Fall In-Town Retreat

Please join the MMQG for our fall in town retreat and spend time sewing with old and new friends!
When
Friday 9/30 - Sunday 10/2
Friday and Saturday: 9:00 am - midnight
Sunday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Where
Millie P's Retreat Center in Anoka
Cost
$10 per person, per day (come for 1, 2, or all 3 days, make sure to select all the days you would like to attend when purchasing)
Participants also get a 10% Millie P's discount on the day you attend!
Please register by clicking here.
Space is limited - first come, first served.
If you have any questions, please contact Jill Scullard.
We look forward to seeing you there!

July 2016 Meeting Minutes

Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild
July Meeting 2016
7/21/16

  1. Welcome
    1. New Members Review and Visitors
  2. Announcements (10 min)
    1. Reminders
      1. Membership - 52 members
        • More information here
        • $40 annually
        • $5 per meeting for non-members or non-visitors going forward
      2. Louise Gray Challenge - due August Meeting
      3. Date of next meeting: Thursday, August 18, Bobbin Doctor/Louise Gray Challenge Reveal
    2. Sew in’s/Retreats/Etc.
      1. Amanda Jean Workshop
        • Sept 10.  9:30-4:30 Curved Piecing
        • Registration on the blog now!  
          1. $40 for members; $50 for non-members;
            1. Plus acrylic templates, $15 7in set
            2. 20 people max - first come, first served.  Spots still available!
      2. Charity Sew-in’s
        • Sept 11 - Penn Lake Library 12-5
        • Sept 25 - Penn Lake Library 12-5
      3. Millie P’s Retreat
        • Friday September 30 - Sunday October 2
        • $10 per person, per day.   Come for 1, 2, or 3 days.
          1. Friday-Saturday - 9a-midnight
          2. Sunday 9a-7p
        • Registration coming soon!
      4. Wappo Retreat (November) - weekend before tksgvg
      5. State Fair
        • 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
        • Updated Nine-Patch Challenge - due 11/30.  See MQG’s Facebook page for information.
      6. MQG - Block of the Month Design Challenge - see their website for details on submitting.
  3. Committee Updates (if applicable)
    1. Charity Committee (Jan)
      1. Orlando MQG Quilt Drive (Bright Hearts)- due August 15th
      2. #Quiltsforpeace (Blue Hearts)- due September meeting
      3. Philando Castille blocks (HRT With a Twist)- due August meeting
      4. Lap Quilt Charity Request - Goal 10 quilts, dimensions to come
      5. Quilt kits available
      6. 9 patches
      7. Low volume plus blocks
      8. Always need donations of scraps/batting/blocks
    2. Welcome/Hospitality (Kara)
    3. Speakers/Program (Jill)
      1. August - Bobbin Doctor, Machine Maintenance
      2. Denise Schmidt - Peer Improv Workshop
        • April 1, 2017  
        • 20 spots
        • Will send out an email or a Facebook post shortly!
      3. Weeks Ringle - TBD
    4. Marketing/Communications (Sarah)
  4. Program: Scrap Reveal (45 mins)
    1. Start with one person, whoever they made theirs for will reveal next
  5. Break
    1. Grab Louise Gray Packs (2 neutrals/2 colors)
    2. Remind paid members to pick up their swag bags during the break
    3. Answer question: How would you describe your quilting style?
  6. Two Bit Bags
  7. Show and Tell (20 min)
  8. Sewcial Time
  9. Closing
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