Schoharie Valley Piecemakers Quilt Guild Minutes
Welcome: The meeting was called to order at 6:39 PM. 21 Members signed in.
Motion to accept: Emily Davis Seconded: Betsy Macomber Approved by membership
Secretary’s Minutes of Last Meeting: April meeting minutes--Posted to website
Motion to accept: Sharon Vrooman Seconded: Joan Youman's Approved by membership
Website: www.schoharievalleypiecemakers.com. Take a look and see if it works!
Hall of Fame: Met this week--looking at changing by-laws and updating for changes in quilting. Working on the possibility of a website; nominations open for inductees, they must reside Schoharie, Delaware, Greene, Columbia and Ulster and need a sponsor. Due June 1st. Induction ceremony in Cobleskill on Sept. 30th, 2017.
EQF: No updates tonight.
SCQBT: No updates
Patchwork Co. Sponsoring "Warriors in Motion" will be collecting quilts made--next year. They will discount patriotic material if being used for charity quilt.
Kathy Livingston presented a slate of officers to vote on in June 2017
Thank you from Catholic Charities for quilts.
Thank you from Animal Shelter for quilt
Fill in program committee form
Vermont Quilt Festival: June 23-25, 2017 Kathy asked if anybody was interested in going, taking classes, and staying overnight.
Cobleskill Methodist Church Quilt Show; September 2017
Rochester Quilt Show: Genesee Valley Quiltfest June 2-4, 2017
Quilt Show sponsored by Heartworks Quilts and Fabrics, August 12, 2017
Name Tag Drawing:
Emily Davis--clips, sharp needles, herra, thread, fabric
Show & Tell:
Betsy Macomber: Double arrow bluesy quilt
Marlene Laraway: Ruler work-I Spy Quilt
Ron Harris: Judy Neimeyer quilt, Whole cloth white quilt with different threads and designs
Martha Crockett: Quattrofoil quilt, Braid quilt, Puppy quilt
Emily Davis: Bats hiding in the garden quilt
Ann Bartholemew: Two Large Sampler quilts-one moon and stars and one many colours
Joan Youman: Sashiko bag, Jasmine Jacket
Kathy Livingston: Sturbridge fabric quilt
Sharon Vrooman: Gray quilt in block squares
Going green-bring your own place settings. Sign up sheet for June meeting picnic.
Hand quilting techniques and tools to use
Use different threads--embroidery threads
Supplies-needles, thread, thimble, scissors
Adjourned: Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm.
Karen L. Frankel
Schoharie Valley Piecemakers