Sunday, October 26, 2014

October 2014 Meeting Minutes

October 2014 Minutes

Meeting started:        7:00pm

Attendance:               44      

Guests:                        4

Treasurer’s report:   XXXXXX


·      Charity – Sonja reminded everyone that at November’s meeting all our charity quilts will be presented to the organizations that benefit. Please bring any charity quilt you haven’t turned in. We will have a parade of quilts before they are sent off to their new homes!

·      Program         Gail reminded everyone our exchange for the holiday party in December is a pot holder, there are no rules, please make a potholder, wrap it, put a card inside with your name on it and put it in a brown paper bag and bring to the December meeting to exchange for another pot holder!

·      Ways & Means           Joey asked everyone to bring a holiday themed Fat Quarter for a FQ exchange at the November meeting.

·      Refreshments                        Bernie advised for our December meeting we will be having a cookie exchange. Bring a dozen cookies for sampling at the meeting and a dozen cookies for exchanging. This way we can sample AND gather a few different cookies to take home. Please write your recipe out so we can all have the recipe for our favorite cookies shared. Since our next two meetings involve everyone bringing food, our refreshment list will commence again in January and she’ll be in touch with whoever’s turn it is at that time.

Old Business:

The guild election and changing the by laws was discussed again, it was brought up by Helen that maybe the by-laws should be changed to read that the term for elected board members be two years, there was a discussion about changing the by laws. Doreen explained how changing the by laws is handled. It was decided that changing the by laws wasn’t necessary and Donna F made a motion that the serving board members service term be extended and they all serve for the year 2015. The motion was seconded by Inge and carried by the attending members.

Doreen went over some details for the upcoming quilt retreat.

New Business:           The November meeting will begin at 6:00pm, it is our annual Thanksgiving covered dish dinner. Please bring a dish to share. There was a list circulated at the meeting to sign up to share something and it was agreed that the guild will provide the paper products needed.

Next meetings notes:                        Bring your charity quilts, a covered dish to share and a holiday themed fat quarter for an exchange at 6:00pm!!

The meeting program was Self Portraits. Gail talked about self portrait quilts and how they can be interpreted, she had a few examples of different small quilt self portraits. A few members made self portraits to share too. It was quite a few different techniques explored and explained. Show N tell was phenomenal and inspiring as usual.

Respectfully submitted,


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