December 2016 Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who has made 2016 a wonderful year to be in the Madison Modern Quilt Guild.  Seeing all your inspiring work and hearing your stories has been incredibly inspiring to us all. We’re quickly approaching 2017 which means dues are DUE!  Ways to pay: Paypal: Log in to your account, choose Pay for Goods or Services, enter the email address and send $26.10 – this includes processing fees. Money Link via UW […]

November 2016 Meeting Recap

The November Mad Mod meeting was held the 10th. There were 45 people in attendance; 16 were visitors!!!! (Two of whom joined after the meeting) Natalie, chair of the MQG Charity Quilt Challenge, discussed what is ahead and asked for the committee to meet briefly after the general meeting.  The finished quilt is to be mailed early in February. Wendy talked about the Mad Mod  survey which was conducted earlier in the fall.  There was […]

October Meeting

The Mad Mod October meeting was October 13, 2016.  There were 45 people present (every last chair that we could find was used!) and 7 of those were guests.   Gael discussed the status of her ‘coming soon’ quilt shop, Blue Bar Quilts.  Construction is poised to begin as soon as the endless details are ironed out and the papers signed.   Wendy talked about her Modern Stitchers Affair which was held in September.  It […]

The October meeting is almost here!

Tomorrow might is our October meeting.  Please remember to bring: Your special name tag Show and tell Projects made with fabric selvages Anything made in conjunction with the Modern Stitching Affair Donations of sewing related items for the Free Table   Cheryl will be discussing sewing with fabric selvages. We will get the scoop on The Modern Stitching Affair and see some goodies.  It looked like sooo much fun!!!!   There will be extra Michael […]

September meeting

The September meeting is just a memory… lost in the whirlwind that is The Quilt Expo! It was such fun to see the quilts by our members, members vending, members volunteering and even…..YES! Members shopping! Some of us were left with the feeling that we should get our act together and submit a quilt next year; some of us were left with the feeling that we would never be good enough.  Possibly we were all […]

August Meeting

August 11, 2016 the Madison Modern Quilt Guild met at HyVee on Whitney Way. Announcements included a view of the two quilt tops completed at a July sewing day for #Pulse.  Gloria, Catherine, Amy P., Linda, Tracy, Lori M., Shara and Cheryl spent the afternoon piecing rainbow hearts.. Following the Sew Day, Gael basted the quilts, Lori M. quilted them, Diana made the labels.  Trudy and Amy A. took them home from the meeting to […]

#Pulse Sew Day

There were six members of Mad Mod who took most of a Sunday to gather and sew two quilts to donate to the Orlando MQG’s drive for #Pulse. The tops are pieced and ready for basting and quilting. Lori has volunteered to quilt them but they need to be basted; Linda is doing one but would prefer to not do both if possible! Contact her if you can take one….please?!?!? We had a great time […]

June 2016 Meeting Recap

Welcome to another meeting recap!  This one is for June 2016. The full meeting minutes are archived on Facebook as well as on the “Meetings” tab. Here are the highlights… Charity quilt project for Quilt Con in Savanah If you are interested in participating please email Guild sign up is due by July 30th and the finished quilt needs to be submitted by February 3rd 2017 All the details for the project can be […]

May 2016 Meeting Recap

Did you miss the Madison Modern Quilt Guild May meeting or did you attend and want to relive the magic?  Well here goes! Read our: May 2016 Mad Mod Quilt Guild Meeting Minutes (PDF, 470KB) Highlights include: Guest Speaker Judy Gauthier, Author, Fabric Designer and Local Quilt Shop Owner spoke to use about her new book “Quilts for Scrap Lovers.”  She showed us quilts and techniques from her book as well as sold copies, templates and fabric!  It […]