Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild Fall 2017 Retreat

Check out the MMQG Fall 2017 Retreat details.  Space is still available and we would love to have you join us!

Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild
Fall 2017 Retreat
Linden Hills Historical Event Center – Musser Mansion.
608 Highland Ave, Little Falls, MN 56345

Linden Hill is known as one of the most elegant retreat destinations in Minnesota and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Built in 1898, the Musser Mansion is complete with actual time-period furnishings and is like a step into a “living museum”.  Even the bedrooms are decorated as if the family still lived there.  It overlooks the Mississippi River and is walking distance from historic downtown Little Falls.
·         24 individual work stations fully furnished with tables and comfortable chairs
·         Separate ironing stations, design wall
·         Free wireless internet
·         An abundance of electrical outlets
·         Lighting  for crafting and detailed quilting
·         Overnight accommodations for up to 25 

October 12-15 – Thursday through Sunday
Arrive by 3pm on the Thursday, leave by 12 Noon on Sunday

$130 for MMQG members        $180 for non-members
Pay your total payment at one time as you reserve your space. Payment may be made at https://squareup.com/store/mmqg . Non-members may join MMQG for the yearly $40 membership fee and attend as a member! Membership payment may also be made at the same website.

More information regarding parking, potluck or individual meals, rooms, local quilt shops, etc. will be emailed in September to all registered attendees.

Questions?  Contact     Rebecca at 651-263-4504 or sunnybrook17@gmail.com
                                     Jan at 612-720-2844 or janquilter@charter.net

August 2017 Meeting Minutes

Minneapolis Modern Quilt Guild
August Meeting 2017

  1. Welcome
    1. New Members Review and Visitors
  2. Announcements/Reminders
    1. Date of next meeting: Thursday, September 21st
      1. Schoolhouse
        • Board Basting
        • Tatting
        • EPP
        • Tiny Piecing
    2. October
      1. Stitched 2.0
    3. November
      1. Upcycle Reveal
      2. Low Volume Swap - 6in x Width of Fabric Low Volume fabric, bring as many as you want, can swap for that many
    4. Board Positions Available
      1. Secretary
    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. 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, Sign up HERE
        • $130 - Members
        • $180 - Non-Members
    2. Sew In’s
      1. August 20th - 9a-3p
        • Uptown Heating Bryn Mawr Community Center - 400 Cedar Lake Road South, Minneapolis, 55405
    3. Future Sewcials/Sew-in’s Etc
  4. Committee Updates
    1. Charity Committee (Jan Hanenberger)
      1. Drawing held for people that have worked on charity kits
      2. Quilt kits available
      3. New charity block -half square triangle
      4. Always need donations of scraps/batting/blocks
      5. 70,273 X’s quilt (Kellye Rose)
      6. Mobile Hem Project (Kellye Rose)
    2. Speakers/Programs (Trish Hoskins/Sarah Vernon)
      1. Heather Jones interest for Spring lecture/workshop
    3. Marketing/Communications (Sarah Marrone)
  5. Show and Tell - lay quilts out after showing them
  6. Break
  7. Program: Anne Ulku - Minneapolis Based Graphic Designer @aulku
  8. Sewcial Time

August's Meeting - From Inspiration to Design

Have you ever wondered how to design modern quilts or been inspired by graphic design, but don't know how to get from inspiration to the end product?
Join us on Thursday, August 17th as we host Anne Ulku, a local Minneapolis graphic designer who will be walking us through how to go from inspiration to building a design.
Check out her work at @aulku on Instagram!
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