Meeting Recap – September 2015

Opening Remarks

Sherri is raffling off two baby quilts on September 26th.  Raffle tickets cost $5
Nancy Waters’ home suffered a fire in early August.  RMQG is collecting quilting items to help replace the supplies she lost in the fire.  See the RMQG Facebook page for a sign up sheet.

Welcoming Committee

MJ handed out postcards to the new faces in the crowd
Charity Committee
The charity committee will be collecting baby quilts throughout the year.

Communications Committee

Updates to the blog and a new Flickr account are coming soon!

Challenge Committee

The challenge committee is considering do a “Paint Chip” quilt. Each member makes a quilt block in a paint chip color and then all of the blocks are assembled into one quilt.

Events Committee

Patty Pizzicato is planning our annual retreat. This year it will be on November 19-22 at Watson Homestead in Painted Post, NY.
John Kubiniec reviewed some options for bringing in a speaker. Post your speaker suggestions to Facebook. Look for more details soon.
There will be a Margret Spevak workshop April 7-10 in 2016.
Be sure to sign up on the refreshment list!

Demo Time

Curves Demonstrations//
Jaye Fish gave a great demo on curved piecing and drunkard’s blocks.
Julia Deal demonstrated her method for improvisational curve piecing for art quilts.
Look for photos of these demonstrations on Facebook.

Show and Tell

Photos from this month’s show and tell can be found on the RMQG Facebook and Flickr pages. Future posts to the blog will include photos as well.

Closing Remarks

Next Month:
Kitty from Patricia’s Fabric House will give an informal 30 minute talk with Q&A. She has over 30 years of experience running a quilt shop.
Bring a fat quarter to the October or November meeting if you would like to participate in our December basket swap.


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