Meeting Minutes – May 2022

This meeting was moved to an all-virtual meeting because of COVID in the officer team and increasing case rates in Dane County. We’ll continue to monitor and adjust throughout the year.  Project Linus has lots of inventory to cover summer blanket needs. Block Lotto: 9 people made tulips for May. Winner is Eileen Kellor! June block lotto will be low volume + rainbow log cabin. Check the website for Ellen’s instructions about the specific color […]

June: My Favorite Color (RAINBOW)

June is my favorite month! Not just because it is my birthday (June 17th! You can send me cards at 104 Elm… …. Haha, Just kidding!). June is my favorite month because the daylight is long, summer officially begins, …. And June is LGBTQ+ Awareness and Pride month, so that means: RAINBOWS! Rainbows Everywhere! (Rainbow Happy Dance!). In celebration of my favorite color (Rainbow), for June Block Lotto 2022 we will do a Rainbow Log […]

Meeting Minutes: April 2022

April 14, 2022 It was our first hybrid meeting! It was great to reconnect with people in person and continue to offer a virtual option as well. Thanks to everyone for your patience as we learned how to navigate the technology. Marian shared an update on the postcard swap. The guild in Texas is still recruiting participants. Anticipate more info about the swap in late May or early June. Project Linus is looking for a […]

May Flowers (MMQG Block Lotto May ‘22)

Spring is here! Despite the current weather not feeling Spring-like (chilly & rainy), we all know the cliche that gives us HOPE: April showers bring May flowers! Let’s plan on warmer days full of colorful flowers with this month’s block lotto: Tulip Quilt Block from Kristina at Center Street Quilts. Remember that one block = one entry! The Winner will be randomly selected at the May MMQG meeting. Here are the parameters for this block: […]

March 2022 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: March 10, 2022 We will be back in person at Blue Bar Quilts next month (April). Dustin will share updates with the group about meeting capacity.  Project Linus continues to accept donations, and is especially in need of no-sew fleece blankets. This is a great project for kids, scout groups, classes, etc.  Block Lotto: Ellen Sweeney won the shamrocks! For April, the block lotto block will be a blue and yellow block by […]

Quilters Stand For Ukraine (Block Lotto Fundraiser)

I know I am not alone when I say I am horrified about what is happening in Ukraine and I somehow want to help. Thank you to MMQG member Misty for sharing the link which will be our Block Lotto for this month. Pat Sloan has created this page with the free block pattern (Star Within a Star) and also has created a specific link for donations to UNICEF that will go directly to children […]

Feeling Lucky! March ‘22 Block Lotto

Hi MMQG Friends! It was so great to “see” a bunch of you via Zoom at the meeting last week. I’m excited for this month’s SHAMROCK BLOCK! We will be making this fabulous shamrock block designed by Kelli Fannin (instructions below). Parameters: Green Fabric for the shamrock Blue background fabric This was a super fun block to make. I once again used my Pilot Frixion ball Erasable pen (disappears when ironed) to mark the back […]

February 2022 Meeting Minutes

Block Lotto: 37 quilters submitted heart blocks for the February block lotto. Bill Hoernke is the lucky winner! Dustin reminded the group that you don’t have to be present to win block lotto. Ellen announced that next month’s block is a green clover to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.  Project Linus will be hosting a virtual blanket making day on February 19 from 10 am – 4 pm on Zoom. Email projectlinusmadison@gmail.com for the Zoom link. […]

January 2022 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date: January 13, 2022 Announcements: Members can still join. Send dues to Valerie Mau (check) or pay via PayPal. The changeover to the new treasurer Tara Curtis will happen next month.  Bee Sign Up: To follow up on Val and Tracy’s presentation from December, Marian and Tracy are coordinating bee sign up to match up quilters who want to join a bee. A sewing bee is a small group of people who help each […]

An Egg-cellent Block Lotto!

Well November is here, and it’s time once again for the always popular chicken block lotto. This has become a tradition for the Mad Mod Quilt Guild, and it always brings out the competitive nature in many of our members! Originally posted on Quilty Love , It was designed by Vicki at Sew Inspired and there is a free tutorial from the designers website. You can find the tutorial HERE. It’s important to note that this block ends up 7″ x […]