Monday, August 2, 2010

July Minutes

July 2010 Meeting Minutes
Orlando Quilt Guild
Saturday, July 17, 2010 10 AM - 4:45 PM
South West Branch Library

We had 11 people total present for our combined meeting/Sew Day held at the South West Branch of the Orange County Library System. Hope conducted the meeting.

Birthday Fat Quarters were distributed to Carolyn, Heather, Hope, Linda, Rene and Susan. (Other birthday people, Alicia, Bonnie, Clare, and Melissa K. were not present.)

Treasure's Report
Michelle updated the group telling us there are 17 paying members and then an additional 3 joined during the meeting bringing us to 20 paid members. There are 54 total online members. Michelle further reported that we have $661.25 in funds.

August Meeting
The August Meeting will be held at the Sewing Studio on August 4th, from 10 AM until 12 Noon. We will replace the Saturday Sew day in August with a field trip to the Quilt Shop of Deland on Thursday, August 26th.  We will meet at the Shop at 10 am.

Rene did a demo of a Reduce, Reuse, Recycle quilt. This type of quilt is also called a Confetti or Ticker Tape quilt. Scraps were shared and a number of people choose that as their project to work on for Sew Day.

Show and Tell and Door Prize
Julie showed us two beautiful quilts she was making from a combination of commercial fabrics and clothing from her grandmother. The door prize was won by Barbara.


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