I Can Do The Splits! Can you?

One of the great joys of quilting is pulling together a color palette for your next project, and we all have our favorites that maybe we fall back on too easily. One of the easiest ways to start to mix colors together is to use its compliment. For any color, the complimentary color is it’s opposite on the color wheel; red and green, yellow and violet, blue and orange are all complimentary color combinations. Sometimes […]

More Scrappy Improv!

Whoooosh! There went July, and here we are ready for the August Block Lotto. This month we are continuing with another little scrappy, improv block. I took inspiration for this month block lotto from the Emerald Coast Modern Quilt Guild who did a similar block lotto a little more than a year ago.  I am tweaking their version (they used 4-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ squares and only pink scraps) for our guild in the hopes that […]

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 […]

January 2019 Meeting Recap

(December 2018 was the MMQG Extravagant fundraiser, so we were having too much fun to take notes. Thank you to Brianna Stapleton Welch for the Jan recap and to Trudy Brule for the photos!) Welcome to a new year of sewing, quilting, and building community! There were 52 members and 4 guests at the January meeting. Announcements Feb 2019 Meeting: Cheryl Schenck will present 101 Sewing and Quilting Tips and Tricks. Whether you’re new to […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 2018 Meeting Recap

Happy Spring everyone!   Here’s what you missed at the May MMQG Meeting: There are some exciting things happening in our community. First, hopefully you have seen the email from our President, Dayna.  If not, here is a recap: We are doing a 3-way modern quilted postcard swap with the Denver Metro MQG and the Salt Lake MQG.     In short, you will make and send 2 postcards and receive 2 postcards. You can […]