Author: Diane

Hi! I've been sewing garments since I was 13 years old when I made a cute little red sundress in HomeEc class. Recently, I became an empty-nester and decided I wanted to have more fun! That's when I started quilting, and now I'm hooked!

*March & April Events Cancelled*

Announcement from the Mudsock Quilters Guild Board

We have decided to cancel all of our April events. This may not be too surprising, based on the current state of affairs, but we do know it’s still disappointing that we won’t have an opportunity to be together. We want to acknowledge all the hard work that Chris Behme has done planning programs and workshops that are now being sidelined. We hope more of her great programs will be back on the calendar soon. We don’t know when the social distancing read more

Upcoming Programs

Are you ready to have some sewing fun? Be sure to sign up at our April meeting for upcoming Skill Share and Program Workshops.

APRIL 13th – Doris Goins “Quilt As Desired” — a great opportunity to get quilting ideas. Come with your own tops, UFOs, or even just a pattern you are making. Doris can advise you on your quilting approach. [April 13th; 1pm-4pm; $ 20 fee]

APRIL 14th – “Ten 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.

Click here to tell amazon to give a percentage of your purchase to Mudsock

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!

March President’s Letter

Hello Quilters,

It’s snowing while I write this, as it was while I was writing last month’s letter.  A snowy day seems to provide a calming effect that helps me collect my thoughts enough to write to all of you. 

February seemed like a busy month, with the meeting, the afternoon workshop with Connie Lancaster, the Meet & Greet at Diane Lockman’s house, the Bricks quilt skill share session with Sandy Metzger, and the Quilters Day Out. Thank you to everyone who helped with the read more

January Board Minutes

The meeting was held on January 31, 2020 at 1:30 pm at the Fishers Library.

Attending: Laura Anderson, Chris Behme, Carlene Clark, Ilene Cohen, Ellen Hanson, Judy Ireland, Pat Jones, Amy Klozden, Lydia Lander, Lois LeVine, Marion Newell, Tameria O’Dell, Donna Reimer, Elizabeth Sampson, Lissa Shanahan, April Sterling, Alice Whitaker.

The meeting was called to order by April Sterling.  The minutes from the November 1, 2019 meeting were approved as written. 

Treasurer’s Report: read more

Spring Quilt Shows

Appleseed Biennial Quilt Show – March 20, 2020 10 AM – 4 PM, March 21, 2020 10 AM – 3 PM

Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone, 3320 N Clinton St, Ft. Wayne, IN  46805

String-A-Long Quilt Show – April 4, 2020 9 AM – 5 PM, April 5, 2020 10 AM – 4 PM

Porter County Expo Center, 215 E Division Road, Valparaiso, IN   46383

Smile, Beautiful!

If you haven’t had your photo taken yet for the website, we’ve got you covered! Meet us at the front window during the break at each meeting, and we’ll take your picture. And if we already have your photo but you’d like an update, come on over. 🙂

Thanks, Cornerstone!

Every month Cornerstone Lutheran graciously hosts our Guild meetings at no charge. Please show your gratitude by bringing food pantry contributions, or make a small suggested $ 1.00 donation from your piggy bank.

Thanks so much!

Food Pantry Donations

Cornerstone Lutheran is so gracious to host our guild meetings each month. Please show your gratitude by bringing food donations and leave them at the collection corner in the front lobby. Basic items needed:

  • canned food like tuna or tomatoes
  • packaged food like spaghetti
  • bagged food like rice or beans
  • bottled food like spices or juices

Your contribution is much appreciated.