May’s Sit and Sew Day

A small and committed group of members braved the blustery weather to attend the May SASD; to start new projects, continue works in progress and of course enjoy each other’s company. As the cold weather sets in, what better way to spend your day than quilting? There was some great progress made throughout the day […]

Meet your new committee members

It’s an exciting time of growth and change at Melbourne Modern Quilt Guild and we have recently had some changes to our Committee. We farewell Mary Jane and Cathy M who have resigned as committee members but remain active and committed members of the Guild. In particular, we’d like to note that MJ was a […]

Maze and Vale Workshop

The first MMQG workshop was held on Saturday 5 April and what a day it was.  Leslie Keating from Maze and Vale first showed us how to make simple hand carved stamps and very quickly the girls were up and running with their own creations. The designs that evolved were amazing and included knitting wool […]

April Social Stitching Evening

Our second Social Stitching evening will be held on Thursday 24 April at Ashburton library’s gorgeous meeting room, 154 High Street, Ashburton, from 7-10pm. Entry costs are $2 for MMQG Inc. members and $5 for visitors, payable by cash on the night. No sewing machines please, just bring hand-stitching or even just yourself! Tea and […]

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn

On Saturday March 1, MMQG Inc. kicked off the first Super Saturday Sewing retreat for 2014, and what a fabulous day it was! With 28 attendees it was the largest event we have held to date, and the new tables and table arrangements set out by Georgia and Sue allowed plenty of room to sew, […]

Maze & Vale Workshops

We are very excited to announce our first Melbourne Modern Quilt Guild Inc. workshops! Leslie Keating from Maze & Vale handprinted sustainable textiles has offered to run two workshops, Block Printing on Fabric and Freeform Patchwork, for members. The cost of the workshops are $55 each and will be held on 5 April at GJ’s. […]

Summer Sewing!

A lovely day of summer sewing was had by all at GJ’s on Saturday 1st February! The room was delightfully cool and relaxing in contrast to the hot conditions outside, supplemented with cool drinks and the delicious baked goods our generous members spoil us with. The talents of our members were certainly showcased at “Show […]

Our first Super Saturday Sewing Retreat for the year…

Is anybody else looking forward to the first Super Saturday Sewing Retreat for the year? Have you been wondering who our guest speaker is going to be? We are very excited to announce that Andi Herman from PatchAndi and youpatch.com fame is going to join us! Andi will be sharing her quilting journey, show us […]

Summer Sewing

What a great start to the year for MMQG Inc! Our first Sit and Sew Day saw 17 ladies gather at GJ’s Discount Fabrics for a productive day of sewing. The theme for the New Year seems to be finishing UFOs and Caroline, Alissa and Louise have made great progress on some projects we have […]

Midweek Chill!

Our first Social Stitching evening will be held on Tuesday 11 February at Ashburton library’s gorgeous new meeting room, 154 High Street, Ashburton, from 7.00-10.00pm. Entry costs are $2 for MMQG Inc. members and $5 for visitors, payable by cash on the night. No sewing machines please, just bring hand-stitching or even just yourself! Tea […]