November 2016 Meeting Minutes

Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild
November Meeting 2016

  1. Reminders
    1. Date of next meeting: Thursday, December 15
      1. Sewcial
    2. QuiltCon - Quilt submission deadline Nov. 30th., 2016
    3. Dakota County Star Quilt Show - Modern Vintage Quilt Show (Kathy Lindstrom)
      1. Mary Fons lecture / workshop - March 11
      2. Quilts for show and fundraiser needed by February 1
        • Need non-judged quilts for the show, any category
        • Need small quilts (under 80” in perimeter) for fundraiser auction
  2. Sew in’s/Retreats/Etc.
      1. Arrive 12pm Friday, Leave 3pm Sunday
      2. No nuts, no alcohol
      3. Bring towels, sheets, linens
  3. Committee Updates
    1. Charity Committee (Jan Hanenberger)
      1. Quilt kits available
      2. Low Volume Plus Blocks
      3. 9 Patch Blocks
      4. Always need donations of scraps/batting/blocks
    2. Speakers/Programs (Jill Scullard)
      1. Denyse Schmidt -
        • Pure Improv Workshop with the MMQG on Sat, April 1, 2017
          1. 20 spots are full - wait list started, PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU NEED TO CANCEL
        • 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. 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 April 2017


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