Allatoona Quilters’ Guild
General Meeting Minutes
May 7, 2019
President :Kim Ayers - (Beth A) East Cobb Quilt Guild is having a raffle for their show quilt. The Georgia Celebrates Quilts show is June 6-8th, with over 325 quilts made by Georgia quilters. We have one guest today. June meeting will not be in this room, we will be in the large room at the other end of the hallway. Thanks to all of you that came to the library to help me, and for all the quilts that were brought. We were there for about 2 hours and the show was a success. Thanks to Pat T. for organizing the storage closet. Please let’s all keep it this way.
Vice President: Dianne – June will be Tammy Silvers. July is Muriel Pfaff with a presentation on Eliza Pinckney and the story of Indigo. August is show and tell for all projects from the Red Top retreat(s). September will the women of the world and quilting, October will be borders, November will be our inspiration quilts, if you chose to participate, and finally December is the Christmas Gift Exchange. We will be sending out the pattern for the gift exchange; it will be a purse.
Meeting Minutes:No changes. motion was made to accept and seconded. Unanimously approved.
Treasurer’s Report: Sue Z reported as of 5/ 7 /2019 balances
The Guild collected $61.43 for the Food Bank in March for a total of $278.11 in 2019.
Committee of Reports
Awards –Barb -You must sign in if you want awards.
Birthday Club–Sang birthday song while the birthday ladies picked out a fat quarter.
BOM-Emily Gail –This month is going to be different; you will get to pick the pattern you have always wanted to do from the book, which hasn’t been chosen. Come Tuesday and bring you favorite salad fixings.
Community Service –Carolyn -We have to date 47 quilts, and 444 pillow cases. 5
Door Prizes –Karen/ Sue provided great prizes.
Fabric Exchange –Mary Ann –June’s exchange is 3” strips of yellow fabric (corrected 6.4)
Hostesses –Roxanne and Pat –no meal in June, July will be salads.
Membership -Jacque -At the May sew-in we will be sewing the badges (paper piecing). I will be there to help and there be others there to also.
Red Top 2020 -Sue–We have come up with a way to get everyone in one building as long as we only have 75 people. There will be no scrap mountain as there will be no room for it. We will move the tables from the eating area to the other side. We will utilize additional power from the outdoor fire place area. We have come out with the pattern of curvy log pattern for the quilt pattern. It should be fun, because you can change it up and change the look in so many different ways. The price for retreat will be the same, $125.00. Registration starts in July.
Special Projects -Glenna and Suzie -Showed the wonderful mesh zipper ruler bags that are going to be making on the 28th.
Sunshine Club -Ruth –Announced members with special prayer requests for health.
Thursday Sew-in –Kathy-We will be having the sew in on the 16th; bring your lunch or something to share. Remember if you want to make your badge this is the day.
Website –Kim is working on the website, adding pictures and if there is something you want to see make sure let Kim know. Make sure to check in on the Facebook page as well.
Guest speaker -Doreen gave tips about readying your quilts for your long arm quilter. Thank you, Doreen.
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