08.25.2015Meeting Minutes for August

Meeting Minutes for August 15th, 2015

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:29:20, phxmqgsecretary, [category: meeting-minutes]

Phoenix Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Minutes

Date: August 15th, 2015

Location: Scrapbooks ETC

  • President Michelle Hart called the meeting to order at 1:17pm. Approximately 40 people were in attendance.

  • Thank you everyone for snacks.

  • Guests Diana, Caren, Sara, ERika, Liz, and Mary were welcomed. New members Carol and Terry were welcomed.

  • Secretary's Report

  • Previous Balance: $2,591.51

  • Incoming: $1,255.00

  • Upcoming Expenses: Libs Elliot Workshop

  • President's Report from Michelle Hart

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

  • Currently full

  • Payment will be due on September 1st.

  • Guild Retreat

  • This year we are staying in Flagstaff at Odegaards Stay and Sew September 24-27

  • Currently Full

  • September Meeting

  • Officer information for November guild elections

  • Charity Quilt construction sewing

  • WIP (work in progress) sharing

  • October Meeting

  • Slow Stitch Saturday

  • English Paper Piecing (EPP) and Needle Turn Applique Demos

  • Lizzy House Meadow Quilt

  • Class booked for March 12


  • July meeting minutes approved.

  • Announcements

  • October: Mini Quilt Swap. We will be using Google Forms again this year to collect information.

  • Anchor House: Sarah was able to tour the home and meet the first resident. We have donated 3-4 twin and 3-4 baby quilts so far.

  • QuiltCon Triangle Challenge: MQG deadline is 11/30, PHXMQG deadline will be the November meeting (the specific templates are not required for our PHXMQG challenge)

  • Door Prize

  • ETC Gift Card: Cindy

  • Westwood Acres FQ Pack: Mari

  • Batting Sample Set: Nancy

  • Scottsdale Quilts gift bag: Barbara, Kelly

  • Robert Kaufman Jelly Roll: Katie

  • Breakout Sessions

  • Block of the Month: Ana presented Arkansas Crossroads. Bring a 12" (12.5" unfinished) block with a light neutral as the cross pieces to use for a donation quilt for Anchor House.

  • Vitamin D Bee

  • Favorite Color Swap

  • Show and Tell: Ana, Shiloh, Tracey, Michelle, Cristy, Jen, Susan, Colleen, Holly, Bonnie

  • Activity: Demos and potluck

  • Chelsa: Triangle Quilts

  • Holly: Calling All Geese Ruler

  • Kirsten: Adding Zippers to Pillows

  • Shiloh: Using the Wacom Tablet to create script applique

  • Becca: Paper Piecing

  • Bonnie: Improv Quilting

  • Cristy: Spinning Seams

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