August 11th Minutes

Silver threads Quilt Guild, 11 August 2016 Meeting
6:30 pm, Pam called meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Addie displayed new Kid Comfort quilt and covered the new rules and information. She has 10 kits for
people to assemble.
Membership. Patty provided gifts to members with August birthdays.
Sew Happenings. Pam announced reviewed the Sew News and handed out door prizes. Linda H. won a
gift from Quilters Place; Angel S. won a gift certificate from Margie’s; and Laura S. won a gift from
Stitchers Quest.
Block Swap. Addie won the drawing. Next month’s block uses white-on-white + dark blue + light blue
and is 10 % inches unfinished.
Round Robin. Three showed completed quilts – Patty R.; Angel S.; and Linda F.
Lyndell displayed the red white & blue half-log-cabin quilt top she made from previous month’s blocks;
the top will be given to Flying Needles QOV group for quilting and presentation.
Celeste sha red tidbits – how many strips and squares you can cut from a fat quarter. These are helpful if
you have a pack of fat quarters and find a pattern using layer cakes, charm packs, or strips.
Pam introduced the proposal to have bees-small groups of 5-6 people. She passed around slips of
paper for people to write down their comments, likes, and dislikes to gauge the interest level and
possibility of grouping people together.
Pam displayed the tote bag that will be made at the Oct 15 workshop.
Program. Kitty & Michelle are the owners of Monograms by Me and Mom and Chalkboard Quilts. They
demonstrated a double-wedding-ring quilt ruler. Addie won the door prize – fat quarter pack from their
Show & Tell.
Pat N. is trying to find pattern book of how to decorate shirts. lf you have one, contact her.
Door prizes (opportunity drawing).
Workshop. The workshop will be 15 october. Sign-up list will be available at September meeting.
Sit Sip & Sew will be Saturday 17 September in Shalimar, 9am-3pm. Must have a minimum of 20 sign up
and attend.
Adjourned 7:50 PM
Laura Gamble

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