August 2021 Hybrid Meeting Minutes

PHXMQG Meeting Minutes

August 2021

Hybrid Meeting (Zoom and Pyle Center)

President opened the meeting.

· Announced Make it Modern Challenge for September

· Executive Board Meeting on 8/15

· Open Positions for 2022 – Secretary and Vice President

Secretary Report:

Motion to approve the minutes from the June meeting

· Clair first

· Kelli second

· Minutes approved by membership

Treasurers Report

· Presented historical budget/spend for 2018 – current, along with expected budget for 2021-2023

· Welcome questions from anyone, contact Cindy

· Money raised from sale is reserved for Programs in the future

· We received refunds from the 3 months we didn’t use the Pyle center last year

New Member Introductions

· Several new members at their first meeting today

Charity Update

· Bonnie – showed new kits for charity quilts that are on the Charity Page on our website

· If you have fabric to donate let us know and we will take it for charity quilts – pre-cut into 5” squares or 2 ½” strips.

· No due date- bring when it is done

· There are different stages of the quilt process – you don’t need to finish the full quilt, do what you want to do and someone else will finish.

· Charities include – One in Ten, Jewish Family Services, Project Linus

· If you have a charity, you are passionate about and you want to be the liaison, it’s open to all of us.

· Feel free to edit the pattern to make it your own

· Kathy O’Brian patterns

· Sign up online if you want to participate – list will be sent to everyone who signs up with preferences on which part you want to do.

QuiltCon Quilt Update

· Community Outreach quilt – this year the prompt is angels - we need 24 blocks and you can pick up the kit.- October 1st deadline to have back to Bonnie

· Charity is up to us – more information to come from MQG – Navajo Quilt Project, Women of Color Quilters.

Guest Speaker:

New Owner of Modern Quilting quilt shop– Justine Bishop

Gave away a Jelly Role – winner chosen from all attendees (virtual and in person)

Had coupons for 20% off

Block of the Month

· 4 new blocks this month

· If you wish to join still, you can for $15 on the website

Block Lotto – Kelli H won all the blocks submitted

· September and October Blocks shown

Good Bye quilt presented to Annette who is leaving the country – blocks made by members.

Door Prize Drawing – Brittany (Francine will email gift card)

Show and Share

2021 Challenge quilt Theme and Colors announced

Pantone Colors of the year , optional to include Kona color of the year

Questions about QuiltCon - we have not been asked specifically to help or volunteer.

Meeting Adjourned

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