LeBlanc Regone. Doors open at 9:00 am. Free to TAQG members.Mimosa Lane Baptist Church, 1233 N. Belt Line Rd., Mesquite, TX

Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County Quilt Show  “Butterfly Wings & Flying Things”
July 14 & 15, 2017
Midlothian Conference Center

Wildflower Quilt Guild, Temple Texas – Silver Threads: Celebrating 25 years of Quilting. July 27 and 29, 2017. First Un. Meth. Church Family Life and Worship Center, 201 N. 2nd St, Temple.

Plano Quilt Show – Friday and Saturday, August 11-12, 2017, 9am-5pm. Plano Event Center (formerly Plano Centre).

North Texas Quilt Festival
August 24-26, 2017
Arlington Convention Center
Participating Guilds: Quilters’ Guild of Arlington, Bear Creek Quilt Guild, Fort Worth Quilt Guild, Fort Worth Modern Quilt Guild, Irving Quilt Guild, and Trinity Valley Quilt Guild.

Quilt Festival Houston
November 2-5, 2017
Preview Night November 1
Classes begin October 30
George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, Texas, USA 77010

2017 TAQC Rally Day

Rally Day 2017

2017 Rally Day will be held on Saturday, July 8th at the Mimosa Lane Baptist Church as 1233 N. Belt Line Road, Mesquite, TX. Plan  for a day of fun, beautiful quilts, information, raffles and lots of friendship.  Doors open at 9:00am.  Rally Day is free to TAQG members with a general admission charge of $5.00.
Featured speaker is Cynthia LeBlanc Regone (http://taqg.org/rally-day-speaker-2017/) who will be doing two lectures.  Cynthia started quilting in 1981 and within ten years was producing award-winning quilts. She lectures and teaches throughout the United States. She has served on the board of several state and local guilds in Oklahoma and Texas. She was a featured teacher at the 31st Annual National Quilting Association Show in 2000 and teaches at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas.Several of her designs have been featured in Fons and Porters magazine Love of Quilting, Quilt Works Today, and Quilting Today magazines. Her quilt “Red Hot Flannel” was featured in the 2005 Love of Quilting Calendar. In April 2007, That Patchwork Place published her first quilting book “Colorful Quilts – A Journey Through Fabric”. A separate pattern has been distributed by Martingale Press for her quilt design titled “Sweet Pea Manor”. Her quilt “Cherry Picking Time” appeared in the 2008 Calendar for That Patchwork Place. Her quilt “Black Eyed Susans” was one of 15 quilts featured in the Martingale Press book Creative Quilts Vol. III, which was published in the spring of 2008.  True to her Louisiana roots, Cynthia designs under her own quilt pattern label named Cajun Classics.

Check out TAQG’s Web site for more information: http://taqg.org/