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Schoharie Valley Piecemakers Quilt Guild Minutes

DATE: 5/9/17


Welcome:  The meeting was called to order at 6:39 PM.  21 Members signed in.

Guests/New Members:


Treasurer’s Report:  

Savings:  $1299.99

Checking: $772.44

Balance: $2072.43


Motion to accept: Emily Davis Seconded: Betsy Macomber   Approved by membership


Secretary’s Minutes of Last Meeting:  April meeting minutes--Posted to website

Additions: none

Deletions: none


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


Old Business: 

Website: 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.


New Business: 

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

Quilt Show:

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

  • Accent

  • Big stitch

  • Use different threads--embroidery threads

  • Supplies-needles, thread, thimble, scissors

  • Painters tape

  • Chalk pounce

Adjourned:  Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm.



Karen L. Frankel


Schoharie Valley Piecemakers

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