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Arapahoe County Quilters

Celebrating the Art of Quiltmaking in Denver for 30+ Years

Next monthly Guild Meeting: Thursday October 12 All are welcome to join us for this special OPEN HOUSE meeting.  Special Open House activities start at 5:30 PM.  Meeting is in person at Our Father Lutheran Church, 6335 S Holly St, Centennial and LIVE STREAMED on Zoom. 

Next workshop is online Saturday October 21, Half Day Workshop 9 -12 with Sheri Noel, of Rebecca Mae Designs, Making Madawaska Mittens.

ACQ's Online Auction Fundraiser runs from October 12 through October 22.  Fall 2023 Online Auction Fundraiser

Charitable Quilts

The Charitable Quilts Committee for Arapahoe County Quilters focuses on making quilts for local organization that help people in need. 

We have many volunteers who participate in our efforts. We assemble kits with instructions for Arapahoe County Quilt members to sew into tops. We put together quilt sandwiches with tops, batting and backs ready for quilting. The quilting is done with a variety of quilting methods including free motion, continuous line and by longarm machine. We also have ACQ members that complete the quilt binding. 

Many of the quilts are donated to safe shelters for the homeless, hospitals,and people who have suffered.


Last year ACQ completed many wonky quilts and I will always love wonky. As we begin 2021 I am looking forward to scrappy 4 patches and 9 patch variations.  Look at the links below for ideas!


The Denver Metro Area Long Arm Quilters and other long-arm volunteers throughout the Denver area machine quilt some of our charitable quilts.  

Make a Charitable Quilt (or Several) This year

Opportunities:  Check this list for several local organizations and some of the types of quilts that ACQ donateS

Patriotic Quilts for Women Veterans 

  • Lap size red, white and blue quilts preferred

  • Donations for Clermont Commons

Transitional Housing VOA and Catholic Charities

  • Finished bed-size (about 72 x 90) quilts

  • Donations for Women’s Shelter 

  • Quilts of all sizes for families

Children’s Hospital

  • Baby and lap size quilts (about 40 x 50 or 50 x 60)

  • Flannel acceptable, but only on one side


Colorado Pregnancy and Newborn Loss Services (CPNLS)

CPNLS provides provides a special service to parents after a loss. We as a group are able to help in a very small way by making little blankets. 

Pick up a kit at our Pop-up events.  It's a small effort from us, yet it makes a tremendous difference to the families who receive these blankets. 


Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month

All meetings are streamed online

Starting in July 2023 In person meetings are held at:
Our Father Lutheran Church

6335 S Holly St, Centennial, CO


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Arapahoe County 


Arapahoe County Quilters
PO Box 5357
Englewood, CO 80155


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