Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild
July 16, 2013
I. Call to order
LeAnn called to order the regular meeting of the Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild at 7 pm on July 17, 2013 in the Library - Walnut, IA.
II. Roll call
LeAnn conducted a roll call. There were 11 members present and 5 presented quilts for show and tell.
III. Approval of minutes from last meeting
Ione, Sec. Pro-Tem, read the minutes from the last meeting. The minutes were approved as read. The treasure was absent so report was given.
IV. Open issues
a) Personal Challenge- Items reviewed and most are “on track”.
b) Community Quilt – Nancy showed a completed strip star quilt. Members brought 4.5 x 6.5 flower fabric blocks. Each member took home multiples of 6 to be sewn together this month. Roxi read a thank you from the Avoca Fire and Rescue for the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt that the Guild donated to them.
c) Challenge Blocks. Last months were shown – oohed and ahhed over! Ioen presented her block for July. We are now ½ way done with the quilt!
d) Betty and Elaine told the group about the Omaha Quilt Show that they had attended.
e) New business
a) Omaha Shop Hop – Schedule and plans for lunch reviewed. Our group of 9 will visit 7 shops this Saturday. Rides were coordinated for all.
b) Thinking ahead to the August meeting – will take volunteers for the Nomination Committee and Program Committee for 2014.
c) Secretary Challenge was presented by LuAnn for each member to make a fabric post card for next meeting. Kits were handed out.
1) Fabric swap of ½ yard pieces of cotton was enjoyed by all.
2) LuAnn presented – piped binding
Next meeting will be August 20, at 7 pm. Elaine teaches the next block and Robin will teach “Perfect Circles”.
Minutes submitted by: LuAnn