Welcome to the Darting
Needles Quilt Guild web site. We invite you, as a
member or guest, to enjoy your visit.
Please use this site as a source of information about
the Guild and its programs and activities.
This is another exciting year for the guild. We are celebrating our 32nd anniversary!
Updates & News
2014 Darting Needles Guild Programs
We've got many great workshops and lectures lined up for 2014, something to please everyone! Several nationally recognized quilters, designers, and authors are highlighted this year. Our guild is lucky to have such talent come to teach and speak to us.
For more information, please contact Debra McIntire at email@example.com or (920) 470-5594.
2014 Darting Needles Guild Quilt Show
The bi-annual quilt show will be held on September 27th and 28th at Fox Valley Lutheran High School. More information to come.
As part of the show, we
have 4 quilt challenges for quilt submissions. The
challenges are Circle, Triangle, Hexagon, and Show Us Your
Follow this link for more information and examples. 2014 DNQG Quilt Challenge(website) 2014 DNQG Quilt Challenge (pdf)
The goals of the Darting Needles Quilt Guild are to
Promote the art of quilting
Create, stimulate, and record an interest in matters pertaining to the making, collecting and preserving of quilts
Establish and promote educational endeavors through
The guild has grown from 22 members at our founding in1982 to over 140 today. Our members range from beginner quilters to master quilters, so no matter your skills or experience Darting Needles Quilt Guild may be the place for you to share in our common interest of quilting. Membership is open to all interested.
for 2013 are $35 per calendar year, $42 if receiving the
mailed monthly newsletter.
The dues and the
Membership Registration Form may be sent to the
Chairman or mailed to the address on the
For a Darting Needles
Programs & Activities
Meetings are at 7 PM the third Monday of each month except December. Meetings are held at the First United Methodist Church
(325 E Franklin St., Appleton) at the corner of Drew and Washington Streets in Appleton. Map Link
year we have nationally recognized teachers and speakers
present to the guild and provide classes on an
almost monthly basis. Click to go to the 2014 program listing page. Check the program listing for location and times.
Darting Needles hosts a quilt show bi-annually.
Several smaller groups meet monthly at members' homes to
work on quilting projects, share their knowledge, have
"show and tell", and share good company among friends.
guild hosts a retreat weekend in January which provides
a fun weekend away from home for members to work
on individual projects or to work on projects the retreat committee designs.
Darting Needles Quilt Guild maintains a
of over 350 reference books that may be checked out by