• Secretary PHXMQG

04.20.2017 April Meeting Minutes

April 15, 2017 1-4pm

Chandler PD Community Room


  • Introduction of new members & guests

    • Anita Peters – friend of Brooke

    • Debbie of Elkhorn Quilts

    • SewBella in June

    • We will try to schedule Elkhorn Quilt Co at a later meeting this year!

Secretary Report

  • Approval of March 2017 meeting minutes

  • PSA - PHX Public Library card, access to their magazine collection on Zinio, download on your tablet current and back issues of:

    • American Patchwork & Quilting

    • Love Patchwork & Quilting (UK)

    • Modern Patchwork

  • Sip n Sew - join us for an evening of hand sewing!

    • May 31st @ The Village 44th St & Camelback drop in as you can after work, roughly 5:30-8p

President Report

Treasurer Report

  • Balance as of last meeting $ 4,053.59

  • Money in: $77

  • Money out: $10

  • New balance: $ 3,433.26

Committee Announcements

  • Block of the Month [Melissa]

    • Presented this month's block

    • April

      • Scandy Windmill – by No Hats Quilts

      • Curved piecing

      • Some paper piecing on the points, went together really well

      • Coloring page included for auditioning

      • Paper piece templates in the handout


      • Takes a little longer than the other blocks, but really good looking when finished

    • Swap [Ana]

      • Travel bag swap will be held after general meeting

      • Announce next swap

        • Casserole carrier or large trivets, any size

        • For trivets, can put in sound board (like Cristy’s ironing thing), or buy cork board from a craft store

        • Trivet link has been fixed

    • Challenge [Kirsten]

      • 2nd Quarter Challenge Reminder

      • Take your initials (first, middle, last) and go find paint chips that start with the same letters, primary focus

      • Can add in neutral background colors

      • Here is a link to a list of all the color names carried by Sherwin Williams, I found it easier to scan this list than to search by my initials (if you want to let your finders do the walking instead of going to the paint store!)

      • Due in June

    • Charity [Sharon]

      • No announcements

    • Bee [Nancy/Mary]

      • Room for one more -11 current members

    • Hospitality [Amber]

      • No announcements

Guest Speaker:  Carrie Bloomston



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