Tuesday, September 29, 2015

July 2015 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes of the meeting of 7th of July 2015

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

29 members and 4 guests were in attendance.

Committee Reports
Welcomed and performed introductions of guests.  Advised that last month’s minutes have been posted on the blog.

Treasury report was given by Chris.

Lisa Hauth went over the recap from retreat.  Another retreat will be in September 17-20. Sunset Retreat in Sunset, Texas, north of Decatur. If we can get 20-22 folks to participate, then no other people will book. 3 nights, includes dinner on Thursday, lunch and dinner on Friday and Saturday, and brunch on sun.  Continental breakfast Friday thru Sunday.  $225 for all 4 days.  $175 for Friday thru Sunday.  4 beds to a room.  Sewing room is the same size as the shop here (Stitched with Love).  There is a small quilt shop area in the retreat building in case something is forgotten.   There is also a massage therapist available to book.  Contact Lisa Hauth to make a reservation and arrange payment.

Charity blocks were collected. Goal of 15 charity quilts for the year.  Charity quilt kits were made and offered up for people to take home to complete.   Christy won the charity drawing. Quilt tops were made at the sew day and looking for volunteers to machine quilt them.  If you bring back a quilted quilt, you get a prize.  You do not have to bind.  Quilt kits are also available if you want to piece tops.  If you have completed quilts you want to donate, we will accept those as well.
New Business
Catherine is running the bi-monthly member spot light.  If you want to be spotlighted, go to http://bit.ly/mckmqg People will be randomly selected and spot lighted twice a month.

Discussed the new bee blocks. 

Riley Black challenge projects were revealed.  We voted on our favorite and the winner wins a little prize bucket.

Modern red, white, and blue fat quarters were collected. Three drawings occurred. Holly, Dusty, and Kristy P won. Each month we will have a theme for fat quarters.  Anyone who wants to participate in the fat quarter lotto 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 Solids.

Program by Jo Ellis occurred, MakeDo.

Show and tell occurred.

Door Prize drawings occurred.

Birthday certificates were handed out.

Stitched With Love is looking for new instructors.

Next Meeting at 6:30 on August 4th.

Meeting was adjourned timely.

Things to bring to June’s Meeting:
·      Any fabric to be donated to community service
·      Community Service blocks. 
·      Quilted community service quilt
·      Bee Blocks
·      Solid Fat quarter(s) for the lottery

Items, Blogs, and other interesting items mentioned:


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