Monday, April 6, 2015

February 2015 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes of the meeting of 3th of February 2015

The meeting was called to order by President Sarah Huechteman on time.
 33 members and 4 guests were in attendance.

Committee Reports
Welcomed and performed introductions of guests.  Advised that last month’s minutes have been not posted on the blog yet, but will be after the meeting. 

Treasury report was given by Chris.

Stephanie discussed charity blocks were collected. Goal of 10 charity quilts for the year.  Charity quilt kits were made and offered up for people to take home to complete.  Charity sew day is March 29th here at Stitched With Love from 1 pm to 5 pm.  Kristy Pratt won the charity drawing.

New Business
Discussed the new bee blocks.  See Ellyn or Sara if you are interested in joining a bee.

Lee Monroe will be our speaker next month doing a trunk show.  She will have a trunk show and discuss pattern designing.  There will also be a workshop with her on Feb 28th, a week before her presentation at our guild.  The workshop is organized through Stitches with Love.  Pattern for All Sewn Up.  Workshop is 10:30 to 4:30 and costs $50 and 14 people is the limit.  Guild members get priority seats.

Bettepat will be selling fat eighth bundles of the MQG challenge fabrics in case you missed the sign up.

We are going to pick our own color of the year since we don’t like the Pantone color of the year.  We will be doing a one yard rip off of the color of the year color next month. Horizon Blue from Bella Solids was chosen. 

Red and Pink fat quarters were collected. Three drawings occurred.  Paula, Alice, Lynn won. Each month we will have a theme for fat quarters.  Anyone who wants to participate brings a fat quarter for the lot and receives a ticket.  Drawings are held to win the lot of fat quarters.  Next month’s theme is Pink and Red.

 No new name tags. 

QuiltCon tshirts will be distributed after the meeting.

Mug Rug Swap occurred.

Next month’s fat quarter lottery them is low volume.

Program was longarm quilters discussing their trade.

Show and tell occurred.

Door Prize drawings occurred.

Download the app for quiltcon on your phone.

Chris still has some availability for her apartment.  Contact her for details.

Quiltcon will be annually going forward.

Membership spotlight will begin next month.  Members will be highlighted on the blog.

Birthday certificated were handed out.

Door prize drawings occurred.

Next Meeting at 6:30 on March 3rd.

Meeting was adjourned timely.

Things to bring to March’s Meeting:
·      Any fabric to be donated to community service
·      Community Service block
·      Finished community service quilt
·      Bee Blocks
·      Low Volume fat quarter(s) lottery
·      1 Yard of fabric for One Yard Rip-Off (Horizon Blue by Bella Solids)
·      2015 dues ($50, cash or check accepted only)

Items, Blogs, and other interesting items mentioned:

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