Amitie Textiles

Another of our sponsors, Amitie Textiles, has been a supporter of MMQG for years.  We recently caught up with Jen to talk all things modern quilting.     How long have you been quilting for?  Can you tell us about your first quilt?  My first quilt was an English paper pieced number made in the nurses […]

2014 – what a year!

With 2014 coming to an end, our members have enjoyed our last couple of sewing events. The Social Stitching Evening at Ashburton Library welcomes hand stitchers in a social environment, without the whir of the sewing machines. Kristy showed off her hexie quilt:                       And […]

Quilting is good for you.

It’s official! Quilting is good for your health. That’s the finding of MMQG Inc. member MJ Morris in her thesis “Crafting well-being: A qualitative study on the therapeutic value of quilting and women’s quilting groups”.                     Founding MMQG member MJ Morris has just completed her Graduate […]

Polka Dot Tea

We *heart* our sponsors!   We recently caught up with Danielle from one of our sponsors, Polka Dot Tea, to discuss all things modern quilting. Polka Dot Tea was started by two friends, Danielle Aeuckens and Jeannette Bruce, with a love for modern, interesting and quirky fabrics. Their aim is to bring you a collection […]