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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Welcome to 2016!

The January meeting will be held on Thursday, January 28 at Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church, 6445 E. Lovers Lane, east of Abrams. (Click here for a google map.)

Our program will be a Trunk Show and Presentation by Jacquie Gering. Jacquie is known for her "out of the box" designs and unique style. Her work has been featured in both national and international publications, and she is the co-author of Quilting Modern: Techniques and Projects for Improvisational Quilts. Jacquie is on board of the Modern Quilt Guild and blogs at Tallgrass Prairie Studio. You won't want to miss this one! (Guest and visitor fee, $5.)

Thursday, November 12, 2015

News from the DMQG

We are on the move...

We are excited to announce that DMQG meetings are moving to a new location!

Beginning in November, monthly guild meetings will be held at Ridgewood Park United Methodist Church, 6445 E. Lovers Lane, between Abrams and Fisher, about 1.3 miles east of Central Expressway, and 2.5 miles from our old location. (Click here for a google map to see the location.)

The November meeting will be on Thursday, November 19 instead of the fourth Thursday of the month due to Thanksgiving. We'll be working on community sew project for QuiltCon 2016. Hope you can join us!

Friday, January 10, 2014

2014 Dates, Times and Locations

As we enter into the new year, there are a few important date and location changes for someof our regular events. Please change your calendars as necessary!

1. We have had to change some of the Saturday Sew dates at Plano Bresby because of conflicts in the Magnolia Room.  Here are the dates that have changed (times will remain the same):

January 25
April 26
July 26
October 25

2. The February meeting will be on a different day, in a different place AND at a different time.  But all for a good reason!  We will be having a fabulous guest speaker, Jen Eskridge of ReannaLily Designs.  Jen is the author of "Deploy that Fabric" and "Hexagons Made Easy" along with being published in various magazines and books.  She is also a member of the San Antonio Modern Quilt Guild.  Her program will be "How to Get Published" along with a trunk show of quilts she has made.  Plus, she will have copies of her books and patterns available to purchase.


MEETING:  10:00-12:00
WORKSHOP:  1:00-4:00

Messiah Lutheran Church
1801 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX  75075

Following our meeting, we are holding a workshop featuring Jen's project "Hexagon Circle/Wheel Wallhanging".  Cost of the workshop will be $55, which will include her book, "Hexagons Made Easy" and a kit including precut hexagons and over 3 yards of Art Gallery Fabric.  Space will be limited and sign-ups will be done through Meet-Up or at the January Guild Meeting.

Questions?  Contact Sarah Huechteman at or by calling 972-849-6302.

3.  Mark your calendars for this years Annual DMQG Spring Retreat!  We have a new location this year that I know everyone is sure to love.

May 15-18, 2014
Sunset Retreat Center in Sunset, TX (Northwest of Ft Worth)

Watch the meet up page for an event announcement and more details coming in February.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Pick up your Granville Arts Center Exhibit entires September 15

Today is the day to pick up your quilts that hung in the Granville Arts Center exhibit. We would also appreciate any help with dismantling the exhibit, so drop by and give us a hand! If you cannot pick up your quilt at this time, please email Kim Pajot at to make other arrangements.

Monday, September 9, 2013

Handwork Tuesday is tomorrow at Panera Bread, 6 pm.

  • Handwork Tuesday is tomorrow at Panera Bread, 6 pm.
    Ever wish you could make more time to get that handwork done? Whether it is a binding that needs to be finished, a hexie project that seems neverending or that applique project that would look so great if you could just is your chance! The second Tuesday of every month join other guildmember to gab and work on hand sewing projects.