Sign-up for the February meeting is live. Click here. “100 Tips and Tricks” by Cheryl Schenck You’re sure to pick up some great information in this fast- paced, fun lecture! From picking out fabric to burying thread ends, Cheryl will cover a wide range of subjects.
The block lotto for our February 14, 2019 meeting will be a whirlwind block. And the best part of this tutorial? It makes 2 blocks! So there isn’t really a background, because that fabric becomes the feature in the second block. Just pick two that work together 🙂 Use this tutorial from SewCanShe for the whirlwind block that will finish 12″ (12.5″ unfinished). And since Pantone just announced that the color of the year for […]
WE ARE $EW WORTH IT This lively program has lots of examples to help you understand the value of quilts and also your worth as a quilter. I discuss the fantastic tools Sam Hunter has developed with her We Are $ew Worth It campaign, but also what to expect when getting a quilt appraised professionally, and the importance of documenting your quilts to leave a legacy. Presented by Trisha Frankland Sign-up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0A48AAA82FA4F49-january
At the December meeting extravaganza we decided to extend the block lotto for another month. That means you still have a little time to try out the Vector block! Check out all the details on the Dec block lotto post – the only thing that has changed is the deadline date, which is now the January 10, 2019 meeting. See you then!
Hello Mad Mod! Some exciting opportunities are arranged for us to sew together and build our community in the New Year. Tracy has set up sew days at Blue Bar Quilts, Quintessential Quilts Madison East, and Electric Needle. Sign up using the links below. A valid email is required to sign up. When you sign up, you will receive a confirmation email. Inside this email is a link in case you need to change or […]
November 2018 Meeting notes We hope that the change in weather has given you the opportunity to do some sewing in front of the fireplace with a warm beverage at your side. Our November meeting included 43 current members and 2 guests. We love seeing familiar faces and welcoming new ones to our community. Announcements: ~Gael and Dayna enjoyed the Market and Gael updated us on some of the great finds she will be bringing […]
This month I’m using a less complex paper-pieced pattern that can be found on the Modern Quilt Guild website – you’ll need to log in as a member to access the Vector pattern found here. (If you have problems with national site login, contact treasurer Catherine Van Hove) While you’re on the MQG site, poke around a little bit: There are some amazing resources on the national site, and you’ve already paid for access to them! […]
Hello MMQG! Fact: Membership is growing by leaps and bounds because you’re all so fun and talented! We currently have 89 members and our meeting room at Blue Bar Quilts accommodates 59. WOW! To address our growing membership and current space constraints, all members were invited to attend a workshop on October 25. Member Wendy Franczak and her coworker Jill List lead the group through a consensus workshop attended by 17 of our 89 members. Some data: […]
HAPPY FALL EVERYONE!! For those of you that participate in the Halloween festivities, we hope you are all geared up for face painting, crazy costumes and LOTS of sugar. Here is the recap of the October 2018 Meeting: We were surrounded by 42 friends, with 2 guests in attendance. Eileen was the winner of our wonderful Halloween Theme block lotto. We can’t wait to see what she makes with all the wonderful blocks. Next […]
You don’t think I’m just forcing you to make blocks I love, do you??!? Because this month we’re all going to make CHICKENS!! I saw this block posted on Quilty Love and I kinda lost my mind. I knew it would be so much fun in a mix of styles and fabrics. Here’s the tutorial to use for the blocks. It’s not a square – it ends up 7″ x 8″ unfinished. Low-volume fabric (print or solid, […]