07.18.2015 Meeting Minutes for July

Meeting Minutes for July 18th, 2015

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 12:06:15, phxmqgsecretary, [category: meeting-minutes]

Phoenix Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Minutes

Date: July 18th, 2015

Location: Scrapbooks ETC

  • President Michelle Hart called the meeting to order at 1:12pm. Approximately 35 people were in attendance.

  • Thank you Jill, Ronnie, and Theresa for snacks.

  • Guests Annie, Beth, and Kim were welcomed. New members Susanna, Nancy, and Susan were welcomed.

  • Secretary's Report

  • June meeting minutes approved.

  • President's Report from Michelle Hart

  • QuiltCon West 2016 Charity Quilt

  • Brief demo video of improv blocks by Bonnie

  • Scraps of solids in the challenge colors available

  • Use solids from your stash

  • Open sewing after meeting to work on improv blocks

  • Additional sew days to assemble top

  • Libs Elliott - November 14th there will be a full day workshop of her Weight of Love quilt

  • Currently two spots left. Member workshop fee is $80

  • Payment will be due on September 1st.

  • Guild T-Shirts - Shirts are $25 and a few extras in size Medium and Large may be available (contact Holly at vicepresident@phoenixmodernquiltguild.com)

  • Guild Retreat

  • This year we are staying in Flagstaff at Odegaards Stay and Sew

  • Retreat cost is $110 and does not include meals. Includes sewing studio space and sleeping accommodation Thursday through Sunday.

  • August Swap - favorite color swap

  • Names were drawn, 3 fat quarters in favorite color of swap partner

  • August Demo Day

  • Demos from members

  • Potluck Signup on Perfect Potluck

  • Announcements

  • AQS show will be in Phoenix the week before QuiltCon West

  • Scottsdale Quilts is now open and has open sewing time

  • New Member Susan runs Around the Block Quilting and has offered to quilt charity quilts

  • Door Prize

  • $10 ETC Gift Card: Tracy

  • Michael Miller Gemstones Charm Pack: Barbara

  • Clothworks Solids Bundle: Michelle

  • Sew Organized Book: Susanna

  • Breakout Sessions

  • Block of the Month:Barbara presented Double Pinwheel

  • Vitamin D Bee

  • Show and Tell: Cristy, Crystal, Kirsten, Stephanie, Candace, Rebecca

  • Activity: Improv Block sewing time

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