Thursday, June 2, 2011

June 2011 Meeting Minutes

Orlando Modern Quilt Guild
Meeting Minutes
June 1, 2011
Sewing Studio, Maitland, Florida

23 members and guests were in attendance.
May Minutes were approved without discussion.
Treasurer's Report. Bank Balance on June 1, 2011 was $1178.33

The June Block of the Month was any block of your choice in blue.

 And the winner was...........Linda!

We are not going to have a regular meeting in July.  (We will still have the July 16th Sew Day. See Sew Day dates posted online.)  We decided that we will still do a Block of the Month for both July and August and they will be due at the August meeting. Rene posted instructions and guidelines for the July BOM (Disappearing Four Patch) on June 2nd and in the near future will post instructions for the August block.

Terry discussed how she made a Disappearing Four Patch Block.

IV.   Hexie Demo
Michele provided a demo on how to make Hexagons.

Alejandrina provided a link to Bruce Seeds website as an example of a quilter using hexagons.

V.  Other Business

Charity Project - Guild members made a variety of suggestions for the 2011  charity project.  Beth will gather additional information and present a plan to the guild in the near future.

Free Spirit Challenge - The Guild will participate in a fabric challenge using the Free Spirit Habitat line by Jay McCarroll.

Survey Results - Kathryn shared the results of the May Survey on programs and there was lengthy discussion of the various options covered by the survey including a number of fundraising ideas.  The suggestions will be discussed at more length in the next Board Meeting.  A motion was made and passed that guild members will provide optional demos for a small fee (such as $5. to $10. and a kit fee if needed) on Sew Days.  All demos on regular meeting days will continue to be a regular (for no charge) agenda items.

The Door Prize was won by Donna.

Next Sew Days are June 18th and July 16th.

Julie took information from guild members as to who needs a name badge and who needs membership cards.

VI.  Show and Tell

1 comment:

  1. Great meeting with lively discussion! So glad I was able to make it to the meeting this time. Congratulations to Linda for winning the blocks! Sure hope that will be me one day ;-)