Next meeting - Thursday, January 17th

Join us for our monthly meeting! This is our annual destash, so bring any fabric you're willing to donate to the cause, as well as CASH to spend! Let's raise some money for the guild!  

Please bring:
*Name tag
*A donation for the birthday basket if you're a January baby
*A donation for the DESTASH!
*Cash to spend on new-to-you fabric!

This is still a great time to renew your membership for the coming year. Bring cash or check, please. Otherwise, the online (PayPal) option is available online.

Please also take a moment to fill out the online membership form.

See you at 6:30pm at the ESB!

Membership Renewal Time!

Why join the Tacoma Modern Quilt Guild?

Tacoma MQG members enjoy the privileges of a Modern Quilt Guild membership:

  • Membership card and pin

  • Members only access to the MQG site

  • Fabric challenges

  • Patterns

  • Registration for QuiltCon, the MQG conference with a quilt show, classes, and lectures.

Tacoma MQG activities include:

  • Workshops: talented members and outside quilters both will share their skills with the guild.

  • Retreats: Multi-day, sleepaway SewCations OR one-day, local StayCations to work on current WIPs.

  • Pacific Northwest Meetup: a weekend to meet like-minded quilters from British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington.

  • Challenges: Try something new!

  • Swaps: Make something for someone else and get a fun gift in exchange.

  • Charity projects: Share your talents with people in need.

  • Committees: It takes a village!  Join a committee to help us keep the guild running smoothly.

You may attend up to two visits as a guest, but we do ask that after those visits your consider joining the guild.  Come see what we're all about!  Our meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Environmental Services Building in University Place: 9850 64th St. W.

How to join:

  • Complete the online membership form.

  • 2018 Membership: $50 + 2.2% PayPal fee (payable online after submitting the membership form) or cash or check in person at a meeting

  • Membership Term: January 1 – December 31

  • Membership is delinquent if not paid by December 31

  • Membership renewal is $50 plus PayPal fee after December 18th

  • New members joining six months after the beginning of the membership will pay half the annual dues plus PayPal fee

  • MQG affiliate guild members transferring to Tacoma MQG will pay the same dues as Individual MQG members adding Tacoma MQG membership

Ready to join? Fill out the Tacoma MQG Membership Form.  After submitting, please pay your dues via PayPal or arrange to pay in person at the next meeting.  Upon receipt of your dues, we’ll initiate your MQG site access using the email address you provide in the form.

If you do not get an email from the MQG for your site access within an week and a welcome email from Tacoma MQG, please email us at

Problems may arise on occasion in any setting that may require sensitive and impartial handling. If you have experienced a problem and need timely resolution, please e-mail

Next meeting - Thursday, December 20th - our annual holiday social and swap!

It’s that time of year again, get ready for our holiday social. This month please bring:

  • Your taco themed potluck item to share (more info on the Facebook page, but think shredded lettuce, cheese, diced onions, etc. and desserts are welcome too)

  • Your wrapped gift for your swap recipient

  • Check or cash for your $50 dues for 2019, you can also pay through PayPal

  • BOM in yellow and gray, see the tutorial

  • A donation for the birthday raffle if your birthday is in December

  • Your name tag

See you at 6:30pm at the ESB!

Join us in 2019!

Our guild enjoyed a great year filled with meetings, swaps, challenges, sew ins, socials, classes, speakers, and the ever lovely sew and tell projects each of you work so hard on. We love our warm atmosphere where everyone is welcome and every project, whether a mug rug or king sized quilt, is embraced. We look forward to more projects and time spent with our sewing friends in 2019.

Please renew your guild membership by the end of the month and complete a membership form. You can do so at our December meeting with cash or check, or online through PayPal with a small fee. See you in 2019!