March 6, 20187 Meeting Agenda
The meeting was called to order at 7:30 pm by our President, Michelina Maguire.
We were fortunate to have a guest speaker at our meeting. Joyce Fischer, an antique quilt collector and a professional quilt appraiser. Joyce enthralled us with her collection of antique quilts. Her collection included quilts ranging from the Civil War until the 21st Century. She discussed the fabrics and colors used and patterns selected throughout the years.
Some of her quilt photos are:
After a wonder showing of her quilts, meeting business was brought to order.
The Membership Raffles Winners were:
For the Fat Quarters – Irene, Ann and Helene For the Name Tag – Elise
Block of the Month Raffle Winner – for the Kite – Sachiko
Book Raffle – The winners were Ellen, Carol, and Lauren
Pro Bono Raffle – Sheryl
Congratulations to all the raffle winners.
Other Business discussed were:
- Food donations for the Church. Any donations may be left in the hall’s kitchen area.
- The Honey Bee Raffle – Lucille will be having a basket wrapping session at her house on Wed., March 14 at 11:30 AM to prepare and wrap all the baskets. A light lunch to be served.
- Quilt Camp – The table with the projects is set up and members are signing up for classes. We are still looking for additional projects. If you have a project, bring a sample with you to the April 3, 2018 meeting for display and for member signup.
- The 2018 Raffle Quilt in progress and Lynne and her assistants are keeping it well in hand. Photos of the quilt blocks are posted on the webpage under Guild Activities/ Raffle quilt.
Discussion took place regarding a Row by Row quilt project. Judy will put together the rules and obligations for a Row by Row quilt. Minimum of 10 members must sign up for this project. More information to come.