January 26, 2017

Triad Modern Quilt Guild
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Welcome to our visitors: Teri, AC, Paula, Joan, Maria, Kelleigh, Jenn and Bethany

Upcoming Events:
·      Quilting Extravaganza THIS weekend Jan 27 & 28 in Statesville, NC
Statesville Civic Center               9am-5pm daily, admission $6
300 South Center St
Statesville, NC
·      Charlotte Quilter’s Guild – March 10-11,  2017
Union County Ag Center              9am-4pm daily, admission $5
3230 Presson Rd,
Monroe, NC 28112
·      QuiltCon is February 22-26 in Savannah, GA.

Programs by Amber Williams:
            Upcoming Meetings
·      February 28: Quilt Labels                     April 25: Ginny Robinson
·      March 28: Corey Yoder ($5)                 October 24: Yard Sale
·      Friday, March 3 from 5-11pm : Sew-In at Sewingly Yours (pick a potluck item to share)

Treasurer Report by Sarah Lowry:
            Current account balance $2,700.  Annual membership dues are $25

Community Report by Sheri Collette & Ann Monroe: (previously known as Charity)
            Senior Services selected again this year
            Goal: each member donate at least ONE quilt per member
                        Quilts are defined as small lap quilts for wall hangings or wheelchairs
            They also like Target gift cards. Last year we provided $150 in target gift
cards.  Fabric and batting are available.  Kits will be provided in the

Swaps by Amanda Hinshaw:
            FOUR scheduled swaps this year:
                        1 – Coffee/tea: names exchanged – due at MARCH 28 meeting
                        2 – mini swap with another MQG – date TBD
                        3 – pillow exchange – date TBD
                        4 – Christmas gift exchange – NOVEMBER 28 meeting

Raffles by Lee Monroe (Muriel Riggs is the Raffle Chair):
            The RAFFLE quilt will be displayed at the July meeting. Tickets will be
available for sale until the raffle on November 28 at our Holiday Party.

Speaker: Lee Monroe of May Chappell
            Tips and Tricks for Easier Piecing

Our next meeting is Tuesday, February 28. 
Meetings are the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) at the South Fork Community Center

January 23, 2017

Next Meeting Tuesday January 24

Our next meeting is tomorrow, January 24 at 6:30. We will be talking about lots of exciting things for the upcoming year, including a few fun swaps, some community projects and our raffle quilt. The speaker will be Lee Monroe of www.MayChappell.com. She will be talking about tips and tricks for sewing and quilting.

Remember, our meetings are always the fourth Tuesday of the month.