February Meeting Minutes

PHXMQG Meeting Minutes



  • Introduction of new members & guests

  • Ice breaker by Mandi

President Report

  • We’ll be starting promptly at 1 to be respectful of everyone’s time and paid venues, so come early at 12:30 to park, get a snack and get settled in!

  • Looking Ahead...

  • Quiltcon, next weekend, coordinating meal - Candace is taking point, conversations ongoing on the Forum

  • MARCH: Green FQ LRC, Gina Perkes and “Nitty Gritty of Show Quilting”

  • AT MULQUEENS CLUBHOUSE. Checking to see if we can sew that morning

  • Anna Maria Horner Workshop March 31 SIGN UP TODAY!

  • APRIL- Outdoors! May- in progress, at Escalante, June- Jellyroll Race?

  • Check Instagram for details, follow our IG page and make sure to interact. CAKE for 1k at next meeting!

  • Riley Blake Fabric Challenge pass out

  • See Amber if you were expecting fabric

  • Block Lottery for February is 9” HEARTS by Cluck Cluck Sew

  • Block lottery MARCH IS: tiny house (tutorial by Moda Bakeshop)

  • http://www.modabakeshop.com/2012/08/neighborhood-charm-quilt.html

  • Bold color houses and white/low-volume for the background

Vice President Report

  • Door Prizes- Tula FQ bundle from Bernina Connection- thanks!

  • Congrats Sara B.

  • Other door prize winners:

  • Kim, Lindsay, Ana, Mari, Denise, & Erynn!

Treasurer Report

  • Roster Update, 2017 members that have not renewed have been purged from our MQG roster

  • Balance as of last meeting $4,288.18

  • Money in: $924

  • Money out: $245.90

  • New balance: $4,966.28

Secretary Report

  • No official December Minutes - only significant item was a reminder to renew for 2018

  • January Minutes approval

  • Motion by Kate G.

  • Second by Erika D.

  • Majority I’s for approval

  • No Nays or Abstains

  • Motion passed

  • Website Refresh and Launch- remember to check site for info, less emails coming

  • Members’ only section is up & running, AMH sign-ups there

  • Let us know if you see something only or experience a bug

  • Known issue with Android phones and Forum posts, we have a ticket with Wix

  • Pouches for sale

Committee Announcements

Block of the Month [Melissa]

Swap [Ana]

Bee [Tracy & Faunna]

  • Finishing up last year

  • Sign Ups & Announcements - will occur during breakout

  • Use hashtags #PHXMQG #PHXMQGVitaminDBee

  • 2 hives this year

  • Still room to sign up!

Show [Kate & Brooke]

  • Gina Perkes is coming in March to do a lecture “The Nitty Gritty of Show Quilting”

Program Chairs [Holly & Michelle]

  • Sign ups for Spring Workshop! Description online

  • $125- members only. $150 workshop & lecture. Members only until MARCH5? Then open to all. 20 spots at workshop. No cancellations.

  • Update: Workshop sold out!

  • Lecture at Scottsdale Civic. Workshop at Mulqueens.

  • Lecture is $30, open to the public, no seat limit

Technology [Candace]

  • Website is secure, domain migration is complete

New Member Outreach [Erika & Kirsten]

  • Intros

Charity [Sharon/Bonnie]

  • Collecting Ventura Fire blocks

  • Pages for potential charities in a book, ideally one champion per charity, reach out to her if you’re interested in championing a charity

  • Several people requested to do work for a specific type of charity - you would be a great person to be the liaison for that charity!

Hospitality [Nedra & Mandi]

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