April 2017 Meeting Minutes


Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild

April Meeting 2017 - 4/20/17
  1. Announcements/Reminders
    1. Membership Renewal
      1. $5 for every meeting until you renew
    2. Date of next meeting: Thursday, May 18
      1. Color Theory and Exercises
    3. Minnesota Quilt Show
      1. June 8-10, 2017 Duluth, MN “A Take on Modern”
      2. Entries may be dropped off at the May 4 and 6, 2017 MQ Meetings.
      3. Shipped entries must arrive between May 22 and May 26, 2017 and mailed to:
Kate Eelkema
2973 Cedar Crossing
Minnetonka, MN 55305

      1. Hand delivered entries may be dropped off at the above address until May 30, 2017.
      2. Contact Kate at 612.816.0365 or judged2017@mnquilt.org for directions and to arrange a drop-off time.
    1. Minnesota State Fair
      1. Online Registration open May 1 - August 8th at 4:30p
      2. Delivery Windows
        • Saturday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
        • Sunday, Aug. 13 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
        • Monday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    2. Board Position Available
      1. Secretary
  1. Garage Sale
    1. June 21 MMQG members only
    2. June 22-24 open to public
    3. Watch FB, blog and email for info to bring items to meetings
  2. Sew in’s/Retreats/Etc.
    1. MMQG Summer In-Town Retreat
      1. July 28-30th
      2. Four Seasons Quilt Shop - 9708 63rd Ave N, Maple Grove, MN 55369
      3. $45 per person, paid when you arrive (24 people MAX)
      4. Come and go as you please, no deals for just one day
      5. To Register: Call (763) 557-5899, pay when you arrive at shop
    2. MMQG Fall Retreat. Linden Hills Retreat Center, Little Falls, MN
      1. Dates: Oct 12-15
      2. Arrive 3p on 12th, leave by 12p on 15th
      3. Accepting $50 deposit
        • $130 - Members
        • $180 - Non-Members
    3. Sew In’s
      1. May 21st - 9a-3p
        • Uptown Heating Lowry Community Center - 514 Lowry Ave NE, Minneapolis, 55418
      2. June 25th - 9a-4p
        • Uptown Heating Lowry Community Center - 514 Lowry Ave NE, Minneapolis, 55418
      3. July 23rd - 9a-3p
        • Uptown Heating Bryn Mawr Community Center - 400 Cedar Lake Road South, Minneapolis, 55405
      4. August 20th - 9a-3p
        • Uptown Heating Bryn Mawr Community Center - 400 Cedar Lake Road South, Minneapolis, 55405
  3. Crayon Challenge Reveal
  4. Break and Voting
  5. Speaker - Quilt Judging - Melissa Griggs
  6. Show and Tell
  7. Crayon Challenge Reveal - Awards
  8. Sewcial Time

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