Wednesday, January 31, 2018

February Meeting Program

Our February meeting is in less than one week! We are so excited to be at our new meeting location Adriatica Women's Health (a.k.a. "the castle") AND to kick off our first real meeting of 2018 with a program by Carrie Straka from Red Velvet Quilts. Watch this video to see some of her beautiful work.  Be on the look out for the packing list tomorrow! See you soon! #mckmqg2018 #mckmqgmeetsinacastle

Our New Meeting Location

McKinney Modern Quilt Guild has a new home!  Starting February 6, 2018 our meetings will be held at Adriatica Women's Health in the second floor open space.   Adriatica Women's Health (AWH) is located at 6609 Virginia Pkwy inside Adriatica Village in the southwest corner of Stonebridge Drive & Virginia Parkway.  AWH is diagonally east of The Guitar Sanctuary front door entrance. 

As usual, social time before our meetings starts at 6:00 pm and our business meeting at 6:30 pm. Guests are always welcome.  We look forward to seeing you at "the castle".

2018 Board of Officers

We've had some technical issues with this blog and are back up and running.  Thank you for your patience.  We are excited to announce our 2018 Board of Officers who were elected at our December 2017 meeting.

2018 Board

Martha Cavazos Fipps- President
Tracy Painter- VP Communications
Sterrett Coleman- VP Programs
Susan Brehm- VP Events
Michelle Burt- VP Membership
Dusty Allendorf- Secretary
Bonnie Landon- Treasurer
Stephanie Schroer- Immediate Past President

Wednesday, January 3, 2018


McKinney Modern Quilt Guild
01/02/2018 / 6:30 PM / Location


  • President Martha Fipps called our meeting to order at 6:30 pm.


  • Membership: 30 people present, with 4 guests (2 joined)!    
  • Treasurer: This month our report is - December MckMQG Treasurer’s Report
    Beginning Balance — $5,587.69
    Total Deposits — $1,530 ($1,400 dues + $130 raffle tickets)
    Total Expenses —  $156.51 ($25.07 check order, $82.54 SWL December meeting and Quiltcon quilt fabric, $48.90 Alice Dutton retreat expenses
    Ending Balance — $6,691.18  
  • Secretary: minutes were not published to the blog - will check status with prior Secretary, RM
  • Charity:
    • QuiltCON Charity Quilt -    2018 quilt reveal


  • New location/cost
  • Added closed FB group


EVENTS - Community Service, Challenges, Swaps, Retreats, and Bees

  • Bees - not addressed
  • Retreat - not addressed
  • Swap - Feb pouch swap
  • Challenge - UFO challenge 2018
  • SWL started a 3rd Sat Lang Arm Guild


  • February - Swap reminder, pouch  
  • Board introductions

  • Show & Tell was held.  
  • Birthday acknowledgements - postponed to Feb
  • Door prizes were drawn


Join us for our next meeting at Adriatica Women's Health, 6609 Virginia Pkwy on 2/6/2018 at 6:30 P.M. (6:00 social hour!)