Wednesday, June 6, 2012

May, 2012 Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Rachel Wessels at 6:30.

Treasurer’s report – Karen reported there is $1926.75 in the treasury.  There were 370 raffle tickets sold for a total of $617.  Fran Lambertz held the winning ticket that was sold by Stevie Scaramelli.

April Birthdays were celebrated by Georgia Darnell, Carole Hargrove, Clarice O’Neill, Jane Reeder and Rachel Wessells.  Those celebrating May birthdays included BK McCloud and Ruth Hicks.                 

Old Business –
Five guilds were represented at Marilyn Doheny’s Trunk Show in April.
It was suggested that those participating in quit in box might need to add fabric to their box.
Rachel read a thank you note from Pat Mosley for the $100 donation to the Senior Center.

New Business -   
Peggy Stocks and Lynn Paticky have quilts on display at the 2012 North Carolina Community Colleges Art Exhibition.  Their quilts are on display in the Caswell Building, headquarters for the NC Community College System Office in Raleigh.

A motion was made and passed to donate $100 to the Presbyterian Church for allowing us to use their fellowship hall for the Marilyn Doheny trunk show.

Dawn Lemons shared her first and last quilts.  Her first quilt was a sampler she completed in Peggy Stocks’ class.  Her last quilt is a Disappearing Nine Patch.  Sharing first and last quilts in June will be Jane Reeder and Ruth Hicks.

The evening’s program included Lynn Paticky sharing her methods for marking quilts for quilting.  Jane Reeder explained a technique for creating fabric collage.  Faith Smith explained how to measure for half square triangles and hourglass units.

Those sharing completed projects were Georgia Darnell, Peggy Stocks, Linda Overton, Debbie Powell, Velvet Boyd, Rachel Wessels, Donna Compton, Jane McBride, and Belinda Leach.