February 2014 Meeting MinutesQBTB held the regular meeting on February 26.
President Mary Bradshaw welcomed QBTB Guild members and visitors.
Visitors included: Diana, Amy, Deborah, Peggy, Jane and Denise
One new member was welcomed: Deborah
Minutes from January were presented for any corrections and approval.
Vicki Gleason/Heather Stailey moved that the January minutes be approved.
Motion passed by voice vote.
Birthdays for February: Vicki Gleason
The following Guild members had February birthdays: Marcia Dyer, Pat Ditter, Jo Ellen Ramsey and Heather Stailey
PROGRAM: Erica Plank-"Unseen Hands"
Erica presented ideas for working embroidery into quilt making. She shared her patterns and work.
Treasurer's Report: $11,000+ including retreat money
Charity Quilt: Barbara will send Jan requirements for Charity Quilts to send out to members.
Retreats: Spring Retreat is all set. Information will soon be out.
Fall Retreat-Second payment is due-Contact Norma Jean is you have not paid.
Raffle Quilt-Raffle Quilt Tickets are $2.00. Everyone is expected to sell at least one book of tickets. See Pat Ditter or Joyce Walker for tickets.
Brown Bag Challenge-Mary Bradshaw reminded members that these quilts are due in June.
Small Groups-Sign-up sheets were set out for Guild Members to sign up if interested in
Hand Quilting, Applique, Long Arm Quilting and General Piecing
Pillow Cases-About 34 pillow cases were completed at a sew-in at Calico Threads for Sew Expo.
We thanked the Gig Harbor quilt group for bringing their raffle quilt to the QBTB meeting.
***Batting available for Charity Quilts donated by Warm and Natural. See Mary Bradshaw or Barbara Kadden if you need some.
***Upcoming: StashFest-March 29 in La Conner. Email Mary Bradshaw if you are interested in going. We will be carpooling.
Show and Tell:
Marcia D.-Shared examples from classes she took at Sew Expo
Joyce-Took a Judy Niemeyer class, sharing a blue and beige star quilt that she quilted and an Alaskan artist reproduction quilt
Dorothy-Shared a bright quilt with strips and curves-quilted by Rose
Sandy-A quilt she had completed from Shop Hop pieces
Norma Jean-Mystery quilt out of med and dark scraps with 3-D triangles
Table toppers made from the wedge ruler
Nancy-Wool snowmen in mittens; a quilted picture and a quilt in blues and whites from a Minnesota Shop Hop
March 19-QBTB Board Meeting-- 6:00 at Blue Steele
March 26-QBTB Guild Meeting
March 29-StashFest-La Conner
Respectfully submitted by Jan Jansen, Secretary