Thursday, February 2, 2012

Jan/Feb Newsletter

Hi Everyone!

For February's Meeting: Hostesses for February – Kirstin Mehls, Eileen Van Dyk, Lora Novak Reminder – Mary Wolfe needle-turn applique class at Stanton Town Hall – 9 am to approx. 4 pm. Saturday, 2/18 2013

Retreat update from Meg Dates are January 17 – 20. We are looking into prices for going on Wednesday the 16th, And meal options for that length of stay.

January Meeting Notes: December meeting minutes approved.

Correspondance – Thank you from Grace Place for the pillow cases and quilts. Note thanking the 2011 Quilt Show committee for their hard work.

Stash Busters – 10 ½ unfinished. Floral, blue gold, rose – no green and no tan. Fabric brought in by Betty Schmit You can google 10" quilt blocks to get ideas, also Round the Block & Round the Block Again by Judy Hopkins are good books. Diane won the blocks and will bring in fabric to the Feb. meeting.

Raffle Basket – Kay V. brought in the basket. Donelle won the basket and will bring it in for the February meeting.

UFO is #4

Quilt Block Exchange – You will make the same block with different fabrics, whatever the person has specified on their card. 12 ½ unfinished. Here is an update from Nancy Maki – The following members have signed up for the block exchange: Kirstin Mehls Nancy Gehrman JoDee Johnston Laurie Croone Jean Potter Sancy Balcerek Betty Schmit Diane Havens Mary Pagel Barb Rogers Jean Krumm Lora Novak Mary Jo Allison Donelle Fisk Linda Pettite (Barb's sister) No sure I spelled the last name correctly – Question from Kelly – Is Linda joining, I do not have a membership form for her… Nancy Maki That is 16. A perfect number. Therefore each of you will need 1 more index card with your info on for the Feb meeting. I will give anyone who wants to sign up one more chance to do so. You must contact me by Feb 1st to be included in this exchange.

Non-profit Committee Update- Attached you will find the by-laws. Please review and email or mail any changes to Kelly Stodola by Monday, 2/20. I will compile all the changes requested and organize to present at the March meeting.
Kelly Stodola 1946 62nd Street Somerset, WI 54025
Meg has talked with American Family and given an estimated quote for $315 annual for 1M in liability and $5000 in equipment coverage. She is in process of obtaining a few more quotes for comparison.

Sunshine Committee Committee put together some guidelines – To keep gifts under $25 – this was moved and seconded – approved. Program Committee Guild approved having Quilt Appraiser come. February program – Meg T. will be showing us how to draft a block.