Nov 2012 Meeting Minutes

QBTB Guild Meeting
November 28, 2012
The Meeting opened with the program for the evening—Barbara Shapel—First Quilt, Last Quilt and a Few In Between
Barbara shared many of her quilts with two sides—daytime, nighttime with northwest themes.  She also shared tips and ideas for machine quilting on a regular sewing machine.
Guild Meeting
    Guests:   Ruth Prins, Cindy Jones, Mary Hart Furmon and Karen Renaud-Williams
Birthdays Celebrated:  Norma Jean Nyman, Mary Bradshaw, Jan Jansen, and Marjorie Ritchie
    Committee Updates: 
        Fall Retreat:  October 10-13, 2012
Norma Jean Nyman is chairman for the event.
Total cost is $275.     Sign up by February
$140 is due for the first half at time of sign-up.
        Beads of Courage Bags—Mardell Buffington
            200 bags have been completed.   Goal:   400 bags
            There are more labels coming
            37 small bags are completed.   There is a need for girly bags.
The workshop at Mardell’s club house went very well, with many bags completed.
    REMINDER:  December meeting will be on December 19
            Christmas party
            Challenge project due—bring top, doesn’t have to be totally complete
    Hospice Quilt is still unclaimed.
Marcia Dyer shared a Judy Niemeyer pattern quilt she had completed, quilted by Jeri  Lindstrom
    Joyce Momii completed a quilt done in greens
    Pat Ditter showed a fall quilt of the month she had completed and a Christmas quilt
        She quilted her own quilts.
    Barbara Kadden shared a quilt top she completed of aqua, gold and burnished red
    Jackie Anderson shared a Christmas quilt and a flannel quilt
Mary Johnston completed a quilt done in purples and one done in blues, both made out of scraps
Dorothy Loveless showed a tulip quilt she had completed for Hightower Habitat
Krystal Johnson shared the pillowcases she had made for the younger members of her family
Norma Jean Nyman completed a quilt using dryer sheets as stabilizer and a Yin and Yang quilt

Respectfully submitted
Jan Jansen, Secretary