January 2024 Meeting Minutes

January 11, 2024 6:30pm-8:00pm (virtual only, Zoom) *February guild meeting: *Great Escape 2024: http://www.madmodquiltguild.com/product-category/retreats/ Sign up now in our shop on the guild website  Open to everyone now (members and non-members) *Blue Bar Quilts Hallway gallery – March 2024 -Guilds are great for inspiring and encouraging one another. Gael, the owner of Blue Bar Quilts, has provided the opportunity for the guild to have a show in the shop hallway during March 2024. Pick out […]

November Meeting Notes

Retreat Report: The Little Getaway Retreat had 20 participants over the weekend. Because the rental fee for The Violet Room (the retreat site) was only $180, the retreat raised $800 for the guild. It was very easy to rent the space. Dustin noted that anyone who wants to host a similar daytime retreat could work with the guild board to make plans; the host just needs to be on site at the retreat all day. […]

October 2023 Meeting Notes

Retreat The Mad Mod Quilt Guild is hosting ‘A Little Getaway’ retreat for members from Nov. 3-5 at The Violet Room in Mount Horeb. Each day of the retreat is separate to provide the greatest flexibility for guild members. Space is still available! You can reserve a spot here.  Proposed bylaws change We discussed a proposed bylaws change to section 4.5.1: Elected officers may not serve more than one consecutive term in any one office. […]

Meeting Minutes – July 2023

Eileen reported that Project Linus is still looking for a new chapter coordinator. They also  Members should be aware that dues will be raised slightly for next year to account for increased expenses or speakers, renting space, etc.  Guild elections will happen in November. We need people who are willing to step up into officer roles! Review the officer position descriptions in the bylaws to find out what each officer does.  Our meeting program was […]

Meeting Minutes – June 2023

Project Linus updates: Eileen reported that they still have a need for lighter weight or fleece blankets during the warmer seasons. The chapter is also looking for a coordinator and a storage space for blankets.  Upcoming Events:  Guest speaker: Cathy Perlmutter shared her journey of creating stunning architectural cityscape quilts. Cathy shared her journey through design and technique and inspired us all to take a closer look at the buildings around us.  Thursday, June 15th […]

Meeting Minutes – May 2023

Project Linus updates: Eileen K. reported that they are still in need of a volunteer to step up as chapter coordinator, and they are also still looking for free storage space for blankets. The highest demand is for tied fleece blankets (instructions for how to make them are on their website).  Ghost Party Swap: Casey announced that the guild will be hosting a swap of Halloween fabric squares so that participants can make the Ghost […]

April 2023 Meeting Minutes

The Great Escape quilt retreat starts April 14! Thank you to all of the sponsors and folks who have helped get it up and running. Project Linus will be hosting a make-a-blanket day in early fall. They are also still needing more no-sew fleece blankets (instructions on their website), which make a great service project option for young people.  Our speaker was Roy Mitchell, Jr., aka Watermelunman. Roy spoke about his quilting journey and the […]

Meeting Minutes – March 2023

A non-member is looking for someone to complete a quilted jacket project that her grandma started. If anyone is interested in that, email madmodquiltguild AT gmail.com. If you are participating in the plus block swap, you can drop off completed blocks at Blue Bar Quilts, Electric Needle, or you can mail blocks to Casey. If you need more info, contact Marian or Casey. Block Lotto: Participation has been down. There was an email poll sent […]

Meeting Minutes – February 2023

Dustin started with a retreat update. There are 27 spots filled so far, 40 spots available. It’s now open to anyone (other guilds included) so if you want a spot, get one before they’re gone! The Lodi Quilt Guild Academy is coming up on April 1 at Lodi High School. This event will feature lots of mini classes. What is the guild’s PAUSE event? It’s an opportunity for people to get together to hang out […]

Meeting Minutes – January 2023

Welcome new members who are joining the guild in 2023! Dustin reminded continuing members to renew membership by the end of January. Your membership in Mad Mod Quilt Guild gets you access to National Modern Quilt Guild resources, too.  If you use Facebook, please go to the Mad Mod Quilt Guild Facebook Group to vote in a poll that Casey created to determine which logo merchandise options will be available for guild members to order. […]