July Meeting Minutes
Updated: Aug 1, 2018
JULY 21, 2018 1pm
Harvest Bible Church, North Phoenix
Introduction of new members & guests
Membership is discounted for the rest of the year, gets you into national guild, $20, on Shop page of website
Approval of May 2018 meeting minutes (no official meeting in June)
Motion to approve, Jen
Happy to be hosted by Harvest Bible Church! We will be there the rest of the year (except October/December). Will have sewing time available frequently.
Please help with clean up so we can keep using this space and sew in it. Bathrooms are down the hall.
Modern Quilting is down the street if you need anything, Hobby Lobby is next door to them
August Meeting Info:
Demo Day, 5-10 minute demos of a tool, technique etc
Cristy - TBD
Erika - Leaders & Enders, work on 2 projects at once!
Becca - Wefty Needle/Fabric Weaving
Gretchen - Flange Binding, easier than you think!
Nedra - Pineapple Trim tool, a great way to use scraps
Tracy - Half-Square Triangles without duplicates
Bonnie - Station Cutting Charity Quilts
You can show up at 12:30 to set up if you are demoing. Meeting will be at 1PM and quick so we can get to the demos.
QuiltCon quilt submissions are now open. Enter your work for consideration into the juried show.
Our Modern Quilts Museum Exhibit opens June 29th at Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, New York. Check it out if you're in the area!
QuiltCon registration is now open — there are still plenty of great workshops and lectures, Check out the catalog and schedule here.
Changes for QuiltCon 2019 include the Awards Ceremony moving to Wednesday evening, and the addition of Sewing Lounges!
2019 Board info
Planning to transition Erynn’s role early due to baby coming in October
If you are interested in a board position (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer), you need to let Amber know ASAP.
Hoping to have slate ready in August, official election will be in September
Potential chair positions (BOM, Swaps, Charity, etc) can let Amber know now, but those positions will be appointed by the new board. We will pass requests onto the new board
Wee-treat to Strawberry
Plan was for Sept 21-23, Sewing @ Copper Needle Sept 22, 9-5
Not enough interest for a retreat, we will coordinate a sew day at Ginas, show of hands? Need 12 people to sign up or else cancelling Gina’s too.
$20 to reserve a spot, returned to you in the form of a store credit on the day of the retreat
Information will be on the membership section of the website (you'll have to request access if you haven't accessed before)
Draw raffle ticket for July winner, Cotton & Steel Lawn Chair blocks
August Block will be: Modern Christmas Tree by Amy Smart, reds/greens/whites
Bonus ticket if you make 10
Claire is on Instagram!! @cvquilts
Jelly roll, congrats Sharon
Scissors, congrats Catherine
Holiday pattern, congrats Lori
Tessellation mini pattern, congrats Denise
We have ordered enamel pins
One pin will be included with your membership!
$9 if you'd like an extra one, order online, limited quantities but we can order more
Will be available for pick up at meetings beginning in August (hopefully - if not we will keep you posted)
We have money! Formal numbers to follow when the Treasurer returns from vacation!
Thank you July Birthdays for snacks!
Block of the Month [Melissa/Mari]
Rotary cutter, thread was last month
Ruler this month! Super easy!
You can still join! Sewology, by Pen + Paper, $10 guild rate
Outreach/New Member [Erika/Kirsten]
Upcoming trunk shows
Patti and Rich from Cholla came to visit us from a prior trunk show
If you're in another guild who would've interested in having speak, let Erika and/or Kirsten know
If you'd be available to help at a trunk show, specifically Friday mornings seem popular….
Aug- Low Volume Swap
This will be her last swap, so bring it!!
A HUGE THANK YOU to Ana for doing an amazing job with swaps for the past two years, she will be retiring after the August swap and we'd love to see someone take over with just as much gusto
One in Ten
Log cabin blocks and quilt kits with Kate
Easy, fast quilt patterns: one layer cake and one charm pack with snowballed corners (see picture)
Plenty of patterns out there like this one, just google!
We always need people to help with various phases of quilt construction, everything from piecing to quilting and binding. At the moment we are out of tops that need to be quilted, but we have KITS for piecing available!
Signups are ongoing for the QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge. This year's theme is small piecing. Will you or your guild be participating this year? (Sign up by Oct 8)
Bee meets after meeting
Hive 2 is taking July off
For August Bee Hive 2 will be working on Charity Blocks for Kate
No official announcements this month
On vacation this month
Cristy is going to host a fall workshop (likely November) for us, and we get to choose which class!
We'll put out class descriptions and have voting soon
Lightweight sweatshirts, super cozy
Voting on colors to come
$40, minimum order of 36
If we don't get enough participation for the minimum order, we'll cancel and refund
Sew & Share
Sewing time until 3:45PM
Thanks for all of the help tidying up!