March hostesses will be: Becky Koehler, Cheri Schmitt, & Mary Simonds
Thank you to hostesses: Erica Olson, Betty Schmit, & Kelly Stodola
President Erica Olson opened the meeting after we enjoyed our refreshments.
Show & Tell items were shared. New members and any guests were welcomed.
Secretary meeting minutes were acknowledged.
Treasurer’s Report was reviewed.
2015 Quilt Retreats: Meg Tryba spoke on retreat attendance and housing arrangements there. Registration checks are made payable to Oak Forest and not cashed until the retreat. Spring dates are April 10th thru 12th Fri - Sun only option at $95. Signup sheet at this meeting and March. Checks need to be in to Kelly S. by or at March meeting. Only three rooms are reserved. Arrange your roommates in advance please.
The Round Tuit program continues. Update your list of unfinished projects and keep track as you complete them. Round Tuit items were shared and prizes awarded.
Heidi Headlee had Erica share a 4-H project (5-8th grade girls) to make dog booties. If any guild members have large scraps of fleece, suede or strip Velcro – could you please bring it in for this project. Thanks. Finished booties to be sold to raise funds for NR Area Dog Park.
Pat Speck, “Nickel Quilt Lady” coming to our March meeting. This will be a trunk show with uses for 5” charm packs.
Betty spoke on need to finish more caring quilts. March 20th - 21st set up at Stanton Town Hall as work days opening at 9:00 am. Please come and help on this project whenever you can.
Meg Tryba introduced our speaker - Sue Heinz from White Bear Lake. We all enjoyed the two hour presentation and she had items to purchase available. “Sashing in the Round” was title of presentation and the restriction on not saying CAN’T was enforced. (kismetquilting.com)
Last raffle basket drawing winner was Mary Simonds. In lieu of basket as a fund-raiser, we will be bringing in items for the Food Shelf quarterly instead. First collection in March !!!
Stashbuster blocks went to Meg Tryba.
Motion to adjourn.