09.24.2015 Meeting Minutes for September 19th, 2015

Phoenix Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Minutes

Date: September 19th, 2015

Location: Scrapbooks ETC

Secretary Rebecca Whaling called the meeting to order at 1:13pm. Approximately 25 people were in attendance. 

Thank you Johnie for snacks.

New member Mary was welcomed.

Secretary's Report

  • August meeting minutes approved.

President\Vice President Report

  • October Meeting

  • Slow-Stitch Saturday

  • Location - Outdoors at an urban farm in Gilbert owned by a friend of Treasurer Chelsa (address and directions to be sent via Member Newsletter)

  • English Paper Piecing & Needle Turn Applique Demos

  • Bring a chair or quilt to sit on

  • Mini Quilt Swap

  • QuiltCon 2016 Charity Quilt - Meet ups will be set up to work on piecing the improv quilt

  • Libs Elliott Workshop in November

  • Supply List will be sent to participants

  • Location will most likely be the Chandler PD Community Room

  • November Meeting

  • Voting for 2016 Guild Board

  • Roles of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer explained

  • Detailed newsletter will be sent to members including how to be put onto the ballot

  • Board members can serve for a maximum of two years so most of the current board is not eligible to serve again in 2016

  • Triangle Challenge of the Quarter Due


  • Bernina Connection is hosting a trunk show and full-day workshop by Jessica Darling in October. Lecture - Progress over Progression Friday, October 16 6p - 8p $10; Color Party Workshop Saturday, October 17 10a - 3p $50

  • Quilter's Oasis is hosting a trunk show and book signing on January 19th for Jackie Kunkel's new book Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black-and-white Quilts

  • Thank you to Holly Hughes for securing a collection of Lucky Spool books to start a guild library. All Lucky Spool asks in return is for those who check out the books leave their honest review on Amazon.

  • Reminder that the MQG offers live webinars on a variety of quilting and guild topics. Past webinars are available in the MQG Resource section.

  • If you are an Instagram user and participating the in October Mini Quilt Swap use the hashtag #phxmqgswap to tag photos of your work in progress or even a mosaic of ideas for your swap partner.

Door PrizeS

Breakout Sessions

  • Block of the Month: Ana presented for Stephanie 'October' by Alissa Haight Carlton

  • Vitamin D Bee

  • Show and Tell

Activity: Open Sew

Prepared by: Rebecca Whaling, September 24, 2015

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