October 21, 2017 3-6:30pm Desert Oasis Park [Chandler]
Introduction of new members & guests
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!
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!
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!
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
Block of the Month [Melissa]
Present this month's block - improv pieced arrow, see blog page
Swap - boxy bags, postponed until November for more participants!
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 meets after meeting/before workshop
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!
Lori, Kim, Jen & Kate
SHOW & TELL--What makes your piece modern?
Vitamin D Bee
Photography lecture and session in the park