Deb. Sherry, Pat, Rachel R, Rachel M, Diane, Carol, Glenn, Amanda, Yvette, Jan, Jen
Vote - Should we do the show and tell portion of the program in the beginning, end or in the middle? The middle won.
Charity Quilt Drop Off - 29 quilts were dropped off at St. Judes on Dec 22nd. They were very grateful!
2016 Retreat -
Who is planning to go to the retreat? Rachel, Glenn, Sherry, Yvette, Jen and Deb.
There are not enough people planning to attend to meet our minimum. A vote was held and approved to open it up to the Madison Station Quilt Guild.
National Guild Renewal - Deb will pay then be reimbursed by the guild.
Sewing Saturdays - Will be held at member's houses until a new location has been found. Both Deb and Pat volunteered their homes.
Jan 23 - At Deb's house
Feb 20 - At Pat's house
Deb is trying to get studio space at Lowe Mill. If she is successful, we will be able to have our Sewing Saturdays at Lowe Mill, as well as the meetings but the meetings would need to be moved to Thursday nights.
Show and Tell
Rachel R showed off a table runner
Jen - Skull tote bag
Yvette - batik drunkards path top, French braid and tree quilt, browns wonky top, Asian cranes wonky top, geisha wonky top, 2 different koi tops, Irises top, and small table topper tops to match the other tops.
Glenn - Ugly fabric quilt, apple blocks for block swap
Diane - shoe blocks for block swap, Charity quilt finished from brown bag fabrics, and an
apron made from her fat her's shirt
Deb - stack and whack quilt top, Medieval quilt, Wallhanging modern drunkards path, stack and shuffle quilt, and drunkards path animal quilt for niece
Pat - Scrap crazy 6 ruler quilt made with charity traditional fabrics
Upcoming Charity Blocks - Rachel R will take over picking charity blocks. She does not have room for the charity fabric though.
Things Pat thought of-
Would anyone be interested in beginning a Tip of the Month? It would be a quick tidbit to share with the group. There was not enough interest to begin this.
Recipe of the month? There was not enough interest to begin this.
Sewing Resolutions -
Pat wants to buy and use geometric and blender fabrics
Jen wants to finish a quilt for a graduation
Carol just wants to sew
Amanda wants to finish her sons' quilts
Demo - Pat showed how to do matchine applique using solvy washable paper solvy and a glue stick.
Library Quilts - We do not have enough quilts to continue to display at the library. The Madison Station Quilters may take it over. They will vote on it at their next meeting.
Update - the Madison Station Quilters decided to not take it over. Deb will contact the library and inform them that the program will need to be ended.