Category Archives: Dallas Modern Quilt Guild

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

And he’s going to be here very soon. It seems like Thanksgiving stole a little bit of Christmas thunder waiting until three days before December to make an appearance. I still have pumpkins on my front porch (but there’s a wreath on the door!) I’m actually hoping the squirrels will polish off the pumpkins as […]

QuiltCon {2013} Recap

QuiltCon is over. There was so much build-up and excitement, and now I’m having post-awesomeness withdrawal. It was so cool to meet people that I’ve corresponded with or followed online for years now.  And, of course, I had an awesome time with the my group of quilty girlfriends. The event itself was very professionally pulled […]

The Quilt Guild

This past weekend was the annual Dallas Modern Quilt Guild retreat at the Compass Centre. It was so much fun, and just what I needed. I finished three quilt tops, and started a couple of new projects. But even more important than the sewing, is the time spent with friends. Friendship is really the reason […]

Re-treated and Re-newed

I’ve been on lots of quilting retreats with my quilty friends from the Dallas MQG since we all met in February 2010 (probably close to 12 by now?). I even went on two quilting retreats early this year and brought my baby along since he was still wee and quiet enough to let me sew. […]

DMQG Round Robin

One center. Five borders. Six months. Lots of amazing quilts. The Dallas MQG hosted a Round Robin this year, and our July meeting was the big reveal. We were matched up in nests of 5 or 6 women and we passed our center blocks around each month for a new border from the other members in […]