Orlando Modern Quilt Guild Meeting
February 1, 2012
10 AM to 12 Noon
Sewing Studio in Maitland, Florida
I. Sign in, Meet and Greet
22 members and guests were in attendance.
II. Build Basket Raffle
The winner was Alejandrina.
III. Blocks of the Month
Terry won the spool blocks.
Rene presented the March string Block of the Month for which directions are posted on the OMQG website. The color scheme is spring colors on a white background.
IV. Parade of Priority: Alzheimer's Quilts Made for Crayon Challenge
Members made 15 quilts to donate to AAQI. The colors used were based on two crayon colors selected by each quilter in a blind drawing at an earlier meeting.
V. Other Guild Business
New Officers effective March 2012
Vice President: LInda
Program Coordinator: Alejandrina
Charity Chair: Jodi
Information to Share: "Faces of Color", portraits by 19 national artists, will be held at Mary Mcleod Bethune Performing Arts Center from February 3 - March 30, 2012. 6 or 7 of the artists work in fabric. The curator is quilter, Juanita Yeager. Opening reception is Feb. 3 from 6 to 8 pm.
Beth has initiated after meeting lunches. 8 attended the Feb. 1st lunch.
VI. Show and Tell