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

Meeting Presentations

Guild Meetings

Our monthly guild meetings are at 1 p.m. and NOW AT 6:30 p.m. on the Fourth Tuesday of the month
West Des Moines Christian Church, Building 2,
4501 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA

To get there from Interstate 35, exit at Mills Civic Parkway, exit 70. Turn east onto Mills Civic Parkway and drive 0.9 mile. The West Des Moines Christian Church will be on the north side of Mills Civic Parkway. Click for Google Map.


Each Meeting Consists of…
  • Board Members Give Announcements
  • Member's Show & Tell
  • Presentation by a Guest Speaker
  • Social Time with RefreshmentsThis is on hold for Covid safety, hopefully will reinstate soon.
  • The Library is Open to Check Out & Return Books
  • ShoppingMost speakers bring a selection of books, patterns or interesting tools with them for sale
  • Committee TablesStop by the Community Outreach table to get a new project or turn in your charity gifts, sign up for retreats or workshops or say hi to board members

2023 Program Schedule

January 24th: Rebecca Lowe
February 28th: Ilene Bartos
March 28th: Merrie Ford
April 25th: Jacquie Gering
May 23rd: Darcy Maulsby
June 27th: Krista Moser
October 24th: Gyleen Fitzgerald


Rebecca Loew,
Meeting Program: Evolution of an Art Quilter


Ilene Bartos,
Meeting Programs 1pm: Quilting Journey Trunk Show and
6:30pm: Borders, Sashings and More


Merrie Ford,
Meeting Program: I Love Chocolate, Using Brown in Your Quilts


Darcy Maulsby,

Meeting Program: Iowa Barn Quilts


Krista Moser,
6 pm Meeting Program: Diamonds are a Quilter’s Best Friend


Jacquie Gering and
Meeting Program 1pm: Intuitive and Outsider Design
Join Jacquie as she shares her design philosophy, process and influences in this entertaining and informative Program. Jacquie will share in detail how she translates inspiration into innovative quilt designs along with her insights and learnings as she has developed her artistic voice. Come for a peek into the creative process and enjoy seeing Jacquie’s quilts up close and personal.

6:30pm: Quilting: An Essential Design Element
Jacquie will share her quilts in this special trunk show that focuses not only on the pieced design, but on how quilting can be used to support, enhance and complement the piecing to create a cohesive, effective composition. Jacquie will highlight walking foot quilting but the principles she shares will apply to whatever quilting method you prefer.


Gyleen Fitzgerald,
Meeting Programs 1pm: It’s a Polygon Affair and
6:30pm: The Art of Color Blending