Meeting Minutes, June 6, 2012

Orlando Modern Quilt Guild
Meeting Minutes
June 6, 2012
Sewing Studio, Maitland, Florida

I.     Sign In and Meet and Greet

24 members and guests were in attendance.

II.    The June Block of the Month was won by Judy.

Renee showed the August Block of the Month sample with white and brights.
Directions on making the Asterisk block are online.

III.   Valerie Goodwin Show and Tell

Members shared their completed or works in progress from the Valerie Goodwin Memory Map class.

IV.    Raffle Basket

The Raffle Basket provided by last month's winner, Rene, was won by Beth.

V.     Other Business

OMQG members recommended advertising the guild in the brochure for the Space Cost Quilters Quilt Show running Feb. 15 and 16, 2013.

Beth is updating the website. Additional information attached to the agenda distributed in the meeting.

There is no regular guild meeting in July, however, we will still have Sew Day in July.

The official guidelines as to what Modern Quilting is was shared and discussed with the attendees.

VI.    QUILTCON Challenge

Beth is encouraging OMQG members to participate in the QUILTCON Challenge and bringing their completed blocks to the August 1st meeting.  Beth will register the blocks and submit by the August 15, 2012 deadline. Beth distributed challenge specifications to those present at the meeting.

VII.  Donations

The guild was given a large quantity of fabric and several quilt related items.  A silent auction was held for three items won by Terry, Renee and Judy.  Members assisted sorted fabric and were able to make donations for any fabric wanted to keep for their own use. Funds were given to the guild's education fund. Other fabrics are to be used for donation quilts or to be donated.

VIII.  Show and Tell

IX.    Lunch at SoNapa Grille.