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

2022 Program Schedule

January 25th: Nan Earll
February 22nd: Joyce Franklin
March 22nd: Carl Hentsch
April 26th: Liz Porter
May 24th: Catherine Redford
October 25th: Mary Blythe

Our speaker is long time quilt shop owner, teacher and quilter Joyce Franklin.  After owning a quilt shop in Creston Iowa for over 30 years Joyce sold it and opened Piece Works in Winterset.  Joyce is well known for her art quilts.

Carl Hentsch  from 3 Dog Designs is our speaker this month and he is from eastern Iowa. He will be talking about “Color 101” inspirations for color and design and how to combine these in your next quilt.

One of our all time favorites, Liz Porter is coming in from Texas to present “You give as good as you get”. Liz was the co-founder of Fons and Porter magazine, television show and patterns and books.

Catherine Redford is a wonderful fiber artist originally from England. She now lives in the Chicago area. Her presentation is titled, “Trip around the world in folk art stitches”, a humorous and interactive lecture with prizes!

Later meeting details will be posted when available.