Sally Joerger’s sewing life took a turn towards quilting when her sister invited her to a quilting retreat and gave her some scraps to work with. Sally organized them by color and when her sister turned them into a quilt, Sally thought “I can do that!” – and a quilter was born. Sally was no stranger to sewing; she has made a living in costuming, fabric retailing, and teaching fashion design – and more recently sewing for Marti Michell and working with the Alliance Theatre in costuming. About 7 years ago, Sally decided that it would be fun to explore
Advent Christmas-Easter Pentecost Ordinary Time Linda and Steve Agnello are well-known for their volunteer service to the Guild, most recently taking on the role of Co-Chairs of the 2024 Georgia Celebrates Quilts show. But like so many of us, their sewing world is bigger than ECQG. Linda and Steve have created stunning liturgical banners for their church, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Dunwoody. There were four banners for the seasons of the Church: Advent, Christmas and Easter, Pentecost, and Ordinary Time. When Linda said yes to making a new banner, she thought she’d be making one banner the size of
Like most quilters, Michele is a generous spirit, and her generosity has found expression with Quilts for Cops, a national nonprofit dedicated to providing quilts to law enforcement officers and first responders injured in the line of duty. With two police officers in the family (her son and grandson) it’s a natural fit.  It began when her son asked her to make a quilt for a friend who had been injured in the line of duty. In the process, Michele found Quilts for Cops and donated some quilts to them, too. Fast forward a few years, and Michele has taken