Fall Retreat Recap

Fall retreat is over but it was a great success and everyone had a great time. It was attended by 46 people, including 9 new people! The gym was excellent for sewing and everyone had light and lots of room to sew in. The Stretchersize provided by Jane Barnes was an always welcome and much needed addition to the retreat. […]

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Ribbon Winners!

We hope you made it to the show to see all the wonderful quilts in the DMAQG exhibit! Here is a list of the winning quilts and their makers. There will also be a photo album published soon. Congratulations to all the ribbon winners!! SPECIAL AWARDS: Best Bed Quilt: 1953J Deb Kimball Colorful Birds Best Wall/Other: 2003J Mary Shotwell Flutterbies […]

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September Program Change

Due to circumstances beyond our control, Tim Latimer will not be able to speak at the September meeting. Instead, come for a fun, informal program featuring some of our Board members. They will be displaying some of their earliest and most recent quilts, sharing how they got interested in quilting, and telling us about some of their favorite tools and […]

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Auction Results!

The August 25 DMAQG charity auction was another huge success! Quilters are such giving people in so many ways!  $18,028 was raised for our three selected organizations, the American Heart Association, the Alzheimer’s Association, and the Breast Cancer Research Association, setting a new record for contributions. Thanks to everyone who donated items for the live auction and the quilter’s super […]

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Preparing Quilts for the Show

Most of you have entered numerous quilts in the DMAQG Quilt Show and other shows even, so you know exactly what to do! But for those who don’t…and for those who want a quick checklist to make sure you aren’t forgetting anything, here’s the scoop! 1. Finish and clean your quilt! This means the binding is done, the threads all […]

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2015 August Meeting

One of the biggest events of the year is almost here!  Our annual Women’s Health Charity Auction will be held August 25 at 6:00 p.m.  There will be quilts, baskets, and other desirable items valued at $50 and up.  We’ve had many wonderful choices in the past! A preview of the auction items will be at 5:30, with the auction […]

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2015 Raffle Quilt

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The name of the quilt is Petals and Pennies, adapted from a pattern by Lisa Bongean, Primitive Gatherings.  Raffle tickets will be distributed at the July & September Meetings and sold at the quilt show. The quilt features wool appliqué on a flannel background and backing, with exquisite embroidery and bead embellishment. It is machine quilted. Pieced and Quilted by […]

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Martha & Kathy’s January Presentation

We had some requests for Martha and Kathy’s PowerPoint presentation from January’s meeting. For the privacy of our members, the photos are not included…but all the good tidbits of information about organizing your studio might be good to review one more time if you have PowerPoint. Enjoy! Click to download

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2014 Community Giving Annual Report

What a wonderful year for Community Giving! Our focus charity for the year was the YMCA Supportive Housing Campus. Our goal was 50 twin quilts, and we surpassed our goal by 50%. Following is our list of charities and the donations made on behalf of the DMAQG in 2014. YMCA Supportive Housing Campus 76 twin quilts and 19.6 lb personal […]

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2014 President’s Challenge Winning Quilts

Mildred Agena has announced the winners of her 2014 Challenge, “Unbound Imagination”. In the order of their position on the display (and in the gallery below), the top 8 quilts are:

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