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 Visit this page for more […]

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Blue Ribbon Quilts

If you weren’t able to make it to the show or you would really like to walk down those aisles of inspiration one more time, here’s your chance to review the blue ribbon quilts of DMAQG 2017!! Please enjoy this slideshow of the winning quilts. To see it full screen (recommended!), click the image area, then the four arrow icon […]

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2017 Quilt Show Ribbon Winners

SPECIAL AWARDS: Best of Show-Bed: 3016J Patricia Johnson Majestic Garden Best of Show-Wall/Other: 3182J Martha Klatt Stepping Stones Best Hand Quilting: 3131J Gwen Blass Jacobean Beauty Best Home Machine Quilting: 3145J Eva Marie Evans White Kelp Quilt Best Long-Arm/Mid-Arm Quilting Machine: 3016J Patricia Johnson Majestic Garden Judge’s Choice: 3146J Eva Marie Evans Always Darkest Before the Dawn     2017 […]

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August Charity Auction

The Annual Charity Auction on August 22nd at 6:00 p.m. Over the last few years, our event has raised over $100,000 for LOCAL charitable efforts.  All the money raised goes directly to a designated charity in the greater Des Moines area.   The three charities we have chosen to focus on are American Heart Association, Alzheimer’s Association and American Cancer Society.   […]

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Spring Retreat 2017

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Retreat is over and we had a wonderful time! You should have seen all the sewing that was done, and all the fun conversations and the great door and Grand prizes that were handed out. We hope the retreaters all had great fun and hope to see you at the Fall Retreat which is November 9-12, 2017. Thank you, Susan […]

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2016 President’s Challenge Winners

Congratulations 2016 President’s Challenge Winners! The 2016 President’s Challenge was called “Less is Moore” and the rules where to only use 3 colors with the optional addition of black and white. It was to measure 36″ square and must have at least one log cabin block on the front. The top 8 winners were chosen by a vote of the […]

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December Tea and Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting is Saturday, December 10th at 9:00 AM at our usual location, West Des Moines Christian Church. We will meet in the fellowship hall. Items to note: • Please bring treats to share if your last name begins with M to Z. • This is the time to renew your membership for 2017 and sign up for 2017 […]

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2016 Quilt Show Success!

Thank you for all your entries to the 2016 DMAQG Quilt Show!!! Whether judged or not, your first or your fiftieth, every quilt hung in our show was special and appreciated. We had an absolutely beautiful show!! Click here for a list of the winning judged quilts. Congratulations to all! Janet, Joyce and Peggy accepted a stipend check from AQS […]

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Volunteers Needed ASAP!

Please sign up to help run the DMAQG/AQG Quilt Show!  Sign up now to get your preferred tasks. Remember that your admission is free for the day you volunteer!  You must be a member to volunteer – unless your spouse is available to hang and take down quilts. Please consider signing up for a Quilt Hostess position. That is a […]

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New Email Address

Please be aware that we had some technical difficulties in August with our email address and the q.com email has been shut down. We were not able to access it for a time in August before it shut down, so if you haven’t heard from us about something you messaged during that time, we apologize very much for the inconvenience […]

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