|January 19||Linda Neal||Tales and Tips for the Traveling Quilter|
|February 16||Michelle Kitto
|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|
2017 Upcoming Community Events
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
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
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/