A quick list of terms used in our meetings, please see our website for details/instructions.

BLOCK OF THE MONTH – each month there is a new block to complete and turn in for a chance to win, patterns are available at the BOM table or on the website – turn in as many as you like but only 5 entries to win each month

BUS TRIP – every 2 years (2025) we plan a bus trip to a quilt show or place of quilty interest

CHILDREN’S CHARITIES – we support a wide variety of children’s needs

  •    BABY QUILTS – supporting the Visiting Nurses Association’s “Tummy Time” initiative
  •    DRAWSTRING BAGS – simple tote bags for Department of Children’s Services to support foster children
  •    PILLOW CASES – cheery fabrics are used to make pillowcases for children and teens at Damar, an agency which offers services for those with autism and other challenges
  •        QUILTS FOR KENYA HERITAGE SCHOOL – quilts or blankets for bunk beds for this boarding school’s students in the 7th – 12th grades
  •    QUILTS FOR KIDS — (quilts, pillowcases, stockings) – supporting local children in need including Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital

COMMUNITY – Community North Hospital is a sponsor and a beneficiary of Mudsocks. They generously provide a storage room, classroom and funding for donation quilts. We make and donate about 280 quilts each  year which we distribute to in-patients at the hospital and Heart hospital on Christmas Day.

  • COMMUNITY SEW BEE – meets 3rd Monday of the month from 9:30 – 3:00 at Community
    Health Pavilion, 9969 E 146th St, classroom to work on donation quilts, masks are required in the hallways and restroom but not in the classroom
  • COMMUNITY STORAGE ROOM – located at Community Health Pavilion open the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 12 -3 PM. Masks are required in the public areas, but not in the storage room. Fabric and batting from the storage room can only be used for donation quilts.
  • COMMUNITY QUILTS – the lap-sized quilts are made all through the year using member’s own fabric or fabric found in the storage room, requirements for the quilt dimensions, quilting and labeling are on the website 
  • CANDY STORE – nickname for the Community Storage Room
  • CANDY STRIPPERS – team who manages the Community Storage Room, creates kits 

CORNERSTONE LUTHERAN – generously allows us to use their space at no charge, we collect $1 donations and/or pantry or other monthly donation requests to benefit the church, we also make dog scarves for Magdalene, their comfort dog.

DELAWARE TOWNSHIP SEW BEE – usually takes place on the 4th Wednesday of the month at the Delaware Township Offices at 9090 131st St, Fishers. There is often a theme but you may bring your own sewing projects – also a non-perishable item for their Food Pantry.

FACEBOOK – we have a private group Mudsock Quilt Guild – only members have access to this group, please do not try to invite non-members to the group, new members are invited by our tech team

HEART PILLOWS – members use the fabric of their choice to make heart-shaped pillows for breast cancer patients at Schwarz Cancer Center

HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE – this group hosts the quarterly meet & greets and our annual holiday party

MEET & GREET – quarterly member get-togethers with new members

MEMBERSHIP – $25 annual membership fee, committee checks in members and guests and registers and communicates with new members

NEWSLETTER – “The Mudsock Messenger” is emailed each month to members one week prior to the meeting

PROGRAM COMMITTEE – arranges for monthly program topics, speakers and related occasional workshops. Fees for workshops are $40 for members in 2024, more for non-members

QUILT SHOW – 3rd Saturday in November at Cornerstone Lutheran Church. The Community donation quilts are featured, vendors are welcome and asked to contribute a door prize.

QUILTS OF VALOR – Mudsocks has a group membership to this national organization. Individual members may join in to “Cover Service Members and Veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor”

RETREAT – every other year (2024) we plan a retreat for guild members

SHOW ‘N TELL – please have your quilt out of the carrying bag and ready to hand to the holders, stand close to your quilt as you introduce yourself and talk about the project – smile for the camera! Limit of 2 quilts per month please

SKILL BUILDERS – Classes presented by members for members.

STEALS & DEALS – donate unneeded fabric, notions, patterns, books – price them at about $4/yard, shop the tables at the meetings

SUNSHINE COMMITTEE – these ladies mail cards to members for get well, birthday and other occasions, they welcome donations of cards

WEBSITE – open to all, but only members have sign-in for access to member lists and other personal information

Mudsock Quilters Guild is a not-for-profit organization designed to bring people together with a love of quilting. We encourage camaraderie, learning from one another, and educational opportunities led by quilting experts. We also promote philanthropy by participating in various charity quilt programs.

Updated: 1-3-24  

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