Meeting Minutes – August 2022

Project Linus is still looking for a chapter coordinator. They are also looking for volunteers to help out at their booth during the Great Wisconsin Quilt Show.  The Great WI Quilt Show is scheduled for in-person activities in September. Registration is open now for classes. We will not have a September meeting, allowing members to focus on Great WI Quilt Show activities instead.  Wendy A. was the block lotto winner. The next block lotto will […]

Meeting Minutes – July 2022

This month we had an all virtual meeting, but we will be returning to hybrid format for future meetings. Dustin reported that $150 was donated to the Modern Quilt Guild in memory of a local quilter. Modern Quilt Guild sent it to our chapter to use for a charitable purpose. After discussion at the June meeting, the funds have been allocated to paying for quilting for any quilts that will be donated to the GSAFE […]

Meeting Minutes – June 2022

We gathered in the Blue Bar Quilts parking lot for a quilt guild trunk show! Members brought a few of their favorite quilts to share with the group. The weather was perfect and we enjoyed seeing everyone’s different quilting styles. Block Lotto: The winner of rainbow log cabin blocks was Jen Keeley! Ellen showed examples of the July blocks, a stars and stripes block combo. Project Linus: Eileen shared that the local chapter of Project […]

Meeting Minutes – May 2022

This meeting was moved to an all-virtual meeting because of COVID in the officer team and increasing case rates in Dane County. We’ll continue to monitor and adjust throughout the year.  Project Linus has lots of inventory to cover summer blanket needs. Block Lotto: 9 people made tulips for May. Winner is Eileen Kellor! June block lotto will be low volume + rainbow log cabin. Check the website for Ellen’s instructions about the specific color […]

Meeting Minutes: April 2022

April 14, 2022 It was our first hybrid meeting! It was great to reconnect with people in person and continue to offer a virtual option as well. Thanks to everyone for your patience as we learned how to navigate the technology. Marian shared an update on the postcard swap. The guild in Texas is still recruiting participants. Anticipate more info about the swap in late May or early June. Project Linus is looking for a […]

March 2022 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: March 10, 2022 We will be back in person at Blue Bar Quilts next month (April). Dustin will share updates with the group about meeting capacity.  Project Linus continues to accept donations, and is especially in need of no-sew fleece blankets. This is a great project for kids, scout groups, classes, etc.  Block Lotto: Ellen Sweeney won the shamrocks! For April, the block lotto block will be a blue and yellow block by […]

February 2022 Meeting Minutes

Block Lotto: 37 quilters submitted heart blocks for the February block lotto. Bill Hoernke is the lucky winner! Dustin reminded the group that you don’t have to be present to win block lotto. Ellen announced that next month’s block is a green clover to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  Project Linus will be hosting a virtual blanket making day on February 19 from 10 am – 4 pm on Zoom. Email projectlinusmadison@gmail.com for the Zoom link. […]

January 2022 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: January 13, 2022 Announcements: Members can still join. Send dues to Valerie Mau (check) or pay via PayPal. The changeover to the new treasurer Tara Curtis will happen next month.  Bee Sign Up: To follow up on Val and Tracy’s presentation from December, Marian and Tracy are coordinating bee sign up to match up quilters who want to join a bee. A sewing bee is a small group of people who help each […]

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 […]

July 2018 Meeting Recap

We hope your summer has been heavy on crafting time, umbrella filled drinks and light on mosquito bites!   We had a wonderful turn out for our July meeting.  We had 39 active members and 13 guests.  Wow, it is really great to see so many familiar faces laughing and sharing with so many new faces.   Here is your recap of the July MMQG Meeting: Wendy F. announced that there will be a special […]