Meeting Minutes 2018-2019

OMQG Meeting Minutes - January 28, 2019 General Meeting

Meeting began at 7:39

The Shop of the Month was Mad About Patchwork

Slideshow re:
Lots of new sign ups!
Canada 150 quilt - Update:  Guild quilt raised money for the orphans of Brian and Dora Aspulund, and is now at the Perley Rideau Veterans Health Centre
Helping after the storm - contact Jenn McMillan if interested
Guild is great!  Now 100 members! Have learned lots this year, and still have more learning coming up.
2018-2019 meetings
2018-2019 programming
Sign ups:  refreshments (see Stacey O.), Jelly Roll Race, Sew-ins, Pillow Swap, CQA quilting goes viral, retreat, the usual suspects, Johanna Masko workshop
Jelly Roll Race - April meeting, put a team together!
Sew ins - See Krista.  Next one is February 10th:  Hawaien Needle Turn Applique with Jenn McMillan
Pillow Swap - sign up, get assigned a partner, make a 18”x18” pillow cover for the May meeting
CQA Quilting goes Viral - due at the April meeting, see CQA website for details
Retreat 2019 - Thursday arrival option, sign up and pay by August 20th
Big Stitch Quilting
Big Stitch workshop - with Johanna Masko Sunday March 24th, cost $100
Roosting Round Robin - fist prompt is Words
Quiltcon Charity Quilt - complete!  Thanks to Suzanne Keller and Kirsten Fearon for taking the lead

Modern Elements with Jann - Movement

Block of the Month/Block of the year - winners:  Angie, Melanie, Mary, Angie, Liz, (one other), Sheena, Pat (twice), Brenda

Door Prizes - winners:  Stacey, Karen, Liz, Irene

Sew and Tell

Break

Speaker:  April Waddell - Quilt As You Go

Meeting ended at 9:36.

OMQG MEETING MINUTES -  October 29, 2018


Meeting began at 7:35.


This month there were two Shop of the Month,  Superior Threads with Wendy Foster Birch, and Once Upon a Tote with Kim Bonin.


Slideshow re:
Helping After the Storm - Jenn McMillan:  Quilt drive for tornado victims, details still being finalized.
Trendtex Challenge - Irene Lafleche has bundles for participants.
Refreshment sign up - November meeting is Sweet vs Salty, potluck, no sign up.  Members A-M to bring sweet, N-Z to bring salty.
Ornament Exchange:  last night to sign up.
2018-2019 meetings:  next meeting November 26th.
2018-2019 programming
Sew-ins and Sip n Sew
Retreat - Gracefield
QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge
Modern Design Elements:  Asymmetry - Jann Atkinson
Block of the Month:  26 blocks, winners are Laura (prize), Krista (13 blocks) and Joanne (13 blocks).  November block of the month is the Economy Block.
Block of the Year:  Karen (first), Katy (most)
Canadian Block Lotto:  wedge, solids only
Door Prizes:  Elaine, Dianne, Jane, Lee Doddrige


Break
Speaker - Bill Stearman
Sew and Tell


Meeting ended at 10:01

OMQG MEETING MINUTES - September 24, 2018

Meeting began at 7:35.

The shop of the month was Mad About Patchwork, who held a pre-guild event at their store for all guild members.

Slideshow re:
  • Welcome to a new season
  • Pre-Guild Event at Mad About Patchwork
  • Friday’s storm
  • Welcome to new and returning members
  • Thank-you 2017-2018  executive and team
  • Welcome 2018-2019 executive and team
  • CQA talk
  • Meeting schedule for 2018-2019
  • 2018-2019 annual budget - presented by April
  • 2018-2019 programming
  • Sew-ins and Sip and Sew
  • Retreat - Gracefield
  • QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge 2017 & 2018
  • QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge 2019
  • Sign-ups
  • MQG Mini Swap 2019
  • Block of the Month (BOM). Exclamation mark.  2 groups of 27 blocks were up for grabs. Winners:  Dianne, Jenn McMillan, Irene Lafleche (prize)
  • Door Prizes  Winners: Sharon Wright, Laura, Katrina Petryk, Angie, Pat, E.P., Pam
Speed date.
Break.
Sew and Tell
Meeting closed at: 9:09.

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