May 2020 Meeting Recap

Welcome Kathleen Martin back to the group! Weekly late night sewing parties are still going on over Zoom! Hand sewing Happy Hour has been set for June. Project Linus is still on hiatus, however NICU blankets are needed. Block Lotto: Our Tulip Winner was Val Mau! Hot and Cold is the block for next month. Lecture: Leah Evans presented “Quilting Land and Water.” Show and Tell

April 2020 Meeting Recap

March 2020 Meeting was cancelled due to the Wisconsin Stay at Home Order. April is our first meeting over Zoom. Facemask Posts in the Facebook Group: We removed several posts pertaining to facemasks and may do that again. Posts related to facemasks tend to take over groups. We also received numerous people wanting to join the group simply for the purpose of making masks. We would like to see the Facebook group remain our way […]

February 2020 Meeting Recap

Welcome New Member Rebecca Swank! Project LinusNow able to support the Pediatric Congenital Heart Disorder organizationRecent sew day at Electric Needed produced 32 NICU blanketsBlock LottoWinner of a lap sized quilt’s worth of X’s & O’s: Tara Curtis!March Block Lotto: Flying gees with dark background. Check out the blog post here for instructions. Local & National Speakers Contact Tara with suggestions of 1) Guild members who can teach a skill 2) Local instructors and 3) Topics you […]

June 2020 Meeting Recap

Madison Modern Quilt Guild June 2020 Meeting Welcome – We will most likely be a small group tonight. I just want to share some information about where we’re headed this year as a Guild that isn’t able to meet in person and where my limitations are as a leader in quarantine. Programming – Social sewing will still be happening, albeit over Zoom!  ***Emily Forscher is hosting weekly Late Nite Sewing Parties on Friday nights, 6pm-whenever.  […]

Running Hot and Cold!

Hello fellow quilters! As if things weren’t crazy enough, the weather has me running around in circles. I took my dogs for a walk the other day, and it felt kind of cool out. By the time I got home though, I had my sweatshirt around my waist and had seriously asked myself if my underwear could pass for shorts at the turn for home. For the record, they cannot. My tulips though have been […]

I can’t wait for May!

April showers, bring May flowers, but I live in Wisconsin, so I’ll be blunt. I need flowers and I want them now! Spring is such a wonderful season, and although our winter wasn’t too bad, I’m happy to have a little more sun at the end of my day, a lighter jacket and what I hope will soon be tulips and daffodils poking out of my flower beds. This hope and day dreams of the […]

January 2020 Meeting Recap

January 09, 2020 Minutes of the Madison Modern Quilt Guild Meeting New Announcements Format Due to meeting time constraints, members need to email the guild and request time for an announcement. Other announcements may be made at the end of the meeting if there is time Visitors We had three visitors! One local, two from the Fox Valley Dues $45 is due now.  Pay by cash or check at the February meeting. After the February […]

Announcing the New Officers

Democracy is alive and well in our MadMod community. During our November 14th meeting we voted in our new officers. Please welcome the following individuals: President: Tara Curtis Vice President: Tiffany Grayson Treasurer: Valerie Mau Secretary: Elaine Morrison Web content: Bridget Vian Event Chair: Brianna Stapleton Welch Event Planner: Tracy Rucka Thank you everyone for volunteering to make our community fun and engaging.

WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO

Happy lack of Fall everyone! We hope that the onslaught of winter weather has forced you into your sewing cave and that you are already hibernating amongst your multiple UFOs. Sign up here for November’s Meeting on Thursday, November 14th. Our theme is “Explore Your Creativity!” headed by Briana Stapleton Welch. Brianna will facilitate various stations focused on different activities to explore creativity, inspired by different artists, writers and makers. Bring your curiosity. Plus we […]

April 2019 Meeting Recap

Happy Spring Mad Mod Guild! It’s hard to believe it, but I think we have finally reached Spring weather! We hope that your Easter (should you celebrate it) was full of chocolate and sugary treats. Here is what you missed from the April meeting: ~Thanks to our wonderful guest speaker, Natalie Santini, the Madison Modern Quilt Guild was able to purchase rotary cutters for every paid member. We started handing them out at the April […]