Upcoming Events

The Great Lakes Professional Machine Quilters Association meets four times per year, our meeting location varies. Check out what we have coming up next!

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2020 Events
January 25 – Board meeting
DeForest Library
February 29 – Winter Quilt Show
Slinger Community Library
May 1 & 2 – Workshop
Cathy Franks
Lodi
May 1 – Trunk Show
Cathy Franks
Lodi
August 22 – Quilting with Leather
Plateville
October 10 – Elections & Build a Block interactive fun
DeForest Library
2021 Events
Jan TBD – Board Meeting
Location TBD
February 27 – Winter Quilt Show
West Bend
May 7 & 8 – Workshop
Karen Marchetti
DeForest
May 7 – Trunk Show
Karen Marchetti
DeForst
August 21 – Quilt off (we will be quilting!)
Quilt Barn Studio, Janesville, WI
October 9 – Zentangle for Quilting
Location TBD

January 25 – Board Meeting

Location: DeForest Area Public Library, 203 Library Street, DeForest, WI 53532

Time: 10 am – 2 pm (Library opens at 9)

Agenda: 2020 Budget and 2020 goals for committees. All members are welcome. Officers, Board members and committee chairs need to RSVP.  Committee chairs need to have their budget proposal for the year ready. If they are unable to attend they need to send their budget to Karen before the meeting. This meeting will be a pot luck please bring a dish to pass.


February 29th – Winter Quilt Show – NOTE TIME AND LOCATION CHANGE

Location: Slinger Community Library, 220 Slinger Rd, Slinger, WI 53086

Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 (Library opens at 9)

Program: There will be no formal program. We will have a business meeting and we will vote on the 2020 Challenge Quilts and the new logo. Then everyone is on their own for lunch and heading out to the Winter Quilt Show.


May 1st & 2nd – Workshop Cathy Franks

Location: Quality Inn & Suites, W9250 Prospect Drive, Lodi, WI 53555

Program: Cathy will be teaching her quilting techniques with her great sense of humor and wonderful energy. The classes will be lecture, no machines will be available.

Registration: Cost for 1 day is $175, or you can register for both days for $250. (For member pricing and registration, please log in to the member area.) Registration for non-members will open on February 24th.

Meals: Registration includes lunch on both days. However participants are on their own for breakfast and dinner.


May 1st – Cathy Franks Trunk Show

Location: Quality Inn & Suites, W9250 Prospect Drive, Lodi, WI 53555

Time: 6 p.m.

Program: Cathy will  be sharing her quilts. Come have fun and kick start your creative juices.

Registration: The trunk show is included if you are attending the workshop. If you only want to attend the trunk show the cost is $5.

RSVP: Lawana Perez 262-468-1374


August 22 – Quilting with Leather

Location:  Karen Demaree’s studio, 1250 E Bus HW 151, Suite L, Plateville, WI

Time: 10 am – 2 pm

Program: Sondra Rierson will be demoing how to quilt with leather on our long arms!!

There will be a pot luck. Please bring a dish to pass.


October 10th – Elections & Build a Block interactive activity

Location: DeForest Area Public Library, 203 Library Street, DeForest, WI 53532

Time: 10 am – 2 (Doors open at 9)

Program:

We will be breaking up into small groups and working on quilt designs. This is a super fun activity and the results are always unexpected.

There will be a pot luck so, please bring a dish to pass.