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Guild Meeting - Thursday, May 10th - Quilt Show Roll-Out and Skill Builder Demos

The May meeting will bring an opportunity to choose your favorite volunteer job for Quilt Plano 2018. Sign-up sheets will be available for a variety of different activities. In addition, you can see a demonstration on how to put a sleeve on your show quilt, plus preview several of the demos that will be happening at the show.

  • How to Sew on a Sleeve - Rachel Carithers
  • How to Spray Baste - Monica Hendewerk
  • How to Block a Show Quilt - Linda Neal
  • Embellishing Your Quilt with Paint - Lori Hutyra

Quilt Entries

Entries are being accepted through Thursday, June 14, 2018.
For details and the entry form, see the Quilt Entries page.
Don't wait until the last minute!

Michelle Dorsey Workshops


Michelle Dorsey has been teaching sewing and embroidery classes in the Dallas, Texas, area for many years. She gravitates toward tote bags and purses and has been called the "Tote Bag Queen" once or twice. She will be conducting two workshops for us in May:

Friday, May 11th - Sassy Screen Tote Bag

sassy tote Completed size is approximately 12 ½" wide x 11 ½"tall x 4" deep. This is a GREAT beginner pattern. No zippers or embroidery.

Saturday, May 12th - Happy Bag

happy bag

Need a quick project that's easy, Fat Quarter Friendly and can be used for multiple things? This adorable bag is 7" wide x 9" long.

For more about Michell Dorsey and for details and supply lists for her May workshops, see the Programs page.

Upcoming Guild Activities


  • April Day Retreat - Dallas Games Marathon, April 27, 28, and 29. For more details, see the Day Retreats page.

Also Upcoming

  • July 12th Guild Meeting – The big reveal of our Ugly Fabric Swap Challenge. At the January Guild meeting, 24 Guild members swapped almost 300 Ugly Fabric squares. As expected, the most overheard comment was, "But, I like this fabric." Thank you all for participating, and now for the challenge: You can make any quilted item you want to make, but check out the details, available on the Challenge page...
  • August 10th–11th – QUILT PLANO (how fast will this be here, right?)

New on the Website

bunny quilt There is a new tutorial, complete with pictures, on the How To... page (under Resources) - Machine Binding in Four Simple Steps. This is a great way to bind those community service quilts, or any other quilt that needs a quick, sturdy binding.


The cost to join the guild or renew your membership is $30. Membership dues for a new member joining after April 1 of the current year will be prorated to a $15.00 membership. A new member is defined as a person that has not previously joined the guild. Print out the Membership Application Form and mail your check to the address on the form.

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Guild Meetings

Monthly meetings of the Quilters Guild of Plano include a short business discussion, announcements of future events, special projects, show and tell, and various entertaining activities with door prize drawings.

Other QGP activities include an annual donation quilt, mini-quilt silent auction and Quilt Show in August, workshops from local and national speakers, retreats, quilting small groups and various community services activities.

The Quilters Guild of Plano meets on the second Thursday of each month at

Hunters Glen Baptist Church
4001 Custer Rd.

(on the west side of Custer, between Spring Creek and Parker)

Social time 6:15-6:45pm
Meeting starts at 6:45pm

Construction on the fellowship hall is complete! Park in the south parking lot and enter through the South Entrance. Our meeting room is on the right side.

Click here to see a printable map.