Sunday, February 23, 2020

August Meeting

Welcome to the Marys River Quilt Guild

August Meeting 2019





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MARYS RIVER QUILT GUILD
GENERAL MEETING August 22, 2019


President Lisa Ullmer call the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Visitors: Jane J. from Monmouth, 1 visitor from Corvallis. There were three new members: Marsha L. who was a charter member, Marion and Sally.

Benton County Fair: This year there were more quilts entered than in the last four years. The judging was bad. The superintendent quit six days before the Fair began. We, MRQG, need to provide suggestions for qualified judges.

VICE PRESIDENT
Theresa V. announced that $637 in raffle tickets were sold during the Fair. $204 sold at Fit Over Fifty for a total of $1376 sold so far.
The exhibit at the Corvallis Library needs members to help hang quilts on Friday, August 30th at 2:00 p.m.
Scholarships are still available. Applications are on the web site.

TREASURER
Marsha G. said there is no report.

2020 RAFFLE QUILT
Kelly C. said that help is needed assembling the quilt during the week following the September meeting.

QUILTS IN THE GARDEN
The next scheduled QnG is set for 2021. However, unless there are committee volunteers there will be no event.

CHALLENGE QUILT
Judy J. said the panel challenge quilts will be shown during the October meeting.

ROUND ROBIN
Cindy G. said that this year’s Round Robin quilts will be shown at the November meeting. She also invited new RR members. The group meets four time a year. Sign up for next year at the September, October or November meetings.

HOSPITALITY
Barbara G. And Izzy E. had winners draw the next name for door prizes. Winners were: Lois O., Cindy G. and Sharon H.

SERVICE
Lynn G. announced the five  Service Committee quilts. The Committee will meet on September 1st at the Philomath Library.

SHOW AND TELL
Cindy G. showed a completed challenge quilt kit from Grandma’s Attic.
Cynthia J. showed a quilt that won a blue ribbon at the Fair.

September Meeting

Welcome to the Marys River Quilt Guild 

September Meeting 2019









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MARYS RIVER QUILT GUILD General Meeting
September 27, 2019

President Lisa Ullmer open the meeting at 7:00 p.m.
She asked for guests and new members to introduce themselves.  Diane R. from Dallas introduced herself.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Marsha G. asked for volunteers to sew the 2020 raffle quilt. The group will meet at the Consumer Power building conference room in Philomath this Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Bring your sewing machines.

Quilt Country: if anyone has banners, give them to Marsha to store.

RAFFLE QUILT
Theresa V. said the quilt is on display in the Museum downstairs.
The drawing for the quilt is at the next month’s meeting: October.

NEWSLETTER
Donna W. and Lisa U asked for a show of hands of those who did not receive the email newsletter this month. Please check the list being passed around and verify/correct that  your first name and email are accurate.

SECRET SISTERS
Jan A. said the group is more about making friends and getting to know each other better. Meetings take place the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The reveal is at the December meeting. There are small gifts are exchanges between the secret sisters. The application for membership is on the Guild’s website.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Lisa U. announced that the Quilts in the Garden still needs volunteer(s) to chair the event. This is the main money maker to keep the annual dues stationary. Please let her know, if you’re interested.

Judy J. spoke about Quilt Challenge next month. She will have packets then for next year’s challenge. Cost is $5 per packet.  She thanked Marsha G. for helping. The October meeting will feature the 2019 Quilt challenge makers and their stories.

Lisa U. announced that there are two Board openings: Vice President, which incumbent Theresa V. has agreed to run for again and Secretary, which is an open position.
Duties include attending the Board meeting held every other month.

ROUND ROBIN
Cindy G. announced that November is the meeting month when the members show their quilts. January is the organizational meeting and exchange meetings where each person shows how they have added to the design are in February, April, June and August. At each meeting there is a free to a good home basket for members to choose from. Applications are closed December 31st. To join, Guild dues must be paid by January 31, 2020.

HOSPITALITY
Tickets were drawn for three members to choose door prizes.

SERVICE
Lynn G. hosted the showing of one service quilt and said there are several quilts to be bound. She received a thank you note from a World War II veteran in his late 90s thanking the Guild for their quilt gift.
Next month, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. prior to the monthly meeting there will be a fabric/book sale in the Annex.

SHOW AND TELL
Theresa V. showed a row by row quilt made while in Golden, Colorado.
Debi G. showed a small, bright graphic quilt and a wool piece colored with paint sticks.

Lisa U. announced a 10 minute break at 7:20 p.m.

