PHXMQG Meeting Minutes September 2021

Make it Modern Challenge in Morning, wrapped up prior to meeting start

President opened the meeting.

· Executive Board Position Openings, and addition of new Technical Board Member

· Open Positions for 2022 – Secretary and Vice President, all new Chair Positions are on the Website.

Secretary Report:

Motion to approve the minutes from the June meeting

· Clair first

· Kelli second

· Minutes approved by membership

Treasurers Report

· Presented and handed out printed copies of the 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

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 Hummingbird Quilts

10% discount for all members with membership card (can be printed from the MQG site)

Block of the Month

· 4 new blocks this month

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

Block Lotto – Winner selected and won all the blocks submitted

· October Blocks instructions was given by Patti

Show and Share

Voting for Make It Modern Challenge, all 7 competitors submitted photos of completed project to Secretary – a survey with pictures was sent out to membership for voting.

Third Place – Patti K.

Second Place – Erika D.

First Place - Justine B.

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