Here comes the Sun!

So last month’s block lotto was berry, berry successful! By the time all was said and done we had 59 blocks, and the winner was Betty Slinger. Congrats Betty. We can’t wait to see how you jam these all together into a quilt! This month we are going to pay homage to summer again, with one of the favorite flowers of the season, the sunflower! We are going to keep things scrappy again this month, […]

June 2021 Meeting Minutes

Friday Night Sewing (Emily F): 6pm to Whenever, see Facebook for event info; link & password are always the same In-Person Hand-Sewing at Parks (Marian & Brianna): Once per Month Undercover Mat Sew-a-Long (Marian): Monday Nights: Week 1: Pockets Week 2: Quilting the Mat (Okay to join and do anything, or not join meetings but post pictures) Upcoming Meetings: July: Color Theory & Pattern Mixing with Dustin S. August: All Hands On Deck with Brianna […]

May 2021 Meeting Minutes

New Members: Jennifer, Sandy, Lorna Friday Night Sewing: Every week at 6pm on Zoom. Link is always the same June: Brain from GSAFE-2021 Auction & Tara sewing with rainbows –Send Tara photos or links to photos of working with rainbows July: Dustin: Color Theory & Pattern Mixing August: TBD September: Likely cancelled due to Expo Project Linus w/Eileen: Distribution increasing again MiniMod Blocks w/Marian: #minimodswap. Upcoming Zoom sewing session to make something with the blocks. If […]

A Berry Good Idea!

Summer is here and it’s time for shorts, sunscreen and STRAWBERRIES!!! This time of year offers many wonderful things, but one of my favorites has to be fresh picked strawberries. I think they might also be one of Marian Stimson’s favorites too, because she sent me a link to a berry fun pattern! It’s a quilt designed by Elizabeth Hartman and the pattern can be downloaded for free on the Robert Kaufman site here. The […]

April 2021 Meeting Recap

New Members! Welcome, Misty, Betty, Becky, and Jeri Join Facebook Group: Find Madison Modern Quilt Guild AND answer the questions. Weekly Sew Night every Friday Night 6pm until whenever. May Meeting: Sarah Ruiz: Inspiration & Design (@Saroy on Instagram) June: Brian from GSAFE: 2021 Quilt Auction Fundraiser and about GSAFE; Tara will show and discuss sewing with rainbows. Send Tara photos of rainbow quilts for a slideshow! July: Dustin Struckmeyer: Sewing with prints & colors […]

March 2021 Meeting Recap

Be Sewcial! Friday Night Sewing is still every week, hosted by Mad Mod Member Emily F. 6pm-whenever. Zoom link is on Facebook and never changes. All sewists are welcome. Berene Campbell spoke to the group all the way from Canada about the Mini-Mod Block Swap (Organized by Brianna & Marian). Please check Berene out at @happysewlucky on Instagram and her website happysewlucky.com. More info from Brianna and Marian: E-mail with details will go out 13-Mar, […]

January 2021 Meeting Minutes

MadMod Quilt Guild Meeting Minutes: 14-JAN-2021 Mad Mod Members are automatically registered members of the National Modern Quilt Guild. To login, visit https://www.themodernquiltguild.com/. Your login is the email you used to join Mad Mod. If you haven’t set up your password yet, you can do that when you login the first time. Mad Mod Quilt Guild Membership Renewal: Dues: $46.50 by PayPal or $45 by Check. Email madmodquiltguild at gmail dot com for mailing address. […]

December 2020 Meeting Minutes

Visitors: Judy Brown, Ash Collins, Katherine Riphahn Find us on Facebook: Madison Modern Quilt Guild Friday night sewing with Emily Forscher. Link is on Facebook, always the sameDues: $ 46.50 via PayPal to madmodquiltguild@gmail.com (make sure to state your name and email address in the notes) $45 via check, mailed to Valerie Mau (email for her address). Upcoming Meetings: January: Annual Meeting-Review Proposed Bylaw changes–Values & Inclusion–Contingency Planning–Junior MembershipVoting will be via a Google form […]

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things!

Using the instructions on Sew Fresh Quilts, we will be making the Winter Mittens block for our January Block Lotto drawing. For the background please use a white on white print fabric such as the Better Basics Tiny Houndstooth White available at Blue Bar Quilts, or our friends at The Electric Needle also have this Mini Madness Hashmark – White on White print. Either would be perfect for this block! The mittens themselves can be […]