11.17.2014 Meeting Minutes for November 15th, 2014
Phoenix Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Minutes
Date: November 15, 2014
Location: Scrapbooks ETC
President Michelle Hart called the meeting to order at 1:14pm. Approximately 32 people were in attendance. Thank you Guinevere for bringing snacks.
New member Crystal was welcomed.
Secretary's Report from Rebecca Whaling
October meeting minutes approved.
President's Report from Michelle Hart
2015 elections. No candidates ran opposed so a verbal vote was taken for all positions. All candidates were approved and are as follows:
President: Michelle Hart
Vice President: Holly James
Treasurer: Chelsa Knight
Secretary: Rebecca Whaling
Bee Keeper: Brooke Ringer
Block of the Month Chair: Ana Martinez
Challenge of the Quarter Chair: Sarah Connolly
Hospitality and Snack Chair: Kate Gunther
Show & Tell and Giveaway Chair: Holly Hughes
Swap Chair: Katie Corning
Committee chairs are open for Charity, Quiltalong, and Quilt Show.
MQG regional representatives were elected to the board. Andres Rosales (known as madtesla) is the representative for our region. Region 1 includes all members in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
Member Rebecca had a mention in issue 14 of Love Patchwork and Quilting.
December will be our annual end of year potluck. Signups are on PerfectPotluck.com (coordinator: Bobman; password: PHXMQG). The meeting will be at ETC and start one hour earlier, at 12:00pm.
Treasurer's Report from Chelsa Knight
Current balance: $1,016.74
December swap will be fabric fat quarters. There will be three swaps, solid pastel, solid jewel tone, and text prints (in black, white, gray, or off-white). To participate sub-cut 2 yards of fabric into 8 fat quarters. To ensure a variety of colors for the solid swaps there is a signup on SignUpGenius.com (http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4eaeaf2baaf85-december). Passcode: PHXMQG.
MQG Webinar on November 18th (Tuesday) "FUn with Figures, How to Calculate Quilty Math". Signups on www.themodernquiltguild.com.
QuiltCon Quilt Show entry deadline is November 30th.
Member Nedra will be running a block of the month of Tula Pink's City Sampler book at Mad B's (7415 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85209)
Member Christy is teaching several classes at ETC
Member Bonnie has accepted a position with the Scottsdale Public Library to host a quilting education group. The group will meet at the Scottsdale Civic Center on the last Wednesday of the month starting in January. The "Not Your Mama's Quilting" program is free.
Bonnie was able to drop off six more dog beds filled with our fabric scraps to Bernina Connection to be donated to local animal shelters.
American Made Fabric Bundle: Dana
Love Patchwork and Quilting: Crystal
Vitamin D Bee meeting
Swap: Mini Bunting
Show and Tell: Kirsten, Bonnie, Cristy, Crystal, Chelsa
QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge: Paper Pieced Block Sewing
Michelle started the workshop at approximately 2:15pm, giving an overview of the project, colors to be used, and a paper-piecing tutorial. Those not completing a block at the meeting but still wanting to submit one can mail them to Michelle (address being sent in a member only message) to arrive no later than Saturday, November 22nd. Drop offs can also be arranged to Chelsa at her office.
Prepared by: Rebecca Whaling, November 17, 2014