Meeting Minutes 2017-2018



OMQG MEETING MINUTES - November 27, 2017
Meeting began at 7:34
Shop of the month is The Running Stitch
Slideshow re:
·        Tula Pink’s visit in March (no news)
·        Meeting schedule for 2017-18
·        Programming for the year
·        Workshops and Sew-ins schedule
·        Retreat at Gracefield photos
·        Sign-ups for workshops, UFO, Ornament exchange, Sew-ins, Round Robin and Mini swap with Renfrew MQG, Usual suspects – people who want to make quilts when the guild gets requests
·        Your blog and Instagram account
·        Round Robin details. By the end of the evening, 16 people had signed up.
·        5-minute tip
·        MQG Charity quilt challenge 2018
·        Block of the Month (BOM). November's BOM is Improv Christmas Tree. Winner(s): Gabby, Allison, Liz, Mary
January’s BOM is Hashtag in blue, green, or turquoise
·        Ornament Exchange with 14 participants
·        Door prizes draw. Winners: Laura and a second person.
Holiday Sew and Tell
Break & Sweet Treat Potluck
Quilting-themed games:
1.     Fibre/textile abbreviations
2.     Name that block
3.     Name that quilt and maker
4.     Modern quilting elements
The winners with 49 points were Kirsten and Stacey
Participant prize was won by Jan
  
Meeting closed at: 9:15

OMQG MEETING MINUTES - October 23, 2017

Meeting began at 7:32.

Shop of the month is Superior Threads with Wendy Foster Birch

Slideshow re:
  • Tula Pink’s visit in March (no news)
  • Meeting schedule for 2017-18
  • Programming for the year
  • Workshops and Sew-ins schedule
  • Retreat at Gracefield Nov 24-26
  • Sign-ups for workshops, refreshments, UFO, Ornament exchange, Sew-ins, Round Robin and Mini swap with Renfrew MQG
  • Your blog and Instagram account
  • Round Robin details
  • 5-minute tip
  • CQA Trend-Tex challenge
  • MQG Mini Swap 2018
  • MQG Charity quilt challenge 2018
  • Block of the Month (BOM). October's is Improv Patchwork Flying Geese. Winners of this month’s blocks were Nicole L and Agnes. November's BOM is Improv Christmas Tree.
  • Quiz question. 6 autumn images were in the presentation. Winner Jennifer S.
  • Door prizes draw. Winners: Gabby, Robert, Andrea, Joanne V and one more person.
Sew and Tell.
Break.
Berene Campbell gave a talk: Finding the gems in my shit pie – How quilting saved my life.

Meeting closed at 9:23.

OMQG MEETING MINUTES - September 25, 2017

Meeting began at 7:33.

There was no shop of the month.

Slideshow re:
  • Welcome to a new season
  • Thank-you outgoing exec
  • Tula Pink’s visit in March
  • Meeting schedule for 2017-18 (will be added as an event to Facebook)
  • Budget information – discussed by April
  • Programming for the year
  • Workshops and sew-ins
  • Retreat
  • Sign-ups
  • Round Robin
  • Block of the Month (BOM). Falling Arrow. Three groups of 17 blocks were up for grabs. Winners: Natalie D, Leslie, Irene
  • Happy birthday to Katy
  • 5-minute tip
  • Quilter’s Planner is being presold by Stephanie at a guild/bulk discount. $56 CDNf or the planner, $63 for the planner and mini planner. Must be paid by the end of the week
  • October BOM is an Improve Patchwork Flying Geese
Sew and Tell.
Door prize draw. Winners: Jenn M, Allison, Natalie P, Dianne.
Break.Krista Hennebury gave a trunk show and spoke about her quilting history.

Meeting closed at: 9:24.

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