Meetings Fourth Tuesday of Every Month at Des Moines Christian Church
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at 1 pm and 7 pm

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2014 Charity Auction Results

This year’s Charity Auction was a wonderful success!  Thanks to all of you who donated items, bought items, and donated your time, energy, and dollars.  This is just one way our Guild makes a difference in our community. The numbers: Auction total: $9505.00 Mall in the Hall total: $4436.30 Donations total: $795.00 Grand total: $14,736.30...
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Million Pillowcase Challenge for September

September’s speaker is Linda Augsburg, the new editor of American Patchwork and Quilting. She is waving the speaker fee in lieu of donations of pillowcases for the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge.  We will be collecting pillowcases at our July and September Guild meetings.  Please show Linda that we are up to helping her meet the...
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Central Iowa Textile Artists Quilt Show thru Sept 27th

“Ten Years Later: A Decade of Creative Exploration” Quilt Show Central Iowa Textile Artists (CITA) is having a show at the Ankeny Art Center to celebrate their tenth anniversary as a group. Most of the CITA artists are also members of the DMAQG. The exhibit runs through September 27. CITA members are: Ilene Bartos, Janet...
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2014 Charity Auction

Our Annual Charity Auction is almost here! Replacing the regular 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. meetings on August 26, 2014, this special event is not to be missed! 1:30-4:30 Drop off item donations for the Mall in the Hall (see details below) 3:00 Coffee Shop opens 5:00  Mall in the Hall Sale Starts (including Christmas...
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Community Sewing Day March 2014

  Several members attended the Community Sewing Day in March, 2014.  We worked on twin size quilts to donate.      
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July 2014 Programs & Workshops

Deb Karasik will be speaking on paper piecing at our July Guild meetings.  The Wednesday workshop is “Turning Over a New Leaf” and Thursday’s workshop is “Batik Wheels”.  We still have a little room in each of these workshops.  If you’ve never tried paper piecing this would be a good opportunity to do a project...
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2014 Quilt Show Judging Volunteers

  Have you ever wondered how quilt judges view quilts, evaluate construction, and select the award winners?  Each year, we need volunteers to help with judging for our own DMAQG quilt show, which provides this behind-the-scenes look!  This year, we will sort quilts and assist with judging on Friday, September 26 through Sunday, September 28th. ...
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Library Resources, July 2014

Many Great Books on Sale Members will again find many great books on sale in the Friendship Room during our July Guild meetings.  Please stop by to take a look.  You may find just what you are looking for at a price you can’t refuse! Library Hours Book sale and library hours in the Friendship...
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Community Giving, July 2014

Community Giving Report We are making progress on twin quilts for the YMCA Supportive Housing Project. At the May meeting I gave a challenge (I didn’t commit Sandy to this). If we have 50 finished twin quilts by the end of this year, I will personally do the YMCA dance at a meeting. We have...
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President’s Letter, July 2014

I cannot believe this weird summer, one day it’s 80 and the next 67.  I hope you are all faring well with all the rainy weather and terrible storms going through our state.  I have been hunkering down in my sewing room and working on making small bags for the Silent Auction at our Quilt...
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