About The Mesquite Quilt Guild

Learning and Sharing

We are a collection of passionate quilters.  All of them are from various  backgrounds.  Skill levels range from beginners, advanced, novice, experts to Master quilters. We welcome the oppurtunity to share our passion of our art with you.  Come check us out!

Our Services

We give to those in need!

Volunteer Timecard

A little bit about our Services

We help our community with quilts, angel blankets, mug rugs, socks, peanut butter and other things.Thank you, Barbara and Melody, for all your dedication and hard work! The mug rug project was a great success and the Fidget quilts where greatly appreciated. We anticipate that 2019 will be another great year. Community Service Donation Totals for 2018... Balch Springs Nursing Center: 17 mug rugs, 5 fidget quilts, 5 pillowcases, 15 quilts and 11 pairs of socks. Hospice: 15 fidget quilts. Rutherford Senior Center: 20 mug rugs and 10 quilts. Rutherford: 20 mug rugs. Rutherford School: 75 mug rugs. Sharing Life: 56 quilts, 35 pairs of socks, 6 pillowcases and 20 mug rugs.

Community Presentations

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Hints for You

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Half Square Triangles and how we can love them!

Here is a method of cutting half square triangles perfect everytime and a way to make 8 at once. Using this technique minimizes waste and ensures accuracy when you’re cutting a large
By : Linda Burks | Mar 17, 2019
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The Best Medicine

It is said that you can use acetaminophen tablet to clean your dirty or sticky iron. Just place them in a soft rage and the debris should just roll off.
By : Linda Burks | Feb 16, 2019
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The Right Direction

When constructing a quilt top; some arrange rows of blocks on the floor. But, you dont want to forget which way to press the seams when you move them to ironing board.
By : Linda Burks | Feb 16, 2019
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On the Dot

It is said that when you first get a spool of thread, to place a black marketr dot at the thread holder slit. Makes it easier to find the slit when you
By : Linda Burks | Feb 16, 2019
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Cool Colors

They say if you put fabric makers and Pigma pens last as long as possible, they say to store them in a plastic bag in the vegetable bin of the refrigerator. The
By : Linda Burks | Feb 16, 2019
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Tips for Fused Applique by Barbara

 Sometimes when tracing to heat n bond and you need to draw a straight line; you can use a little ruler to trace the lines.  Sometimes when you have lots of applique
By : Linda Burks | Jan 9, 2019
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How to distingish lights, med and darks!

For all of you wondering about lights, mediums and darks. I was introduced to this way of checking your hues to determine if a fabric plays well with the scheme you are
By : Linda Burks | Dec 31, 2018

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