Monday, January 26, 2015

January Minutes

Joanna, Kathy, Jennie, Katy, Heather, Aimee, Andrea, Cristin, Cindy, Barb, Abbe, Vicki, Barb, Rose, Christina, Bethany, Elizabeth, Stacey, Kim, Jaclyn, Joanna, and Ann

What technique you're afraid of & why?

Block Bees:
2014 Block Bee- Queen: Amiee Marshall


2015 Block Bee- Hive #1 Queen: Joanna Martinez

2015 Block Bee- Hive #2 Queen: Nicole Lorenz
        Winner: Leigh Morgan

New Business:
 *For anyone that does a demo at one of our meeting you will be put in to a drawing at the end of the year to win an awesome prize!
*We are planning a field trip to the Fabric Shack in Waynesville in the near future.

Joanna Malachowsky did a great job showing us how to make a zipper pouch. She used the measurements of the small zipper pouch in this tutorial:
Noodle Head Open Wide Zipper Pouch Tutorial

*We have a charity sew in scheduled for March 21st to put together Ugly Quilts. It will be facilitated by Joanna Malachowsky and Alison Curtin
Time: 10am-2pm
*We will be Volunteering at The James Stitching Sisters Sewing Center in the Summer. If you want more information on how you can volunteer please visit Kathy's Blog. You can also volunteer on your own.
* Make Zipper Pouch Door prizes for the JSS quilt day in April. Kathy bought us fabric to make zipper pouches to donate for door prizes at the JSS.

            Febuary- *Super Bowl Sale at Quilt Beginnings on  February 1st, 2015
  *Website Update: If you are looking for information on the next meetings, you can always find them under the minutes of the month before and also at the top of this blog, under Meeting Info
*Fabric Swap- To participate you will need to bring one yard of low volume fabric, cut into 8 fat eighths
What is low volume?

How to cut a fat eighth?
**Block Raffle: bring your "orphan" blocks- blocks you made for a quilt that you never finished, practice blocks, or random blocks you have lying around! You can bring up to 2 blocks for a raffle entry!
**UFO challenge intro- more to come

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