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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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