February 8, 2022
St. Mark's Lutheran Church Hall
Minutes for February 8, 2022
Meeting opened by Sharon Vrooman, president at 1:03
Members present: 19 Guests: 0
Treasurer’s report: Checking: $ 616.79 Savings: $762.97 Total: $1,379.76
A motion was made by Joan Youmans to accept the treasurer’s report. Seconded by Ginny Schaum. The motion was passed by the members.
Minutes from the December meeting are posted on the website and are available on the table. Updated membership lists were handed out. A motion was made by Joan Youmans to accept the minutes of the last meeting. Seconded by Ron Lower. The motion was passed by the members.
Historian: Stephanie Liddle brought in the guild album and updated the pictures.
Sharon Vrooman brought up the need to pay St. Mark’s Lutheran Church for the use of their gathering space. Joan Youmans made a motion to pay the church $500.00 for the use of the room for 10 meetings and a Saturday workshop. Seconded by Dolores Canna. The motion was passed by the members.
Joan Youmans said she has a box of slides from the 1986 quilt show she would like to pass on. Stephanie Liddle will take them.
Sharon reminded members that there is batting available for our April charity quilts if you need it. Ron Lower said there is less than a roll left. Sharon said the quilts can be for children, teens or adults. Most of the quilts have been baby or lap size in the past.
Ginny Schaum said she went to the Boston and saw “Immersion” at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Kathy Livingston said that the list of Schoharie County Adult Ed classes is available online at www.colbyschool.com. She emailed a link to the members after the meeting. She also mentioned she had information about a quilt show bus trip on February 19th.
Information on a bus trip to quilt show in Purchase, NY on April 30th was sent to members from Deb Steup via an email from Sharon Vrooman after the meeting.
The next row on the challenge round robin is stars. January’s row was diamonds. The last round will be announced in March.
Name Tag Drawing: January- Ron Lower February- Barb Haverly
Program: Creative Sashings and Borders by Sharon Vrooman, Stephanie Liddle posted pictures on the website of different types that Sharon demonstrated as well as quilts that members brought that had different sashings or borders. She suggested playing with something new and requesting catalogs from fabric companies and designers for ideas.
Show and Tell:
Kathy Livingston: showed a quilt with a diamond border, “Not Your Grandmother’s Log Cabin form a class that Betsy Macomber had taught; a wall hanging made from a wolf fabric panel with an interesting border and piecing; she also showed her President’s Challenge blocks from last year put together on point with a lattice and cornerstone block
Betsy Macomber: showed last year’s President’s challenge quilt, heritage theme that she completed and her current round robin with the birdhouse and diamond borders
Joan Youmans: showed a wall hanging with a decorative border that included an applique cut from a different fabric and a square with a lacy border
Alyssa Coons: showed a bright colored quilt with her challenge squares that she completed for a wedding present for her cousin
Ginny Schaum: showed her round robin quilt with the next border
Sharon Nesbitt: showed two more of her President’s blocks from last year and several folded trees she made
Dolores Canna: showed a wall hanging made with her President’s challenge blocks and an embroidered angel she made into a wall hanging, she also made a cat and dog bed recently and a kindle bag
Deb Steup: showed her Convergence (class taught by Sharon Vrooman) wall hanging in Christmas colors and her winter season fairy with many different techniques, a wall hanging with a four patch of Dresden plates with yoyo’s at the edge of the plate and with decorative border including a scalloped outside border with yoyo’s sewn together in some of the curves of the border
Diane Warner: showed her completed President’s Challenge wall hanging
Stephanie Liddle: showed her completed President’s Challenge quilt
Betty Pillsbury: showed a wall hanging made with Japanese pleated ribbon with many decorative embellishments, a cameo and a beaded edging
Barb Haverly: she showed two quilts with different borders during the program, a small four patch with the borders angled rather that squared up and a larger piece with a strip of rectangles for one of the borders
Sharon Vrooman: showed her President’s challenge quilt with her squares that were a part of a house block, a small wall hanging with curved pieces of the colors in the weather report’s storm maps, during program showed a lap quilt with floating squares in a neutral lattice, wall hanging with pieced lattice with a nine-patch cornerstone, lap quilt with bright background squares with multi-colored birch trees with a neutral lattice
Next meeting Tuesday, March 8th, program Tessellating Quilt Patterns- Kathy Livingston
Show & Tell