March Meeting Minutes

March 17, 2018 Meeting at Mulqueen’s Clubhouse

  • LRC games with green fat quarters

  • Presentation by Gina Perkes on Quilt Show

President’s Report

  • April – outside – Farm @ South Mountain

  • Can arrive at noon to eat lunch at the café

  • Business portion at 1pm

  • MQG pins – available if you do not have one already

  • No lottery or SWAP in April

  • Show in Prescott – Mountaintop Quilter’s Guild – June 1-2

  • Opportunity quilt

  • We cannot participate

  • On our calendar

VP Report

  • AQS show is next weekend (Thurs – Sat)

  • Some of our members are entering quilts

  • At Mesa Convention Center

  • There are appraisers at the show – can take old quilts there

  • There are lectures

  • Gina will be there

  • No formal classes

Treasurer’s Report

  • Balance $8750.06

  • Money in - $3982

  • BOM, AMH lecture and workshop, project bags, membership

  • Money out - $198.22

  • BOM, PayPal Fees

Block of the Month – Mel

  • Last month was pencil

  • This month – cross stitch bars

Bee Block Report

  • There is still room in Hive 1 …

  • Hive 2 taking the summer off

  • Faunna gave brief explanation

Program Chairs

  • Holly James is in Houston now :(

  • Anna Maria Horner

  • Lecture: Friday, 6-9 at El Dorado Park and Community Center - spots still open

  • 2311 N Miller Rd Scottsdale 85257

  • Workshop: Saturday - full - at Mulqueen’s Clubhouse

  • Supply list will be circulated when received from AMH

New Members / Outreach

  • Introduction of new members

  • Organizing a trunk show - first Saturday in April or May; going around to other guilds and presenting on Modern Quilting and our guild. If you’d like to volunteer or are part of another guild and would be interested in hosting a trunk show, please contact Kirsten.


  • Segment get togethers based on locations

  • Kate will liaison between us and the 1 in 10 group - LBGQT; We have at least 10 blocks, and kits for 13 more

  • Tomorrow we are sending out Ventura MQG blocks for the Thomas Fire - we are collecting now. Address for Ventura on their website if you mail your own blocks.


  • Spotlight - Amber Eilers


  • Tutorial for May - Vinyl Bags Peekaboo Pattern - already on our website

  • Materials:

  • wash away wonder tape: ¼” by 10 yards

  • Vinyl - 4 gauge (can buy at Joann’s)

  • Wonder tape - put on outside of vinyl - then you saw sew without a teflon foot

  • April - will bring snap thing to teach snaps

Door Prizes

  • please tag sponsors on Instagram

  • Two Purl Soho scrap and trim packages - Jennifer Moon Threads

  • Fancy rotary cutter in case from Omnigrid - Bruce

  • Warm Crochet brand Snips from Purple Daisies - Mari

  • Riley Blake Fabric Challenge - passed out 3 extra fabric bundles

  • Danna

  • Sharon

  • Katherine

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Meeting Conclusion

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