December 2016 Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who has made 2016 a wonderful year to be in the Madison Modern Quilt Guild.  Seeing all your inspiring work and hearing your stories has been incredibly inspiring to us all.

We’re quickly approaching 2017 which means dues are DUE!  Ways to pay:

  • Paypal: Log in to your account, choose Pay for Goods or Services, enter the email address and send $26.10 – this includes processing fees.
  • Money Link via UW Credit Union: Send an email to requesting a Money Link transfer and include the name & email address as it appears on your bank account. We will reply with payment details and an ACH transfer of $25 will be initiated from your account to the Mad Mod UW Credit Union account.
  • Check: $25 made payable to Mad Mod Quilt Guild can be paid in person at any meeting to our treasurer Dayna Thwaits.

This was the last month with Megan as Secretary and Gael as Treasure.  Thank you so much for your work to make the Mad Mod Quilt Guild what it is today.  Margaret Basket was elected Secretary for 2017!  Congratulations Margaret and welcome aboard!

December’s meeting included a handmade ornament tutorial by Cheryl S. and Gael from Blue Bar Quilts was vending.

Natalie S. collected and showed us the blocks she and members made for the MQG charity quilt that will display at QuiltCON in February 2017. The theme is “sCaLe” and our quilt is composed of many stars of various sizes. After QuiltCON the makers of the quilt will pick the charity of their choice and donate it.

Sew and Tell:

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What to expect at the January meeting:

Show and Tell:  In addition to whatever else you’ve finished, bring the first quilt you’ve ever made!  (the focus will be on new and beginning quilters).
Charity: Bring kennel quilts/pet blankets completed for a charity donation. Sizes are: 12” x 18” OR 18” x 24”. Completed quilts should be quilted with the front, back and batting. This is a perfect project to practice machine quilting. Quilts will be collected b  Maday, the chair of the charity committee.

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