Meetings Fourth Tuesday of Every Month at West Des Moines Christian Church
at 1 pm and 6:30 pm



2020 Presidents Challenge Quilts

Two of our amazing quilters accepted the challenge to create a quilt to celebrate the beauty of the natural world around us.  Both quilts are fantastic! We will ask each quilter to bring them to our next Quilt Show to be included in a special display.  Please take time to enjoy their stunning work. I...
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2018 President’s Challenge Winners

The following quilts were selected via popular vote to be entered into the AQS Ultimate Guild Challenge as our guild’s entry. To view the quilts in a gallery, click on the first image, then click the arrows to see them all. Congratulations! And thank you to all who brought a quilt in December!! They were...
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Sew Bee It Social

After you’ve put away the holiday decorations and are tired of the dire weather predictions…..join other guild members at the first Sew Bee It Social…an opportunity to meet new quilting friends and visit with old friends and sew together. Date:  January 18 – 19, 2019 Times:  Friday 9am to 10pm and  Saturday 8am – 8pm...
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December Tea and Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting is Saturday, December 1st at 9:00 AM at our usual location, West Des Moines Christian Church. We will meet in the fellowship hall. (This replaces the evening meetings for November and December) Details of the Event: • Please bring treats to share if your last name begins with M to Z. •...
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2018 Quilt Show Wrap Up

Our sparkle was dazzling and radiant at the 2018 Quilt Show! Thank you if you entered a quilt; Thank you for your quilts in our Special Exhibits; Thank you to all the volunteers; Thank you to our sponsors and vendors; Thank you to all the attendees; and especially, a huge Thank You to our Quilt...
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Quilts of Valor Presentation

Dear Guild Members, To everyone who participated in the Quilt of Valor display and presentations, the entire Quilt Show committee wishes to thank you. You really helped us shine. We had over 100 quilts both hanging for display and presented during the show. We enjoyed meeting the recipients and their families and hearing a tiny...
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Call for Christmas Tree Ornaments

This year the guild is decorating a tree for the Blank Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees and Lights.  We would like the ornaments to be predominately RED, WHITE and NEUTRALS to allow them to pop off the green tree but all ornaments are welcome, appreciated and will be used.  We are also looking for red...
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2018 Raffle Quilt

Our raffle quilt is done! Thank you to all that worked on this spectacular quilt. Our theme “Watch us Shine” shows through on every stitch of this quilt.
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2017 President’s Challenge Winners

Thank you to all who entered the “Pretty Pink Petals” presidents challenge. So many entries and each and every one was beautiful! We sure have amazing talent in this guild. The 8 quilts receiving the most votes are shown below. I will enter these into the AQS Ultimate Guild Presidents Challenge. – Nan Earll, 2017...
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Recipients of State Fair Sew-In Quilts

Some of the quilts that were made during the Iowa State Fair Sew-In were given to children during Adoption Saturday at the Polk County Courthouse yesterday. What a wonderful event to see families forged. These quilts will be loved and cherished as these families continue building their lives together. – Jill Reber, Education Outreach Co-Chair...
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