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November 10, 2020

St. Mark's Lutheran Church 

Middleburgh, NY


Schoharie Valley Piecemakers Quilt Guild Minutes


November 10, 2020


Meeting was called to order at 1:05 by Sharon Vrooman, president.

Members present: 13     Guests: 0


Treasurer’s Report:
Savings: $1,262.21
Checking: $132.02

Total: $1,394.23

Motion to accept report by Joan Youmans and seconded by Emily Davis.


October minutes read by Colleen DeMuth, motion to accept by Barb Haverly and seconded by Joan Youmans.


Historian, Stephanie Liddle reported that photos from the last meeting were updated on the guild web site.


Old Business:

Sharon has brought fabric, books, quilting supplies and plastic storage containers that were donated by Mary Ambrose’s family. Mary was a former member. Please take whatever you would like.

Ginny Schaum said that a 3D Quilt cube is now set up in the Railroad Ave. Park.

Ginny Schaum also showed the snowman and snow lady wall hanging that will hang near the Middleburgh Library.


New Business:

Due to the pandemic we will not have our traditional potluck meal for our December meeting. Sharon Vrooman will get trays of cookies to place on each table. Please bring your own drink is desired and you may bring your lunch if you would like.


The President’s Challenge Block theme for the December meeting is National Pride. Two sites Sharon suggested for information are  and Betsy Macomber said she uses Block Base from the Electric Quilt Company for block information and patterns.


Name Tag drawing won by Ginny Schaum.


Show and Tell:
Joan- Corn and Beans, she said she was redoing her block
Ida- Shoo Fly
Betsy- Broken Wheel
Stephanie- Churn Dash
Diane- Turkey in the Straw
Kathy- Corn and Beans
She also showed two quilts for her church raffle that were made using embroidered blocks, one a wall hanging and one lap sized.
Colleen- the cut out pieces for Hen and Chickens
Emily- Fence Rail, She also showed two quilts with bats, one with different landscape fabric backgrounds with a diamond border and an Amish bats with solid colors and a star border.

Sharon V. Hen and Chicks and she did a house block with a variation of the block and her take on all the blocks that were made by quild members last month.


For the December meeting bring your pillowcases washed and dried in scent free products and placed in a plastic Ziploc bag. Sharon gave out bags at meeting and had more she will bring in December.


Meeting adjourned.
Program: Ginny Schaum- fabric holiday cards


Donation Items to SVP by Mary Ambross,                (former SVP member)

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Show & Tell

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President Block Challenge:

        "Farm Life"



Fabric Cards with Ginny Schaum

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                       Quilt Block Cube 

(Schoharie County Quilt Barn Trail - quilt cube created & installed with help of BOCES & Midtel)                                           Near Town Hall on Railroad Avenue, Middleburgh

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