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
August 22 – Quilting with Leather & Elections
Plateville
October 10 – How to Make Your Quilt Sing
Virtual Meeting
Oct 9 & 10 – Workshop
Cathy Franks
CANCELLED
Oct 9 – Trunk Show
Cathy Franks
CANCELLED
2021 Events
Jan TBD – Board Meeting
Location TBD
February 27 – Winter Quilt Show
West Bend
May 7 & 8 – Workshop
Karen Marchetti
TBD
May 7 – Trunk Show
Karen Marchetti
TBD
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.


August 22 – Quilting with Leather & Elections

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!! We will also be having elections for officers and board members.

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


October 10 – How to Make Your Quilt Sing

Location:  Virtual Skype Meeting Link will be sent to members via email

Time: 9 am – noon **please note the different time **

Program:  Do you ever get stuck picking a design for a quilt? Do your clients need help picking designs? This will the the meeting for you. Gwendolyn Roark will be presenting a methodology for selecting quilting designs. How to keep your designs organized. What things should you consider when selecting a quilting design. And some out of the “block” ways to think about quilting designs. This will apply to both computer and hand guided quilters.


October 9 & 10 – Workshop Cathy Franks – CANCELLED

Program: This event has been canceled. If you already registered and paid we will be sending you a refund check.


October 9 – Cathy Franks Trunk Show – CANCELLED

Program: This event has been canceled. If you already registered and paid we will be sending you a refund check.

Event Contact: Lawana Perez 262-468-1374