Wednesday, November 19, 2014

November Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes of the meeting of 4th of November 2014

The meeting was called to order by President Sarah Huechteman on time.

 4 Visitors and 28 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 was given by Sherrie. We now have 36 paying members in our guild and will have to pay the MQG dues of $900 next month.

Charity blocks were collected. This past Sunday was charity sew day.  Charity quilt kits were made and offered up for people to take home to complete. Asked for yardage donation that is bright and modern. Advised group of the criteria of charity blocks. Blocks should finish at an even number.  Bring five blocks for charity and you will get a ticket to enter into a drawing.  Drawing occurred and Kristi won.
No new name tags.
Looking for entrants for Bee #3.  Revealed this month’s bee blocks. Contact Allyson if interested.

T-shirt design contest occurred. 8 entries.  Voting commenced.  Allyson won with design #7 and will receive a free Tshirt.
Nominating committee is looking for volunteers for VP of Communications and Treasurer. Contact Martha if interested.

New Business
Program: 4 Demos were done.

Quilted basket challenge reveal occurred.

Next month’s challenge was presented by Ellyn:  Next month’s swap will be an ornament swap.  Must be handmade and something you would like to receive. (Does NOT have to be quilted.)

Mini quilt for quiltcon challenge.  Stitched with Love now carries a bundle for the mini quilt.  18” x24” quilt, due by next meeting and vote will occur.  Winner will have the mini quilt hang at quiltcon.  No additional fabrics may be used.  Use only the required fabrics.

Show and tell occurred.

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, Contact Allyson.

Fun sewing day for the guild. 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.  No need to sign up.

Birthday certificates were distributed

Show and Tell occurred

Door Prize raffle occurred

Next Meeting at 6:30 on December 2nd

Meeting was adjourned timely

Things to bring to December’s Meeting:
·      Handmade ornament

·      Any fabric to be donated to community service

·      Community Service blocks
·      Snack or appetizer for pot luck

·      MQG Mini Quilt for contest

·      Finished community service quilt

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