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September 2019

Pam Buda Lecture – Secrets of Professional Quilters Revealed!

September 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Calvary CRC, 3500 Byron Center Ave, SW
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States
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This Power Point presentation is packed full of very useful information that will teach you to use alternative piecing methods for making units, as well as tips and hints relating to every aspect of quilting. Pam also shares secrets she's gathered over years of trial & error, taking classes, and learning from what fellow designers and national teachers have shared with her. The lesson begins with learning the "Make it larger - Trim it down" techniques.  Pam demonstrates step-by-step techniques for making units (such as Half Square Triangles, Quarter Square Triangles, Square-in-a-Square units, and Flying Geese) larger than they need to be so they can

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November 2019

Weeks Ringle – Fabric Smackdown

November 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fabric Smackdown You’ll learn to analyze and understand fabrics then apply what you’ve learned to create palettes for future projects. Learn how a variety of illustration styles, scales and patterns in fabric make for a more interesting quilt while expanding the range of fabrics you can use with confidence. Student supplies needed: Rotary cutting equipment, journal or sketchbook, glue stick, a wide assortment of cotton quilting fabrics from tone-on-tones, solids, plaids, batiks and hand-dyes to large-scale prints. Also bring fabrics that you love but have perplexed you. Facility equipment needed: Tables and chairs Skill level: Beginner to advanced Size limit: 25 students Note: This class

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July 2020

WMQG PhD (Projects Half Done) Picnic Event

July 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hagar Park, 8212 28th Ave
Georgetown Township, MI 49428 United States
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Who:  West Michigan Quilters Guild Members AND GUESTS What:  PhD (Projects Half Done) Picnic Event Where:  Hagar Park Maples Picnic Shelter (located in Georgetown Township on the corner of 28th and Bauer Road. Park entrance is on 28th Avenue) When:  Tuesday, July 28, 2020   6:00 p.m. Why:  BECAUSE IT'S GOING TO BE FUN!!!  There will be surprises and prizes!!   What to Bring: Your mask Your own sack dinner Lawn chair FRIENDS!!! Finished NICU quilts (our cupboards are empty and there is an urgent need) Due to our time of self isolation, we all have completed our PhD's (projects half done) and everyone wants to

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January 2021

Zoom Lecture – 7:30 pm Krista Moser Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Krista Moser is the designer of the Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler. and has published more than 20 patterns with more on the way! She has been teaching sewing and quilting lessons for more than 25 years. Join us and learn all the tips and tricks for cutting and piecing diamonds, triangles and hexagons in an easy and fast way. Visit Krista’s website at Active Members will receive information by email on how to attend this ZOOM Lecture. If you are not a member, you can join here . WMQG Membership Registration

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February 2021

Board Meeting

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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