March 2018 Guild Meeting

We had 49 members, 2 guests and 1 new member join us at our meeting this month. Welcome to our new member Debby and visitors Jeannette and Julia!

Happenings

MQG

  • Quiltcon 2018– Let’s discuss. We pretty much agree that there should be more transparency in judging and it is also quite subjective. But don’t forget you do have to be juried, but not judged, to get in.
  • anyone sign up for Nashville yet?
  • still looking for taskforce volunteers, especially Inclusion and Diversity
  • and as always, look for articles, webinars and other good stuff

Charity

  • Please continue to make pillowcases!
  • and see Rachel for Charity sew kits/projects to help complete

Quiltfest

  • Beka accepting sign ups for quilt exhibition due by March18. Monochromatic HST still need to fill out form and send pic. Quilts due at April meeting
  • and still asking for volunteers to set up, take down and coordinate!

Bylaws

  • We will be voting on changes in April. Biggest change is the timing of the dues and officer terms

Programs

  • Chawne Kimber is coming March 16 and 17. Saturday is full. (Will post a recap)
  • Quarter 1 Bee blocks were due. Here’s just some

  • JoAnns classes on the Mariners compass will be April 20 and 21. More info and to sign up
  • Kathy will be teaching the Down and Dirty t-shirt quilt June 16. Look out for sign ups
  • Aleeda will be teaching screen printing in August. Keep and eye out for that too
  • New round of Bee block signs up going out now
  • Don’t forget your Organizer bag swap due at the April meeting

Field Trips

  • We will be going to Brooklyn April 14. There will be carpool options and other meetup options. We’ll see the Brooklyn Quilt show, get a yummy lunch and hit up Brooklyn General. Let’s hope for good weather!
  • And keep your calendar open in June we are hoping to check out Grounds for Sculpture and Pennington quilts. There will be a challenge to go along with this too!

Round Robin

Show and Tell

Jeanine- Dr Suess

Foxy Roxy

Judy- Yukata love squares

Look at that detail

Kelly- charity quilt

Debby- Purple Passion

Ameri- Amy Friend class

Jackie- monochromatic hst

Table runner

Debby- Warwick guild

Mary Jane- bee block

Rachel

Mary- bee block baby quilt

Melanie, Michele and Betsy have Quilts in this book. Check it out from our library!

Raffle winner

Congrats to our newest member, Debby, for being the first to sign in to our meeting!

We will see you soon! Can’t wait to see your latest snowy day sews.

-A

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