Saturday, September 27, 2014

Meeting Minutes from 9-24-2014

Next Sew-In:  October 16 - Thursday, from 5:00pm - 9:00pm at Pink Castle Fabrics (on Plaza Drive) Book your space!

Next Meeting: October 29 at 6:30pm.  Book your space!  This meeting MAY take place at Pink Castle Fabrics' new location!  Keep an eye out for an announcement. 
  • Dues are due at the October meeting.
  • Deposits for the January retreat are due at the October meeting.

Old Business
  • Dues need to be paid at or before our meeting in October.  Payments go to Rossie.  It is $35 for the year.  Checks payable to Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild.  To request to pay by Paypal, which is $37, see Rossie.
  • Pink Castle is moving mid October.  New location is behind Big George’s on Stadium.
  • Secret Stalker Swap - Due October!  To participate in this you had to have signed up in the September meeting.
  • Crayon Challenge Quilts are due in November.   Any member can still participate!  Please bring a fat quarter with you to the meeting.  The winner (as picked by our members via an email blind vote)
  • Update from Jenna, our QuiltCon chair: It's time to look for flights!  Jenna will email those who said they are attending and we will communicate with each other re: hotel rooms and flight information. 
  • The Winter A2MQG Retreat will be January 29 - February 1.   Deposits will be collected at our October meeting.  Please keep an eye-out for an email from Ginia if you're planning on attending. 
  • Quilt Con Charity Quilts:  Members signed up at the September meeting.  There are two groups making quilts.  The A2MQG Board granted each group a one yard bundle of Quilt Con Colors in solid fabrics.  
    • Please bring progress (quilt blocks!) to the October meeting. 
    • Quilt tops should be completed by mid-November. 
    • The Mothership says the quilts need to be finished by January 3rd.
    • By January 14th, the MQG will do a blog post showing process photos. 
New Business   
  • Lets have a One-Day Retreat!  October 4 - Saturday - 9am - 9pm at Pink Castle Fabrics.  Book your space and bring $20 for food.  
  • Nominations for leadership positions are still being gathered.   We will vote at the January meeting.
  • Peg dropped of some of our charity quilts at Motts Childrens' Hospital and they were very thankful!
    • Make quilts for Motts or the Vets: 36" x 48" (or 42") blankets.
Member Profile:  Kathy was featured!  Next meeting we will learn about Anna G!

Skill School:  Future skill school suggestions were gathered. 

Round Robin: thank you those who joined in!

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