April 2014 Meeting MinutesQBTB held the regular meeting on April 23.
6:30-7:00 Sign-in;Turn in Raffle Ticket money or pick up tickets; Sign up for Small Groups Visiting
7:00 Guild Meeting
Welcome-Pres. Mary Bradshaw
Membership: Marcia Cramer
Two new members: Denise Threatt & Bobbi Ventur
Four Visitors: Amy Hanson, Lissa Valentine, Carol Krona and Nancy Davenport
Minutes for the March guild meeting were approved by voice vote.
Hospitality: Vicki Gleason
Birthdays for April were celebrated: Lori Avery-Apr. 21; Carole Boughton &
Karen Renaud-Williams-Apr, 15; Mardell Buffington-Apr. 24; Susan
Harmon-Apr. 6; Joyce Walker-Apr. 14
Raffle Quilt: Drawing will be February, 2015
People are needed to circulate our quilt to other guilds and Calico
Threads during the five days of Shop Hop to raise money for our
Guild. Rose has a sign-up sheet.
**Final Payment due in May for Fall Retreat.
Heather, Karen and Mardell will act as hostesses for the Spring Retreat.
Dates are April 9 to 12. Sign up now and deposit $100 to hold your spot.
Our Charity Quilts go to Mary Bridge for abused children-from baby to
teenagers, both boys and girls. Quilts for boys are needed.
Another notice regarding sizes of Charity Quilts will be emailed to
QBTB Guild received a letter from Sew Expo thanking us for our donation of
Nominating Committee: Sandy & Mardell
Secretary and Vice President will be nominated in May, with elections in
June. New positions will start a two-year term in July.
The following people are needed: A Publicity person, a photographer to
coordinate with web site and a Program Chair or two people to organize.
Small Groups: Met and decided on a time to get together
Fund Raising: Discussion centered around the need for a coordinator or two to organize
and suggest items to make for a Craft Fair or Bazaar. It was also
suggested we participate in this every other year. No final decisions
Garage Sale: Discussion about participating in this activity as a fund raiser.
It was suggested we participate in the August Garage Sale in Steilacoom.
President Mary Bradshaw said we could have the sale at her home. Pat
Ditter volunteered to store items for the Garage Sale, as long as they
came to her already priced.
Coffee for Retreats: Dumis Bay is charging up $66.00/day for having coffee
available. Is it worth it? It was suggested we purchase a Keurig to use for
retreats and special events. A motion was made and passed by voice vote.
Show and Tell:
Donna—Block of the month quilt offered at Calico Threads
Barbara-Modern log cabin quilts from a class she took
Marcia D.-Flannel quilt for her nephew
Sandy-2 quilts-one for American hero program and another a butterfly circle
Nancy G.-Red and cream quilt
Cindy-Wall hanging done in cream and dark colors
Betty B.-Baby quilt
Mary B.-Red & cream wall hanging and a quilt for her sister done in purples and
PROGRAM: Quilting Tips and Tricks learned along the way-Part 2-Mary Bradshaw
May 21-QBTB Board Meeting—Blue Steele at 6:00
May 28---QBTB Guild Meeting
July 12-Quilt Show in Sisters, Oregon Classes are July 7-11
July 31-Aug. 3—Association of Pacific West Quilters Symposium at UPS
Aug. 14-16-Quilt! Knit! Stitch! in Portland, Oregon
Sept. 25-27-Northwest Quilt Expo in Portland, Oregon
Jan Jansen, Secretary