Welcome to the Marys River Quilt Guild
August Meeting 2018
Block of the Month
Show and Tell
MARY’S RIVER QUILT GUILD
General Meeting 8-23-18
The meeting was called to order by President Barbara Gordon at 7:00 p.m.
A guest from North Carolina who was with her cousin was introduced. Beth Moyer, a new member, introduced herself. A second guest was acknowledged.
Phyllis P.had a member draw the winning $10 gift card. It was won by Judy . Nancy B. won the fat quarters.
BLOCK OF THE MONTH
Barbara showed the five blocks turned in this month. The UOW is next month’s block and October’s is OSU. Cindy G. won the blocks.
The Philomath Open Studios is Oct. 20-21 and 27-28 from noon to 5 p.m.
The next MRQG Board meeting is Sept. 5 at the Philomath Library.
Roberta Smith gave the Guild quilting supplies, books, etc. The leftovers will go to the Service Committee.
A stand-in photographer is need to cover when Barbara H. is away.
Lisa U. announced that $60 of raffle tickets were sold at the last outdoor concert. The raffle quilt is now on display downstairs at the Museum on the 1st floor. Someone is needed to display the quilt/sell tickets in Beth’s driveway.
Wendi B. said that the next meeting is a picnic Sept. 20 at 6:00 p.m. in Maple Grove at Avery Park. Bring quilt items you don’t want anymore.
Cindy G. said that the last meeting of the year was Aug. 27. She has flyers of how the Round Robin works for the next session.
Karen G. No report
Debbie G. said she wanted Nancy and Toni to have something from the Guild to show the Guild’s appreciation for a job well done for heading the Quilts In the Garden. She presented each with a table runner that she made.
SHOW AND TELL
The donation quilts were shown. This year the number will exceed last years.
Beth R. showed a yellow and black quilt.
Judy J. showed a past years Round Robin Quilt for her grandson. A red and blue one for her granddaughter. And a completed 1995 challenge quilt.
Cindy G. showed her first ever quilt.
Jean M. Showed small quilts that she embroidered.
Marsha G. announced the Oct. speaker as Julie Silber who will have a trunk show on her rare historical quilt collection.
This night’s speaker is Marilyn Forestell, the owner of Quiltworks in Bend, OR. She has organized a new group named Sew Teach Me, that matches volunteer teachers with youth to teach them how to sew. There is no charge to the youngsters. Capital is raised through donations. Marilyn plans to take Sew Teach Me national and already has one group in Pennsylvania. Each volunteer pays for her own background check.
Barbara G. dismissed the meeting at 8:40p.m.
Sandy M., MRQG Secretary