Charity Quilts

4.30.2013

May 2013 Monthly Meeting

Austin Modern Quilt Guild Meeting Agenda
6:30pm - 8:30pm • 8 May 2013 • BookPeople 3rd Floor Meeting Room • 603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

Don't forget that this month's meeting falls on the second Wednesday of the month.
Sign in with Mitzi and the membership committee when you arrive.


GUILD BUSINESS:
1. Weekend Retreats:
  • Click here for information about the Wimberley Quilt Ranch.
  •  Upcoming Weekend Retreat Dates
    - Friday through Sunday Aug 2-4 & Nov 8-10
    - You can sign up to attend now on the website.
    - You'll pay the retreat cost (facilities fee + processing fee) in full when you sign up: $125
2. Upcoming Elections:
  • Executive Council elections take place at the June 13th meeting. 
  •  Sign up on the website at austinmodernquiltguild.com to put your name on the ballot before May 15th, when the ballots will be finalized for printing. Otherwise you can be a write-in candidate.
3. Vote: 
  • Vote to disregard the length of membership requirement for Executive Council candidates in next month's election.
  • Proxy votes must arrive to VP of programming (Claire's house) by no later than 1 day before the meeting or by the time the meeting starts (6:30 p.m.) 
  • Check your email for a copy of the proxy form if you can't be at the meeting to vote!
  • We will need volunteers to help count votes. 

MEETING EVENTS:
  • 10 to 15 minute sewing demos by guild members.

4.16.2013

April 24 Happy Hour

Join us for food, drinks and fun at The Driskill Grill.


Happy Hour, 5PM to 7PM

$5 Specialty Cocktails
$3 Domestic Bottle Beer
$5 Classic Cocktails
Half-Price Bar Snacks & Finger Foods

4.03.2013

April 2013 Monthly Meeting

6:30pm - 8:30pm • 11 April 2013 • BookPeople 3rd Floor Meeting Room

ARRIVAL ACTIVITIES:
- There is a bag check policy at BookPeople. No large bags or backpacks are allowed past the greet desk. Anything that you'd like to take inside needs to be placed in a shopping basket while your bag stays at the greet desk or in one of the complimentary lockers.
- Sign in with Mitzi and the membership team.



GUILD BUSINESS:
1. Weekend Retreats:
- Weekend retreats are at the Wimberley Quilt Ranch. It's a 45 minute drive from Central Austin.
- Arrive as early as 11:00am on Friday and leave as late as 3:00pm on Sunday.
- Attendees can bring their own food & have coordinated dinners in the past.
- Otherwise you just bring your pillow, machine & sewing supplies.
- There is a large cutting table with mats, 3 ironing stations, & 8 design walls.
- Every sewing station has a large table & a half of workspace.
- You can drive a few miles into town to go to Valli & Kim's and have a lunch before heading back to the house.
- Upcoming Weekend Retreat Dates: Friday through Sunday Aug 2-4 & Nov 8-10
- You can sign up to attend now on the website.
- You'll pay the retreat cost (facilities fee + processing fee) in full when you sign up: $125

MEETING EVENTS:
1. In Depth Presentation on Officer Roles
2. Presentation on Joining the National Modern Quilt Guild
3. Discuss Quilt Sit and See
4. Show and Tell

We hope to see you there in our new meeting space!