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    • 03/19/2024
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • A-B Tech Conference Center, 16 Fernihurst Drive, Asheville, NC 28801
    • 0
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    Registration opens on December 19. 2023 for AQG members and on January 19, 2024 for non-members.

    Join award-winning quilter Audra Rasnake as she shares her folded cutwork technique.  Make a 12" block using your own unique folded design.  Audra will also discuss the four elements of successful needle turn appliqué:  inside curves, outside curves, inside points, and outside points.

    Note:  This half-day class will be held at the A-B Tech Conference Center immediately following the Guild membership meeting.

    Here's the supply list:  Fledgling Folded Cutwork Supply List .pdf


    • 04/17/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Trinity United Methodist Church, 587 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806
    • 9
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    Registration opens January 17, 2024 for AQG members and February 17, 2024 for non-AQG members.  

    Tired of sewing alone?  Bring your project and join the group!  Get sewcial!  Do hand work, or bring your machine, or both!!  Have fun and share your ideas and enthusiasm!  Remember to bring your lunch.  Dessert will be provided.  

    Please note:  The $10 registration fee for this event is NOT refundable!  

    • 04/25/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • North Asheville Community Center, 37 East Larchmont Rd, Asheville, NC, 28804
    • 13
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    Are you new to quilting?  Have you tried learning by watching videos?  Still confused?  Join us for some hands on, in person instruction.  

    Measuring, Rotary Cutting, Rulers, 1/4" seams, Pinning, Pressing, Squaring up, Color/Value and more.  All will be discussed, demonstrated and tried while we make blocks for a Community Quilt.

    This is an entry level class for AQG members only.  Please note registration fee is non-refundable.

    The supply list can be found here: Methods Class Basic of Quilting.docx

    • 05/15/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Trinity United Methodist Church, 587 Haywood Rd., Asheville, NC 28806
    • 6
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    Please note:  This workshop is the week before the regular meeting.

    Registration opens on February 15 for AQG members and March 15 for non-members.

    Learn to use traditional batik (beeswax resist dyeing) tools like Indonesian tjanting tools, metal Malaysian stamps, and hand carved Indian woodblocks to print, drip, draw, and paint with natural beeswax on cotton cloth.  Discover the beauty of a single layer batik dyed in the low-water immersion (LWI) style with fiber reactive dyes.  Each participant will make 1 yard of fabric.  During the workshop, you will wax and dye your fabric.  Each student will learn to apply the wax with a variety of tools, then learn to create a LWI dye bath for a single-color dye bath that has varying shades in it.  Instructions for dye washout and wax removal will be given for students to do at home.  Or, for $20.00 per yard, Waxon Studios will handle the removal for you.  This is an exciting and hands on workshop that will have you wanting to make lots more batik fabric!!

    Supply list:  Batik supply list pdf3.pdf


    • 06/19/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Trinity United Methodist Church
    • 25
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    This workshop opens for registration on March 21, 2024.

    Marcia Layton  is a pattern designer and teacher from Tampa, Florida.  She uses yo-yos, rickrack and other items in delightful ways to embellish her quilts and wall hangings.  Her patterns often include distinctive and creative boarders using various embellishments.  In this workshop, we have the choice to make either a Christmas wall hanging called Simply Sparkly or a sunflower wall hanging called Simply Sunflower.  Patterns will be available at the workshop for $10.00.  Kits will also be available by preorder.  The kits include the pattern and fabric for the top and binding, buttons, ribbon and rickrack trims for $45.00.  Kit does not include optional crystals for Simply Sparkly.  Preorder kits through Jean Zabel by May 25.  

    Here are the supply lists:

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    • 07/17/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Nativity Lutheran Church, 2425 Hendersonville Road, Arden, NC 28704
    • 25
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    Please note:  this workshop is at Nativity Lutheran Church in Arden

    This workshop opens for registration on April 16, 2024.

    Cindy Page and Patti Cline of The Quilter's Gallery, also known as the Pizza Girls, will show us how to "Embrace Our Curves!"  Everyone loves the look of curved seams in quilts, but it is often a technique that challenges us.  This class will cover the curves found in Rainbow Curves, Wheel of Mystery and Winner's Bouquet blocks.  A kit with a block of each type is available at the workshop for $9.00.  

    Supply list:Supply list Quilters Gallery.pdf

    • 08/17/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Nativity Lutheran Church, 2425 Hendersonville Road, Arden, NC
    • 25
    Registration is closed

    Please note this workshop is at Nativity Lutheran Church in Arden.

    This workshop opens for registration on May 15, 2024.

    Sharron Armel has created a technique class titled " New Tricks."  She describes it as an easy way to make Card Trick blocks.  She says it is easy because: 

    • Some of the fabric can be precut to 2 1/2" strips
    • No marking is required
    • Very few bias seams
    • There is a little room for error

    I'm always open for a new, improved way to make a block and this method sounds like a big improvement!

    Supply list:   NewTricksSupplyList.pdf


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