February 2017 Meeting Recap

We had 56 people in attendance, including 3 members of the Melbourne Modern Quilt Guild.

Business:

  • Here are a few ways to get involved with the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild:
    • Help set giveaways during 2017 — contact Matt
    • Swaps/challenges (want to run a swap? Have an idea for one?) — contact Matt
    • Meeting demos (would you like to host a demo?) — contact Matt
    • Guild member showcase (would you like to share your work?) — contact Matt
    • Welcome Committee/Greeters — contact Patty
  • 2017 Membership Renewals are PayPal only from here on out.
  • Spring Retreat sold out in 13 hours!  Volunteers needed for:
    • Activities
    • Gifts/swag
    • Happy hour/games
  • A quilter is needed to quilt a giving committee quilt.

What’s Happening?:

  • Guild Sew-Ins
    • Thursday 2/16/2017 @ QuiltworksNW, 2pm-8:30pm
    • Saturday 2/25/2017 @QuiltworksNW, 10:30am-5:30pm
  • The next MQG sew day will be February 19th in all time zones.  These virtual sew days happen the 3rd Sunday of each month, you can follow on Instagram with #mqgsewday
  • Upcoming MQG Events:
    • Fresh Quilting TV
      • The 1st episode will debut at Quiltcon, then all episodes will be available at once to MQG members.  No specific date was released.
    • Modern Quilt Masters Retreat with Denyse Schmidt
      • June 8-11, 2017 in Napa, CA
      • Registration opens on February 15th.
      • More info here
  • LaConner Quilt & Textile Museum, now known as Pacific NW Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum
    • Jan 4 – March 26, Abstract Quilts in Solids by Gwen Marston
    • Jan 4 – Feb 26, Touch of Improv Quilts by Sharon Tucker
  • Bellevue Arts Museum
    • Feb 24- June 11, The Contact – Quilts of the Sierra Nevada by Ann Johnston
      • 30 large scale quilts inspired by the California Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
  • Sewing & Stitchery Expo
    • March 2-5, 2017
    • Daily Admission $10 at the WA State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
  • Quilter’s Anonymous 36th Annual Quilt Show
    • March 17-19, 2017
    • Daily Admission $8 at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.

 

 

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5 responses to “February 2017 Meeting Recap

  1. These meeting recaps are wonderful! Thank you so much for going to the trouble. This way if minutes come later we can still be informed about what’s going on, especially if we miss a meeting.

  2. The next MQG sew day will be February 15th in all time zones. These virtual sew days happen the 3rd Sunday of each month, you can follow on Instagram with #mqgsewday.

    Don’t you mean FEB 19th?

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