Lighthouse Quilt Guild

March National Quilt Month

Six libraries are participating – Coopersville Area, Gary Byker (Hudsonville), Georgetown, Herrick, Loutit, and Spring Lake.  A Quilt Hop Library Card, punched by at least 3 participating libraries, will put you in the running for a $25 gift certificate from a local quilt shop.  Highlights of the month include a special kickoff event featuring Marsha MacDowell of MSU with a Zoom program on The Quilt Index: Michigan & World Quilt History, classes, demos, mystery quilt blocks, free bookcase quilt pattern, and displays.  This will be Thursday, March 3, at 6:30 via Zoom. Register via Quilt Hop Library

This is a great opportunity to support both our local libraries and Lighthouse Quilt Guild!  We encourage you to attend demos by two of our own members:

                Chris Hornby will talk about and demo English Paper Piecing at Loutit on Tuesday, March 8, at 6:00 p.m.

                Karen Katje will talk about Quilt Fracturing at Spring Lake Library on Tuesday, March 29, at 2:00 p.m.

In addition, many of you know Claudia Squio of Colorway Arts, and she will be doing a presentation on Cartonnage at Loutit on Tuesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m.

Link to free bookcase pattern

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Took us a while to remember how to hang the quilts. But we finally figured it out and got all the necessary parts.

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  1. Wonderful display of the talent in our guild at both libraries. Every member should plan to see these in person. Special appreciation to the hangers for their hard work!

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