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 […]

March 2019 Meeting Recap

It’s official…. spring is here.  We hope that you have spent some time soaking up the sunshine.  Let’s face it, the bugs are on their way and we will soon be complaining about the humidity.  So, enjoy these lovely weeks while they last. Here is a recap of what you may have missed, or need help remembering, from our March meeting. ANNOUNCEMENTS: *Tracy announced that she will be setting up 6 more sew dates for […]

February 2019 Meeting Recap

HAPPY ALMOST SPRING EVERYONE!!   For those of you that could use the reminder… clocks move forward this weekend, so that is 1 less hour of sewing you will be able to cram in this Sunday. Here is the recap of the February 2019 Meeting: We were surrounded by 41 friends, with 6 guests in attendance.  Cathy was the winner of our wonderful block lotto.   We can’t wait to see what she makes with […]

Make Art, Build Community, Sew Together!

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 […]

September 2018 Meeting Recap

Happy Fall Everyone! We had a full house for our September meeting.  We had 53 active members and 10 guests.  Wow, we are busting at the seams.  Please consider signing up to help us discuss our MMQG space concerns.  We have a wonderful growing community, we need your help in making sure that we have the space to accommodate everyone without getting into trouble with the fire marshal.  Please sign up here to attend our meeting […]

October block lotto – Halloween

It was recommended that since this will be our October 11 meeting, perhaps the next block lotto theme should be Halloween. And who am I to deny your use of happy skulls? Well, I won’t! Make any block, in any colors. Just so long as it feels like Halloween, and it it’s a 12″ block (12.5″ unfinished). Show me your best spooky! For every block you bring, you’ll get one entry to win the whole lot […]

August 2018 Meeting Recap

Hey Gang! Our beloved secretary Dana was absent this month but we still have some highlights for you. Lorraine Torrence talked to us about Design Essentials.  Lorraine taught us that color gets all the credit but value does all the work. If you want to learn more about design essentials Lorraine hosts classes locally that come highly recommended and you can buy her book.  Visit her website for more information. Like always we had a robust FREEBIE […]

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 you need help with construction. Reminder:  The Quilt Expo submission deadline is June 30th. There is a new vendor policy […]