SPEAKER
Ann G. introduced, Suzi Parron, who has authored two books on Barn Quilts. She lives in an RV and travels speaking about barn quilts. There are three areas in Oregon that feature barn quilts on buildings. She began her research in 2008 and there are now 11,000 recorded barn quilts across the country.

Lisa U. dismissed the meeting at 8:30p.m.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED
Sandy M., MRGQ SECRETARY






Wednesday, January 22, 2020

July Meeting

Welcome to the Marys River Quilt Guild

July Meeting 2019













MARYS RIVER QUILT GUILD
ANNUAL PICNIC MEETING July 25, 2019

Lisa U. called the Annual Picnic  Meeting together at 7:00 p.m. at Philomath City Park. There were 32 members attending.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Benton County Fair is here. Take entries to the Fair grounds July 28 from 11 to 4:30 or Monday, July 29 from 10 to 1:30. Have a 4 inch sleeve on the top edge. Make sure the quilts are labeled.

Izzie has a book sale during the picnic. $1 each.
The box for the door price is in the corner.

Marcia G. said there is a signup genius for selling quilt raffle tickets at the Fair circulating. The shifts are 3 hours. She will email reminders to the sign ups.

ROUND ROBIN
Cindy G. announced the next meeting is August 12 at her house.

QUILT COUNTRY
Judy J. said four exhibits need quilts: 1. Last year’s challenge quilt 2. Not a Diamond in the Rough 3. Landscape 4. Me and My Travels
Please read the Guild newsletter for more information.

The speaker for the August meeting is Kay Kahn from Santa Fe. The September speaker lives in an RV. Her topic is barn quilts. The internet contact is barnquilttrails.com.

Lisa U. ended the meeting at 7:20 p.m. for food and Quilt Bingo.

Respectfully Submitted,

SANDY M., MRQG SECRETARY

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

June Meeting

Welcome to the Marys River Quilt Guild

June Meeting 2019










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MARYS RIVER QUILT GUILD
GENERAL MEETING 6-27-2019


Lisa Ullmer opened the meeting at 7:00 p.m.
There were no new members or guests.
Benton County Fair news:
·        Put 4 inch sleeves on all quilts.
·        Drop off at fair ground on Sunday, July 28 from 11-5 p.m. or July 29 from 10-11:30 a.m.
·        Each entrant can turn in 5 different types of quilts
·        More information is on their website

Lisa said the signup genius is available for set up and take down for the Guild meetings.

VICE PRESIDENT
Theresa V. said that the Guild provides class scholarships to members. Applications are online. In return, the individual is asked to give a report/instruct the Guild on information learned.

QUILT COUNTY
Marsha G. reported that 15 shows are set from mid-August to September/October. 4 shows need quilts. Please sign up.
The sign up genius for selling raffle tickets at the Benton County Fair is available. Please bring projects to work on.

PROGRAMS
Ann G./Nancy A. announced the next program, July 25, is the annual picnic in the Philomath City Park at 6:30 p.m. Bring a side dish, your place setting and utensils. The main dish and drink is provided by the Guild.
The August meeting features Kay Conn, fiber artist. She has had non traditional exhibits in the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco and Phoenix.

Theresa V. asked for volunteers to sell raffle tickets at the Philomath Car Show, Saturday, July 13 in Philomath City Park.
Magazines for sale in the back of the room are ten cents each tonight.

SECRET SISTERS
The June 22 sew-in is coming up. The group is off the rest of the summer.

ROUND ROBIN
Cindy G. The next meeting is in August. She has informational handouts. The group meets one night every two months.

HOSPITALITY
Barbara G. drew the following names for door prizes: Linda J., Libby A., Theresa V.

SERVICE
Lynn G. announced the Service quilts: print nine-patch with black sashing, baby quilt, a nine and four patch from Kathy Griffin and a quilt from Carol Farnes.

SHOW AND TELL
Donelle T.: A black, brown and tan quilt.
Rita: a purse made from Japanese fabrics.
Theresa V. used fabric from Shop Hop: camping motifs, row by row of doors, row by row of mountains and buffalo.
Sara: Used a 1982 print for spools.
Flo C.: Used 3 inch squares obtained at a white elephant sale at Secret Sisters.
Debbie G.: A diamond theme with squares on point for Quilt Country.
Alice M.: A 9 patch with a large dog in the lower corner that was drafted by Libby A.
Karry M. A quilt with a red, green and indigo theme.

Lisa U. announced a 10 minute break.

Ann G. introduced the evening’s speaker, Ann Daughtry, from Eugene. She spoke on Fashionista to the Reluctant Quilter.

The meeting concluded at 8:40 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

SANDY M, MRQG SECRETARY