Sunday, November 26, 2023

A2MQG Meeting Minutes - October 2023

The meeting was held at Maker Works with 14 members in attendance and 2 via Zoom.

Retreat - January 25-28, Creative Passions: We have a few openings for retreat. Please check your emails for the sign-up information.


    The following slate of board members and officers were elected by unanimous vote of those in attendance for the 2024 calendar year:

    • President : Kathy Koch
    • VP Programs: Cheryl Smallwood
    • VP Membership: Deb Spring
    • Treasurer: Amy Stevenson
    • Secretary/Webmaster: Sheryl Rihacek
    • Board member pro tem: Tara Parks
  • Committee Chair appointments:
      • Charity: Carol Ullmann
      • Retreats: Tara Parks
      • Swaps/Challenges/Round Robin: Tara Parks
      • Library: Heidi Kumao
Dues:  Time to pay your dues now.  Please go to the link at the right, fill in your membership form and select your payment method.  Dues are $45 whether you are paying by check or PayPal.

Skill Share:  Kathy shared a method for making your cutting board magnetic.
    We discussed some ideas for future shares including: Sheryl R - Flynn Frame demo; Y-Seams; Freezer Paper paper piecing; Twining

Swaps/Challenges:  None this month but note that the Postcard swap is due next meeting. 

  • Most of our charity quilts have been delivered to their various agencies.
  • The MQG Community Challenge Quilt will have its build day on November 4th at the Chelsea Library.
Programs and Sew-Ins:  We are still looking for a day for the map making class but it was also suggested that we have a sew-in where we do a bag making class similar to what we did before for the Sew Together Bag.  The Round Bottom Bag that Brenda shared was one suggestion.

Round Robins:

Show and Share:

Next meeting: Wednesday, November 29th Maker Works