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Celebrating the Art of Quiltmaking in Denver for 30+ Years

Join us for our December Holiday Celebration and Potluck, Thursday December 14 at 6:15pm.  Lots of fun and fellowship planned for the evening.   See all the details here.

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  • November 08, 2019 12:45 PM | Anonymous

    Nathlia Holtz pieced and appliequed this lovely Log Cabin Quilt, which was then quilted by Merrie Jones. Amazing job from both of them—thank you Nathlia and Merrie!

    Chances will be available at the November meeting and at the Holiday Food & Gift Festival, along with our 2019 Raffle Quilt. 


  • November 07, 2019 4:52 PM | Anonymous

    There's something for everyone next year: traditional quilts, art quilts, modern quilts . . . and everything in between. 

    Be sure to join us on the 2nd Thursday each month (in April 2020, it will be the 3rd Thursday) for our guild meetings and set aside some time for ACQ Workshops. 

    January 9 Guild Meeting • Demo Night


    February 13 Guild Meeting • Lea McComas, Making Faces

    February 14-15 Workshop • Lea McComas, Applique Portrait Quilts (this is a 2-day workshop)


    March 12 Guild Meeting • Lynne Hagmeier, Moda and Beyond 

    March 13 Workshop • Lynne Hagmeier, 30-Something


    April 16 Guild Meeting • Sherri Lynn Wood, Improvise! Quilting, Creating and Living Courageously

    April 17-18 Workshop • Sherri Lynn WoodWedge Curve Improv (this is a 2-day workshop)


    May 14 Guild Meeting • Deborah Boschert, Stitching, Symbols, Signature Style

    May 15 Workshop • Deborah Boschert, Creativi-Tree Art Quilts

    June 11 Guild Meeting, Jo Fitsell 

    June 12 Workshop • Jo FitsellMarbling dyeing • Location TBD

    July 9 Guild Meeting • Potluck & Challenge Quilt

    August 13 Guild Meeting • Kelly Ashton 

    August 14 Workshop • Kelly Ashton60-Degree Quilts 

    September 10 Guild Meeting • Sherry Reynolds 

    October 8 Guild Meeting • Jaimie Davis 

    October 9 Workshop • Jaimie DavisBaltimore Blooms 

    November 12 Guild Meeting • Peg Collins 

    November 13 Workshop • Peg CollinsConfetti Landscapes


    December 10 Guild Meeting • Potluck & Silent Auction

    We're looking forward to much inspiration and creativity this year and hope that you'll join us.

    View ACQ Calendar

  • November 01, 2019 9:03 PM | Anonymous

    Our last and BIGGEST event of the year, the Holiday Food and Gift Show, is coming up November 15-17!

    And we need YOUR help!

    The HFGS is being held at the National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216 and runs for three days:

    • Friday, Nov 15 – 10 am - 7 pm
    • Saturday, Nov 16 – 10 am - 7 pm
    • Sunday, Nov 17 – 10 am - 5 pm
    Because of the long hours of this show we are scheduling three-hour shifts. Your help is very much appreciated.
    • ACQ members signed-up to sell raffle tickets will receive free admission to the show.
    • Click here for $3 off admission coupons available for friends and family. 

    Sign up because we need your help!

    Here's how it works:

    1. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
    2. Sign up! It's easy—you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on

    Sign up

    Note: If you prefer, please contact Nancy Conklin ( and she will sign you up.

  • October 13, 2019 9:11 PM | Anonymous

    It's rare for us to cancel a guild meeting, but this is Colorado and we do have winter weather. If the board makes the decision to cancel a meeting, it will be posted on the website, on our Facebook page, on Instagram and we'll send members an email with as much lead time as possible. 

    In any case, please use your own judgement for your safety. We know some members travel further than others and roads may vary.

  • October 13, 2019 8:57 PM | Anonymous

    Thanks to the record cold weather in October, we moved the Book Sale to our November meeting. Doors will open early at 6:00 on November 14.

    Come ready to browse and buy! We have hundreds of books that are looking for new homes where they can inspire your next project.  There should be something for everyone.

    • Come early on November 14 to visit the book fair! Doors will open at 6:00.
    • All book fair proceeds benefit your ACQ. Come and support a good cause and have fun at the same time. 
    • Cash or check are the preferred form for payment. We can accept credit card for purchases over $10.00.
    • Be sure to bring a tote bag for carrying home your purchases.
    • Please do not return any ACQ library books at the November meeting; you can return them at our December meeting. We want to avoid having any library books get mixed up with book sale books.
    • Please do not bring magazines for giveaway at the November meeting, there simply won't be space for them.

    Due to the tremendous donation of books, we are going to change our pricing this year. 

    The more books you purchase, the cheaper the per book price is.

    Your total price will be the quantity of books + $1: 

    Number of Books: Price

    1 book: $2.00

    2 books: $3.00

    3 books: $4.00

    and so on.

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Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month

All meetings are streamed online

 In person meetings are held at:
Our Father Lutheran Church

6335 S Holly St, Centennial, CO


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