Basin Piecemakers Quilt Guild Business Meeting January 26, 2016

Introduction of Guests and Members: co-president Mary K. asked everyone the question “who is your favorite quilt designer?”
Minutes: The minutes of the last meeting were approved
Correspondence: A thank you letter was read from Janet Ries
Treasurer’s Report: Checking-$3078.21 Savings-1107.12
Committees: Day meeting: This is held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at rotating homes. February will be at Cathy Clough’s home. Hospitality/Sunshine: Joan S. is the new chairman of this committee. Thank you Emma Lou for the wonderful job you did for many years. Artsy: they are finished and will reveal when Roylene gets home.
Brown Bag: Keep passing Crazy Ladies: Melanie explained to new members how this applique group works. Good first pass. Challenge: Barb B reported it is a 9-patch challenge with at least 25% of quilt a 9-patch. Finished quilts are due at the May meeting.
Old Business: Annual dues of $15 are due. You must pay your dues before you can sign up and take the applique class.
New Business Janet Nesbit, (formerly co-owner of Buggy Barn) now One Sister Quilts, is offering a needle turn applique class on Saturday March 5th, Moses Lake Presbyterian Church, on Ivy Street from 9:00-4:00. Cost is $20 per member. Supply list will be emailed to those signing up. Questions? Check with Sally Goodwin.
Several members from Odessa attended and shared some upcoming events they will be holding:
ODESSA QUILT SHOW: April29th and 30th—Mary Kunkle will be the featured quilter!!!!!!Congrats Mary
Quilt til you wilt—March 21st (third Monday) , Community Center in Odessa
Quilters Tea, February 8th, with a Chinese auction and held at the Any Occasion Banquet Hall in Odessa
Laura donated her latest pattern for a door prize.
Program was given by the members that attended the Road to California Quilt Show
Adjourn and refreshments No refreshments
Next meeting February 23
Predinner Inca
Refreshments Candy T and Robin R
Program Barb Bolton


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