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



August Newcomers Meeting

The Newcomers met last week Tuesday and heard from Jill Reber on Friendship Quilting and an introduction to Quilting. Here are some photos of her presentation and show and tell from some Newcomers. We welcome newcomers!! If you’d like to join them next month the meeting is September 18 at the Urbandale Library with a...
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Guild Photographer Introduction

I want to extend a belated thank you to two volunteers who have been photographers for our guild this year. First, Dan Hodges, a professional photographer and hobbyist of many things including quilting volunteered this spring. He has come to several meetings, so you may have seen him snapping photos in the aisle. Please welcome...
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Saturday Sewing Day Photos

Here are a few photos from the sewing day held June 23rd at WDM Library. Community Giving will have many packets of placemats, clothing protectors and quilts for you to pick up on July 24th at both meetings.
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Education Outreach Update

We just finished our June Kid’s Classes at the West Des Moines Library. The classes were a huge success as 22 kids experienced the joy of quilting, some for the first time.  Each child finished their quilt and was very proud, as you can see!  Thanks to our team of volunteer teachers who made these...
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Community Giving Weekend Sewing Day!

We have had a few requests to do a Sewing Day on the weekend for those who work and also everyone else! Please join us Saturday, June 23rd from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the West Des Moines Public Library, 4000 Mills Civic Parkway, for our charity sewing day. Bring your sewing machine, electrical...
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Spring Retreat Photos

We were a small, but mighty group of retreaters this spring! The weather was beautiful and so were the quilts! Here are just a few photos.
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Photographer Needed

I hope you like the new website so far! I’ve been working on it for a few months now and I am really enjoying it. The guild is so active there is always something exciting to write about and I really want our members to keep in touch and get to know each other well....
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Community Giving Sewing Day

Thank you to our twenty-three guild members who participated in the Community Giving Sewing Day!! We spent a fun day making sixty placemat kits and sewing several quilt tops. Judi D’Iapico completed an almost finished top donated by Susan Stainbrook. Rod Turner took it home to quilt and it will be donated to the August...
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