There were 3 visitors - Leigh, Blaine, Suzy
Guild Business - Highlights from the officers meeting were shared.
Trina has a friend who has volunteered to do the Logo design for free.
Officers will bring concepts back to the guild to be voted on
Reviewed Survey Results
- Committees--If you indicated an interest, you should have received an email. If not and you would like to join a committee contact an officer.
- Programming - The guild will focus on the top 10 items from the survey results from the spreadsheet handout.
- Fundraisers - The mini mug rug and holiday auction will be combined.
Retreat - Red Rooster Retreat is March 24 - 26, 2017. Deposits of $50 were taken at the meeting.
Sewing Saturday is scheduled for the 1st Saturday of each month, currently booked through August at Bailey Cove Library held from 9a-5p.
Treasurer Update - Lisa gave the financial update for the guild ending balance in January 1096.02
National Guild Updates - Links were provided for member for resources and member discounts.
Quilt Show - Upcoming Quilt Show in Knoxville, June 16th and 17th. Entry Deadline is May 8, 2017. There is $6000 in awards. Go to www.smokymtnquilters.com for more info
Member websites -If anyone would like their blog or website added to our guild site, please let us know the link and we will add you
Demo/Tip Sign ups
March - Sherry - Binding Small objects
April -Pat -TBD
Show and Tell - Pictures will be posted to the Facebook group
Name Tags - a handout was provided about name tags, they should be 3.5 by 4.5 and your name should be eligible from across the room (~20ft)
Will have a drawing for anyone who gets theirs done by the May meeting but may be completed at any time (See handout for instructions/ideas) If there is enough interest the Guild will look into possibly purchasing pinbacks/magnets.
Charity Round Robin - A handout was provided for the Charity Quilt Round Robin Challenge members were encouraged to take a bundle home and bring it back to the next meeting.
Demo - Lisa spoke on how to tell fabric content with a burn test, she provided an informational handout and a video link on the guild Facebook page.