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Welcome to the Dallas Modern Quilt Guild!

Our mission is to promote the art of modern quilting in the Dallas area. We offer educational demonstrations/workshops, swap and challenge opportunities, and charitable community outreach.

Membership is open to quilters of all skill levels and we pride ourselves in creating a positive, welcoming atmosphere for new and experienced quilters alike. We are a nonprofit organization and a branch of The Modern Quilt Guild.

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JOIN US

As a member of the Dallas Modern Quilt Guild, you’ll have access to our private, members only site! Members view detailed events on our Guild calendar, participate in discussion forums, have access to our group photo albums, and more! Members also receive first priority to attend events such as social sewing events, retreats, and workshops.

When joining Dallas MQG, please use your full name as your Meetup ID. This assists us in maintaining an accurate membership roster for our own records and for our 501(c)3 filings.

MONTHLY MEETINGS

Our monthly meetings are held the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 pm at Walnut Hill United Methodist Church, 10066 Marsh Lane, Dallas, TX 75229. The church is located on Marsh Lane just north of Walnut Hill Lane. Each meeting focuses on a new topic with a different swap, presentation, demonstration, or challenge.

November and December meetings are held earlier in the month due to the holidays. Please look for details posted on our home page of Meetup.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY SEWS

What could be more fun than quilting with friends? We have cutting and ironing stations as well as large work spaces ready for you! Just bring your project and machine! Saturday Sew and Sunday Sew dates are posted on Meetup.

HANDWORK MONDAYS

The perfect time to work on all your put aside hand-sewing such as hexies, embroidery, binding and anything else you can think of that does not require a sewing machine. This super fun social time takes place on the first Monday of the month at the location listed on our Meetup page.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

We support several local charities by providing them with quilts made by our members. In addition to finished lap-size quilts and quilt tops, we also accept donations of: batting, fabric, backings, and quilting services. Please contact our Community Service Chair, Chelsey Fields, for more information.

BI-ANNUAL RETREAT

Each May and November, our members enjoy a little piece of heaven when they attend our bi-annual retreats! They are the perfect time to build camaraderie, learn from each other, and strengthen our friendships! Quilting + friendship = too much fun!!!!

Retreats are a perfect time to finish those UFOs [unfinished objects], special projects, and community service lap quilts. Spaces are limited and fill up quickly. DMQG members receive priority reservations. For more information on our retreats, please contact our Retreat Coordinator, Kathy Bright.

DUES

$40 annual dues are payable each year. You may attend two DMQG meetings as our guest before becoming a dues paying member. Dues may be paid by check, cash, or credit card at our meetings. We can also invoice you if you wish you pay by credit card now (There is an additional $2.00 fee if you pay by credit card). If you would like to mail a check, it should be made payable to DMQG and may be sent to Denise Strueber, VP of Membership, 6524 Stonebrook Circle, Dallas, TX 75240. Please message Denise if you have any questions.

When joining Dallas MQG, please use your full name as your Meetup ID. This assists us in maintaining an accurate membership roster for our own records and for our 501(c)3 filings.

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