February Meeting Minutes

February 18, 2017 1-4pm at Mulqueen’s Sewing Center (Mesa)

  • Introduction of new members & guests
  • Secretary Report
    • Approval of January 2017 meeting minutes
    • Details on Latifah Workshop in March
      • If you are a member as of 12 noon on February 28th, you will get an email soon with instructions to sign up and a password for the class. Please be respectful of the advantage we are trying to give timely paid members and do not share the password with others.
      • March 25th, a Saturday, all day
      • Held in Mulqueens Clubhouse
      • Open to members first for $100, later to non-members for $125
      • Limited to 20 spots
    • Let us know in March if you did not get your PHXMQG membership card and you would like one
  • President Report
    • March Meeting Info: Slow Sewing at the Farm @ South Mountain
    • April will now by Carrie Bloomston lecture, TBD; likely at Scottsdale civic center library.
      • Free to members, $5 for guests
      • May is Lindsay Neil of Pen & Paper Patterns, location: Mulqueens
      • Wee-Treat in Strawberry AZ: sign up if you haven’t already, details were emailed out.
        • See Amber for more info
    • MQG Info
      • Quilton East is next weekend
  • Block Lottery
    • Draw raffle ticket for February winner of the Pineapple Blocks!!!
  • Sip N Sew (Evites will go out)
    • March 22nd (Wednesday) 6-8pm @ TBD
  • Sew In (Evites will go out)
    • Chandler PD Community Room 10am-4pm
    • Dates TBD
  • Treasurer Report
    • Reminder to Pay 2017 Dues
    • Balance as of last meeting $2576.47
      • Money in: $490.00
      • Money out: $0
    • New balance: $3066.47
  • Committee Announcements
  • Block of the Month [Melissa]
    • Raspberry Kiss block, 4.25” finished, make 7
    • See tutorial and picture for instructions
  • Swap [Ana]
    • Journal Cover Swap will be held after general meeting
    • Next swap will be a lanyard AND keyfob. See instructions linked in previous Swap post
  • Challenge [Kirsten]
    • 1st Quarter Challenge: Kona Color of the Year
    • Due at March Meeting
  • Charity [Sharon]
    • Still coordinating with hospital, stay tuned
    • Longarm services available for charity quilts (like your jelly rolls). See Resources Page for contact info of member Charlene
  • Bee [Nancy/Mary]
    • Bee meets after meeting/before workshop
    • Still spots left for 2017 bee!
  • Other Announcements
  • SHOW & TELL–What makes your piece modern?
  • Swap
  • Vitamin D Bee
  • SEW TOGETHER BAG WORKSHOP by Kirstin Nelson
  • Adjournment
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