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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.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22 

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 sarah.huechteman@yahoo.com 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 kim.pajot@gmail.com 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 finish...now is your chance! The second Tuesday of every month join other guildmember to gab and work on hand sewing projects.

Monday, June 17, 2013

DMQG Exhibit at the Granville Arts Center

Dallas Modern Quilt Guild
Granville Arts Center Exhibit Entry Form
Entries are due no later than August 2, 2013.  You may submit up to three entries.  Entries will be accepted in the order in which they are received – first come, first served – until there is no more room to display them.

Quilt Requirements:
·         No larger than 96” wide or 110” long
·         Submit up to 3 entries
·         Must be finished – quilted and bound
·         Must have hanging sleeve attached to the back, at least 4” wide.  Quilts will be hung on PVC.
·         An entry comprises all elements on one hanging rod.  If you have multiple small quilts that are meant to be hung as a collection, they will count as separate entries unless they are connected or can hang on a single rod within the size limits
·         Any style quilt is acceptable, but we would like to encourage you to submit quilts with a modern aesthetic over your traditional quilts.

Quilt Delivery:
·         No later than August 2, 2013.  Please try to bring your submissions to the June 27th or July 25th Guild meetings (give to Kim Pajot) or to the July 20th Saturday Sew (give to Rachel Bryan) or to the July 9th Handwork Tuesday (give to Kim Pajot or Shannon Page) or to the July 7th Sunday Sew (give to Shannon Page).  If you are not able to deliver your submission to any of these DMQG events, please contact Kim Pajot to make special arrangements (kim.pajot@gmail.com).
·         Deliver in a pillow case marked with the Name, Phone Number and e-mail address of the entrant.  Please include a completed Exhibit Entry Form with the quilt.  The Exhibit Entry Form can be found on Meetup, under the "More" tab, by clicking on "Files."
·         Exhibit entry forms may be filled out and turned in before the quilt, but quilts are accepted to the show based on the date the QUILT is turned in and not the exhibit ENTRY FORM.
·         Contact Kim Pajot to make alternate arrangements. (kim.pajot@gmail.com)

Quilt Pick-Up:
·         Pickup at the Granville Arts Center on September 15th, 10 am-2 pm or September 16th, 1 pm-5pm
·         Contact Kim Pajot to make alternate arrangements. (kim.pajot@gmail.com)

Exhibit Dates and Location:
·         August 3, 2013 – September 15, 2013
·         Monday through Friday 8 am-5 pm and during all performances.
·         Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth Street, Garland, Teas 75040
·         GarlandArts.com