September Meeting Minutes

PHXMQG Meeting Agenda

September 16, 2017 1-4pm

Mulqueens Sewing Center (Mesa)


  • Introduction of new members & guests
    • Welcome Julie & Kathleen!

Secretary Report

  • Approval of August 2017 meeting minutes
  • Next sip n sew will be scheduled and eVites sent to members; good turnout at last one

President Report

  • October Meeting Info – quilt photos at Veterans’ Oasis Park 3-6pm for good lighting
  • Project bags – $12 each (less than what was announced at meeting! Sale!)
  • Block Lottery
    • Draw raffle ticket for September winner
    • October Block:  Economy blocks in a Halloween fabrics!
  • Save the date for AMH workshop March 30th (pm) lecture on color theory; Sat March 31st all day workshop “Valuable Lessons”
  • Vote on board for 2018.  Slate is as follows
    • President:  Amber Eilers
    • VP:  Cristy Fincher
    • Secretary:  Erynn Truex
    • Treasurer: Sara Brown
    • Vote results: Fawna made a motion to approve the slate, Ana seconded, motion was approved – congrats new board!
  • New board will start setting up committees and appointing chairs to ensure 2018 is planned and set by end of the year!
  • New board:  anything you want to address with membership?
  • Q3 challenge – present and vote on winner, guest judge Carrie Bloomston!!
    • Congrats Erika!
  • Destash fees will be refunded
  • AQG will be notified that the Destash has been cancelled

Treasurer Report

  • Balance as of last meeting $3769.66
  • Money in: $150.00; 3 new members, t-shirt sales, destash tables
  • Money out: $690.86; project bags, domain renewal, PayPal fees
  • New balance: $3208.80


Committee Announcements

  • Block of the Month [Melissa]
    • Present this month’s block
    • Next year’s BOM will be from Lindsey for $5, her new pattern
      • PayPal link will be announced when it is online
  • Swap [Ana]
  • Challenge [Kirsten]
    • No Q4 challenge due to holidays!
  • Charity [Sharon]
    • Quiltcon blocks due today.
  • Bee [Nancy/Mary]
    • Bee meets after meeting/before workshop

Door Prize Drawing

  • Prizes/Sponsors this month – Thank you Warm & Natural for the queen-sized battings
    • Winners
      • Carol, Nedra, and Erika – congrats!

Other Announcements

  • SHOW & TELL–What makes your piece modern?
  • Swap
  • Vitamin D Bee