Friday, November 1, 2013

Meeting minutes from 10/30/201

We had a very nice meeting on Wednesday, covering a lot of ground!

Next Meeting:  November 20!!
Next Sew-In: Sunday, November 10.  12pm - 4pm at Pink Castle Fabrics.  Book your space here (under Gatherings).

Next Swap: Mug Rugs! Mug rug should be between 4x6 and 5x7.  A mini mini quilt.  Bring the mug rug wrapped for a yankee swap.

Rossie made membership cards!  If you are a member and did not recieve your card, contact Rossie.

Ginia collected deposits for our January retreat.  More details about the retreat here.  She will continue to collect checks at the November meeting.  Please make $50 checks payable to the Hankerd Inn.

We successfully filled two positions:
  • Librarian:  Amy regretfully has to resign from her position as library chair. Kathy was kind enough to fill the spot.  You can view our library database here.
  • Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild liason: Pam will be the organization chair for planning the event.  Guild members signed up to be on the committee, aiding in More details here.
Those wishing to participate in the Riley Blake challenge obtained their fabrics.  We will do our own guild retreat following the same guidelines (see below).  For our guild contest, submissions should be brought to the January meeting.
Some of our guild members worked on a secret quilt!  Rossie was given her wedding present at the meeting:

We discussed having some speakers come to our guild next yearSherri Lynn Wood has expressed an interest in teaching a class for our guild in November 2014!

Member Spotlight - Emily was spotlit! Next month we will learn about Amy S!

Skill School - Ginia taught everyone how to create nice, sharp 45degree corners on your quilt binding, and then did an awesome lesson on mitered corners for quilt piecing! It was a very clever lesson, making Y seams seem a lot more approachable! Next month Brenda will do a presentation on upcoming fabric releases and trends. 
Swap: A yankee swap for Favorite Tools was conducted! Next month we will do a mug rug swap. More details at the top of the post.

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