Schoharie Valley Piecemakers Quilt Guild Minutes

DATE: 4/11/17



The meeting was called to order at 6:37 PM.  24 Members signed in.

Guests/New Members:


Treasurer’s Report:  

Savings:  $1299.99

Checking: $826.44

Balance: $2126.43

Motion to accept: Emily Davis   Seconded: Joan Youman's      Approved by membership

Secretary’s Minutes of Last Meeting:

February meeting minutes-March meeting canceled

Posted to website

Additions: none

Deletions: none

Motion to accept: Ron Lower     Seconded:  Ida Polmyeski      Approved by membership

Old Business: 

Website: Take a look and see if it works!

Hall of Fame: Newsletter-SVP featured for charity quilts; working on the possibility of a website; nominations open for inductees, they must reside in the Schoharie County and need a sponsor. Nominations due June 1st. Induction ceremony in Cobleskill on Sept. 30th, 2017.

EQF: No updates as meeting had to be changed. Colleen Demuth e-mailed vendors to make them aware of the dates.

SCQBT: Fliers for upcoming events; Ginny Schaum and Bonnie Morton went to SUNY Cobleskill to do a presentation

Cookbooks: selling well-made our money back

Patchwork Co. Sponsoring "Warriors in Motion" by making quilts for next year.  They will discount patriotic material if being used for charity quilt.

New Business: 

By-laws: need to present slate of officers

Free stuff on table

Ann Doerge and Gloria Falcone's husbands have recently passed away




Quilt Show:

Quilt Show 2017   235 Hoosick St. Troy, NY 12180  April 22-23, 2017

Cobleskill Methodist Church Quilt Show; September 2017      


Name Tag Drawing:  

March: Ann Bartholemew-pattern, fat quarters, zinger and clips, sassy clip, measuring tape, needles, thread

April: Colleen DeMuth-pattern, fat quarters, measuring tape, table clip, needle magnet, thread

Charity Quilts: were held up and presented.  31 quilts made plus a few more still to come.


Show & Tell:  

Emily Davis: Purple Bat quilt

Marlene Laraway: Ginny Beyer table runner

Ann Bartholemew: Black and white quilt

Colleen Demuth: Alien quilt

Sue Smith: Circle wall hanging

Ginny Schaum: Santa reindeer quilt


"Hearts Desire Challenge"

Betsy Maccomber: Heart picture frame wall hanging

Marlene Laraway: Textured Heart appliqué quilt; mini heart quilt


Janet: heart bag

Ida Polymeski: Tropical island block



Sharon Vrooman presented Quilt Math with 9 patch blocks


Adjourned:  Meeting adjourned at 7:57  pm.




Karen L. Frankel


Schoharie Valley Piecemakers