The meeting started at approx. 7:35 pm.
Items mentioned were:
Quinnipet Retreat – There are two spots available for the November retreat. Contact Lucie for information.
Membership – 71 members present with 7 guests.
Raffle winners – Name Tag – Liz
Fat Quarter winners – Barbara, Lynne and Laurie
The “hohl” Challenge – The quilts are being returned to their quilters. One of our members, Jean R was presented with a 3rd place award from the challenge.
There will be an exhibit of the “hohl'” challenge quilts at the Smithtown Stitcher’s quilt show in April.
Block of the Month – 72 Heart blocks were received from members tonight. They were raffled off and the winners were Sheryl and Maggie.
Book Raffle – Winners were Linda, Dotty and Diana
Pro-Bono Quilts – 18 finished quilts were turned in tonight along with 6 tops.
Hospitality – Joan and Diane. A great job is being done each meeting by our hospitality committee. Thanks you Ladies for all the hard work and the wonderful refreshments.
New business –
Nominating Committee – After much debate we have a Chair person for the nominating committee – Sheryl volunteered and will be helped by Michele and Beryl. All board positions are open for nominating. If you are interested in running for a position on the board, please contact any of these ladies.
Quilt Camp – We have a committee chairperson – Jo M. has volunteered to run Quilt Camp this year. A date has been selected – it will be held on Saturday May 18, 2019. If you would like to teach a project at quilt camp, please contact Jo M and let her know your interest. Signups sheets will be available at the March meeting for both teachers and projects. There will also be a Free Sew Day this year at Quilt Camp. Come down and sew with your friends or perhaps take a class or two.
Show and Tell photos for tonight’s meeting are posted on the Show and Tell tab at the top of the site hears. Go and have a look at the wonderful quilts our members create!
The program for tonight’s meeting is Terri Lucas’ Trunk Show.
Tonight’s meeting was well attended by our members. We were in for a wonderful presentation of a trunk show display of quilts by Terri Lucas. Designer and free motion quilter extraordinaire, Terri shared he love of the craft through a progression of her free motion quilting experience. Hope you all enjoyed the display. Here is a presentation of her work!