October Meeting Minutes

Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild
October Meeting 2016
10/20/16

  1. Welcome
    1. New Members Review and Visitors
  2. Announcements
    1. Reminders
      1. Membership - 60 members
        • More information here
        • $40 annually
        • $5 per meeting for non-members or non-visitors
      2. Date of next meeting: Thursday, November 17
        • Make and Take
          1. Scissor identification fobs
          2. Needle minders
          3. Pattern weights
          4. Gift Card Holders
        • Gift of 1 yard of fabric
        • Can be a combo of fabric, totaling 1 yard
        • Any additional treats limited to $5 total
        • Instructions and partners will be sent out by November meeting
    2. MQ Raffle Quilt [Jude Edling will talk a little bit about this]
    3. Sew in’s/Retreats/Etc.
        • Camp Wapo - Amery, WI
        • November 18-20, 2016
        • $140/MMQG Members - $150/non-members (meals included)
        • Registration is open
          1. Registration open: July 1st – Nov. 30th., 2016
          2. Notification by: December 30, 2016
          3. Cost to enter: $30 per 3 quilts
      1. Dakota County Star Quilters partnership - Kathy Lindstrom
        • Modern Vintage Quilt Show - MMQG invited to participate!
          1. Feb 11 show set up
          2. Feb 14 show starts
          3. Mar 18 show take down
        • Mary Fons lecture / workshop - Mar 11
          1. MMQG can register before general public
        • Guild fundraiser
          1. Sale of fabric, patterns, small goods, etc.
          2. Small quilt (under 80” in perimeter) auction
        • Dates coming
          1. Taking the quilts the first week of February

  1. Committee Updates
    1. Charity Committee (Jan)
      1. Lap Quilt Charity Request - Goal 10 quilts, dimensions to come
      2. Quilt kits available
      3. Low Volume Plus Blocks
      4. 9 Patch Blocks
      5. Always need donations of scraps/batting/blocks
    2. Welcome/Hospitality (Kara)
    3. Speakers/Programs (Jill)
      1. Denyse Schmidt -
        • Pure Improv Workshop with the MMQG on Sat, April 1, 2017
          1. 20 spots are full - wait list started
        • St Cloud Heritage Quilters workshop on Friday, 3/31.  Karen Cyson will share registration details as they become available.
        • Contemporary Quilters one hour lecture on Thursday, 3/30 in the evening at the Textile Center.  More details to come.
    4. Marketing/Communications (Sarah)
  2. Program: Hand Quilting
  3. Show and Tell
  4. Crayon Challenge
    1. Draw up to 3 crayons
    2. Can purchase a mulligan for $5 donation to guild
    3. Can add one fabric
    4. Due in 2017 - TBD
  5. Sewcial Time
  6. Closing


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