Gwinnett Quilters' Guild

2021 Programs

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No Program

 

JUST FOR YOU

Email from Theresa, April 1, 2021:

The hospitals are accepting our quilts with much anticipation!  The children really need them now.  You are such wonderful people, I know we won’t let them down.  Drop off your quilts at our parking lot meeting, Tuesday, May 18, 10-11 am.

I hope everyone is finishing up their “just for you” quilts.  I am concerned.  I have had very few requests for labels, nor have I seen many photos of “Just for You“ quilts posted on our FB page. So I’m worried we won’t have many quilts this year.   I will be at the April parking lot meeting (for both guild and QOV) and can mail, or, possibly, deliver labels .  I will also have kits, if you need one.

Since we won’t be having a showing, please POST photos of your quilt(s) on our Facebook page!  I do miss seeing the quilts and your wonderful ideas.

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Email from East Cobb Quilters Guild

Hello Quilters,

We are writing to share news about upcoming activities that the East Cobb Quilters’ Guild is happy to share with nonmembers.  At present, we are presenting Zoom lectures and workshops by national and international quilting stars.  Guest fees are noted on our website.

Margaret Brewster Willingham will present her lecture “Quilting: A Creative Act of Hope” on Thursday evening, March 25.  The next morning, March 26, she will lecture on “Reverse Applique: Revealing Beauty”.  On Saturday, March 27, Margaret will present a workshop, “Reverse Applique is Fun (a hand workshop-no sewing machine required).  Please go to our website for more information:  https://ecqg.com/meetings-programs.

We would like to invite your members to participate and ask you to share this information.  We would also like to receive information about your programs that would be open to us as guests.  You may email: programs@ecqg.com.

Thank you for your consideration,

Program Committee

East Cobb Quilters’ Guild

ecqg.com

July 20, 2021**********************************************************************************************

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.

November 16, 2021**************************************************************************************

Elisabeth Frolet

Program/Lecture – Trunk Show Baltimore Album and Crazy Quilts

I have been living in the US for 25 years but I am originally from France. I came upon Quilting quite by accident more than 30 years ago and was love struck by it. I have been an avid quilter ever since. I eventually became a teacher first at Little Quilts and then at Tiny Stitches. I also have won ribbons at local and regional shows as well as Paducah and Houston quilt shows. I enjoy a lot of different types of quilting but have specialized in Crazy Quilting and Baltimore Albums. I enjoy hand embroidery, hand applique and hand quilting the most.