August 2018 Meeting Recap

submitted by Teresa A., Secretary

The Bloomington-Normal Modern Quilt Guilt met Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church.  We had forty-nine (49) members, one (1) guest and four (4) new members in attendance.  Thanks to Kathy C. and Mary Rose H. for providing our refreshments for the evening.

Announcements:
President Kathy C. welcomed everyone to our August meeting. She announced from now on after 6:00 pm the doors to the church will be locked.  There will be a note on the door advising you of this with a phone number to text in order for you to gain access.

Happy 6th Birthday to our guild!  We celebrated our birthday and all members were given a birthday gift of a wooden needle minder.

President Kathy C. shared how to access the new MQG website and some of the resources available to all members.

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August 2018 Meeting Reminder

Submitted by Kathy C., president

Hello Modern Quilters,

I hope you’ll be joining us for our last meeting of the 2017-2018 year.  It’s our 6th birthday and we have lots of fun planned!

Sue Kaiser and Cindy Reynolds will have destash items for your shopping pleasure.

Block Lotto will resume!

And don’t forget we’ll be holding elections for board members. Here’s the slate—

Co-Presidents  Kathy Merrick, Stormy Helton

Vice President  Cathie Haab

Secretary  Teresa Arendell

Treasurer  Nancy Powell

If you signed up for the MQG Michael Miller challenge the fabric is here!  Betty will be passing it out at the meeting.

Membership Dues will be collected starting this month.  Dues have increased from $30 to $35 for the 2018-2019 year.

And finally, bring your blocks for the BNMQG Mystery Quilt Design Night! Remember, you can bring block lotto blocks for design help too!

Tuesday, August 28

Meet us at Christ Lutheran Church, 311 N Hershey, Normal IL.

Social time starts at 5:30 and the meeting will begin at 6.

Can’t wait to see you!

Here’s what you need to bring!

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July 2018 Meeting Recap

submitted by Teresa A., Secretary

The Bloomington-Normal Modern Quilt Guilt met Friday, July 27, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church.  We had forty-one (41) members in attendance and nine (9) guests.  Thanks to Sue K., Lynn H. and some of the board members who provided our refreshments for the evening.  During our social time there was a slideshow of the Modern Quilt Guild’s Charity quilts from last year.

Announcements:

President Kathy C. welcomed everyone to our July meeting. She introduced our guest speaker for the evening, Lynn Carson Harris from the Ann Arbor Modern Quilt Guild.  Lynn is also doing a workshop on Saturday, July 28th.

If you are planning to attend QuiltCon but not registering for any lectures or workshops please at least register for the 4-day show pass – it’s free if you register before November.

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July 2018 Meeting Reminder

Submitted by Kathy C., president

Hello Modern Quilters,

Lynn Carson Harris is our speaker this month—free to members and $10 for nonmembers.
Her workshop on small piecing is the next day and we have one spot left.

Please don’t forget that our meeting will be Friday instead of Tuesday next week!

Nancy Powell will be presenting the last set of directions for the BNMQG Mystery Quilt.

Come hear all about the Charity Quilt we’ll be making for Quilt Con!

In August we will begin membership renewal.  Dues will increase from $30 to $35 for the year.

Please bring your own drink to bnmqg events.  We’re trying to cut down on one-use plastic consumption—thanks for your help!

Friday, June 27

Meet us at Christ Lutheran Church, 311 N Hershey, Normal IL.

Social time starts at 5:30 and the meeting will begin at 6.

Can’t wait to see you!

Here’s what you need to bring!

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June 2018 Meeting Recap

Submitted by Teresa A., Secretary

The Bloomington-Normal Modern Quilt Guilt met on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Kelly’s Bakery in downtown Bloomington. Forty-two (42) members were in attendance and we welcomed two (2) new members this month.  Welcome to Connie C. and Linda Bradbury.

We were treated to some of Kelly’s Bakery’s delicious goodies for our meeting tonight, provided by the guild.

 

Announcements:

President Kathy C. welcomed everyone to Kelly’s Bakery for our June meeting.

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June 2018 Meeting Reminder

Submitted by Kathy C., President

Hello Modern Quilters!

I’ve been waiting all year for this month’s meeting!  Come to Kelly’s Bakery at 6pm on Tuesday June 26 for a celebration of our first exhibit! We’ll view our beautiful minis and FabricRaffle6-18have treats from Kelly’s. There will be a short meeting but no program.

Everyone who has a quilt hanging will be entered into the drawing for the Culcita Box which has 12 Tula Pink fat quarters!

We’ll have a special fabric raffle with 6 half yards of Cotton and Steel and solid fabric! That’s 3 yards of fabric, quilters!

Registration for the July workshop with Lynn Carson Harris will continue this month.

Nancy Powell will be presenting the next set of directions for the BNMQG Mystery Quilt that she has designed.  There’s plenty of time to join in!

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