Sunday, August 8, 2010

July Meeting

July 17, 2010

Gather: No Visitors

Show and Tell:
·         Donna showed her t-shirts that she plans to make into a quilt.
·         Watana showed her Bargello Quilt.  It has 8 different fabrics.  You quilt is as you piece it.
·         Judy showed her Lemoyn Star that she learned to make at the June Gathering Class.  It is hand quilted.  It will be for sale in the August Quilt Show.
·         Linda D showed pillowcases she made to match quilts.  They were embroidered with names.

June Minutes: Read by Donna and were approved as read.

Barbara Cline Class at Julia’s
·         October 11
·         Cost is $50 + Pattern (est $10) / person; lunch is included
·         Barbara’s new book will be available for sale
·         Bring your machine.  Pattern and supply list will be provided before class

Raffle Quilt: Judy is collecting the blocks

August Quilt Show at RAC
·         Set-up July 30 beginning 9am
·         Display area limited to one board per person.  May be additional space depending on number of participants
·         As of now, only 7 members present plan to participate; estimate 10 or 11 total
·         May have both sides of board available for each participant
·         If an item is for display only, please state “Not For Sale / Display Only”
·         Use reasonable pricing
·         The RAC is asking us to provide the refreshments for the August 5th reception
·         Motion made and approved for Guild to pay for reception refreshments
·         Committee is Mary Ann (Chairwoman), Carol, Watana, and CC

Challenge Quilt: 20 blocks were received

·         Using blocks from “2nd Block of the Month”
·         Positive / Negative Nine Patch – Disappearing
·         Expect Habitat House to be completed mid-August – September
·         We will place the quilt upstairs for quilting during the August Quilt Show
·         We can work on it Tuesdays – Saturdays
·         You can only park for 2 hours during the week; move your car to avoid getting a ticket or park at the Visitor’s Center or behind the Post Office
·         Dress cool as the air conditioning is not working well at the RAC

·         Proposing both Beginner and Advanced Classes
·         Judy to teach a beginner’s class
·         We can use the blocks we make in these classes for our charity quilts

Treasurer’s Report:
·         Please let Lauren know if any reimbursements are needed
·         No change in Treasurer’s Report

August Calendar distributed:
·         Workshop 1st Saturday – August 7th

We have been asked not to make copies at the RAC

Sister’s Quilts:
·         Sandi is finishing the 3rd quilt
·         The back was too small, so it required rework

July Blocks:

Christine Anderson with her black - pink and green blocks
Carol James and her blocks
August Blocks:
Brenda – 2 Nine Patches and 2 Large Blocks
                 Cream and Dark to Medium Red
                 Instructions provided
Linda –  Using the same block as Linda Baines
                Any colors, 30’s prints
                Background material provided; please return any leftovers
                Instructions provided

Chef On A Shoestring:
·         7/31 Workshop – Sack Lunch
·         8/7 Workshop – Sack Lunch
·         8/21 Meeting – Dessert: Christine Anderson
    Slaw: Linda D
    Chicken: Judy will call and pick-up
    Drinks & Ice: Lawana

Quilting Retreat:
·         Judy, Julia, and JoAnne toured home
·         Each Room can house 2  people; with private bath and community shower
·         Large Room available for quilting
·         2 large kitchens
·         Julia and her Sister plan to cook all meals
·         Best to car pool
·         September 9 (after 1pm) – September 11 (early Saturday afternoon)
·         Work on your own projects
·         In Crawford
·         $120 for weekend, if at least 20 people attend (no price break if you stay less)
·         If there are not have 20 people from our Guild, it will be opened to other guilds
·         50% deposit required at August Meeting; non-refundable unless you can be replaced

GTR Fabric Store in Downtown Starkville is closing August 31
·         Great Thursday After Hours (5 – 8pm) sales

Sue Seymer told of large Quilt Show planned in Lancaster, PA next year.  There are also many quilt shops in the area.

Meeting adjourned.

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