January 21, 2017 1-4pm
Mulqueen’s Sewing Center (Mesa)
Introduction of new members & guests
Guests: Laurie Gailey, Christina Nuckols
New members: Kim Johnson, Valerie Bledso
Approval of December 2016 meeting minutes
Mulqueen’s handed out 15% discount cards
Brief review of the agenda for 2017
January – jelly roll race for charity
February – sew together bag – Kirsten Nelson
March – Guest lecturer – Carrie Bloomston – talking about creativity and fabric design process
April – Slow sew at The Farm at South Mountain
May – Lindsey Neill – sharing how her business got started and Modern Make Club projects
June – Sew Day – Sew Bella will be there with her quilt cart
July – QuiltCon charity quilt
August – Demo day/potluck
September – Great Modern Quilting bee season two
October – Quilt photos at Desert Oasis park, may start later in the afternoon so we have better light
November – elections, Ana will provide a cross cut block tutorial
December – potluck
Calendar on the website is updated with ALL events and details
January/February/March meetings will be at Mulqueens.
March 25 - Latifah Safirr will be here for her Glam Clam workshop. We will take reservations next month.
We are working on another workshop for the fall.
March 2018 we will have a workshop with Anna Maria Horner.
Joint Shop Hop coming with the Tucson MQG.
Working on a destash/restash boutique. Details to follow.
Rusty Barn Quilt show starting January 26th at the fairgrounds.
Great idea borrowed from the Vegas MQG
Participation is optional
Participants bring blocks each month
Participants will get one ticket for each block brought
Our first block will be the scrappy pineapple block from the Dear Stella website
Make the block scrappy with a white background
Every block you bring gets you a raffle ticket, winner takes home all the blocks!
Sip N Sew (Evites will go out)
January 26th (Thursday) 6-8pm @
February 22nd (Wednesday) 6-8pm @
March 22nd (Wednesday) 6-8pm @
Sew In (Evites will go out)
Chandler PD Community Room 10am-4pm
January 28th (Saturday)
February 26th (Sunday)
March 25th (Saturday)
Vice President Report
2017 Guild Swag Info
Project Bags - banker type bags with the logo will be available for purchase.
Pay 2017 Dues by January 31st to stay on the roster.
Balance as of last meeting $
Money in: $1190.00
Money out: $1000.00
New balance: $
Block of the Month [Melissa]
Smorgasblocks: No Y Seam Feathered Star by Eye Candy Quilts
Pixie Basket Swap will be held after general meeting
February - Journal cover
1st Quarter Challenge: a project of your choice with Kona Color of the Year :Flamingo
Due at March meeting
Mito Quilts for Hope is looking for charity quilts with a goal of making a quilt for everyone with Mitochondrial Disease in the US and Canada.
Sunshine Acres - will provide details soon for the type of quilts they need
Sign ups and general announcements
Bee meets after meeting/before workshop
New bee will start in March
Bring snacks on your birthday month
Door Prize Drawing
Nedra - Bonnie and Camille fabrics
Jen - Literary charm pack
Lindsey - Pure Bred charm pack
Mel - Michael Miller charm pack
Bonnie - Ruler stand (provided by Omnigrid)
Kim - Ruler (provided by Omnigrid)
Denise - 8x12 ruler (provided by Omnigrid)
Laurie - Rotary cutter and case (provided by Omnigrid)
Tracy - twin sized batting
SHOW & TELL--What makes your piece modern?
Swap - Pixie basket swap
Vitamin D Bee
WORKSHOP - Jelly Roll Race