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August block lotto – In the neighborhood

Let’s celebrate the amazing MMQG community we’ve built – with a block lotto full of houses for the August 9, 2018 meeting! Build whatever kind of house you want. Make it simple or complex. Realistic or whimsical. It can look like your house, or your fantasy house, or just some random house. Wonky or precise. […]

June 2018 Meeting Recap

Happy Summer Everyone! Here’s what happened at the June MMQG Meeting: For the members participating in the post card swap, Dayna and Gail provided samples and spoke of different techniques and interfacing they like.  They both mentioned “stiff stuff” which can be found at your local quilt shop.  There are lots of tutorials online if […]

July block lotto – pineapple at the pool

This month for block lotto I’m offering a bit of a freedom, with just a few rules. Let’s make pineapple blocks! I’m not going to give you a pattern or even a tutorial – there are a million of them out there, so warm up your Googler. Make any of the variations or versions – just […]

Mad Mod Quilt Guild 2018 Sewing Retreat – You going?

Hello Mad Mod Quilters! How would you like to spend a whole weekend with your fellow quilt guild peeps? Get away from it all and meet up at the Jones Mansion in Mineral Point Wisconsin for our second guild sewing retreat.  Check out all the fun we had last time! September 27 – 30, 2018 Arrivals […]

May 2018 Meeting Recap

Happy Spring everyone!   Here’s what you missed at the May MMQG Meeting: There are some exciting things happening in our community. First, hopefully you have seen the email from our President, Dayna.  If not, here is a recap: We are doing a 3-way modern quilted postcard swap with the Denver Metro MQG and the […]

April block lotto – candy bento box

Here are the instructions for the block lotto for our April 12, 2018 meeting. I changed my mind slightly on the color palette – let’s not use white, and instead mix these spring pastels with CHOCOLATE!   The block instructions can be found here. Don’t sew the quadrants together, though – let’s leave them in […]

March 2018 block lotto

Thanks for your patience in the delay posting this – finally, here are the block lotto instructions for the March 8, 2018 meeting. This month we’re going with a super-simple and strip-friendly block. March 2018 green square block Here’s the basic info: BLUE fabric: need one 2.5” x 2.5” square (any shade or print of […]

November 2017 Meeting Recap

Hello Mad Mod Quilters! For the full review of the November meeting, please read the meeting minutes. Here are the highlights: Most important:  Have the following ready for the December 14 meeting: 1.Trish is leading us through a mystery stitchy project. Your supply list: a needle fun thread – the more fun thread the more […]

Zippy Pouch Swap – Dec Meeting

We are going to swap zippy pouches at the December MMQG meeting (14Dec2017)! How it works Make a zippy pouch Fill it with goodies (value no more that $25) Here are some filler ideas (but you do you): Make a small needle/pin case Make a small pin cushion Your favorite notion A fat quarter that […]

October 2018 Meeting Recap

Hey Mad Mod-ers!  Here is what you missed at our October meeting. Jeff Caplan from CraftOptics visited us this month.  CraftOptics makes precision magnification and lighting for artists, craftsmen, and anyone doing fine detail work. These glasses are great for detail work and help your posture so you can sew longer! There is a 100% money […]

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