Friday, November 1, 2019

Meeting Minutes, October 2019

Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Minutes, October 2019

Classes

  • There is a survey on Facebook for which Latifah Saafir class guild members would prefer to take. The class will be October 4th, 2020.
  • Rossie will be teaching in April.
  • The board will be sending out a feedback survey about classes in the new year.
Retreats and Sew-ins
  • January retreat at creative passions is full. You can sign up for the wait list if you're interested. (See Facebook for link.)
  • Six people participated in the October Sew-in for the Sew Together Bag. It was fun!
  • Think about sew in themes for next year.
  • The November sew-in is a go.
Quilt show
  • A2MQG will have a show at the Ford library during the month of December. Twelve quilts from twelve members will be shown.
Official things
  • It's time to renew annual membership. You can pay via PayPal on the website or bring a check to meeting.
  • The November meeting will be early on November 20th. There is a different location at Maker Works in Ann Arbor. (Thanks Lana)
  • The December meeting will be early on December 18th. It will be a holiday party at the Session Room in Ann Arbor. We will be sending out a request for RSVPs soon.
  • QuiltCon registration is still open.
  • Details about the MQG Sessions in Denver in May will be released soon.
  • Guild voting: Welcome Sherri Potas-Garrett as the new VP of Membership! Maggie, Brenda, Cheryl, and Dorie will continue on.
Charity
  • Jackie Mills collected the red triangles charity blocks and distributed blue and green disappearing nine patch blocks.
  • Those who quilted charity quilt tops were entered into a raffle. Debbie won a pretty solid fat quarter bundle!
  • We discussed making a baby quilt for food gatherers. Maybe a Polaroid quilt? Bring your ideas to the next meeting, or share ahead of time on Facebook.
Sharing
  • Old / your first quilt
  • Round Robin
  • Secret Stalker Swap Revealed
  • Show and share
Swap for next time
  • Block lottery. For every block you make, you get one raffle ticket. Winner takes all blocks. Use this Sawtooth Star block: http://www.kairleoaks.com/2017/05/sawtooth-star-tutorial-12-block.html. And, use dark for the background and light for the stars.

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