March 2019 Meeting Reminder

submitted by Kathy M., Co-President

Well, it looks as though we are on the downhill side of winter, at least for the next week.  Come on SPRING!!

At our March 26th meeting we will hear about 2019 Quilt Con and see pictures of all the wonderful quilts.  Speaking of quilts, we will be raffling off 6 complimentary one day passes to the International  Quilt Festival Chicago.  The Festival is March 28-30 in Schaumburg.  There is no cost to enter the raffle, however you need to attend the March meeting to enter your name.

Sign-up for the Mini Quilt Challenge using the 2019 Kona Color of the Year “Splash” will start.  We are asking for $1 Donation to participate.  Completed quilts will be due at our July Meeting and will hang at Kelly’s Bakery the month of August.

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February 2019 Meeting Recap

submitted by Teresa A., Secretary

The February meeting of the Bloomington-Normal Modern Quilt Guild was led by our co-president, Stormy H, and was called to order at 6:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Normal.

Treats were provided by Kathy M., Nancy H, Brenda D. and Cindy R.  Thank you for the delicious treats!  Our new social time arrangement is for members to bring their own drink, minimizing the need for beverages and plastic cups to be provided by monthly snack providers.

We welcomed 2 new members for a total of 39 members in attendance and one guest.

Co-President Stormy shared information about our national dues to be part of the National Modern Guild for 2019 was $1200.  Over 50% of our local dues covers your membership to the National Guild.

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