02.28.2017 February Meeting minutes

February 18, 2017 1-4pm at Mulqueen’s Sewing Center (Mesa)

  • Introduction of new members & guests

  • Secretary Report

  • Approval of January 2017 meeting minutes

  • Details on Latifah Workshop in March

  • If you are a member as of 12 noon on February 28th, you will get an email soon with instructions to sign up and a password for the class. Please be respectful of the advantage we are trying to give timely paid members and do not share the password with others.

  • March 25th, a Saturday, all day

  • Held in Mulqueens Clubhouse

  • Open to members first for $100, later to non-members for $125

  • Limited to 20 spots

  • Let us know in March if you did not get your PHXMQG membership card and you would like one

  • President Report

  • March Meeting Info: Slow Sewing at the Farm @ South Mountain

  • April will now by Carrie Bloomston lecture, TBD; likely at Scottsdale civic center library.

  • Free to members, $5 for guests

  • May is Lindsay Neil of Pen & Paper Patterns, location: Mulqueens

  • Wee-Treat in Strawberry AZ: sign up if you haven’t already, details were emailed out.

  • See Amber for more info

  • MQG Info

  • Quilton East is next weekend

  • Block Lottery

  • Draw raffle ticket for February winner of the Pineapple Blocks!!!

  • Congrats Mel!

  • March Block will be POLAROID BLOCKS! Fussy cut MODERN fabrics for Polaroid blocks. Tag with #PHXMQGBlockLottery

  • See full instructions and final cut-to size here: https://occasionalpiece.wordpress.com/2013/07/05/wanna-swap/

  • Sip N Sew (Evites will go out)

  • March 22nd (Wednesday) 6-8pm @ TBD

  • Sew In (Evites will go out)

  • Chandler PD Community Room 10am-4pm

  • Dates TBD

  • Treasurer Report

  • Reminder to Pay 2017 Dues

  • Balance as of last meeting $2576.47

  • Money in: $490.00

  • Money out: $0

  • New balance: $3066.47

  • Committee Announcements

  • Block of the Month [Melissa]

  • Raspberry Kiss block, 4.25” finished, make 7

  • See tutorial and picture for instructions

  • Swap [Ana]

  • Journal Cover Swap will be held after general meeting

  • Next swap will be a lanyard AND keyfob. See instructions linked in previous Swap post

  • Challenge [Kirsten]

  • 1st Quarter Challenge: Kona Color of the Year

  • Due at March Meeting

  • Charity [Sharon]

  • Still coordinating with hospital, stay tuned

  • Longarm services available for charity quilts (like your jelly rolls). See Resources Page for contact info of member Charlene

  • Bee [Nancy/Mary]

  • Bee meets after meeting/before workshop

  • Still spots left for 2017 bee!

  • Other Announcements

  • SHOW & TELL--What makes your piece modern?

  • Swap

  • Vitamin D Bee


  • Adjournment

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