02.28.2017 February Meeting minutes
February 18, 2017 1-4pm at Mulqueen’s Sewing Center (Mesa)
Introduction of new members & guests
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
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
Quilton East is next weekend
Draw raffle ticket for February winner of the Pineapple Blocks!!!
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
Reminder to Pay 2017 Dues
Balance as of last meeting $2576.47
Money in: $490.00
Money out: $0
New balance: $3066.47
Block of the Month [Melissa]
Raspberry Kiss block, 4.25” finished, make 7
See tutorial and picture for instructions
Journal Cover Swap will be held after general meeting
Next swap will be a lanyard AND keyfob. See instructions linked in previous Swap post
1st Quarter Challenge: Kona Color of the Year
Due at March Meeting
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 meets after meeting/before workshop
Still spots left for 2017 bee!
SHOW & TELL--What makes your piece modern?
Vitamin D Bee
SEW TOGETHER BAG WORKSHOP by Kirstin Nelson