In keeping with our purpose to promote and advance quilting through the education of our members and the public, AQG offers programs through the monthly meetings, Friendship Groups, and workshops. Non-members are welcome to attend. AQG meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Allen Arts Alliance in their art gallery space in Watters Creek Mall, known as Blue House Too. MAP
Meeting Location NEW NEW NEW in January!
We will still meet at the Allen Arts Alliance, Art Gallery Space in Watters Creek Mall, known as Blue House Too but it has a new location.
The new address is 988 Village Green Drive, Allen, Texas 75013. Click map for exact location:
For a complete list of all of the activities visit AQG’s Calendar of Events page.
AQG Programs for 2020
|Jan-16||Lynda Lindstrom||Bindings- The Final Step.||Lynda will share her unique method of applying binding.|
|Feb-20||Allison Bayer||Scrappy and Happy/Thrill of the Hunt.||Allison will present a trunk show of 10 of her scrap quilts. She will also discuss tips on finding and using a vintage sewing machine. She will have a display of hand crank and ‘tailed’ (electric) machines with their history for you to enjoy!|
|March-19||Suzanne DiCarlo||Quilts of Valor Foundation||Suzanne will share the history and purpose of the foundation. She will present a local veteran with a Quilt of Valor. What a special event for us to share.|
|April-16||QOV Community Service||Community Service Projects||Come sew Quilts of Valor/Patriotic blocks and lets get some tops pieced and ready to quilt. We will sew from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Check website for location.|
|May-21||Nancy Russell||Barn Quilts||Nancy will make a presentation and speak about the history of barn quilts. She will have several examples and give step-by-step instructions for making your own beautiful barn quilt.|
|June-16||Martha Lindberg||Trunk Show||She will do a trunk show with 30+ of her quilts. She has won several ribbons for her quilts at local quilt shows including the Dallas Quilt Show.|
|July-16||Potluck & Game Night||Annual Potluck & Game Night||Guild members are invited to a night of great food, fun and games. Door prizes will be given away.|
|July 17-18th||Elis Country Quilt|
|Aug-20||Carol Morrissey||Confessions of an Absent-Minded Quilter||Carol will do a trunk show and lively entertaining video presentation showing various tools and techniques she uses.|
|Sept-17||Annual Mini Quilt Auction||Mini Quilt Auction||Guild members will donate quilted items for the auction. Patriotic themed items will be showcased.|
|Oct-15||Community Service||Community Service Sew-In||Guild members will sew pillow cases, children’s quilts, placemats, Capes for Kids, etc. to give to our local charities. We will sew from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Check website for location.|
|Nov-19||QOV Ceremony||Quilt of Valor Ceremony & Reception||We will present area veterans with the QOV/Patriotic quilts that we have completed this year. It is sure to be a moving ceremony. Refreshment will be served.|
|December||Annual Christmas Brunch||Mark your calendars for our annual Christmas Brunch on Saturday, December 12, 2020|
Stay tuned for 2020 retreats.