April 2021 Meeting Recap

New Members! Welcome, Misty, Betty, Becky, and Jeri

Join Facebook Group: Find Madison Modern Quilt Guild AND answer the questions.

Weekly Sew Night every Friday Night 6pm until whenever.

May Meeting: Sarah Ruiz: Inspiration & Design (@Saroy on Instagram)

June: Brian from GSAFE: 2021 Quilt Auction Fundraiser and about GSAFE; Tara will show and discuss sewing with rainbows. Send Tara photos of rainbow quilts for a slideshow!

July: Dustin Struckmeyer: Sewing with prints & colors

Eileen Kellor/Project Linus local coordinator: 

More locations accepting donations again, Looking for storage space for fabric that has been donated, Quilt-a-long/knit-a-long/crochet-a-long: $15; 8 weeks; part of donation allocated to chapter for fundraising

Brianna & Marian/Swap Coordinators for Mini-Block Swap:

Groups have been assigned, Fabric packs available at Blue Bar Quilts (cool or warm, fat eighths or fat quarters)

Cathy Birkholz: 

Prairie Heritage Quilt Challenge “My State Fair”: Challenge fabric packs still available, WI State Fair also has a guild competition; list the guild on your entry; $100 to top guild, Sewn bags needed for a charity to transport equipment: Contact Cathy to share advice (Additional details on Facebook)

Block Lotto: 20 blocks, 7 participants and our winner is Sue Faris. Generally: Please do not accept a second set of blocks until you have sewn your first set together

Demonstration of Foundation Paper Piecing by Tara Curtis

Marian can teach us how to face a quilt (instead of binding)

Additional Idea: Fun finds for sewing from the hardware store