Date: October 15, 2013
The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by guild President, Joy Ivy.
Roll was called. There were 18 members present. Shaula Patton was our only visitor. We did have a new member join, Elaine Anderson. Her address & phone # is the same as Stella Burns
No Sunshine report given. Sherry was not present. Alice Young fell. She is in a facility for physical therapy.
Minutes from the September meeting were discussed. Doniene Fullagar made a motion to accept the minutes as written, Vickie Mazurek seconded the motion. Motion carried.
STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS:
Treasurers Report: Cindy Hadley gave the report. Sherri Marshall made a motion to accept treasurer's report. Doniene Fullagar seconded it. Motion carried.
Block of the Month Exchange: Shelia Smith presented the block for next month. The pattern is a scrappy block.
Strip Exchange: Fall fabric
CPS Bags Report: Doniene brought 2 bags. Robin was not present.
Wee Care Report: There were 7 quilts & 3 premie sets taken to the hospital.
Quilt Show Report: Angela reported that we have 3 confirmed vendors for next years show. Vintage Redwork will have a program on Friday & Doris Rice will present Texas Trunk Show on Saturday.
The dates for the show will be April 25th & 26th. Angela also presented an option to have “Route 66” display instead of a bed turning. She is going to check availability. Cost will be $150.
There was discussion on having someone to put up the rack & hang quilts. We are still looking for someone to do that. Angela requested an additional $1000 to be added to quilt show budget to cover added expenses. Sherri Marshall made a motion to accet her proposal, Shelia Smith 2nd it. Motion carried. Angela made a motion to have ticket prices changed to $7/day or $10 for a 2 day pass. Vickie Mazurek 2nd it. Motion carried.
General Business: Joy reminded us that Donniene Fulagar has graciously invited the Guild to her home for our Christmas party. Doniene will bring maps to November meeting.
October 19th is Early Pioneer Days. Shelia Smith, Norma Bessent, Mildred Turner & LaTrelle Locks volunteered to run booth.
New business: The Brownwood Chamber wants us to provide Christmas Quilts as well as help make Gingerbread men for Christmas Under the Stars on December 7th & 8th.
Vickie Mazurek has “spruced up” our website. Please check out what she has done!
ROW by ROW: Next months block will be a churn dash block for both groups
SHOW AND TELL:
Becky Martin- Christmas quilt & her Row by Row
Doniene Fullagar- Nene’s Royale (Bow online quilt-a-long with Barbara Brackman)
Joy Ivy- Door prizes for Richard’s class reunion. Included Gingerbread pillowcases, Fall table runner, Christmas tree wall hanging
Cindy Hadley- Southern Belle, bought at an auction in Bangs
LaTrelle Locks- Cruz’s Quilt
Patsy Oehrlein- Embroidered name tag, turned into a luggage tag
The monthly block drawing was won by Mildred Turner.
The strip drawing was won by Mildred Turner.
The strip color for October will be Fall fabrics.
PROGRAM: The program was presented by Angela McCorkle & Shaula Patton of The Feathered Star in Clyde , Texas. Angela showed us how to use our small scraps by using “leaders & enders”. Shaula expanded on this by presenting numerous quilts & patterns. Our treat was shopping after their program!
Respectfully submitted by
LaTrelle Locks, Secretary