There are some great resources for you! Judy Petersen’s favorite books are:

- Hawaiian Quilting as an Art by Kepola Kakalia
- Hawaiian Quilting by Elizabeth Root

- Poakalani Quilt Patterns: Menehune Quilts by Elizabeth Root

Judy provided us with a complimentary Hawaiian applique template for an Angel block – a great holiday sewing project. You’ll find the pdf for the Angel pattern on our Members Only page under "Items to Make".

Note: : the author John Serrao granted Judy permission to share his copyrighted material with Guild members only.



An easy block tutorial, with step-by-step photos, is “Beginner’s Guide to Hawaiian Quilts” at https://www.gathered.how/sewing-and-quilting/quilting/free-hawaiian-quilt-pattern/

Tutorial link permission granted by gathered.

Garage Sale


The garage sale has been postponed until next spring. We're always mindful of everyone's health and wellness and decided it was better to wait. So.....hang on to those unwanted items, if you can, and donate them next year.


If you missed our May 12th virtual guild meeting and would like to view the fascinating "It Takes a Quilt" video about Tricia Stoddard’s discovery of stunningly beautiful Ralli quilts of Pakistan and India, just click on the link below and enjoy!

The documentary video was made by Cara Wade as her BYU Communications capstone project.  The GQG Program Committee has obtained permission from Cara Wade and Tricia Stoddard to show this video to the Guild. 







What a wonderful assortment of good ideas you shared at the March 2020 guild meeting! Thank you everyone for submitting and participating. Click on the PDF document below for a copy with photos. Contact names are included if you need more information. We'll keep this on the home page for a couple of months and then move it to "Sew Much More" so you can always access it. Try to support your LOCAL QUILT SHOP first if purchasing!


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The Marlene Saccoccia Quilt Heritage Project is now online at Montana Memory Project.  This is the first 3D collection the Museum of the Rockies Cultural History Department has fully inventoried, digitized, and made available online to the public.  
You can access the collection of over 100 quilts made from circa 1775 to 1994 at  https://mtmemory.org/digital/collection/p16013coll137.   Each record contains photographs, detailed descriptions of the physical characteristics of the quilt, and information about the quilt's provenance.  *Hint: Click on the photos to see a higher quality image.*
The quilt shown here was made by Trish Gollehon (Donna's sister-in-law). Go here to see more photos of this beautiful quilt and a detailed description: https://mtmemory.org/digital/collection/p16013coll137/id/365/rec/1
Also, The Montana History Foundation is going to feature the project on their website, in their newsletter, and in their social media at the end of February! 


The Montana/Idaho region of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) is delighted to announce this Call for Entry for the next iteration of its signature exhibition, Broad Spectrum.  Artists are encouraged to explore the varieties of meanings, images and experiences evoked by the theme and to interpret the theme in their own unique way.   For more information, please click on the pdf document below for Call for Entry details.


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Sunflower Quilt Show


Planning Ahead? This show was canceled for 2020 but plan to enter for 2021--last Saturday in July. If you made a quilt, no worries, the sunflowers won't wilt.

Handwork Club - please join us!


The club usually meets at the Sourdough Fire Department, 4541 S. 3rd, Bozeman, on the first Monday of every month (unless holidays, etc. dictate otherwise).  However, all in person is on hold until further notice. Check the Guild Calendar. Bring your handwork of any type and join your "sisters in stitches"!  Questions?  Contact Linda Itoah at handwork@gallatinquiltguild.com .



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The Advertising Policy of the Gallatin Quilt Guild is aligned with our Mission Statement (on the Home page) and our status as a non-profit organization.  Only Business Members of the Guild may advertise on this website, and the advertisements must pertain to some type of needle arts.  Ads will appear on the "Sew Much More" web page.  Ads will be featured at the top of the page.  Ad size is approximately 8.5"x11".  The ad rates are $15 / 1 month or $150.00 / 12 consecutive months.  In a 12-month ad program the ad content can be changed once per month or stay the same, as the advertising Business Member prefers.  It will be the responsibility of the advertising Business Member to send ad artwork and content to website@gallatinquiltguild.com.  Upon receipt of the ad artwork/content and the ad time request, the Business Member will be invoiced by email for the appropriate amount by the Guild Treasurer.  Billable ads will start at the first of each month.

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