Wednesday, May 25, 2011

May 17, 2011


The May 17th, 2011 meeting of the Brownwood Quilters Guild was called to order by Pres. Angela McCorkle. There were 29 members present. LaTrelle Locks moved and Bethany Bletsch seconded that minutes from the April meeting be approved as posted. Joyce Kelley moved and Karen Reed seconded that the treasurer’s report be approved as corrected. Members are reminded to pay their dues and complete the Membership Information Form.

Sunshine Report was given by Sherry Benbow. A sympathy card was sent to Joan Lampkin, whose husband passed away. Nancy Tubb reported that last month was revealed on the large mystery quilt and Mille Schwab showed hers. This month is the last month on the small mystery quilt. Wanda Jackson and Lynn Patrick showed theirs. Ruby Goodwin had no report for CPS Project. Joy Ivy reported that they are out of quilts for Wee Care and need more. Joy showed 3 she has already made.

Angela McCorkle reported the following Quilt Show sub chairman for the 2012 Quilt Show.
  • Admissions – Bethany Bletsch
  • Vendor Food – Pam McGhee & Bertha Hall
  • Entry/Program – Sherri Marshall
  • Stash Booth – Mildred Turner
  • Door Prizes/Goodie Basket – Joy Ivy
  • Donation Quilt – Mildred Turner
  • Vendor Goodie Bags – Doris Rice

 Discussion was held concerning changing show date to Friday and Saturday and the Vendor Shop Hop. It was the consensus to leave the show dates as is (Sat. & Sun.) and to try the Vendor Shop Hop again. Vendor food will go back to the Hospitality Room and a committee to prepare it. Pam McGhee and Bertha Hall former night guild members will chair it. It was agreed that the judged portion of the quilt show was a success for the first year and Angela hopes to find a different critique sheet for 2012. More comments were wanted from the judge. Judged quilt show entry fees will need to be increased next year. We will continue to use the Early Chamber of Commerce for the workshop meeting place. Stamps by Kate will be the workshop for 2012. Mille Schwab has white denim type fabric she will donate to use as seperators between the quilts. Marcella suggested a “Bed Turning”. She volunteered to be in charge of it. Doris Rice will work with Mildred Turner on a bookkeeping system for check out in the stash booth. There were numerous door prizes left over from the quilt show and it was suggested they be donated to the guild and used as monthly door prizes. Sherri Marshall will contact TX DOT on requirements for a banner at the traffic T for 2012. Norma Bessent and Benita Pipes will do an analysis on advertising on the Quilt Show.

Sherri Marshall reported that the nominating committee met and presented the following slate of officers:
  • President – Angela McCorkle
  • Vice Pres. – Marcella League
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Doris Rice
Mildred Turner moved to accept the slate as presented and Joy Ivy seconded the motion. Motion carried.

June coffee social will be hosted by Nancy Tubb and Millie Schwab. The monthly block sign up sheet was passed around and the new fat quarter sheet was distributed.

Show and Tell was as follows:
  • Ruby Goodwin – Oh My Stars BOM quilt
  • Millie Schwab – pillow, dresses, and picture of Elenor Burns
  • Jonna Burkes – raw edge blocks
Nancy Tubb won the fat quarter drawing.

Respectfully Submitted,

Doris Rice

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