Thursday, September 20, 2012

September 18 Meeting Minutes

Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild

Meeting Minutes

September 18, 2012
I.     Call to order
LeAnn Keenan called to order the regular meeting of the Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild at 7 pm on September 18 in the Library - Walnut, IA.
II.     Roll call
LeAnn conducted a roll call. There were 11 members answering the question:
“Who taught you to quilt?”
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 of $1020.04.
IV.     Open issues
a)     Judy reported that the library will be available for our Christmas meeting
b)     Sunbonnet Sue quilt was brought to be delivered to Rose for hand quilting.  Prices were discussed; plan to ask her what she charges to quilt.
c)     Personal challenges.  Progress was discussed.  Plan to bring the quilt or a picture to the December meeting along with the completed Star Quilts from last year’s challenge to be eligible for prizes.
d)     Next year’s program – adding Ruching class to the list
V.     New business
a)     Round Robin – this month’s challenge was met and exceeded by some and still in planning mode by others.  Quilts are becoming quite eye catching.  Next row is to be Flying Geese! 
b)     Robin presented “Free Motion Quilting”.  Your set up can make the difference in how it works for you.  Gave practice demonstrations as well.  Excellent program.
c)     Nancy announced that the Stitchin' Tree in Harlan is looking for quilts to display for the Apple Days Quilt Show and there are still openings for the  Nancy Prince workshop scheduled for this weekend.
d)     Doreen brought flyers for the Warm Threads Quilt show going on in Omaha at the Mormon Trail Center through the end of the month.
e)     Next meeting will be October 16 – discussing the new ideas and tools from APS show. 
VI.     Adjournment
Leann adjourned the meeting at 8:30.
Minutes submitted by:  LuAnn