PHXMQG Meeting Minutes March 2016
General Meeting; March 19, 2016 1 pm Scrapbooks Etc.
Thank you to March birthdays for snacks
Introduction of new members
2. Secretary Report
Approval of January 2016 meeting minutes - APPROVED
3. President\Vice President Report
April meeting details: Meeting will be at Vererans Oasis Park (Lindsay & Chandler Heights) 1-4pm Holly Hughes will be giving tips for taking better photos. Bring quilts to photograph in the outdoor setting. Veterans Oasis Park Map
Sew Ins - an Evite will go out for RSVP’s:
Sunday April 24th 10am-4pm @ Chandler PD Community Room.
Saturday May 28th 10am-4pm @ Chandler PD Community Room
Sip N Sew - an Evite will go out for RSVP’s
@ Sip Coffee & Beer House (Scottsdale Rd & Thomas; 3617 N Goldwater 480-625-3878):
Wednesday April 20th 6-8pm
Thursday May 19th 6-8pm
Thursday June 23th 6-8pm
Retreat 2016 at Odegaard's Stay & Sew in Flagstaff. Sign ups start TODAY. Payment due by July 31st to reserve your spot.
November 9-13 (or 10th Thurs)
Max 10 people, $110/pp
If enough interest we can book another retreat for the following week (nov 17-20)
Riley Blake Sashing Stash Challenge - FABRIC HAS ARRIVED, see Holly James to pick yours up
Deadline has been extended to MAY 31st. Visit MQG website for additional details
Bernina Connection is honoring any mastery classes or service issues for Sew from the Heart (SFTH) customers since it closed.
If anyone is interested in giving lectures on Modern Quilting - many local guilds have inquired. Please let me know so I can add you to a list when inquiries come in.
2016 Guild T-Shirts
Contest for design EXTENDED! Submit your design to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15th. we will vote on designs at the May meeting and start taking shirt orders. 5 colors maximum.
AQG quilt show and vendors will be March 24-26th at the Mesa Convention Center.
March Challenge - Nametag challenge. Thank you to Holly for donating the Vintage Revival Book as the prize
Block of the Month (BOM) Skillbuilders
PHXMQG February 2016 BOM Skillbuilder- Matisse Oak Leaves
PHXMQG March 2016 BOM Skillbuilder - Cityscape
All PDFs for the BOMs are posted on the Resources page as well.
Charity Chair Update: Holly Claire: More information to follow on Halfway House for Adults
4. Treasurer Report
Balance as of end of January: $2570.00
Money in: $1205.00
Money out: $47.50
New balance: $3727.50
5. Door Prize Drawing
Winner(s): Becca (Mini Pearl Bracelet, Fauna (Coloring Book), Nedra (QuiltCon Sway Bag)
Prize(s): Mini Pearl Bracelet (Thank you Linda! - lisecbien)
Cotton & Steel: Coloring Book (Thanks Holly!)
Swag Bag (Thanks PHMQG!)
SHOW & TELL
7. Committee Breakouts & Socialization
Vitamin D Bee
Swap - Favorite notion under $10
8. Color Theory Workshop
2016 GUILD MEETINGS
January: Michelle Hart - Easy Cathedral Windows
February: Virtual QuiltCon - Sew in at ETC
March: Color Theory Workshop (will have kit to make fabric color wheel)
April: Photographing Quilts; Meeting at Veterans Oasis Park @ Quail Pavillion
May: TBD; workshop - ANNOUNCE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO DO A SHOP
June: Holly Hughes paper piecing workshop
July: Open Sew
August: Demo Day (anyone interested in demoing email HRJ)
Sept: QuiltCon Charity Sew-in
October: Sit & Sew Outdoors
December: Holiday potluck and LRC
March 11/12: Lizzy House Meadows Workshop
November 10-13: Retreat - Flagstaff
TBD: Group meeting/event with Tucson Guild; panel, discussions on modern quilting, meet and greet, shop hop (rotate city each year)
TBD: Fall workshop - let us know if you have ideas of someone you’d like to take a workshop from and we will look into it!
April 24th 10-4 Chandler PD
May 28th 10-4 Chandler PD
SIP N SEW:
April 20th (Wed)
May 19th (Thurs)
June 24th (Fri)
***If anyone is interested in coordinating sip n sews for your area of town please see Holly James after the meeting.