Monday, October 14, 2013

Sewing Days Scheduled!

We will be getting together to make wheel chair quilts at the Stanton Town hall the 25th and 26th of October beginning at 9 AM.  Please bring sewing supplies such as rotary cutters, ruler, squares or whatever quilting notions you use.  Also bring your own lunch or snacks. Bring your own projects if you would like to work on them once the kits are done.,   Hope to see you there!!!

Monday, October 7, 2013

September Meeting Minutes

OUR NEXT MEETING WILL BE HELD AT ST. LUKES CHURCH OCTOBER 10,  AT 6:00PM. THIS MEETING IS POTLUCK.  PLEASE BRING A DISH TO PASS.
 
HOSTESSES:  Becky Koehler, Julie LaBarre, Kathy Kloetzke
 
Show and tell was held as we enjoyed treats.
 
Minutes and treasurers report approved,
 
Raffle basket was supplied by Cindy Peer and won by Patsy Larson.
 
We did not draw for the stashbuster blocks as we did not have many.  Please bring your 10 1/2 inch block to the October meeting and we will draw for the September and October stashbuster blocks. Please add burgundy and green to the October fabric.
 
Thank you cards read.
 
October 25 and 26 will be  sewing days at Stanton Town Hall for wheel chair quilts beginning at 9:00am.  Please come and help.
 
Sign up sheets for quilt show were passed around.  If you have not entered your quilt in the show, please contact Sandy Balcerek and she will make sure your quilts are included. Please have prices on your items for Silent Auction. Proceeds from Silent Auction will go to several local charities this year.  Sandy Balcerek and Patsy Larson are both collecting the raffle tickets.  Get your leftover tickets and your money to either one.  Props are needed for the show.  We will start setup at 1pm on Friday.  Quilts may be dropped off between 3 and 6pm.  New to our show this year is the bedturning which will take place on both Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Attached to the minutes are the 2013 show winners. If you have a winning quilt, please bring it to the October meeting for show and tell. 
 
Vice President and Treasurer officer spots are both open this year.  We will be voting at the November meeting.  Please consider contributing to your guild by helping in one of these spots.
 
Becky Koehler informed us of a benefit coming up for her grandson Brandon to be held October 27 at the Star Prairie Sports Bar.
 
Former member Linda Strileke would enjoy hearing from you.  Her email is lmstril@netscape.net, or phone 715-781-4647.
 
Annette Strenger is in the hospital with a pacemaker. Her husband recently had a stroke.
 
Marie Tiegen has a cancerous tumor and bleeding on the brain. She would enjoy cards from everyone.  She is at Red Wing Healthcare, 1412 West 4th Street, Room 3068, Red Wing, MN  55066.
 
Please keep these members and their families in your thoughts and prayers.
 
Meeting adjourned

2013 Quilt Show Winners
A Decade of Stitches

King
1 – Donelle Fisk – Bright Wedding Rings
2 – Cathy Smith – Farm Scraps
3 – Betty Schmit – Block Exchange

Full/Queen
1 – Cathy Smith – Friendship Rings
2 – Betty Schmit – Smitten
3 – Jean Krumm – Rose Garden

Twin
1 – Meg Byram – Sunny Lanes
2 – Jean Krumm – Radiant Suns
3 – Patsy Larson – Basket Quilt

Lap/Throw
1 – Mary Johnson – Hot Cross Stars
2 – Mary Johnson – Pick-up Sticks
3 – Jean Krumm – Lavender Blue, Dilly Dilly, Lavender Green

Crib/Baby
1 – Meg Byram – Caeley’s Squirrel
2 – Betty Schmit – Ready for Baby
3 – Mary Johnson – Polka Dot Two by Two

Wall Hanging
1 – Mary Johnson – New York Beauty
2 – Kelly Stodola – Falling Leaves
3 – Becky Koehler – Sunburst

Table Treatment
1 – Meg Byram – Crazy Eight Table Topper
2 – Betty Schmit – Mini Star Pattern
3 – Mary Johnson – Cardinals in the Pines

Misc
1 – Eileen Van Dyk – Placemats
2 – Meg Tryba – Blue & Yellow Jacket
3 – Nancy Maki – Ball Handle Purse

Best in Show
Donelle Fisk – Bright Wedding Rings