February 2018 Meeting Recap

Business:

  • Membership Renewals open
    • Renew online at seattlemodernquiltguild.com membership page
  •  Make sure you follow the Seattle MQG blog for email updates
  • Member Volunteers Needed
    • To present demos at the meetings – contact Matt
    • Welcome committee – contact Patty
    • Guild Member Showcase – contact Kristy
    • Help with swap organization – contact Jaci
  • Upcoming Workshops
    Grid Based Quilting with Christina Camelli *waitlist*
    Free Motion Textures with Christina Camelli *6 spaces left*
  • Spring Retreat
    • Sign-ups open Monday Feb 19th at 10 am
    • Friday, May 4, through Sunday, May 6 at Camp Burton on Vashon Island
    • Cost (approximately):
      Triple occupancy: $220 (9 spots)
      Double occupancy: $240 (12 spots)
      Single occupancy: $270 (3 spots)
    • Need Volunteers for Activities, Snacks/Drinks, Happy Hour/Games, Gifts/Swag Friday, May 4, through Sunday, May 6
  • Sew-Ins
    • Saturday, Feb 24th @ Quality Sew in Tukwila 12:00 – 5:00 pm
  • MQG Events
    • The next MQG Sew Day will be February 18th in all time zones. Sew days happen the third Sunday of each month. #mqgsewday
    • Creative Webinars:

  • MQG Challenge – Riley Blake Spring 2018 – Sign ups open Deadline for completion is 04/22/18
  • Sew-and-Tell!
    • Cordelia Nance @cordelianance
    • Guild members shared quilts and finished projects watch Facebook and Instagram for photos
  • Block Lotto
    • Kae will be hosting a block lotto at each meeting this year using the MQG blocks of the months. Look for a blog post with details
  • 2018 Block of the Month
    • Kim presented our 2018 block of the month where she will teach us the Quilt as You Go method and aerospace science at the same time.
  • Treasury and Budget Report
    • Kim shared our 2017 spending report and the budget for 2018.
    • The guild is on track to maintain a modest surplus and is using some of the excess from 2017 year to supplement 2018 workshop prices
  • Membership Survey Results

Next Meeting Wednesday, March 14th 2018 @ 7:00pm.

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