South Dakota Quilters Guild

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The April 26-28, 2019 Spring Retreat  Information is now available.  Please check the 2019 Spring Retreat page for information and the registration form.  


The South Dakota Quilt Guild welcomes you.
Our members live throughout South Dakota,
and if you are a quilter and would like new
experiences, learning, and exciting
opportunities you are encouraged to join us.


Our purpose is to encourage a wider appreciation of quilting,

to raise and maintain standards of design,

individual ideas and expression, and to keep

interest in quilting alive.  We do this by promoting

local quilt projects, programs, charitable work, classes

and a biennial quilt show for the public.  

We'd love to have you join!


South Dakota Quilters Guild meetings are held around

the state.  Meetings are held in April and September

with workshops, show and tell, block exchanges,

trunk shows, demonstrations, good food,

chocolate, and fun. 

Annual membership is $20, which includes a newsletter

with SDQG news, articles from local guilds,

a calendar of quilting events, discounted prices

for workshops and more.

Check out the Membership Page for information how to join.

Plans are being made for the Spring Retreat to be held in Pierre April 26-28, 2019.  This Retreat will feature Sew On Your Own, Demonstrations, Vendors, and many fun activities.

 During the guild business meeting at the retreat a very important vote will be held regarding future retreats and venues so please try to attend. More information and the registration form will be coming in February.

Photos are from the Show and Tell, Scrappy Woven Star Class, Bed Turning by the Huron Area Quilt Guild and the Hardanger Class.

Next Retreat is the Spring Retreat at the Red Rosa/Club House in Pierre, SD 

April 26-28, 2019

Notes from SDQG President on the Spring Retreat April 26-28, 2019 in Pierre


Hello Quilters:


I look out the window and see all the snow and am having trouble visualizing spring.  However, we do have a retreat in the planning stages for the end of April in Pierre.

I hope you all have had a great winter to sew and complete the project that were started.  I have four started projects but nothing finished.


At our last retreat we discussed the future of our state guild since our attendance and income are declining.  We sent a letter all members asking for opinions and suggestions.

Thank you to all that responded.  Consensus was that all members needed to vote on the future on the guild so a vote will be held at the Spring Retreat. A ballot and information on how to vote will be mailed later to all members.

We need members to come and enjoy themselves and not be afraid to volunteer for the officer positions that are open.  Please consider an officer position.


There will be a social on Friday night with an activity.  Would anyone like to lead the fun time?  Please call me at the phone number listed under the officer’s section.

Also, please bring your finished or unfinished projects for show and tell at 8:00 on Friday night.


I will leave you with this:. I called a friend this morning and was greeted with  “The funny farm where there are more nuts than squirrels.”  


Hope to see everyone at the spring retreat in Pierre.

Phyllis Donat


The South Dakota Quilt Guild is again a sponsor for the South Dakota Public Broadcasting Saturday sewing and quilting programs.  Please check out the SDQG ads and  support the programs on SDPB

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