Meeting was called to order by Lynda W.
Guests Vo, Judith and Gloria.
Minutes of the previous meeting were approved.
Treasurer Penny O reports the current checking amount of $2098.21, and savings of, $1597.64.
Day meeting report- Was held at Roylene’s. A good meeting with 8 attending.
Night meeting report-We visited.
Programs: We will have a program coming up where we will visit other guild members sewing rooms.
Monthly block lotto: Postponed for now, we’ll begin again in September. It was suggested that we make our blocks, plus one extra, for use in Quilts of Valor quilts. Pat R has said she will chair the Valor quilts piece. Members not wishing to participate could donate red, white or blue fabrics for others to use if they wish.
Raffle quilt for 2008: We still had some outstanding tickets, but the members will pay for tickets they still hold.
Hospitality: We were saddened to hear of the passing of Penny O’s mom..
2009 Quilt show: Show date is June 25, 26, 27th2009, to be held at the High school commons.
Each club member is challenged to complete one project to enter into the show. A meeting will be held with the committee. It was brought forward, that we might have outside folks provide the food, with our group helping to man the concessions.
Mentor class: 8 children were present, with two of them being boys. The kids had a great time and made thread spool pin cushions as a group project.
Online Blog: web address is; www.basinpiecemakers.wordpress.com. Should you have questions, please contact Barb or Virginia.
Kim Diehl class– Eddy reported that there were 20 members present, with 21 paying. It was a great class with great tips. Kim D was a pleasure.
Patchwork Place trip: Martingale trip is scheduled for Sept. 22nd. Members will caravan;
bring your own shopping bags, per Martingales request.
New member packets: The new member packets were presented, with the content being shared. Included is a welcome letter, by-laws, pattern for the name tag and a fat ¼.
Grant Co Fair: Roylene is sending around a sign up sheet. Although it is not a club function, members help would be appreciated. Work toward the exhibit will begin Aug 8.
Quilt Raffle 2009: Eddy presented the chosen quilt pattern, color theme and patterns for the club to make the blocks. The color palette is neutral, with gray, cream, brown and taupe being the colors. The pattern is mostly stars, 25 sets. Each member is being asked to make two blocks. Please have blocks completed for the August meeting. Gail will quilt for the club again. Thank you Gail! We want to have the quilt completed for the Soroptomist bazaar.
Raffle Quilt Drawing: Ginger K from Ephrata won the quilt! She will receive her quilt Wednesday at CBQ. Lynda and Penny will deliver it.
2009 Quilt Challenge: Virginia and Debbie will chair the challenge.
Annual Picnic: Will be at Betty L’s, Tuesday August 26 at 6:00pm. Please bring chair, a dish to share, jacket and completed raffle quilt blocks.
Name tag drawing: Wilma P won.
Program: Gail E shared how to prepare a quilt for professional longarm quilting.
Reports from ongoing groups:
The Crazy Ladies-We were treated to the completed quilts, WOW!
Brown bag group- 1 more pass-stay tuned.
Day meeting: 2nd Tuesday- 10am-various homes please see the blog
Night meeting: 2nd Thursday-7pm at Immanuel Lutheran
Business meeting- 4th Tuesday-7pm at Immanuel Lutheran
Dates to remember
Guild Picnic-August 26, 6:00 PM at Betty L’s