Whew! It’s been a busy summer.  Hard to believe it’s August already… MPS has been busy, too.  Here are a few things that are going on: WE HAVE A WINNER!! Yes, our UFO challenge ended at our July meeting and the winner of over $300 was new member, Teresa Koster.  She completed six projects to get her name in the hat six times.  We had 15 runners-up who also received nice prizes.  Congratulations to Teresa and to everyone who participated in this fun challenge.  It sounds like we’ll be doing this again next year, so you can start thinking about what you’ve got stashed awayRead More →

And we at MPS are very excited about it! Jacquie fell in love with quilting in 2009 after seeing an exhibit of the quilts of Gee’s Bend. Their quirky, almost modern sensibility appealed to her, so she dusted off the sewing skills her mother taught her and set about learning to quilt. Jacquie found the emerging modern quilting movement and worked to develop her own voice and style as a modern quilter. She loves to share what she’s learned and is a prolific speaker and quilt teacher. The International Association of Creative Arts Professionals named her quilt teacher of the year in 2014. Jacquie isRead More →