Sunday, June 29, 2014

June Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes of the meeting of 3rd of June 2014

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

10 Visitors and 20 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.

Community service and charity blocks were collected.  Advised group of the criteria of charity blocks.  For every 5 brought in, your name goes in a drawing for a prize.  Any fabric and any style accepted.  Finished block size should be an even number.  Drawing for the prize occurred.

New Business
Joint effort quilt was presented to previous president, Lori.

Creative Cottage presentation occurred. Located in McKinney North on Lake Forest.
One Yard Ripoff occurred.  Next month’s challenge project is to make something (anything) with all the radient orchid fabric you received in the game.

Micheal Miller Challenge Reveal and Voting occurred. Winner of gift basket is Joellen!

Birthday certificates were distributed

Show and Tell occurred

Door Prize raffle occurred
Next Meeting at 6:30 on July 1st

Meeting was adjourned timely.

Things to bring to July’s Meeting:
·      Your Radiant Orchid Fabric project
·      Michael Miller Challenge Project completed if not brought to Junes meeting so that pictures can be taken.
·      Community Service blocks. 

Items, Blogs, and other interesting items mentioned:
·      Quick Curve Ruler
·      Creative Cottage Retreat Center

Monday, June 2, 2014

May Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by President Sarah Huechteman on time.
19 Members  and 3 guests were in attendance.

Committee Reports were called.  
  Last month’s minutes were posted on the blog.  
  Plans to work and update blog and Facebook page this month.  
  Sherry M.  Delivered the Treasurer’s Report.  
  Bonnie B and Chris volunteered to work on Community Service.  Bonnie 
  presented for community service.  Advised that we are going to make blocks, any
  pattern and any color, ONLY quilt shop quality fabric.  Finished sized should be an
  even number (4 in, 6 in, 8 in, 10 in, etc.)  Then they will be put together as
  improve quilts.  Each month if you bring in FIVE blocks and there will be a raffle.
  1 entry for every 5 blocks.  Plans to have “sew” days in the shop to put all the
  quilts together.  Quilts will be for men, women, and children.

Program: Jessie presented and demonstrated Batting Tape.

Ellyn headed up the pin cushion swap.  

Ellyn reminded everyone about their Michael Miller challenge.   National deadline has been extended to July and the local guild deadline is the June Meeting.

Next month will be One Yard Rip-off.  Everyone who is participating purchases 1 yard of the Pantone Color of the Year, “Radiant Orchid.”  Color sample was distributed.  Quilt shop quality fabric only.  Bring the yard to June’s Meeting to play a game with the yardage.

Birthday certificates were handed out to Janet and Lisa.

Show and Tell occurred.

Door Prize Raffle Occurred.
Next meeting will be on June 3rd.

Meeting was adjourned timely.

Things to bring to June’s Meeting:
·      1 yard of Radiant Orchid Quilt Shop Quality Fabric
·      Michael Miller Challenge Project
·      Community Service blocks. 

Items, Blogs, and other interesting items mentioned:
·      Craft it Now Book
·      Pellon Batting Tape
·      Quick Curve Ruler
·      Vintage Quilt Revival Book
·      Fourth Wed of the month, BOM sew along.  10 dollar pay as you go @ Stitched with Love
·      Sew Together Bag - Quilt Barn Blog Sew Along
·      San Jose Quilt Exhibit