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.
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 email@example.com)
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
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
$10 ETC Gift Card: Tracy
Michael Miller Gemstones Charm Pack: Barbara
Clothworks Solids Bundle: Michelle
Sew Organized Book: Susanna
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