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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

June 2021 Meeting Minutes

Friday Night Sewing (Emily F): 6pm to Whenever, see Facebook for event info; link & password are always the same In-Person Hand-Sewing at Parks (Marian & Brianna): Once per Month Undercover Mat Sew-a-Long (Marian): Monday Nights: Week 1: Pockets Week 2: Quilting the Mat (Okay to join and do anything, or not join meetings but post pictures) Upcoming Meetings: July: Color Theory & Pattern Mixing with Dustin S. August: All Hands On Deck with Brianna […]

May 2021 Meeting Minutes

New Members: Jennifer, Sandy, Lorna Friday Night Sewing: Every week at 6pm on Zoom. Link is always the same June: Brain from GSAFE-2021 Auction & Tara sewing with rainbows –Send Tara photos or links to photos of working with rainbows July: Dustin: Color Theory & Pattern Mixing August: TBD September: Likely cancelled due to Expo Project Linus w/Eileen: Distribution increasing again MiniMod Blocks w/Marian: #minimodswap. Upcoming Zoom sewing session to make something with the blocks. If […]

WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO

Happy lack of Fall everyone! We hope that the onslaught of winter weather has forced you into your sewing cave and that you are already hibernating amongst your multiple UFOs. Sign up here for November’s Meeting on Thursday, November 14th. Our theme is “Explore Your Creativity!” headed by Briana Stapleton Welch. Brianna will facilitate various stations focused on different activities to explore creativity, inspired by different artists, writers and makers. Bring your curiosity. Plus we […]

April 2019 Meeting Recap

Happy Spring Mad Mod Guild! It’s hard to believe it, but I think we have finally reached Spring weather! We hope that your Easter (should you celebrate it) was full of chocolate and sugary treats. Here is what you missed from the April meeting: ~Thanks to our wonderful guest speaker, Natalie Santini, the Madison Modern Quilt Guild was able to purchase rotary cutters for every paid member. We started handing them out at the April […]

May block lotto – no-color free-form log cabin-ish

Welcome to the blog post for the next block lotto – it was supposed to be for April but I forgot, and I almost forgot again for May. But here it is! We’re doing no-color blocks this time, meaning black and white with no color. Gray is OK, but not brown. Also, be inspired by a log cabin block, but do whatever you want with that. It can be square or rectangle, it can be […]