Schoharie Valley Piecemakers Quilt Guild Minutes

DATE: 2/14/17

 

Welcome:  The meeting was called to order at  6:32 PM.  17 Members signed in.

 

Guests/New Members:

Tom Nesbitt

Gail Haines

 

Treasurer’s Report:  

Savings:  $1299.83

Checking: $706.44

Balance: $2006.27

Motion to accept:  Joan Youmans   Seconded:   Emily Davis            Approved by membership

 

Secretary’s Minutes of Last Meeting: 

Posted to website

Additions: none

Deletions: none

Motion to accept:   Joan  Youman's   Seconded:   Sharon Vrooman         Approved by membership

 

Old Business: 

Hall of Fame: need committee for new inductees

EQF: Still don't have the date but last meeting we worked on updating the paperwork.  Theme: Stitching On a Star

SCQBT:  Tales to Trails launch went well

SALT: letter thanking us for donation

Catholic Charities: Thank you letter for pillowcases and bibs donations

Website: upgrade to a site that is searchable.  Motion to pay $7.00 a month for upgrade made by Edna Lower and seconded by Emily Davis.  Approved by membership.

Saturday workshop for dog and cat quilts postponed until a later date.

 

New Business: 

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

Quilt Shows:

MQX Quilt Festival,  www.MQXShow.com  Show and Conference, Manchester, New Hampshire April 6-8, 2017

Vermont Quilt Fest

Quilt Show 2017:  www.quiltinc.org

Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick St. Troy, NY 12180   April 22-23, 2017      

 

Name Tag Drawing:   Two winners because January meeting canceled

Sharon Vrooman-fat quarters, pattern, thread, tape measure, needles

Sharon Nesbitt-fat quarters, sassy clip, tweezers, needles, Sassy clip

 

Show & Tell:  

Ron Lower: 3D Star Flower quilt with prairie points, Bargello quilt red and black

Karen Frankel: Baby doll clothes

Edna Lower: T-shirt Quilt

Betsy Macomber: 3D-origami pillow

Sharon Nesbitt: Poppy Bargello quilt

Kathy Livingston: 3D flower arrangement appliqué

Sharon Vrooman: Accordion book

 

Program:

Program was demonstrations of different techniques of adding dimension.

"What the Heart Desires" Challenge. Some showed their completed pieces.  Will carry over until March

Announced next month's program:  quilt math - resizing patterns and blocks

Adjourned:  Meeting adjourned at  7:45  pm.

 

 

 

Karen L. Frankel

Secretary

Schoharie Valley Piecemakers