April 2014 Meeting Minutes

QBTB held the regular meeting on May 28.

QBTB May Guild Minutes

May 28, 2014

President Mary Bradshaw welcomed QBTB Guild members and visitors.

     Membership: Marcia Cramer

          One new member was welcomed—Ruth Prinz and one visitor---Emily

     Minutes from April were presented for any corrections and were approved by voice vote.

     Hospitality: Vicki Gleason

          The following people had May birthdays: Becky Curneen—May 12; Dorothy Loveless—May 23; Sharon Maes—May 20; Sandy Pickering—May 25; Alice Tierney—May 20; Melanie King—May 26

     Treasurer’s Report: Krystal Johnson

          Balance—$16,000.00 which includes retreat money

     Raffle Quilt: Rose Flannigan

          $620.00 has been turned in, $1340.00 is out

          Calendar available to sign up to take the quilt to Calico Threads during Shop Hop.

          People are also needed to take the quilt to other guild meetings.

     Face Book: Mary stated that she has started a face book page for QBTB. It includes

          links, pictures and a calendar. Mary will offer a tutorial on using face book and the site if people are interested.


          Fall Retreat is all set.

          Spring Retreat—April 9-12 is full, but not all people have paid the first $150.

     Nominating Committee: Sandy Jarvis

          Vice President—Nancy Gervais Secretary—Susan Harmon

          There is still a need for Program Chair person or people.

     Small Groups: Mary Bradshaw would like to hear from each small groups telling where and when they will           meet, so it can be added to the face book page.

          Applique and Hand quilting group will meet June 27 at Joyce Momii’s home at 10:00.

          Long Arm Quilting will meet the second Tues—June 17 at Sandy’s at 5:30.

     Charity Quilts: Batting is still available and so are labels. Contact Nancy Keay or Barbara Kadden.

     Garage Sale: The 2nd Saturday in Steilacoom

     Challenge Quilts: Due in June and July as we have a program “Out of Africa” scheduled for June.

     Future Program: 4-Corner Teaching Night Mary is looking for volunteers:

          Machine Bindings: Marcia Dyer

          Bindings—front and back different—Heather Stailey

          Mitered Corners—Vicki Gleason

          June: Out of Africa

          July: Mary Bridge

          August: Picnic at Mary’s—5:30 Regular Guild Meeting

Show and Tell:

     Joan—10” square quilt for neighbor; 2 ½” strip quilt; 10” square quilt of multi colors;

     Bobbi—Star quilt for grandson

     Joyce W.—Jelly roll quilt in browns and blacks

     Joyce M.—Charity Quilts in bright pinks and one in yellows and red orange

     Karen—Challenge wall hanging—diamond shapes of various sizes

     Emily—Visitor shared a doodling quilt and an Art quilt

     Norma Jean—Block of the month quilt and table runner

     Dorothy—Christmas tree skirt for granddaughter

     Vicki—Quilt of diamonds done in reds and tans

     Vicki & Sandy—Kitchen Quilts—Stitchin’ in the Kitchen quilts done in a class they took

     Mary B.—Wall handing of miniature 1” squares

Program: Sit and Sew Everyone seemed to enjoy the evening sewing and visiting.

Respectfully submitted
Jan Jansen, Secretary