Monday, September 11, 2017

September Agenda

RESCHEDULED for Saturday, September 23
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
* Sew Day! Bring your sewing machine (don't forget an extension cord), cutting supplies and whatever project you are working on.
* Make and take biscornu pincushion with Melinda – bring embellishments as desired, beads, small buttons, etc.
* Potluck lunch - we don't have access to the kitchen, so bring something that doesn't need to be heated up or can stay warm in a crock pot.
* We’ll be discussing officer nominations. Melissa Dee is on the nominating committee.

August Minutes

Virginia Beach Modern Quilt Guild Minutes
August 19, 2017

Members: 13
Guests: 0

Meeting Notes / Announcements

      Lauren welcomed everyone to the meeting. Annual meeting at Red Wing Park with the Peninsula MQG.
      July meeting minutes were approved.
      September Meeting
o      Sew Day!
o      Make and take biscornu pincushion with Melinda – bring embellishments as desired, beads, small buttons, etc.
o      We’ll be discussing officer nominations. Melissa Dee is on the nominating committee.
o      Due to several absentee officers, we voted to change the meeting date for September to 9/23, mark your calendars!
      October Meeting
o      Make and take barn quilts! Nancy and her husband are working on taking wooden pallets and turning them into frames for us to paint quilt blocks. Bring:
       Photo/outline of the quilt block you’d like to paint
       4-6 ft table and table cloth
       Paint samples, outdoor paint if you’d like to hang your outdoors
       Ruler
       Painters tape
       Brushes
o      Secret Santa Signup
o      Secret Sister Reveal
      November Meeting
o      Annual Retreat! November 17-19
o      $25 deposit, sign up now – October
o      Next month we’ll have a supply list

Paint Chip Challenge Showing

  • Quilt tops were displayed. These quilts will be hung at the Quilt Fest in February.  
  • They need to be completed for turn in during January meeting or at least before the show.


Pot Luck Lunch

Door Prizes

Swap

Show and Tell

Meeting adjourned at 12:30 pm.

Recorded and Submitted by:

Kathy Poston

Sunday, August 6, 2017

July Minutes

Virginia Beach Modern Quilt Guild Minutes
July 15, 2017

Members: 13
Guests: 3

Meeting Notes / Announcements

      Lauren welcomed everyone to the meeting.
      June meeting minutes were approved.
      MQG QuiltCon Registration is open! - https://www.quiltcon.com/conference-1/
      August Meeting
o      Bring food for a potluck lunch
o      Swap – If you’d like to participate, bring a medium size Open Wide Pouch - http://noodle-head.com/2012/06/open-wide-zippered-pouch-tutorial-size.html
o      Paint Chip Challenge – Bring your quilt top to show your progress. These quilts will be hung at the Quilt Fest in February.
o      Details will be provided for the upcoming VBMQG retreat in November.
      Michael Miller Friendship blocks - we will make a quilt out of our blocks to send in.
Program
      Mary demonstrated Improv Quilting 
Swap
  • Sew Together Swap
Show and Tell
Games
Meeting adjourned at 12:30 pm.

Recorded and Submitted by:

Kathy Poston

Monday, July 10, 2017

July Agenda

July 15, 2017 @10:30 AM
  • Improv Quilting with Mary Menzer
  • Sew Together Bag swap
Hope you see you there!

June Minutes

Virginia Beach Modern Quilt Guild Minutes
June 17, 2017

Members: 16
Guests: 0

Meeting Notes / Announcements

  • Lauren welcomed everyone to the meeting.
  • May meeting minutes were approved.
  • MQG QuiltCon Registration is open! - https://www.quiltcon.com/conference-1/
  • Paint Chip Challenge - Quilt tops are due at the August meeting so you can show your progress. These quilts will be hung at the Quilt Fest in February.
  • Sew Together Swap - we decided to postpone this until the July meeting.
  • Michael Miller Friendship blocks - we will make a quilt out of our blocks to send in.
  • July Meeting - Improv Quilting with Mary Menzer and bring your Sew Together Bag
  • August Meeting - Annual meeting at Red Wing Park with the Peninsula MQG. Potluck lunch and swap a medium size Open Wide Pouch - http://noodle-head.com/2012/06/open-wide-zippered-pouch-tutorial-size.html
Show and Tell
Program
  • Sew Day! Members brought their sewing machine and supplies worked from 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM.
  • Kelley demonstrated how to do a cathedral window quilt.
Meeting adjourned at 4:00 pm.

Recorded and Submitted by:

Kathy Poston