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The Quilter's Guild of Dallas, founded by Helena Hibbs in 1979, was organized to preserve the heritage of quilting, be a source of information and inspiration, and in general perpetuate a high quality of excellence in quilting.

The guild boasts numerous friendship groups, an extensive library, workshops, a well-respected annual quilt show, regular meetings featuring nationally known speakers, the Quilter's Guild of Dallas Helena Hibbs Endowment Fund, and the Helena Hibbs Scholarship.

For Guild Contact Information, please click here.

Guild Meetings: First Thursday of each month, 7:15 pm
Congregation Shearith Israel, 9401 Douglas - Dallas, Texas
(Southeast corner of Dallas Tollway & Walnut Hill Lane)

September 4, 2014 – Doug Leko

Lecture: Trunk Show

Doug Leko founded Antler Quilt Design in 2008, when he was just fourteen. He'd been quilting since the age of six, and working in his mother's quilt shop over the years helped him develop his skills and refine his art. After pattern testing for various designers, he began to develop his own quilt designs. Doug took off from there, launching a full-scale design and marketing operation while he was still in high school.

Since then, his reputation has grown along with his business. He has a vibrant and growing collection of patterns and his work has been featured in prominent publications such as McCall's Quilting and Quiltmaker, and will soon be seen in American Patchwork & Quilting. When he's not busy developing new designs or showing at Quilt Market, he divides his time between pursuing a business degree and teaching and speaking at quilting events.

Doug takes a distinctive approach to his quilt designs. He enjoys incorporating secondary design elements, and he's absolutely passionate about color. He loves every aspect of the quilting process, from design to fabric selection to handwork to binding. Sharing with other quilters is what Doug likes best about his business, and he's known as much for his outgoing nature and storytelling as for his unique passion about quilting.

Friday Workshop: Taylored Stars

Throw: 72" x 96" ~ Queen: 96" x 96"

Click HERE for a pdf of the supplies for Friday's Workshop. Also included in the cost of the workshop is a pattern with detailed cutting instructions for the quilt.

Saturday Workshop: Sparkler

This Stunning quilt is just made with a few fabrics. It's made up of a couple different star blocks, and the way it's set on point gives it the look it has.

Click HERE for a pdf of the supplies for Saturday's Workshop. Also included in the cost of the workshop is a pattern with detailed cutting instructions for the quilt.

The September 2014 Newsletter is now available!

Click here to download a copy.

By Laws

The last issue of QGD Online referenced proposed updates to the Guild bylaws. This is now posted HERE. Please address your comments and suggestions to Linda Newman, chairman of the bylaw review committee.

Membership Form

Click HERE to download a copy of a "fillable" membership form for 2014-15 on your computer and email it to our Membership Chairman, or print it and send it through the mail with your payment.

We are no longer accepting memberships for the 2013-14 year. The August meeting, featuring Suzanne Hardebeck, will be free for everyone. We are accepting new memberships and renewals for 2014-15. Pay on or before the September meeting and SAVE $5.00!

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