Gwinnett Quilters' Guild

Current Program

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Marquetta Bell Johnson

“My Secret Garden – An Artist’s Journey of Discovery”

 

Marquetta Bell Johnson was born into a family of tailors and quilters. Her family life provided a rich environment that fostered her creativity as a youth. She is a self-taught artist, creating hand dyed textiles, quilts, and collectibles. She has been fortunate because she has also benefited by the lessons she learned from other surface design artists and quilters.

Marquetta is also a teaching artist affiliated with many organizations such as The High Museum of Art -Atlanta, VSAarts of GA, the Atlanta Partnership for the Arts in Learning and the Names Project Foundation-the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Marquetta’s artwork is represented by Mason Murer fine Art galley and is in many private and corporate collections such as Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Marcus of Atlanta, Georgia, The Coca Cola Corporation and the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. She has received several commissions with the most prominent being a Textile Mural for the Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

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Just For You

Ladies and gentlemen,  the “Just For You” presentation is almost around the corner!  I hope everyone is working on their quilts for the kids in the hospital.  Mine look so lame next to yours.  I love the ideas you come up with!  The sanctuary is reserved for JUNE 23, 2020.  This is the fourth Tuesday of the month!  As last year we need to be out by noon, so the camp kids can use the church.

The Just 4 you bee will meet Wednesday MARCH 25, the fourth Wednesday at 10 am at In Town Quilters.  We will again be putting together Simply Rows quilt kits.    These are selvage to selvage pieces, frequently leftover from cutting other kits.  They tend to come out pretty cute and are super easy to put together.

Remember (per Angela Walters)- “A finished quilt is better than a perfect quilt!”

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New Year Registration

Another Guild year has flown by and it’s time to renew our membership.
Registration begins in July for the Sept 2019 – August 2020 Guild year. PRINT a copy
of the form (found on the website), complete the top AND bottom and
bring it and $30 (check/cash) with you to the next meeting. Or, if you prefer,
complete it and mail it and a check (no cash by mail, please) to:

GQG Registration       740 Hambrick Dr         Lilburn, GA    30047

*Make checks payable to Gwinnett Quilters’ Guild or GQG
*You may also print the form from the Guild website

**Please be sure to include emergency contact information. We never anticipate a problem but things do happen and, should the need arise, having this information is extremely important.

Registration Form

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Library

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