February Meeting Recap

The Madison Modern Quilt Guild met on February 11th for general business and our usual sew and tell.

General Announcements

  • The Modern Stitching Affair has set its instructors and classes. There are still some openings for the September 29-October 2 retreat. Check out the website for further information: www.modernstitchingaffair.com
  • Trish was involved in a photo shoot for Project Quilting. Over 200 small rainbow quilts were fastened to the orchard fence, in the snow, and professionally photographed. They will be showing up soon on the website. As Trish said, A MOST Wisconsin kind of quilting!
  • The Sun Prairie Quilt Show is Sunday March 6-Tuesday March 8. Some of our members have entered quilts. This year for the first time there is a Modern Quilt Division.
  • The charity committee is in need of a chair. Please consider volunteering…you would have pretty free rein!  Email: madmodquiltguild@gmail.com for more information.

Sew and Tell

(Apologies for the poor quality of the photos, they were taken with a phone.)

Trish: had a “thread” mini

Trish Frankland
Trina: a hexi pin cushion and a set of bags which didn’t get photographed.

Wendy: a queen sized top made from fabric donated by Amy at the last meeting

Celeste: a trio of long wall hangings

David: Showed the drawings that he makes and then turns into quilts

Cheryl: Just when you think you have seen it all! She made a tuffet from all minky fabric.

Jenny: Using the December block lotto blocks and a lot of creativity and some gray fabric!

Amy: made a 6″ mini of over 200 pieces which will be at the Sun Prairie show

Trudy: Used a collection of fabrics and blocks in quilt one; quilt two was made of all the “lodge-y” fabric that she had collected for her sister.

Susan: showed a large paper pieced quilt which has been in numerous shows; and an art quilt which defies description.



Kristen: front and back of a quilt which was to be a Christmas gift but may make an appearance at the quilt show before it leaves town. She also restocked on zippers and made a triangular bag.  She also finished her paper pieced quilt!


Linda: Is taking an online class Angled from Rachel at Stitched in Color. This is the first class project…equilateral triangles