May Meeting

The day has finally arrived…..Thursday we will be having our first meeting at the brand new Blue Bar Quilts!!!!  Please join us for this festive occasion!  6333 University, Middleton, 6:30. Remember all the usual items: name-tag, charity donations, show and tell, free table donations….PLUS a shopping list for all the wonderful new fabric!!!!

April 2017 Meeting Recap

VERY IMPORTANT notice about the May meeting: Join us at 6:30 p.m. on May 11 for the next MMQG meeting at Blue Bar Quilts (6333 University Ave, Middleton, WI 53562). Blue Bar Quilts will officially open for business on April 24.  Yep, this was our last meeting at the Hyvee on Whitney Way. So long, Hyvee…thanks for the space and the memories! Check out the detailed minutes from the meeting on the Meetings page. The charity quilt was […]

March 2017 Meeting Recap

Hello and welcome to the March 2017 Madison Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Recap. Please read on if you’d like to relive the fun or see what you missed.  As always, the full meeting minutes can be found on the meetings tab of this blog. Challenge Quilts: This month, members shared their Pantone Color of the Year quilt challenge finishes:  Check it out: [slideshow_deploy id=’2368′]   Sun Prairie Quilt Show:  The Sun Prairie Quilt Show is March […]

We meet tomorrow!!!

Have you completed your “Greenery” quilt-project?  Keep working!  It will be fun to see what 33 of us did with that color! Wendy will be guiding us through the MQG website; there is so much there for us to use….our dues pay for this site! Remember to bring: Show and tell Greenery quilt charity donations name tag donations to free-table   See you soon!

February 2017 Meeting Recap

Hello and thank you for stopping by.  The February meeting was a particularly special treat and we covered a lot.  Please read on if you’d like to relive the fun or see what you missed.  As always, the full meeting minutes can be found on the meetings tab of this blog. Local Happenings: Blue Bar Quilts is on track to open this April.  You’re welcome to stop by and peek in the windows:  6333 University Ave. […]

It’s meeting time!

It is time for the February meeting, Thursday the 9th ,6;30 in the Whitney Way HyVee Community Room…..please join us for some quilting fun!   Our program will be a presentation by member David on his quilting process.  His quilts are fabulous and it is NO accident!   If you are interested in being part of the fabric “challenge” featuring the Color of the Year, Greenery, please sign up on the Facebook page.  You’ll be […]

Show us your sewing space | David Armour

Hello Mad Mod! We’re so excited to tell you that the super talented David Armour will be speaking at the February 9 meeting! What to expect from David: This presentation covers an overview of the design and construction process I use to make abstract, modern pieced quilts.  These techniques allow me to come up with unlimited designs and render them with precise piecing detail.  Often as quilters we stick with regular shapes such as squares, […]

Show us your sewing space | Natalie Santini

Today, we get a look into inside Natalie’s sewing space! Let’s take a peek inside shall we? Where do you sew? In my dining room–we’ve lived here just over a year now, and it still is kinda a weird layout but whatever. I’m very “deal wit’ it”, quit crying. Correction:  Table has been upgraded since time of interview:  😀  Check her out: This is on the main level of the house, so I can keep my […]

January 2017 Meeting Recap

Good Evening Mad Mod Quilters!  We had a great January meeting with 46 quilters in attendance – 10 of which were guests! From our Events Committee: Our fearless events committee gave us a challenge.  Pantone color of the year! Members, who wanted to participate in the challenge we’re given a fat quarter to work with. Guidelines:  Create anything you want. Make a tote bag, soft sculpture, quilt, etc. Add other fabrics if you like, but […]

January meeting is this week!

Please join us for the January meeting! Maday will be collecting kennel quilts/pet blankets for charity.  Make them 12″x18″ or 18″x24″ with a back , front and batting.  These are a great place to practice your quilting stitches.  Some of us need a LOT of practice. Bring the oldest of your quilt-makes and share your quilt journey with us.  It will be fun to see where we all began this wonderful adventure called quilting! If […]