If anyone wants to become a member, please see Amanda.
Membership cards were distributed. If you have not gotten yours, please see Amanda at the next meeting or Sewing Saturday that she is attending.
Show and Tell was done.
The next meetings will be on Mar 12 and Apr 9.
A discussion for increasing the Sewing Saturdays to every other Saturday was discussed. It was decided to keep it as is for now. An additional Sewing day was added for April 6.
Reminder.. if you want to host a sewing group in your home, invite people. You can invite whoever you want or post it openly top the group. Have them as often as you like with as many or as few people as you want.
Upcoming Sewing Saturdays...
Feb 16 workshop Over the Boxy Rainbow
Mar 9 Quick Curve Ruler quilts
Mar 23 set work shop
Apr 6 * extra date added
Apr 20 open sew
Upcoming ideas for workshops.. qr code, lone star, winding ways or general themes line curves. Nobody had any other suggestions. If you have something on your to do list that you think others might enjoy making, please suggest it for a workshop!
Eli was not present to give an update on the Main library display case. If you have a modern quilt or wall hanging that you would like to have displayed, please do! Donations will be accepted through Sewing Saturday, April 20.
A date was not set for final donations for the Alzheimer Art Quilt Initiative. It will be soon though as the program ends soon. There was a discussion on other charities. Lael would like to work on quilts for the neo natal units for the families of babies that pass away. Jan pledged to donate a burial gown for all of those quilts that are donated.
Lisa volunteered to take over as secretary. All members agreed. There were no other volunteers for board positions.
There was a discussion on bringing back the yahoo group to remind people of meetings. email reminder service for meetings & events. It was decided to do a manual mailing list through the group’s email account. Dates for events will be added to the yahoo calendar which will sync with gmail’s calendar.
Deb presented a demo of fabric folding and pinning to keep your yardage from turning in to giant ropes in the wash. She brought her folded, pinned, washed and dried fabric with her. There was 9 yards of fabric on it and barely any wrinkles.
Fern presented the February block of the month.