Friday, August 24, 2012

Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild

Meeting Minutes

August 21, 2012
I.     Call to order
LeAnn called to order the regular meeting of the Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild at 7 pm on August 21 in Walnut Public Library.
II.     Roll call
LeAnn conducted a roll call. 12 members were present
III.     Approval of minutes from last meeting
LuAnn read the minutes from the last meeting. The minutes were approved as read. Vivian gave the treasure’s report remaining at $1050.04.  She also reported that the bank signature card has now been changed.
IV.     Open issues
a)     The field trip to Creston was enjoyed by all, especially the pie! Joy did a less on curved paper piecing for them and overall was a very nice day.
b)     Logo ideas for the web site were discussed.  The banner will include a friend ship star block, spool and bobbin block and corn and beans.  Other possibility would be if an Iowa Star block could be found.  Sewing around the banner will indicated “work in progress”.  Mission statement was “we thrive on friendship and learn as we create”. Roxie submitted a very nice summary of the group.  A motion was made from the floor, seconded and passed unanimously
c)     Committee for Challenge Project for next year is LuAnn, Chairman, Robin, Roxie and Betty.
V.     New business
a)     Program issues were discussed: Trunk shows by members, more on curved piecing, possibly by Joyce, Applique, and a possible shop hop by the group to quilt stores in Omaha.
b)     Sunbonnet Sue – Group quilt still needs to be hand quilted.  Charmayne will ask Rose to complete. 
c)     Vivian gave an update on a past member
d)     Round robin was a challenging task but well addressed with completed and some not so completed borders. Next month’s border will be “Applique”.  It was decided that November will be the last month drawing of border design and the quilt then should be completed by our January meeting.
e)     Christmas meeting will be December 4.  Judy will check on the availability of the library
f)      Dorine gave an informative presentation on “Wedge Ruler Table Runner”. 
g)     Show and tell was enjoyed by all.
h)     Next Month’s meeting will be September 18 and Robin will present  “Free Motion Quilting”.
VI.     Adjournment
LeAnn adjourned the meeting at 8:11.
Minutes submitted by:  LuAnn