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


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