Quilts visit first grade

Earlier this month, I made a quilt presentation to four first grade classrooms at Mendota Elementary.  It was lots of fun and the kids were delightful.  They have been studying quilting from the art AND math perspective and were most attentive.  Later this winter we hope to do some kind of project where each child can make some type of quilt block….anyone interested in assisting? This was the quietest school I’ve ever been in before! […]

Quilt Show Ending Soon

Good Afternoon Modern Quilters and Modern Quilt Appreciators! Our Winter 2013 Quilt Show is coming to an end December 4th. Please come to the library at 10am to retrieve your quilt(s).  If you are unable to attend, please make other arrangements for your quilt to be picked up at that time.  Thank you to all who made this a successful show! View Larger Map


A few things: It seems everyone has a lot going on right now so the block for the December Block Lotto will be put on hold. You will have until the January meeting to make these lotto blocks. I’m hoping the turn out is spectacular! The meeting this Thursday, December 12th, will be informal. You are welcome to bring an appetizer or treat but please try to keep them as un-messy as possible. We don’t […]

December Block Lotto

Hello! For December’s block we are going to try some paper foundation piecing! The color inspiration: Icy blues and aqua with light grey as the back ground color (a good example is Kona Ash if you’ve got it). I even added a few dark blue-greens and navy. The pattern is called Icky Thump by Julie at 627Handworks and you can get that for free RIGHT HERE.   A few guidelines You will make four of these […]

MadMod Membership Dues are Due!

Madison Modern Quilt Guild will become an official chapter of The Modern Quilt Guild as of January 1, 2014 and that means we need to start collecting annual dues from our membership.  We will start accepting dues at our meeting this Thursday, November 14.  Please bring either a check made out to Mad Mod Quilt Guild or cash, we will also collect at the December meeting.  If you can’t make either meeting you can mail […]

Mug Rug Swap!!!

Hi All! For our winter challenge we will be partnering up with another guild member and swapping mug rugs! Don’t know what a mug rug is? Well take a gander at some of these beauties for inspiration. Here’s how it’s going to go: Write your name on an index or recipe card, followed by your interests, likes, dislikes, etcetera. We all know you like quilting but do you like coffee? Tea? Wine? Let ’em know. […]