Orlando Modern Quilt Guild
Meeting Minutes
January 2, 2013
10:00 am until Noon
Sewing Studio in Maitland, Florida

I.     Meet and Greet, Introduction of Guests
16 members and 3 guests were in attendance.

II.    Raffle Basket
The basket was supplied by Terry and won by Beth.

III.   Block of the Month

The colorful Blocks of the Month for January were won by Leslie.

The Blocks of the Month for February are to be made primarily of green with white background fabrics. The 12.5 inch square blocks are to be of any (hopefully modern) design selected by the maker.

III.   Other Business
--Madrona Road (Michael Miller Fabrics) Quilt Challenge
Fabric packets were distributed to members who planned to participate in the challenge.  The guidelines are to use the Madrona Road fabrics provided adding only solids or other fabrics from the Madrona Road line to make any modern style quilt of the makers choice. The completed projects are to be brought to the March meeting for display and photographing.

--January 19th Sew Day is replaced by a Road Trip.
The places to visit in order are:
The Bernina Sewing Center in Lake Mary
Accent on Quilting in Orange City
Lunch in Deland at the Main Street Grill
The Quilt Shop of Deland

Beth has made arrangements with the owner of the Quilt Shop of Deland and Terry is contacting the other two quilt stores.

Participants are to meet in the parking lot in front of the Bernina Sewing Center on Saturday, Jan. 19th at 9:00 am.  Any desired car pooling can easily take place from that location for the balance of the trip.

--Charity Quilts

Jodi brought the items for the Habitat for Humanity so that guild members could see what was being donated by the OMQG.

Jodi gather input from the group about other ideas for charity projects.  Beth reminded the group that recommendations could be made to Jodi who would bring the ideas to the OMQG Board.

--February Quilt Shows
Florida Cabin Fever Quilters show, Quilt Fever 2013, will be held on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 and 2, 2013 from 9 am until 5 pm at the Central Florida Fairgrounds at 4603 W. Colonial Drive in Orlando. Admission is $8.00.

The Space coast Quilters show, Quilting from the Heart, XI, will be held Friday and Saturday, February 15 and 16, from 9 am until 5 pm at the Brevard Community College, Titusville Campus.

IV.    Show and Tell

Lunch after the meeting was held at Bahama Breeze.