Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Reminders for September Meeting – September 13th, 7 PM – St. Luke’s Church
Hostesses – Nancy Maki, Jean Potter, Linda Justman
Quilt ShowSee detailed notes below. Bring your sold raffle tickets, silent auction items, your willingness to sign up for stuff! J
Raffle Basket – Kathy Kloetzke won at the August meeting, she will bring in the new basket for this meeting.
Stash Busters – Lisa Franklin won, she will bring in new fabric! Patsy’s fabric – use purple and white, 10.5 unfinished blocks.
UFO was #1 – Bring in for show and tell so you can get into the contest!
Caring Quilts – Bring in anything you took to finish up!
Officer Nominations – President and Secretary are up for grabs! Voting at the October Meeting.
I will have a copies of the Treasurer’s report at the meeting for folks to review.
August Meeting Notes:
We had a lovely speaker, Jean Carlton, Certified Quilt Appraiser. If you missed the meeting, she will be at the quilt show giving appraisals. Biggest takeaway is to label and document your quilts.

2012 Challenge Results!
Big thanks to everyone that participated. I think we had over 18 quilts that will be donated to Lakeview Hospital.  Our three-way tie for 1st was between Meg Byram, Cathy Smith and Donelle Fisk! You can get a chance to see the quilts again at the Quilt Show.
Barn Boards Update– to seal or not to seal -  paint used was exterior house paint, so should be fine. If you wish to seal, use an acrylic outdoor sealer, 2 coats. Here is a pic of Jean Krumm’s finished project  -  If you have pics from your project, please email to Kelly – I would like to do a post on the website.

Quilt Show Updates:
WITC concern about booking if we go to bi-annual.  They take reservations 1 year in advance, so Quilt Show committee just needs to mark calendar for January to contact.
We will be voting on Annual vs Bi-annual Show at the September meeting.

Silent Auction Items, please bring finished, priced items to the September meeting.  Give to Jean Potter.

Here are the numbers of quilts we have.  We are going to scrap the Lessons Learned section because we need that display space for regular quilts.
King - 11
Queen/Full - 13
Twin - 20
Lap/Twin - 24
Crib/Baby - 7
Wall Hanging - 14
Table Treatment - 7
Misc - 4

2012 RAFFLE - Please remember to bring raffle tickets to the meeting (stubs and money) if you are not planning on selling anymore.  Otherwise they must be handed in on Friday night during quilt drop off.  There will be a box or bag on the table with the quilt drop off.

Quilt Displays Around Town – Thanks to Jean Krumm, Betty Schmit, Mary Johnson and Patsy Larson for signing up (multiple times) If you would like to volunteer, contact Kelly Stodola.

Quilt Show Volunteer Spots – Please contact Sandy Balcerak  

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