Monday, January 15, 2018

Meeting Recap (January 13, 2018)

Thank you to everyone who came out to Saturday's meeting! It was great to see everyone back from the holidays and excited for a new year of fun and learning.

  • Gayle, our Treasurer, gave us the updated financial info.
  • Krista, our Secretary, announced our membership numbers.
  • Jessica, our President, covered a whole host of items:
    • The hand-sew happy hours and location for the entire year have been posted to the blog. This month's meet-up will be on January 18.
    • Information about registration for Shannon Brinkley's visit in April was provided. Check your emails in the coming days for all the details.
    • Be sure you're using the #stlmqg on social media so we can find you!
    • We haven't received our new member cards yet but should have them for the February meeting.
    • SewMeSTL is going to be three days of fun this year (October 5-7)! Info on hotel rates and how to reserve will be sent via email.
  • Marie announced the Block Lotto we'll be doing this year. The first block is a simple plus block. You can find all of the details here.
  •  We played a fun "Who's In This Guild?" game to find out more about each other and our sewing preferences. You can see pictures of the results on our Instagram page. The discussion that followed was full of fun insights.

  • Jessica announced our Rainbow Block of the Month (BOM) Challenge. The first month's color is pink! You can find all of the details here.
  • We wrapped up the meeting with a great Show and Tell. Our members were busy over the holidays! All of the quilts are posted on Instagram. 

We've got lots more fun planned for next month, so make sure to mark your calendars for February 10th!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Meeting #80 (January 13, 2018)

Hello modern quilters!

We hope you will join us this Saturday to ring in the new year and get the ball rolling on all of the fun we have planned for the year ahead.

Date: January 13, 2018
Time: 10 am - 12:30 pm 
Location: The Heights

8001 Dale Ave, St. Louis, MO 63117
*Childcare available, please see info here* 

-Welcome & Guild Business
     :: Membership Information
     :: Financial Information
     :: Quilting News / Around Town

-Announce Block Lotto
-"Who's In This Guild?" Game and Discussion


-Announce Rainbow BOM
- Show & Tell** (see info below)
- Mix & Mingle

**For this month's Show and Tell, we want to see the projects you've been working on, but we also want to hear about the fun new fabrics, books, patterns, and notions you picked up over the holidays! Inspire us!

-------------------------- Reminders ------------------------------

:: Don't forget we're still accepting dues for 2018. Dues ($40) can be paid by cash, check, or credit card. You can pay at the meeting or online through our Paypal link.