Author: Chris Behme

Born and raised in the toe of Indiana. Married since 1993, two adult daughters. I started sewing in grade school, quilter since 1992, knitter since 2000. I enjoy all fiber related crafts.

February Meeting and Program

Connie Lancaster, owner of Quilts Plus in Lebanon, IN, will join us in February to discuss bindings. Having assisted with quilt judging and interviewed many quilt judges, she has learned what makes a ribbon winning binding and will show you how! From calculating, to cutting, to sewing, to hand finishing, you will learn the best techniques of proper binding. This presentation will include a screen presentation of Connie sewing on a binding.

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February President’s Letter

President’s Letter

February 2023

Our January meeting was lots of fun – we learned about the different committees and had a chance to sign up for one – or more.  That fun never stops – the best way to get to know fellow members is to work together on the committees or at the sew-ins and workshops.

The Program Committee came up with a very fun activity – learning about each other’s favorite sewing/quilting notions.  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

January Show and Tell

What a wonderful start for the Mudsock Quilt Guild. 2023 is going to be a great year of learning and growing as a guild.

Becky M, 2022 president, handed off the gavel to Mary B, 2023 president and the meeting was called to order. We honored our birthday gals, introduced our new members and guests, and drew for the BOM.

And then on to Show and Tell. Some spectacular quilts were shared today.

Peg B, new member, jumped right in with her striking quilt
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Alice Ridge Program and Workshop

Pam Durant, leader of the Quilters Guild of Indianapolis North, has shared some events news for their guild. 

On Friday February 3rd our speaker will be Alice Ridge from Bloomington. On Saturday, February 4th, we will have a workshop at the Zionsville Town Hall called Mock Molas. Cost is only $20 plus a $25 kit fee. The kit has everything you need for this hand sewing project. Just bring sharp scissors.
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January Meeting Meet the 2023 Officers

Here we are at the start of a New Year and it’s time to learn how to get more involved in the Mudsock Quilters Guild. The deeper you delve into the activities and committees the deeper your connection will be. 

First, lets get to know the Mudsock Quilters Guild Leadership for 2023

Board Members:
President-Mary B 
Vice President-Anne H 
Secretary-Melissa S 
Treasurer-Laura A 
Program Chairs-Cheri W and Becky M 
Vice Program Chairs- Sue F and Marsha C 

Be sure to introduce yourselves to our read more

Quilting 101

If you are new to quilting or want to improve your skills, join this beginning class available to Mudsock members. The classes will be taught by Diane Dimpfl combined with guest speakers. Diane has been a Mudsock member since 2013 and has served as the Administrator of the Community Quilting Bee for the past five years where she has taught and assisted many of our Mudsock members with all aspects of their quilts. 

Class outline will include: selection of fabrics, read more