Saturday, November 16, 2013

November meeting

Who knew we could have so much fun and giddiness with MUSTACHES?!  So, thru our laughter and guffaws, here are highlights of the Nov. meeting:

Our black & white strip swap was a success - now go make a quilt!  Looking forward to December's pot luck holiday party!

Sunday, November 3, 2013

The November meeting is upon us and here are some reminders:

1. Please fill out the attached Survey. You should be able to copy/paste from this screen or FB and then print. We will also send out an email. The survey will help us determine activities for the next year.

2.  Please bring any raffle ticket money that you have because the drawing is next Saturday, Nov. 9th, at the Hipsters Craft Fair.

3. Bring your swap strips in a ziploc bag with your name on it. We will divide them during the meeting and return the bag to you at the end of the meeting. Remember to bring 20 strips!

4.  The deadline for National dues is the end November. Please pay Thursday night, if possible. we need dues for formal application to National.

5.  Local dues are due in January.

6.  Program will consist of Brainstorming ideas for the coming year. Spoiler ALERT: THERE WILL BE PRIZES!!!!!!!!

7. We will fill out registration forms for the coming year.

As you can see, it will be a packed meeting. As always there will be an on time drawing. Extra chances awarded for name tags. The survey will also be on Facebook and an email, so NO EXCUSES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Albuquerque Modern Quilt Guild – 2013 Membership Survey

1.     Primarily, why are you interested in being a part of the Abq MQG?
a.     To learn more about modern quilting techniques and trends
b.     To belong to a group of people who are interested in learning more about quilting
c.     For the social activity
d.     Other: _______________________

2.     Do you belong to any other sewing or quilting groups?
a.     Another guild
b.     A mini-group
c.     Nope, this is the only group

3.     Are you more interested in just quilting or in sewing all types of items, including quilts?
a.     Only quilts
b.     I’ll sew about anything

4.     If you like sewing other items, please be more specific:
a.     bags
b.     accessories
c.     apparel
d.     stuff for my pet
e.     home dec
f.      stuff for charities

5.     Number the following activities in order, according to your interest or preference, with the most desired activity as “1” and the least interesting as “8.”
a.     programs by other guild members, focusing on modern techniques or design ideas, modern quilting books, trends
b.     demonstration of new techniques
c.     swaps for small items, either within the group or with other MQG chapters or guilds
d.     challenges involving interesting fabrics or ideas
e.     charity sewing
f.      outside speakers, lecturers and trunk shows
g.     sewing on non-quilt items
h.     social activities
i.      field trips to other guilds/speaker events
j.      retreats or sewing events (all-day or sleep away)

6.     If we need to change to another night for our meeting to accommodate our growth, what night(s) of the week would work for you? Please list two or three options, in declining order.