November 2017 Guild Meeting

11/16/17  7:21pm

We had 48 members and 6 guests joining us.

Welcome!

Some guests we had…Ellen, Liz, Ezza, Z, Loretta and Betty. Hope to see you again!

Happenings

  • Diane F- Retreat review. Diane won some Ribbons at Brownstone. Danny Amazonos, Kaffe and Phillipa Naylor
  • JoAnn- Houston review
  • Ameri- Heather Givens workshop
  • Josie and Aleeda at CWC Glen Ridge craft show Dec 2- Glen Ridge Congregational church on Ridgewood Ave
  • Quiltcon Quilts due November 30th
  • Mqg webinars. Check them out
  • VT quilt fest June 22-24
  • Sisters quilt show
  • Mancuso date and venue change
  • Gotham grand opening in new space
  • Robin- Xmas party December 14 at Latter Day Saints church. Elfster swap and being catered by guild

Charity

Rachel

  • 127 pillowcases donated and 17 quilts donated. Thanks to Beth for donating fabric and to Rachel’s local Fedex for giving discount on shipping

Melanie

  • MQG charity quilt blocks done and trimmed. assemble front 11/20 back 11/26

Treasurer

  • Lori- 2018 tentative budget

Vice president

  • Kathy- Interested in a scholarship for a workshop? email vicepresident@njmqg.com

SHARE Time! (so much fun to get up moving, and getting to know some crazy little details about members)

Programs

Sarah-

  • Bee Blocks Swap

  • Pot Holder Swap
  • Amy Friend workshop in January- Friday class, Friday night lecture and trunk show and Saturday class. Few spots left in each
  • Member led classes. email proposed ideas to programs@njmqg.com
  • Chawne Kimber hopefully in March
  • Mancuso NJMQG exhibit

Jackie

  •  NEW CHALLENGE- Monochromatic mini quilt (no larger than 20″ on any side) with half square triangles- Due February meeting
  • Will continue Bee Blocks quarterly and try a round robin!

Lori

Field Trips and Meetups. second Saturday of month. tentatively including…

  • NYC- Candy, Gotham, Pins & Needles and Victoria Findlay Wolfe
  • Brooklyn- Brooklyn General, Brooklyn museum and/or Botanical Gardens -4/14??
  • NJ- Pennington and Grounds for Sculpture
  • Cloud 9
  • Connecticut- Denyse Schmidt

SHOW & TELL

Karen- Panache

This is my happy

Kathy- Melanie Trill class, throw size

Marika-1st quilt 3rd grade?

Rochelle- Farmer’s wife sampler

Passacalgia

Robin- Handpieced Pumpkin quilt

20+year old T-day

Diane- quilting

Zen Chic dandelion

Melanie- in Simply Moderne- Cloud9 Cirrus solids

Snag

Amy- Melanie’s class Trill

Debby- Be my neighbor

? (Sorry didn’t get the name) My Small World

Ameri- quilt for grandma

Mary- mini tuffet

Lori- Michelle’s class

Margy

Annette- Betsy’s anything goes class

That’s all for now. Until next time!

-A