June 8th

Meeting Location:

St Matthew's Episcopal Church, 786 Hughes Road, Madison

5:00 -6:00 pm Join your friends for dinner at:

Old Mexico cantina

Address:  140 Browns Ferry Rd, Madison, AL 35758

6:00-6:30 pm - Meet at St Matthew's, and sign in

6:30 pm - Meeting begins

There will be a brief meeting followed by the Yard Sale!

Letter from the President

Hello June,

Just a few notes on upcoming events.

June 8th - June meeting and Yard Sale

June 10th - Sashiko Class Gruman Hall 9-3

July 13th - Meeting and Round Robin Technique Sharing

July 15th - Guild Sew Day at St Matthew's in the Education Building

August 10th Meeting - Patricia Morgan - English Paper Piecing

August 12th - Guild sew day at St Matthews in the education building

September 14th Meeting - Patty Murphy of Patty Murphy Handmade

September 15th -  Class at St Matthew's in Gruman Hall 9-3 pm

Thanks Everyone

David O’Dell your President

De-Stash For Cash at the June Meeting

Join us June 8th for our first De-stash for Cash sale. We will hold a quick business meeting promptly at 6:30 and then it’s shopping time until 8pm. Please bring a new quilting or crafty friend with you for this event! Trish Morgan will have her delicious baked goods and cheeses to purchase too! 


Terri Warden

Georgia Flanagan

Donna Bryant

Sherry Spivey

Cindy McAlister

Stacy Hook

Lian Monikowski

Kathy Cook

Susan Yell

Janet Wetzel

Lorrie Brown

Denise Edge

Marsha Walker

Helen Cordier

Elaine Shriver

Sherrie Cahill

Kim Johnson

Sue Bartlow

David O’Dell

Donna Daniel

If you have paid and your name is not on this list, please email Sue at suebartlow@gmail.com. If you haven’t paid, please bring your $10 with you to the meeting.


We will be ordering Domino's pizza and having it delivered so if you would like to pitch in $5 to eat, please email Sue so she can get an accurate count. You may also just bring dinner with you as well.

You may arrive between 4pm-5pm to get your table set up. Be sure you have your items priced.

We are looking forward to this first time event for the Madison Station Quilters!

Sue Bartlow



Sashiko class

Class will be held 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, June 10th - we may be in Gruman Hall. Look for signs on Saturday.



heat erasable pens


lunch, snacks, drinks


Diane Loehr

Charity Quilts

If you have been working on Charity Quilts, please bring them to the meeting

Lorna Vickers

Minutes from the May Meeting

Madison Station Quilt Guild, Secretary’s Report

General Membership Meeting, May 11, 2023

Location: St Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 786 Hughes Road, Madison, AL 35758

Attendance: 75 members, 1 new member, 2 visitors

Call-to Order: Meeting was started at 6:33 pm by President David O’Dell

Old Business: 

·       A motion to approve the April meeting minutes was made, seconded and approved.

New Business:

·       “De-stash for Cash” event will be held at the June meeting. Seven tables are still available for purchase. De-stash items should be quilting or sewing related and priced. 

·       Special Announcement: A new television series is being developed called “Made TV” which will showcase artists, including quilters. Submit videos to be considered for a segment; the series launches soon. 

·       Paint Chip Challenge has 87 people signed-up so far and tonight is the last night for sign-ups. The reveal will be in November but submissions can be turned in starting in August for review of challenge requirements and planning for display. 

·       Many members attended the Paducah Quilt show and Donna, one of our members, won a blue ribbon.

·       Donation gifts:

o  Three (3) members received thank you gift cards provided by Barb’s Sewing Center, Sweet Home Quilting, and Southern Charm Quilting.

o  Seven (7) donation thank you gifts were awarded including a Mariner’s Compass book and ruler, half-square triangle rolls (set of 2), Sashiko fabric x 4 and a Sashiko Kit.

·       The Sashiko Class is currently re-scheduled for June 10th from 9-3. Sign-up is available through the website.


Speaker: Diane Loehr gave a presentation on the history and art of traditional Japanese Sashiko stitching or embroidery. Images and hands-on examples were provided to illustrate the applications of this method and discussion and a video was used to give an introduction to the technique. Shibori Dragon is one online site where materials and projects can be purchased.

Show-and-Tell:  Ten members shared fourteen quilt projects.

Meeting was adjourned at 7:39 pm.

Financial Report

May Finance Report

MSQG Board

President: David O'Dell DavidR622@comcast.net 256-457-1202

Vice President: Sue Bartlow suebartlow@gmail.com 256-617-3167

Secretary: Lian Monikowski lian_6@msn.com 303-929-4083

Treasurer: Kathy Cook

512kcook@gmail.com 256-337-0486

Membership: Sally Bruer and Pam Dean

sebruer@gmail.com 256-772-0411

eandbnana@gmail.com 256-541-0841

Members at Large: Tom Ramsby and Helen Cordier

tramby5199@aol.com 256-694-7450

helencordier@yahoo.com 256-508-3913

Charity: Lorna Vickers lornavickers54@gmail.com


Swag: Susan Yell and Leigh Hubbard

byell2@knology.net 256-509-1289

lehigh3@gmail.com 256-426-3256

Project table: Lynnette Cobb


Facebook: Cindy Otwell and Lisa Rummell

clotwell@gmail.com 256-924-9006

markrummell@comcast.net 256-797-5286

Website and Newsletter: Diane Loehr diane.loehr@gmail.com 650-678-9683

Support your local quilt stores!

3 Hens and a Chick

1114 Hwy 31 South, Suite B

Athens, Alabama 35611


Barb's Sewing Center

2310 A, Whitesburg Dr.

Huntsville, AL 35801

(256) 539-2414

Patches and Stitches

603 Humes Ave NE,

Huntsville, AL 35801

(256) 533-3886

Southern Charm Quilting

1847 University Drive NW

Huntsville, AL

(256) 536-3757

Sweet Home Quilting and Supplies Inc.

893 Capshaw Road NW

Madison, Alabama 35757