PHXMQG Meeting Agenda
July 15, 2017 1-4pm
Mulqueens Sewing Center (Mesa)
Introduction of new members & guests
Approval of June 2017 meeting minutes
Kate G. made the motion
Candace L. seconded the motion
The membership voted to approve the minutes
Tuesday, July 25th to be sext Sip n Sew for hand sewing; evites forthcoming
Reduced dues to join now; $20
August Meeting Info
Demo day at Tech Shop
Need sign ups for Demo Day in August, check your email for a sign-up link
September will be the great Phx Modern Sewing Bee Season 2
Here is last year's flyer if you need a refresher on the rules:
The meeting will be held at Mulqueens unless otherwise announced (yes, we know it was small today...)
Block will be announced Sat Sept 9th
Rules will be posted/handed out in August (same rules as last time, see above)
Yard Sale Oct 21 in lieu of meeting
Teresa organizing – a huge thank you!
Tech Shop will be hosting us in the largest room
Aug 1 early bird table special, $15, guild only; there will be an email coming out with the password
Sept 1, open to anyone to get a table for $25
Come shop, host a table sell any sort of craft supplies
Little bundles and kits have done well at other sales
Up to sellers for payment types
Need volunteers to take over the board for 2018
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested
Each position is elected independently, members must be present at the November meeting to vote - no absentee ballots will be accepted, in accordance with our by-laws
Committee chairs, let Holly J. know if you want to stay in your position
Draw raffle ticket for July winner of the house blocks
August Block Spools - free pattern from Cloud 9 fabrics.
You only have to do one block - but I betcha can't make just one!!
Make your “thread” area one solid piece of fabric or strips to make it variegated if you're feeling fancy!
BACKGROUND Kona Snow or White
Retreat Nov 15-19 - sign up for wait list today. We will email you if a spot opens up.
If you went last year let Holly know whichever way you need to rsvp
UPDATE – Odegards has given away our retreat spot – stay tuned for more information on other options.
Vice President Report
Shirts left, both styles $10
Balance as of last meeting $3475.26
Money in: $105, dues
Money out: $0
New balance: $3580.26
Block of the Month [Melissa]
Present this month's block
Last month was putting together what you had so far
July Barn Bats Elizabeth Hartman on blog
3rd Quarter Challenge Reminder - Carrie Bloomston Fabrics
Anything you want, clothing quilt etc
Due in Sept
Prizes, Carrie will try to come
Quiltcon Charity Quilt - sewing blocks today
Thanks to Michael Miller for donated bolts for our regular charity work
Mitochondrial charity quilts, use green fabrics
QuiltCon quilt - Background Kona WHITE
BLOCKS ARE DUE AT SEPT MEETING
Ana will get batting
Bee meets after meeting/before workshop
Thanks for snacks and happy birthday july birthdays!
Swap will be held after general meeting
Next year every other month
No swap next month
Door Prize Drawing
Prizes/Sponsors this month
A huge thanks to Hawthorne Threads for providing a fat quarter bundle and samples of their panels that show each fabric in ach colorway of their lines. These are a great way to audition your ideas, and can make cute projects in themselves.
Thanks Pen and Paper patterns for the great donated patterns! We love your style and look forward to your next work!
SHOW & TELL--What makes your piece modern?
QUILTCON CHARITY SEWING - Sharon to lead