July 2017 Meeting Minutes

Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild
July Meeting 2017
  1. Welcome
    1. New Members Review and Visitors
  2. Announcements/Reminders
    1. Date of next meeting: Thursday, August 17
      1. Anne Ulku - Minneapolis Graphic Designer
        • How you can use graphic design elements in quilting
    2. 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.
    3. Board Positions Available
      1. Secretary
    4. Garage sale Results
      1. $2,800 in sales, $880 to go to the guild!
    5. Upcycle Challenge
      1. 3 Different Items that didn’t start as quilting cotton, can make anything
      2. Use #upcycleMMQG to share
      3. Due at November Meeting
  3. Sew in’s/Retreats/Etc.
    1. Free Motion Quilting Workshop
      1. Faye From  Twin Cities Quilting
      2. Cost: $60
      3. Date and Location: Date July 23rd 10am-4pm at Twin Cities Quilting
      4. Signup: On blog and facebook (10 spots)
    2. 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
    3. 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 on facebook and blog link (Square)
        • $130 - Members
        • $180 - Non-Members
    4. Sew In’s
      1. July 23rd - 9a-3p
        • Uptown Heating Bryn Mawr Community Center - 400 Cedar Lake Road South, Minneapolis, 55405
      2. August 20th - 9a-3p
        • Uptown Heating Bryn Mawr Community Center - 400 Cedar Lake Road South, Minneapolis, 55405
  1. Committee Updates
    1. Charity Committee (Jan)
      1. Quilt kits available
      2. New charity block -half square triangle
      3. Always need donations of scraps/batting/blocks
      4. 70,273 X’s quilt
    2. Speakers/Programs (Trish/Sarah)
    3. Marketing/Communications (Sarah)
  2. Show and Tell
  3. Break
  4. Program - Make and Take
    1. Key Fobs (Person: TBD)
    2. Sewing Machine Pedal Holder (Person: TBD)
    3. Travel Sewing Kit (Person: TBD)
  5. Sewcial Time

POSITION NEEDED: Secretary (Please let a board member know if you are interested in this position)
a. Keep minutes of the general meetings or arrange for a substitute in his/her
b. Post the minutes of the General Meeting and Executive Board meeting on the
Guild website.
c. Keep minutes of the Executive Board meeting or arrange for a substitute in her

d. Maintain a record of all minutes for the term of office.


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