06.29.2017 June Meeting Minutes

PHXMQG Meeting Agenda

June 17, 2017 1-4pm

The Tech Shop with Sew Bella’s Quilt Cart


  • Introduction of new members & guests

Secretary Report

  • Approval of May 2017 meeting minutes

  • A huge “thank you” for hosting us in this lovely classroom! Make sure to ask for a tour and check out the long arm - this is a great option if you’re interested in getting into longarming or finishing some of your quilts but don’t want to invest in buying your own machine! Reach out to Erynn via the secretary email if you have any questions.

  • We will make sure to announce when we have worked through the details for getting a corporate rate for the guild - if you'd like to join the TechShop please email Erynn at secretary@phoenixmodernquiltguild.com so we have an accurate count for negotiations.

President Report

  • July Meeting will be at Mulqueens and we will be doing quilt on charity quilt block sewing

  • QuiltCon 2018 Charity Block

  • Pictures are over on the Resources page

  • August will be Demo Day - fill out this form if you are willing to do a demo. Likely will be back at tech shop for demo day.

  • Go to PerfectPotluck.com to sign up to bring something - the organizer's last name is Truex and our password is phxmqg

  • YOU MUST BRING SOMETHING PRE-PACKAGED. Sorry folks, according to TechShop rules, we cannot bring in anything homemade.

  • MQG Info

  • Quilt on registration opens next week

  • If nothing else, sign up to get your free sow pass - just in case you decide to go last minute, you will not be able to get a complimentary pass after November 30th!

  • Block Lottery

  • Draw raffle ticket for June winner (carried over envelope block lottery)

  • Congrats to Nedra for winning the block lottery!

  • July Block is the house block, free pattern here on Craftsy

Vice President Report

  • Modern Minute 

  • 2017 Guild Swag Info

  • Other Announcements:

  • Holly H. will bring information about banker/project bags to the next meeting

  • Holly H. will bring extra t-shirts to the next meeting. If enough people are interested we can do a reorder.

Treasurer Report

  • Balance as of last meeting $3370.26

  • Money in: $105.00

  • Money out: $0

  • New balance: $3475.26

Committee Announcements

  • Block of the Month [Melissa]

  • Present this month's block

  • Swap [Ana]. - Ana is out this month

  • 4th of July Swap will be held after general meeting

  • Announce next swap- Sewing room mini quilt

  • Challenge [Kirsten]

  • 2nd Quarter Challenge Complete

  • Nancy, Claire, and Erika all brought completed challenges

  • Announce 3rd Qtr Challenge - Make something with Carrie Bloomston fabrics

  • Charity

  • Carol shared sample blocks for the QuiltCon charity quilt in four sizes. We will be sewing blocks at the July meeting

  • Mari talked about a local charity Tempe Yarn and Fiber has  to provide items for homeless teens

  • Bee [Nancy/Mary]

  • Bee meets after meeting/before workshop

  • Hospitality [Amber]

Door Prize Drawing

  • Prizes/Sponsors this month

  • Winners

  • Candace Lannon - Noodlehead Roadtrip Case kit

  • Kate Kealy (guest) - Art Gallery Fat Quarter Bundle

Other Announcements

  • Yard Sale - Teresa 

  • Tech Shop (double room)

  • October 21 from 10:00-2:00

  • $25 per table

  • The tech shop will advertise for us.

  • Tables will be open for non-guild members as well

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

  • Swap

  • Vitamin D Bee


  • Sew Bella’s Quilt Cart

  • Instagram @sewbellasquiltcart

  • Facebook Sew Bella’s Quilt Cart

  • Etsy Sewbellasquiltcart


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