Wednesday, August 7, 2013

August 11 Meeting Agenda

August 11, 2013
1:00 - 4:00pm
Home State Bank Commercial Banking Center
(see map on right sidebar)

1.  Sign-In and Welcome - Members and first-time visitors may attend free of charge.  Other visitors may attend with a $5 fee.

2.  Membership Update

3.  Treasurer's Report

4.  Upcoming Meetings
  • September 15 - Sew-in featuring Modern Quilter's Schoolhouse Workshops by Jill, Judy, and Shelley
  • October 13 - Machine Quilting Workshop by Paige
  • November 10 - Lecture and Trunk Show by Jacquie Gering of Tallgrass Prairie Studio
  • December - ideas on holiday event/get-together venue and date

5.  Committee Updates
  • Charity - Laura Watts
  • Swaps - Potholder/Mug Rug swap for December Holiday Party?  We need a volunteer to coordinate this and other swaps/challenges.
  • Yard Sale - committee volunteers needed
  • Quilt Show - planning committee members needed

6.  Upcoming Quilt Shows
  • NSQG Saturday, September 21 - meet-up at show then lunch?
  • Madison, WI, September 5 - 7  - carpooling opportunities?

7.  Pattern Swap
  • new swap theme this month
  • bring a new or very gently used modern quilting pattern to swap if you'd like to participate

8.  New Business

9.  Show and Tell
  • bring 1 or 2 of your modern quilting items to share with the group :)
  • if you need some advice on a modern quilting project in progress, bring that too!

10.  Presentation and Trunk Show - Lesley Gebbie from Acorn, Etc.

11.  Social Time and Shopping with Acorn, Etc.
    What you need to bring:
    • modern quilting pattern for swap (if you'd like to participate)
    • 1 or 2 modern quilting items you've made for show and tell
    • $$ for shopping from Lesley's beautiful Acorn, Etc. merchandise
    • ideas for December Holiday party venue and date
    • any finished quilts for donation to Project Night-Night

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