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 […]

It’s BL-OCTOBER Lotto!

Hi Friends! Thanks for hanging with me during these strangest of days. I have put together a block lotto for October! Included is an instruction sheet for what I hope is a fast fun block for you. Additionally, please get scrappy with this one. As the sheet explains, I chose the size to help you use up any jelly roll leftovers along with other things in your stash. Once you have made your block or […]

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 […]