August Meeting Recap

The Madison Modern Quilt Guild met on August 13th for general business and our usual sew and tell.

Upcoming Events 

  • Scrap Swap @ the September Meeting!
    • Please bring a quart-sized bag of scraps to the September meeting if you wish to participate.
    • We will be drawing names to determine swap partners; you will bring home your swap partners’ scraps and create something awesome with them (mini-quilt, pouch, bag, pillow, etc.)
    • You have two months to make a gift for your partner. Bring your finished gift to the November meeting!
  • MMQG First Annual Sewing Retreat
    • Friday, October 23rd through Sunday, October 25th at the Jones Mansion in Mineral Point, WI.
  • Quilt Expo
    • September 10-12th at the Alliant Energy Center.
    • Please come out to shop, be inspired, learn something new and support our guild members who are showing quilts or are teaching classes.
  • Quilt Show at Alicia Ashman Library
    • Running now through October.
    • Thank you for all the volunteers who displayed and hung quilts!
    • Please support our guild by visiting the show and bringing your friends!

Sew and Tell 

Lori M. showed a Dresden neighborhood wall quilt taught by Kim Lapacek at Millhouse Quilts as well as a half-square triangle quilt that was a block-lotto win.


Amy P. showed a scrappy quilt from her UFO pile. It was quilted on her “rinky dink” sewing machine.


Gloria displayed her reversible tote bag and a tuffet with French fabric


Amy A. has made a plethora of beach hats! She refined her pattern with each hat for the perfect fit for reading at the beach.


Debbie showed a modern quilt top with inset triangles of her own design (after she was led astray by the pattern designer!).


Sue showed her Goody-goody binding bag.


Lori B. showed her pinwheel quilt with prairie points on the binding and a tote bag.


Trish showed off her latest Project Quilting finish, which was a log cabin design in red. She also showed an online mystery quilt with skulls, quilted by Stitchlilly. Trish will be teaching a class; Sam Hunter’s  ‘Birch Bark’ Pattern at Millhouse Fabrics on Saturday September 19th!


Cheryl showed off her latest (Silk!) tuffet and a T-shirt quilt.