Lighthouse Quilt Guild

Grand Haven, Michigan

lighthouse quilt guild

Our mission is to be a forum to exchange ideas and to provide information and education regarding quilting.

In addition quilts are donated to charitable organizations whose activities reflect the interests of the members.

a unique way to help the valiant people of Ukraine

Joined by women of the United Methodist Church of the Dunes, Annette and Betty are organizing weekly “sewing bees” to create patchwork quilts for the children of refugees. 

There will be work bees at the Church of the Dunes for six Thursdays starting April 21, 2022 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm to make blocks for the quilts. Please come join us to help welcome the refugees who have lost so much.

Last 2 work Thursdays, May 19 and 26

More Info and Pictures on the Blog Page

Added to Programs, Events, Workshops page is a page with information about PALS and Big Red Quilt Guilds.

Also check out the information about the: Bay Heritage Quilters Guild Quilt Show in Bay City

of sky and sea quilt show

Lighthouse Quilt Guild of Grand Haven will present its

OF SKY AND SEA

quilt show on Friday, July 29th from 10am to 5pm

and Saturday, July 30th from 10am to 3pm 
at St. Patrick’s Catholic Parish Church at 920 Fulton St.,

Grand Haven, MI 49417
Admission: $7.00

Sky and Sea is the theme for this year’s challenge Quilt.  The submissions can be no larger than 96 inches in perimeter.  Blue and White in any shade or hue are the only theme colors and a dimensional element must be included.

 All submissions will be displayed at the Quilt Show in July.  This challenge is open to anyone in the guild, you are all encouraged to participate.

                          Tickets, Tickets, Quilt Raffle Tickets

Raffle Tickets are now available for our 2022 Raffle Quilt.  Proceeds from the raffle will benefit The People Center in Spring Lake. The People Center assists with food, housing and other basic needs for individuals and families in crisis.

Please pick up a  ticket packet from  Judi Hetzel, who  will be distributing tickets at the  in- person meetings.  The tickets sell for $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00

To the right is a photo of our raffle quilt. Blocks were made by several members, Jackie and Alicia assembled the quilt and then it was quilted by Pat.

Volunteers Quilt Show 2022

Many hands are needed to make our Show shine.  Whether it is helping with set up, selling tickets, visitor registration, helping in the Boutique  or any of the other elements that go into  putting the Show together, there is a volunteer spot available for you.  

We still need several people for set up of racks and hanging quilts on Thursday.  Please contact Wendy

 Wendy Rice is our volunteer coordinator and she will be very happy to assist you with sign up. We really need help with rack set up and quilt hanging on Thursday the 28th.  She will begin taking signups for volunteers at the April 11th in person meeting.  If you will not be attending please contact Wendy at

wendyrice49@gmail.com

   The TULIP TIME QUILT SHOW VIEEWER’S CHOICE WINNERS have been posted with pictures.  This was a wonderful show at  Beechwood Church on the north side of Holland. I hope you really able to see this show.

Winners

This NEW CRAFT shop opening in Grand Haven is not like any other craft shop you have seen so far!
We have a great selection of DIY kits to make unique fabric boxes and other projects, plus DIY kits for crochet, embroidery, wool …lots of fun! We also have beautiful fabrics and wonderful handmade fabric boxes and other projects, ready to go…. one-of-a-kind handmade gifts!

Come  see us, we are located at 219 N 7th Street, Ste 9 (former Chocolate Grimaldi), Grand Haven, MI.
We will also have great craft classes coming soon! Stay tuned!
Thank you, I’m SO excited to connect with the Community!
If you want to check us online it’s: https://www.colorwayarts.com/

Claudia

Make sure to check her times and days before you go.   She is closed Wednesday and every other Saturday.

 

other quilt shows coming up

AQS-American Quilter’s Society will host 2022 AQS
Quilt Week from August 17-20 at the DeVos Place,
303 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

new library books added

Amy adds books quite regularly to the library.  Go to Members only page to see what we have in the library.

Click on the pictures to enlarge them.

What a fun project for a few members to take on. Her quilts are fun if you like triangles, interesting to see the 3-D come to life.

Upcoming Events

July 11, 2022 WORKSHOP LAURA HIENE COLLAGE TECHNIQUE BEE QUILT

PRESENTER/TEACHER:  Valina James, Certified Laura Heine instructor.  Valina has been taught Laura Heine’s  technique. She uses the same supplies and has secrets to making a successful collage quilt.  She has spent time in Laura’s shop learning how to choose fabrics and make kits. Valina will teach you this in the workshop.
WHERE: CHURCH OF THE DUNES in person and via ZOOM. 
 
TIME: 10:00am-4:00pm
 
COST: $65.00 includes bee pattern, all fabric, Steam a Seam 2,  and pattern ease.  Valina will be handing out pattern the day of the class.  
 
***Program Committee is working how kits will get to anyone attending via ZOOM and will keep you informed as info becomes available.***

Please take the time to check out the websites of the upcoming speakers. More information and links can be found on the Program Page.

 

September 12, 2022  Program

This will be a joint meeting hosted by PALS at Fellowship Church in Muskegon on September 12, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm.

PRESENTER: Lynn Carson Harris of The Little Red Hen in Chelsea Michigan will present a trunk show.

She will also be doing a workshop early in in the day.

Workshop: Tiny Piecing 

Supply list on the workshop page.

Where: Quilted Memories in Montague

Time: 9am-4pm. Lunch on your own.

Cost: $65

Challenge Yourself

Examples of past workshops, some live, some zoom, all fun

Past classes included Janelle Schwartz “Scrappy Applique” and MJ Kinman’s special  “Gem Block” for our guild.