Hello Guild! We’ve made it to summer! Hoping all are well and healthy.
Happy Birthday to our June babies and a warm welcome to new members Susan Schweikhart and Chantal Walker.
Growing diversity with the guild – Aleeda Crawley, our team member of the Inclusivity & Diversity Committee gave us an update on the MQG’s actions going forward.
Board Elections – The ’20-’21 slate of officers were presented. Once finalized by vote, the new board will begin in July.
Returning board members are President- Rachel BondBaron (to complete her second year term) Vice President- Kathy Morganroth, Secretary – Jennifer Ireton and Treasurer – Lenny van Eijk.
Programs will have a brand new team consisting of Jeanine Bowen, Sue Erdreich and Samantha Linehan.
We thank Crista Bresnahan and Janet Van Treuren for their hard work and wonderful programming they provided for us over the past year.
Voting by Google form was sent to each member of the guild.
Just a reminder, we are looking for members to join a committee to start planning our challenge quilt. If you are interesting in participating on planning this quilt, please contact a board member.
Quilters Take Manhattan – Quilters Take a Moment September 25-27 This event like most events, will be virtual this year. You can find more information at the Quilt Alliance website.
Plus Block Block Lotto – We collected enough blocks for to giveaways.
Congratulations to our winners, Rochelle and Siobhan!
Please send your Wonky Churn Dash blocks to Kathy Morganroth before our July meeting so we can draw for those as well.
We welcomed Carol Lyles Shaw to our meeting. She presented a wonderful talk on her colorful quilting journey. Her colors are vibrant and her style is modern improv.
Some of us were also fortunate enough to attend Carol’s virtual workshop on June 27th. We thank you Carol for both opportunities.
We had an update on the Connected Project with Berene Campbell. Information was shared for those who will be participating.
Pod Swap Reminder
Those who are participating are reminded to send their swap to their partner by July 1st.
And the winner of the Ruby Star Charm Pack & Block Loc ruler was me, Jen.
The UFO for July is #6. The prize is the book “Handmade Getaway” by Jacqueline Sava Clarke and Karyn Valino.
Show & Tell
Thanks again to all who attended and we will see you on July 16th!
Jennifer – Secretary