March 2015 Minutes
Meeting started: March 11, 2015 7:00pm
Treasurer’s report: $XXXX
· Charity Sonja reported the Charity committee is offering a raffle at the end of the year, for every charity project a member makes and donates. Make sure you record your projects turned in with the charity committee in order to be entered into the drawing. One entry per project donated!
They are also collecting novelty fabrics for backings and sashing for children’s quilts. Kits will be made for member’s to use for making a charity quilt for a child during the sew day March 24th at the Millman Center 1:00pm.
· Program Gail filled us in on our speaker, Terry Fusco, for next months meeting. She will be presenting a program “50 and Better Than Ever” at the meeting and she will be teaching a workshop on Thursday April 9th, 9:30am at Cold Spring Village on Raw Edge Applique Flower Wall Hanging. There are 2 openings as of today if you’d like to join in. The cost is $31.00. Everyone is to bring a snack/food item to share for lunch and your own drink.
Gail also reported there will be a speaker at our May meeting, Jessica Sketulty of http://quiltyhabit.blogspot.com will be sharing her modern quilts.
· Ways & Means Joey requested that members donate fabric you don’t want any more to the guild for a sale to be held later this year. Please mark the fabric with the size. They are requesting ½ yard or larger pieces. If you have fat quarters they will take them too.
They also held a raffle for a $25.00 gift card, new member Kerri was the lucky winner, Congrats Kerri!!
· Retreat The desposit for October’s retreat is due at May’s meeting.
Helen advised she closed our post office box because we haven’t received one piece of mail the entire time we’ve had it. The USPS refunded us $20.00 for the balance of the year’s fee. The guild will use Helen’s mailing address for guild mail while she is president. We can decide when a new president is appointed how to handle mail at that time.
There will be no show and tell at April’s meeting due to the guest speaker.
This meeting notes: We made Styrofoam mosaic eggs and enjoyed snacks and show & tell. Kate shared info on quilting rulers that she uses and are great for domestic machine quilting, Accents in Design, Inc. Fine line quilter’s ruler 8”, Straight Line Designs. http://accentsindesign.com/fineline.html Thanx Kate for the info!!
Next meetings notes: No show and tell in April. Guest speaker Teresa Fusco is scheduled.