Thursday, October 2, 2014

September Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes of the meeting of 9th of September 2014

The meeting was called to order by President Sarah Huechteman on time.
 3 Visitors and 22 members were in attendance.

Committee Reports
Welcomed and performed introductions of guests.  

Advised that last month’s minutes have been posted on the website. 

Treasury report will be posted on the blog soon. Treasury report was given by Sherrie. 

Community service and charity blocks were collected.  Advised group of the criteria of charity blocks. Blocks should finish at an even number.  

This upcoming Sunday will be charity quilt sewing day from 1 pm to 6 pm.  

Bring five blocks for charity and you will get a ticket to enter into a drawing.  Drawing occurred and Chris won.

New Business
Program:  Paint chip challenge was revealed.  Everybody showed what they made.

Name tag challenge reveal occurred.  Any new name tag brought in the future will earn an extra door prize ticket as well.

Next month’s challenge was presented by Ellyn:  Basket Swap:  Next month bring a gallon sized bag of scraps from your stash and scraps.  You will fill out a sheet of questions about what kind of basket you want and what you will use your basket for.  Then the scraps will be redistributed and a basket will be made for you using your scraps and brought in the following month.

Next month, Moda Bakeshop will do a presentation.

In November, there will be a demo night.  Looking for 4 – 6 items to demo and people to volunteer to demo small items for holidays or gifting.  If you volunteer, please have a handout typed up and ready for a reference guide.  If you want to volunteer, please email Jessie:  It will only be a 5 minute presentation.

December’s meeting will be a potluck and party.

Discussed bee and the blocks that were brought in.

Signups are available to start another bee group.

Fun sewing day for the guild. Sunday October 5 and December 7, 1 pm – 6 pm at stitched with love.  Sit and sew whatever you want and stay however long or short you want to stay.  Signup sheet available.

QuiltCon challenges were discussed.  You must sign up yourself on the website.  Panasonic Bias Tape Applique Challenge and Cotton Couture Challenge.

Birthday certificates were distributed.

Show and Tell occurred.

Door Prize raffle occurred.

Next Meeting at 6:30 on October 7th.

Meeting was adjourned timely.

Things to bring to September’s Meeting:
·      Gallon sized bag of scraps.
·      Any fabric to be donated to community service.
·      Community Service blocks.
   Items, Blogs, and other interesting items mentioned:
·      Patchwork Threads
·      Moda Bakeshop
·      Sew Together Bag
·      Craftsy
·      Celestial Star @fromblankpages
·      The Social Tote
·      Quick Curve Ruler
·      Schoolhouse Tunic
·      Washi Dress
·      Olive and Ollie
·      Pearl Soho
·      North Texas Fall Shop Hop

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