Thursday, September 5, 2013

August Meeting Minutes

OUR NEXT MEETING WILL BE AT ST. LUKES CHURCH AT 7:00PM ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2013. Hostesses: Erica Olson, Mary Pagel, Laurie Kroone Our August meeting began with a tribute to Barb Rogers. Barb was one of the founding members or WRPM. We will all miss her, but wish her well as she begins her journey to Washington State. We know some quilt guild will appreciate her special gifts. Show and Tell was held as we enjoyed the treat Voted on challenge quilts. Results are 1) Betty Schmit 2)Gay Johnson 3)Cathy Smith Alicia has her new shop open on the north end of main street. Her hours are M,W,F 4pm - 8pm, Saturday 8am-2pm, and the 1st and 3rd Sundays 11am - 3pm. Items are needed for the Silent Auction. Bring to the September meeting. Monies will be split between 3 or 4 local organizations. Items do not need to be quilted, consider canned goods, jellies, wines, etc. Please have your contributions marked with prices. The price of admission to the quilt show has been changed to $5.00. If you did not turn in your registration forms, please be sure to get them to either Sandy Balcerek or Rhonda Nyhus. Quilts are needed for the bed turning and are due at the Sept meeting. Please bring them in a pillowcase with a label. July minutes and treasures report accepted. Quilting tips to be distributed at the quilt show should be submitted to Erica. There will be five vendors coming to our show. Bookmarks and flyers are available for your use. Post them where you feel interested quilters will see them. There are more raffle tickets available for sale. Contact Patsy Larson to get more. Schedule for workers passed around. If you did not sign up there is a schedule attached to the minutes with the open slots that need to be filled. Please come to the September meeting with your schedule of when you are able to work. Raffle basket was brought by Meg Byron, won by Cindy Peer. Cindy will be bringing a basket for raffle to the September meeting. Stashbuster fabric distributed. Add cream and dark red to the green fabric and bring your 10 1/2inch blocks to the September meeting. Jodee Johnston won the stashbuster blocks from the August meeting. Betty Schmit won the blocks with sayings. Ugly fabric projects are due at the September meeting. Bring your finished project in a brown paper bay for judging. Attached is a flyer that Erica sent to members regarding the Quiltathon begin held at St. Lukes church in October. Let Erica know if you plan to attend so lunch plans can be made. Applique demo was postponed till after the quilt show. Meeting adjourned.

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