Monday, December 2, 2013

December News

Our next meeting will be held on December 12 at 6:00pm and is our Christmas Pot Luck.  Hostesses are Eileen Van Dyke, Kelly Stodola and Erica Olson. 

Our meeting began with treats and a trunk show by Sandy Irish. Patterns, templates and fabric available to buy.  Our challenge project for 2014 is any pattern by Sandy Irish, approximately 50" by 70".

Sign up held for anyone interested in being part of a Christmas treat exchange, and also for any who would like to  participate in a Secret Santa exchange($10 max)

Finished projects shown from the ugly fabric challenge.

Stash buster blocks-add any matching color, make a 12 1/2 inch unfinished block.

Our new officers are:  Vice president, Jean Potter and Treasurer, Linda Justman.  A huge thank you to Patsy Larson and Nancy Maki for the great job they did in those positions for the past two years.

Treasurers report and minutes approved.

Please bring a donation for the Food Shelf to the December meeting.

Discussed changing meeting time to 6:30pm for the winter months.  A decision was not made and will be discussed at the December meeting.

Grace Place appreciates our help.  Donations of pillows and pillowcases, towels and washcloths may be brought to the December meeting.

Budget request forms from the committees are due. Please get to Linda Justman.   If you did not get a copy there is one attached to the minutes.

Wheelchair quilts need to be binded.  Please take one and bring back to the December meeting.

The date of the January meeting has been changed to the 16th.  Please update your calendar.

Our winter retreat will be held at Oak Forest in Frederic, WI on January 9-12.  Check in is 12noon on Thursday, and we need to be out by 4pm on Sunday. Checks should be made out to Oak Forest and are due at the December meeting.  Cost is $139.50 for all four days, or $95 for Friday thru Sunday. Discussed having scholarships available, but motion failed. We will discuss giving members a discount for retreat at the December meeting.

The quilt show for 2014 will be held on September 27-28 and will have the theme of 'I Spy".

Thank you's read.

Kelly Stodola will take care of paying the domain fees for our web addresses.

Meeting adjourned.