Friday Mar 31, 2023

Programs and Events

2022-2023 Workshop Registration Form

Welcome to our upcoming Guild activities: meetings, workshops, retreats and our guild show. For information about bees, occasional trips, and additional information about programs and events, Members and Non-Members may refer to our Recent Newsletters on the About Us page.

Guild Meeting Time and Location: Guild meetings are held either via Zoom (link will be provided via email) OR from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at St. Philip's Episcopal Church on the first Monday of the month, 730 Bestgate Road in Annapolis. Because of Covid, we are constantly monitoring what is safe for our members.

When meetings are in person at the church, visitors are always welcome! Weather Cancellation Policy: If Anne Arundel County Schools close, we do not meet.

Workshop Time and Location: Workshops are held from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm at the Severna Park Community Center, 623 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park or via zoom.

Workshop Costs for Members: Workshops vary depending on whether they are in-person or via zoom and the length of the workshop. Registration and payment for workshops is required in advance. Some workshops also have a kit fee to be paid directly to the instructor.

Non-Member Registration: If a workshop is not filled one month before the event, non-members may register for a fee of approximately $10 more than members (plus any applicable kit fee to be paid to the instructor).

2022-2023 Workshop Registration Form


January Event

Our program on January 9th features our very own AQG members demonstrating various quilting and sewing techniques. Each presenter will have a 15-minute demonstration and members can circulate to visit different demonstrations throughout the evening. Please let Debora or Janice at the Events table know if you would like to do a demonstration or if there is a particular demonstration you would like to see.


February Events

February 6, 2023: 10 am – 2 pm (Virtual Workshop) ($50)
Karen Combs - Jewel Box
This is a beautiful quilt with the illusion of depth. Don’t let it scare you, the piecing is easy, created from just triangles! Believe it or not, this
stunning quilt is created with just one block, done in different colors. Quilt is 48” x 48”. Different layouts will be discussed in class.
Karen will send a fabric selection video, supply list and pre-cutting video before class. In class, we will look at value tips, fabric placement, cutting and sewing tips, layout options, border options and start sewing.

Students will get quite a few blocks done in class.


Evening Lecture with Karen Combs
7:00-9:00 p.m., St. Philip’s Episcopal Church,
730 Bestgate Road, Annapolis.


March Events

March 6, 2023: 9 am – 3 pm (In-person workshop) ($50)
Emily Taylor - Foolproof Fun with FABRIC (
Enjoy learning how to make a collage quilt with one of these foolproof patterns. Each pattern contains a pre-printed foundation panel that has the design printed in shades of gray to guide fabric selection and fabric placement! Suitable for all levels. Attendees can choose their own Emily Taylor pattern for this project.

Evening Lecture with Emily Taylor
7:00-9:00 p.m., St. Philip’s Episcopal Church,
730 Bestgate Road, Annapolis.



Join members of the Annapolis Quilt Guild on a bus trip to fabric stores in Lancaster County, Pa. to shop, shop, shop!

Bus leaves Harry S. Truman  Parkway Park & Ride at 7:00 a.m. and returns at 6:30 p.m.


Cost is $50.00 per person plus tip.  Payment secures seat. You do not need to be a member to come on the trip.

Contact Debora Clovis at 410 721-1007 or for more information

Room for 56 Riders!

First come/paid, first served

Share the flyer with friends!


April Events

April 3, 2023: 9 am – 3 pm (In-person workshop) ($50)
Leslie Riley - Photo Memory Quilt Jumpstart
You've been holding onto that memory for a long time. Let's jumpstart your memory quilt in this 1-day hands-on overview of the basics. In this class you will learn:
• How to edit and improve your old photos using your phone or tablet.
• Receive thorough instruction on TAP image transfers.
• How and why I arrive at my fabric and design decisions.
• Learn about composition, scale, balance and color.
• Discover how to use image, words and fabric to tell and enhance a story.
Get all my insider tips and tricks! Bring a photograph you would like to work with, a selection of fabrics, embellishments and ephemera you're considering.

Evening Lecture with Leslie Riley
7:00-9:00 p.m., St. Philip’s Episcopal Church,
730 Bestgate Road, Annapolis.

Yearly SPECIAL Events

During the summer months, the Guild hosts informal sew-ins at the regular St. Philips location and time.


Sit N Sews

AQG Summer Sit and Sew dates:

July 2023 — 6:00 - 9:00 pm

August 2023 — 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Saint Phillips Church on Bestgate Rd.

Hope to see you there for our informal

summer gatherings!

For more information contact Jane Mullenix,



Bring your sewing projects and hang out with other guild members.  Show-n-tell is also welcome during these months.

FABRIC FRENZY Bus Trip: March 11, 2023

Each year, the AQG hosts a bus trip to several fabric shops in one day.  This is a comfortable coach bus! Please see details above for information on the shops we are visiting this year and how you can secure your seat on the bus.  It is a great time!  We hope to see you there!


bus trip

June 2023

Quilts by the Bay Quilt Show - June 10 and 11, 2023

The quilt show occurs every year during the second weekend of June

Location: Broadneck High School

Lots of vendors, raffle baskets, our famous country store, silent auction and more.  Something for every level of quilter!


June Picnic at Sandy Point State Park

An end-of-the year party at an outdoor pavilion closes out our calendar year and celebrates the success of the quilt show and the officers who have served on the board.  Look for details as the event comes closer in 2023.

December Event

Details from our 2022 celebration:

Come celebrate the holiday season and 40 years of the Annapolis Quilt Guild on December 5, 2022.
We have a full schedule of events, including:
• Collection of donated children’s quilts (15 and under) that will be distributed by the Anne Arundel
County Department of Social Services. AA County serves 2,000 families during the holiday season so
the need is great. Our goal this year is to have (at least) 100 quilts. The quilts should be about 40-45
inches wide and 60-65 inches long. Fleece blankets are welcome as well.
• Fat quarter exchange: Like last year, bring 4 fat quarters in a brown paper bag for a fat quarter exchange
• Tree block lottery: Bring any tree blocks you have made and receive a raffle ticket for each block
entered. We will have a drawing for the blocks towards the end of meeting. The templates and
instructions for the tree block are available on the members only portion of the AQG website.
• Ugly sweater contest. Don your finest ugly holiday sweater and join a parade at the beginning of the
meeting. Sign up and receive a number to display on your sweater for voting purposes. Voting will be
throughout the evening and a prize will be awarded to the winner at the end of evening.
• Slideshow presentation by our historian, Hilke Hoefer, on 40 years of the Annapolis Quilt Guild.
• Show & Tell
• Member vendors are welcome; please let Janice or Debora know ASAP if you want to sell your
homemade goods, so we can plan the space.
We will serve light refreshments and drinks. Feel free to bring homemade desserts or
snacks to add to the table.

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