Call to order [Olivia]
Oliva called the meeting to order and welcomed the new members and guests.
Treasurer’s Report [Katey]
Katey provided the treasurer’s report. We will not be posting the accounts balances online. However, any member is welcome to ask for the information and it will be provided at each meeting. We have 30? paid members so far for the year. Katey to find out how much our Zazzle merch has brought in for the guild.
We have magnets, vinyl stickers and buttons for sale. See Katey to purchase them.
Magnets are $5 each
Stickers are $1 each
Buttons are $1 each
All paid members will receive a button and a sticker as part of their dues, please see Katey to get yours. The stickers and magnets are weatherproof, so feel free to advertise the guild on your car. We can accept credit card payments for both merchandise and dues via our new Square reader.
Also, check out the new Zazzle site for custom shirts, bags, cups and more! The guild receives 10% on the purchase price of every item.
Social Events [Olivia]
We are planning a secret Santa style mini quilt swap with the West Atlanta MQG. Please fill out the questionnaire Oliva has emailed out to be included in the swap. Partners will be assigned at the May meeting, and the quilts are due back at the October meeting. WAMQG will be joining our October meeting for the exchange! Use the information from your partner’s questionnaire to make a Mini Quilt (18 inches-ish).
Upcoming Quilt Shows and Events
If you have a show or event that you would like the guild to know about please contact Christie (firstname.lastname@example.org) so I can get it added.
2018 Quilt Along [Ella]
Ella shared the 3nd block from her quilt along with us -Shoo Fly. Find the directions under News>Quilt Along.
And we had a drawing among those who brought in blocks from the last 2 months for a cool ruler to help make the block.
Use #AMQGQAL2018 and #ATLMQG on social media to share your progress!
March Program- Lisa Wise re:Loom
Lisa shared her story about working with the Initiative for Affordable Housing here in Atlanta and creating the re:Loom program that works with adults that have struggled to secure and maintain jobs. re:Loom provides them employment with on the job training and leadership skills. Fabrics are donated from individuals and corporate partners such as Delta Airlines. re:Loom employees then weave them into beautiful one-of-a-kind handmade rugs, mug rugs, bags and more!
Check out their website
Show and Tell