April Program and General Meeting

1900’s Fabric

Deb Geyer, Executive Director of the Quilters Hall Of Fame will be present to talk about Fabrics in the US, 1750s-1950s.

As you know, the fabrics available to us today have a huge impact on our clothes and the quilts we make. So, it was in the past. This presentation looks at the fabrics from colonial days to the 1950s and answers some of those pressing questions you may have. Where did the term “chintzy” come from? How do you pronounce “toile?” What did kids think read more

Wonky Women!

Tuesday at Community North Health Pavilion some Wonky Women gathered to learn how to be even wonkier! OK, so they were really wonderful women of the guild who gathered to learn how to make wonky blocks from Lisa Ruble, our March Program Speaker. Lisa helped them through the steps to achieve stars, log cabins and other blocks that weren’t quite square, but ended up perfectly square in a wonky way. 20+ guild members were in attendance for the all day workshop. read more

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March President’s Letter

Our guild members were busy in February!  We had a welcome coffee for new members at the home of Julie Putnam – she has some beautiful antique quilts – and it was great to get to know people better and to answer questions about some of our guild activities. 

We’ll be doing this three more times this year – anyone is welcome to attend.

I visited the store room to get a back and batting for a charity quilt I made from a mystery bag provided by the Candy read more

February Meeting and Show N’ Tell

The February Meeting was all about the love!! Our Hearts were full of it, for quilting and community, and our BOM wall was also full of the love, for Split Hearts! We had 56 hearts turned in and 6 winners were able to take home blocks. 

Our speaker, Connie Lancaster from Quilts Plus, went first and shared her shop class on bindings. We had a real live demonstration projected on to a screen so we could watch her prep her quilt for binding, cut the binding, and attach the binding. We had a read more

January Community Sewing

Such a wonderful group of ladies who come out to sew for Community Charity each month. And this month it was no different. We had some working on the monthly pattern Brick Wall, some working on Succulent Gardens for baby quilts, and the rest working on their own tops for Community quilts.

Each Christmas the Mudsock Quilt Guild distributes Charity Quilts to those who are in Community North Hospital on Christmas Day. During the year we sew these quilts at our monthly Sewing Bee. All Mudsock read more

You Shop, Amazon Gives

Are you an amazon online shopper? If you haven’t already selected a charity to support with your purchases, please consider making Mudsock Quilters Guild your charity of choice. Follow the link below to choose MQG.

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After you’re redirected to amazon, you’ll get a pop-up box that asks you if you want to choose Mudsock. Click on the yellow “yes” button. Thanks!