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March 2021

Zoom Workshop – Dresden Neighborhood with Michelle Banton

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$50.00 – $60.00

Dresden Neighborhood - a fun class based on Persimmon Dreams' Dresden Neighborhood pattern.  Make it your own - scrap friendly. You'll finish the top in class. If you have never watched a ZOOM class you may be pleasantly surprised. Everyone gets a front row seat, you don't have to lug your machine and supplies to another location and if you forgot something it will be right there in your sewing room

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Zoom Lecture: Michelle Banton – If MacGyver was a Quilter

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Michelle takes you, room by room, through your home and show you quilting hacks from 75+ common household items.

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May 2021

Quilt of Valor Sew-In

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509, 3500 Byron Cente
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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A QOV Sew-In will be held at the church during the day from 9-4 on May 25. The church is limiting us to just 20 people socially distanced. The last time we had a QOV sew-in we made two tops with 8 ladies. If we can get 20 sewers we could make 4 quilt tops to be used for presentations to veterans at the Quilts on the Grand in 2022. We ask that you either bring a yard or two of red, white or blue fabric or donate $10.00 at the door for the purchase of quilting backing.  Register today and don’t miss out on

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Zoom Lecture – 400 Years of Quilts at the Click of a Mouse with Megan Cox

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

As former president of the national nonprofit Quilt Alliance, Meg often gives lectures about the amazing online resources of the Alliance and other quilt archives. These include an oral history project archived at the Library of Congress, and the Quilt Index, an online repository of more than 60,000 quilts. Did you know that you can study every single quilt owned by the Metropolitan Museum online? Or that you can view every exhibit at the International Quilt Study Center Museum virtually? Meg gives audiences the story behind some amazing quilts and gives ideas for taking inspiration from online quilts without breaking copyright laws. This will be

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July 2021

July 2021 Summer Picnic

July 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where: Hagar Park, 8134 28th Ave, Jenison Georgetown Township Maple Shelter Time: 5:00-5:30   Arrival 5:30           Welcome 5:30-6:15   Sack Lunch 6:15-6:30   Know your neighbor Bingo 7:30           Quilts presented 8:00           Deserts/ smores’ Who: All WMQG members All GR Modern Quilters guild members All friends who love quilting Details: Bring a pen or pencil ( For Quilter Friends Bingo w/ Prizes) Wear your name tag Bring magazine or board to write on Bring your sack lunch/drink and a chair Bring Mini Quilt 36″ or smaller Tables will be set up for: program sign-ups 2022 enrollment NICU quilts

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July 2021 Summer Picnic – Tuesday, July 27, 5:30 p.m.

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Where: Hagar Park, 8134 28th Ave, Jenison Georgetown Township Maple Shelter Time: 5:00-5:30   Arrival 5:30           Welcome 5:30-6:15   Sack Lunch 6:15-6:30   Know your neighbor Bingo 7:30           Quilts presented 8:00           Deserts/ smores’ Who: All WMQG members All GR Modern Quilters guild members All friends who love quilting Details: Bring a pen or pencil ( For Quilter Friends Bingo w/ Prizes) Wear your name tag Bring magazine or board to write on Bring your sack lunch/drink and a chair Bring Mini Quilt 36″ or smaller Tables will be set up for: program sign-ups 2022 enrollment NICU quilts

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September 2021

Workshop with Pat Yamin – Two Classes, One Price!!!!

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509, 3500 Byron Cente
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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$50.00 – $60.00

A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS ARE LEFT!! SIGN UP TODAY!!! We have a special treat this month, Pat is going to teach two classes for the price of one!  This will be a one-day event. As an added bonus, you will also receive Pat Yamin's quilt book, "One-Patch Scrap Quilts"!! What: Spinning Stars Quilt Class AND Diamonds and Squares Quilt Class When: Tuesday, September 28, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where: Calvary Reformed Church 3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509 Spinning Stars Quilt This traditional pattern gets a totally new look by adding a square to the patchwork pattern for an interesting visual quilt. In

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September Lecture – Pat Yamin – “Unfinished Business”

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509, 3500 Byron Cente
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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Pat Yamin, president and founder of Come Quilt With Me, is well known in the quilting industry, and has appeared on many television and radio quilt shows, the most recent being The Quilt Show with Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson. Her company manufactures templates and other tools that assure accuracy and shorten the time necessary to make a quilt. This lecture is a look at Pat’s collection of quilt tops and the stories they tell.  Pat began her love affair with old textiles at a Brimfield, Massachusetts outdoor flee market. There were mountains of pillowcases, dresser scarves, doilies and tablecloths everywhere; quilt blocks and unfinished

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November 2021

November 16 Workshop with Coleen Merte – Pink Grapefruit

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509, 3500 Byron Cente
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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$50.00 – $60.00

In this workshop, you will make this beautiful quilt.  Pink Grapefruit takes a traditional pattern, but recreates it through a modern filter, to make this stunning quilt. This is one of Coleen's most requested workshops. Finished Size 72" x 84" Supply List 4 1/4 yards white 1 1/2 yards dark gray 1/3 yard light gray 1/3 yard solid coral 1/4 yard coral print (pieced blocks) 1/4 yard second coral print (pieced blocks) 12 1/2" square third coral print 12 1/2" square fourth coral print 12 1/2" square light gray print 12 1/2" square second light gray print 5 1/2 yards backing 2/3 yards binding Sewing

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November Lecture – Dan Burke – The Love of Paper Piecing Trunk Show

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3500 Byron Center, Wyoming, MI 49509, 3500 Byron Cente
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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In keeping with our focus on Michigan talent, Dan Burke from Lansing, will be joining us and sharing his love of paper piecing!  He will show us how enjoyable, rewarding and amazing foundation piecing can be! Dan began quilting in 2004 as a craft he could do with his Mom.  Not having known how to use a sewing machine, Dan took classes and found he enjoyed paper piecing or foundation piecing. Dan will be showing us approximately 45 stunning quilts. He will include great information about different types of foundations he uses to make his award-winning quilts  Dan will have kits, fabric and patterns available

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