March 2016 Meeting Minutes

PHXMQG Meeting Minutes March 2016

General Meeting; March 19, 2016 1 pm Scrapbooks Etc.

1. Welcome

Thank you to March birthdays for snacks

Introduction of new members

2. Secretary Report

Approval of January 2016 meeting minutes – APPROVED

3. President\Vice President Report

PRESIDENT:

April meeting details:  Meeting will be at Vererans Oasis Park (Lindsay & Chandler Heights) 1-4pm  Holly Hughes will be giving tips for taking better photos.  Bring quilts to photograph in the outdoor setting.  Veterans Oasis Park Map

Sew Ins – an Evite will go out for RSVP’s:

  • Sunday April 24th 10am-4pm @ Chandler PD Community Room.
  • Saturday May 28th 10am-4pm @ Chandler PD Community Room
  • Sip N Sew – an Evite will go out for RSVP’s

@ Sip Coffee & Beer House (Scottsdale Rd & Thomas; 3617 N Goldwater 480-625-3878):

  • Wednesday April 20th 6-8pm
  • Thursday May 19th 6-8pm
  • Thursday June 23th 6-8pm

Retreat 2016 at Odegaard’s Stay & Sew in Flagstaff.  Sign ups start TODAY.  Payment due by July 31st to reserve your spot.

November 9-13 (or 10th Thurs)

Max 10 people, $110/pp

If enough interest we can book another retreat for the following week (nov 17-20)

Riley Blake Sashing Stash Challenge – FABRIC HAS ARRIVED, see Holly James to pick yours up

Deadline has been extended to MAY 31st.  Visit MQG website for additional details

Bernina Connection is honoring any mastery classes or service issues for Sew from the Heart (SFTH) customers since it closed.

If anyone is interested in giving lectures on Modern Quilting – many local guilds have inquired.  Please let me know so I can add you to a list when inquiries come in.

2016 Guild T-Shirts

Contest for design EXTENDED!  Submit your design  to president@phoenixmodernquiltguild.com by May 15th.  we will vote on designs at the May meeting and start taking shirt orders.  5 colors maximum.

AQG quilt show and vendors will be March 24-26th at the Mesa Convention Center.

VICE PRESIDENT

Modern Minute

Committee Announcements

Charity Chair Update: Holly Claire: More information to follow on Halfway House for Adults

4. Treasurer Report

Balance as of end of January: $2570.00

Money in: $1205.00

Money out: $47.50

New balance: $3727.50

5. Door Prize Drawing

Winner(s): Becca (Mini Pearl Bracelet, Fauna (Coloring Book), Nedra (QuiltCon Sway Bag)

Prize(s): Mini Pearl Bracelet (Thank you Linda! – lisecbien)

Cotton & Steel: Coloring Book (Thanks Holly!)

Swag Bag (Thanks PHMQG!)

6. Announcements

SHOW & TELL

7. Committee Breakouts & Socialization

Vitamin D Bee

Swap – Favorite notion under $10

8. Color Theory Workshop

Adjournment

 

2016 GUILD MEETINGS

January: Michelle Hart – Easy Cathedral Windows

February: Virtual QuiltCon – Sew in at ETC

March: Color Theory Workshop (will have kit to make fabric color wheel)

April: Photographing Quilts; Meeting at Veterans Oasis Park @ Quail Pavillion

May: TBD; workshop – ANNOUNCE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE TO DO A SHOP

June: Holly Hughes paper piecing workshop

July: Open Sew

August: Demo Day (anyone interested in demoing email HRJ)

Sept: QuiltCon Charity Sew-in

October: Sit & Sew Outdoors

November: Elections

December: Holiday potluck and LRC

SPECIAL EVENTS:

March 11/12: Lizzy House Meadows Workshop

November 10-13: Retreat – Flagstaff

TBD: Group meeting/event with Tucson Guild; panel, discussions on modern quilting, meet and greet, shop hop (rotate city each year)

TBD: Fall workshop – let us know if you have ideas of someone you’d like to take a workshop from and we will look into it!

OPEN SEW:

April 24th 10-4 Chandler PD

May 28th 10-4 Chandler PD

SIP N SEW:

April 20th (Wed)

May 19th (Thurs)

June 24th (Fri)

***If anyone is interested in coordinating sip n sews for your area of town please see Holly James after the meeting.

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