Mill House Quilts has monthly clubs which meet to share a common interest. All the clubs are free and may be joined at any time. Several require a book purchase.
6" & 12" Block of the Month Club
1st Tuesday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The book 200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine and The Loyal Union Sampler are the sources for each month’s blocks in 2014. You may choose which book, and which size blocks you want to make. Those who bring in completed blocks from the last month’s demonstration have a chance to win free fat quarters. This is a great way to make new friends and use up scraps! New members are always welcome!Book required. Hosted by Krista Wallace. FREE!
Block of the Month Club
1st Thursday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
A Flock of Feathered Stars by Carolyn Cullinan McCormick is the book chosen for 2014. Each month a block will be presented. The blocks vary in degree of difficulty and are mostly paper pieced. Everyone will select their own fabrics and may choose from several different settings for this gorgeous quilt. New members always welcome. Book required. Hosted by Dianne Larson. FREE!
EQ (Electric Quilt) Club
1st Thursday of each month | 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Do you have EQ6 or 7 and want to explore its uses with other quilters? Tips and ideas for exploring and using Electric Quilt will be discussed. Bring a laptop if you can and any questions or ideas you have. All skill levels and new members are welcome. January, April, July, and October meetings will include basic EQ instruction. You will need to bring a laptop, have EQ7 activated, and have minimal experience. Hosted by Fran Heisey. FREE!
Star Gazing Club
1st Thursday of each month | 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Star blocks are perennial favorites. We are currently studying the book Star Quilts by Mary Knapp. Mary has a master drafting technique without needing to measure angles plus a twist on paper piecing. New members always welcome. Bring your show and tell. Hosted by Dianne Larson. Next meeting is October 3rd. FREE!
Machine Quilting Club
1st Friday of each month | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Machine quilting club is your source for sharing information on all aspects of home machine quilting. Bring any tips or problems you have encountered. Cindy will provide a monthly quilting design.Hosted by Cindy Fenster. FREE!
Crazy Quilt Club
2nd Tuesday of each month | 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Crazy Quilt Club is the place for crazy quilt lovers to compare notes, exchange ideas, and talk about what they’ve tried or want to try. Show and tell is always encouraged. New members may join at any time. Hosted by Renee Shedivy and Joyce Esquivel. Next meeting will be in March. FREE!
2nd Thursday of each month | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Join the fun at the only Strip Club in Waunakee! Each month we exchange twelve 2 ½” strips in a certain color or theme, and we are challenged with blocks in which to use them. Fabrics for January are teal, February is gray, and March is green. The twelve 2 1/2" strips should be 100% cotton and cut the width of the fabric. They can be all the same or different fabrics. Each month has a block designed by Jane that uses some of your strips. New members always welcome. Hosted by Jane Vaughan. FREE!
2nd Friday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Bring any appliqué project you are working on or have questions about. Share ideas, help, and conversation as you complete your project. New members always welcome. Hosted by Loretta Holmen. FREE!
Scrap Lovers Club (a/k/a Stash Buster Beauties)
2nd Saturday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Scrap lovers unite. Each month we’ll share ideas through show and tell, and you’ll get a free pattern as an incentive to dig into your stash. If you start the free pattern by the next month, you have a chance to win free fat quarters.. New members always welcome. Hosted by Dianne Larson. FREE!
Civil War Quilt Club
3rd Tuesday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Civil War Club is for reproduction lovers and historical buffs. This year we are making blocks from the sampler quilt pattern Honoring Our Quilting Heritage by Lori Smith. Make the previous month’s block and be in the drawing for free fat quarters. Bring any show and tell. Pattern required. New members always welcome. Hosted by Mary Schmitt. FREE!
UFO Quilt Club
3rd Wednesday of each month | 9:30 a.m - 10:45 a.m.
UFO Club is for anyone who can claim to have three or more UnFinishedObjects (quilts) needing more than the binding. Register your UFO’s by bringing them to any meeting. Each time you complete a UFO, you may enter your name to win a $25.00 Mill House gift certificate. Drawing occurs twice a year at the June and December party meetings. New members always welcome. Hosted by Dianne Larson. FREE!
Civil War Sampler Club
3rd Thursday of each month | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Create your own version of Barbara Brachman’s The Civil War Sampler quilt. Kathy will guide you through several blocks each month. New members may join anytime. Book required. Hosted by Kathy Doyle. FREE!
4th Thursday of each month | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Candy Club meets the fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30-7:30. Candy pieces are 2 ½” squares. Each month you may choose to participate in a candy exchange by bringing twenty 2 ½”squares. January is your choice, February is pink and red, and March is green. Moda Candy booklet required. Hosted by Irene Stoll. FREE!