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.
1st Thursday Block of the Month and EQ clubs will meet on September 11th.
6" & 12" Block of the Month Club
1st Tuesday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The books 200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine and The Loyal Union Sampler by Jennifer Chiaverini are the sources for each month’s blocks in 2015. 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.
200 Blocks from Quiltmaker Magazine is the book chosen for 2015. Each month a block will be presented and discussed. The blocks vary in degree of difficulty. Everyone will select their own fabrics and choose which blocks to make. Several different settings are in the book, or you may design your own. 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!
Note: September meeting is the 11th.
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 purple,February is geometric patterns, and March is warm colored batiks: red, yellow, orange, etc. The twelve 2 ½” strips should be 100% cotton and cut the width of the fabric. They can be all the same or different fabrics. Packets of pre-cut strips are available at Mill House. 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 p.m.
Bring any appliqué project you are working on or have questions about. Share ideas, help, and converse as you complete your project. New members always welcome. Hosted by Audrey Manning and 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. Barbara Brachman’s Civil War Sampler Quilt book is the book chosen for study. Make the previous month’s block and be in the drawing for free fat quarters. Bring any show and tell. Book 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!
Modern Quilting Club
3rd Thursday of each month | 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Modern quilt club explores the ever expanding world of modern quilts. Bring any modern quilts, or ideas you have and join the fun. Our resource book for 2015 is Lucky Spool's Essential Guide to Modern Quilt Making. You may make any size project you wish. Book required. Hosted by Audrey Manning. FREE!
Paper Piecing Club
3rd Thursday of each month | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Kathy will guide you through using paper piecing to create the beautiful blocks in Jennifer Chiaveriniís The Loyal Union Sampler Quilt. You may choose any style of fabrics you wish. The book will be started at the September meeting. Multiple blocks will be made 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's theme is anything (your choice), February is red heards, and march is green. Moda Candy booklet required. Hosted by Irene Stoll.