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10.21.2017 October Meeting Minutes

October 21, 2017 3-6:30pm Desert Oasis Park [Chandler]

  • Welcome

  • Introduction of new members & guests

  • Secretary Report

  • Approval of September 2017 meeting minutes

  • Motion by Holly H

  • Second by Kim J

  • All in favor (literally), no opposed or abstains

  • Sunday, October 29, 10-2 Techshop class to get certified on longarm. Signs ups online on TechShop Chandler class page

  • A few spots have opened up for the Wee-Treat, call or text fairy godmother of wee-treats, Amber, before EOD Sunday or they will be turned back into regular Inn rooms at midnight!

  • President Report

  • November meeting - Mulqueens 1-4pm

  • Holiday project sewing time

  • December meeting -

  • Holiday Potluck at Amber’s house in PV 1-4pm

  • Potluck signups & more info to go out around November meeting

  • This year we will be doing a “dirty Santa” gift exchange … to participate bring a WRAPPED favorite sewing notion (fabric, notions, etc) worth apps $15. We will draw numbers open gifts and have the ability to steal them too! It’s lots of fun you won’t want to miss it!

  • Block Lottery

  • Draw raffle ticket for October winner - Congrats Lori!! 42 blocks!

  • November Block - Ugly Christmas Sweater! Here is a free one, of you may use one you already own... 6" finished please, Kona White background.

  • If you use the free pattern, you do not have to do the tree and checkerboard - you may fussy-cut something festive for the sweater body!

  • Sip N Sew trying to book first week of Nov, stay tuned

  • Swag bags available for purchase and pick up, $12; still available online

  • Vice President Report

  • Entries for QuiltCon close Nov 30 at midnight!!

  • Be sure to claim your free show pass before the cutoff, even if you don’t think you’re going to go, just in case - it’s a benefit of your membership and you should take advantage of it!

  • Treasurer Report

  • Balance as of last meeting $3208.80

  • Money in: $572.00

  • Money out: $203.88

  • New balance: $3576.92

  • Money in was from one new membership and project bags

  • Money out was from refund of destash tables, Paypal fees, and reimbursement for the pavilion

  • Committee Announcements

  • Block of the Month [Melissa]

  • Present this month's block - improv pieced arrow, see blog page

  • Swap [Ana]

  • Swap - boxy bags, postponed until November for more participants!

  • Charity [Sharon]

  • Dropped off kits to piece blocks together

  • KITS ARE DUE IN NOVEMBER, no exceptions. A huge thank you to everyone who took one (or a few!)

  • We will need more people to help assemble the quilt, get it quilted, bound, and with a casing for display!

  • Bee [Nancy/Carol]

  • Bee meets after meeting/before workshop

  • Hospitality [Amber]

  • 2 spots open for Wee Treat, book via Amber before EOD Sunday or gone and open to public

  • Door Prize Drawing

  • Prizes/Sponsors this month

  • Thanks very much to Purl Soho for the lovely scrap packs!

  • Winners

  • Lori, Kim, Jen & Kate

  • SHOW & TELL--What makes your piece modern?

  • Swap

  • Vitamin D Bee

  • Photography lecture and session in the park

  • Adjournment

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