January 2020 Meeting Recap

January 09, 2020 Minutes of the Madison Modern Quilt Guild Meeting

New Announcements Format

Due to meeting time constraints, members need to email the guild and request time for an announcement. Other announcements may be made at the end of the meeting if there is time


We had three visitors! One local, two from the Fox Valley


$45 is due now.  Pay by cash or check at the February meeting. After the February meeting we will be updating the roster and removing those that have not paid, both for our chapter and at National.

Via PayPal ($45 dues+$1.50 fee=$46.50) MadModQuiltGuild@gmail.com

December Fundraiser

The 2019 fundraiser was as lucrative as the 2018 fundraiser, with proceeds of more than $1000 for MMQG activities and expenses. Thank you for your feedback and ideas – we tried to incorporate new lessons and we are very happy with the result!

Hand-Sewing Happy Hour: Brianna Stapleton-Welch

Come hang out and work on hand-projects (EPP, binding, hand sew, knit, crochet, etc) while socializing!

February 26, 6-8pm at Barriques-Middleton (free plus purchase snacks/drinks)

April 7, 6-8pm at Delta Beer Lab (free plus bring your own food, beverages for purchase)

Sign up on the web page: https://www.madmodquiltguild.com/sign-ups/

Sewing Days: Tracy Rucka

Bring your machine and projects to work on while socializing!

February 15, 10am-4pm at Quintessential Quilts-East Side (free)

March 1, 10am-4pm at Electric Needle ($5)

April 10, 10:30am-6pm at Electric Needle ($5)

May 30, 10am-4pm at Quintessential Quilts-East Side (free)

Sign up on the web page: https://www.madmodquiltguild.com/sign-ups/

Block Lotto: Dustin Struckmeyer

Twenty-one members submitted half square triangles using Pantone’s color of the year, but only one walked away a champion. That winner was Marian Stimson.

February: The Block Lotto for the month of love is a combo of X and O blocks. Find the tutorial here!

Speaker: Klaudeen Hanson, Hand Quilting Styles in Amish Quilts

Additional Announcements: 

Charity Quilt: Be sure to sign the label for the charity quilt if you made a “me” block

Project Linus: Blue Bar Quilts on February 22, 10am