Welcome to the Marys River Quilt Guild
November Meeting 2019
Show and Tell
Thirty Years of MRQG
MARYS RIVER QUILT GUILD
General Meeting 11/21/2019
President Lisa U. called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Tom N was the lone male visitor.
Lisa U. announced that the election will occur tonight for Vice President and Secretary. Theresa V., incumbent V.P. and Linda Doig and Eileen Minette, running for Secretary co-chairs are on the ballot. Ballots were passed out to attending members.
Also, during the meeting the auction for items displayed at the back of the room will continue.
Lisa U. reminded members of the Museum rules of no food or drink and no leaning on the walls.
There will be no December meeting.
The Lynn County Fair Grounds will again host the upcoming quilt show on January 31 and February 1, 2020.
A thank you was given to Sandy M as outgoing Guild Secretary. Judy J. and Jan T. we’re recognized for their Guild work with each receiving 27 scrappy blocks.
Sample quilt block packets are for sale at the Service table.
Three guests from Stoneybrook Lodge, where the Guild donates quilts, are present. There is a monthly auction at Stoneybrook Lodge when the residents sell art work and quilts.
Guest Tom Nelson said that the hanging quilts make the place more homey. It also helps introduce quilts to visiting families as art work. During one sale several residents pooled their money and bought a quilt for the Director.
Unanimous results for Theresa V. ,Vice President, and Linda Doig and Eileen Minette, Secretary Co-chairs were announced.
Marsha G. said the quilt drawing for the Philomath Police Foundation will occur tonight. Tickets still on sale.
Nancy A. said In January the program will be a member program, telling about 1 or 2 wall quilts plus a short story/techniques about it.
Lisa U. asked for someone to house the quilt show banner.
Jan A. said Tonight the group had dinner at a Philomath Mexican restaurant. She has applications for next year.
Cindy G. explained how the group works. Sent around a signup sheet. Deadline is December 31.
Jan A. has volunteered to chair the committee. She needs people to head PR, tickets and transport.
Wendi E . said this year’s theme is baking. $5 packets are for sale.
Barbara G. and Izzie E. said this is the last drawing for gifts cards from JanniLou. They must be used by December 31. Barbara asked for a show of hands as to who was interested in continuing gift cards at an away quilt store. There was an overwhelming show of hands in favor.
Tonight’s winners were: Theresa V., Jan F. and Jan A.
Service—SHOW AND TELL
Three completed quilts shown.
Donna W. adapted a Crabapple Hill design into a completed quilt.
Cindy G. displayed a maple leaf original quilt.
Debbie G. showed a Halloween quilt, a red, green and white table topper and an antique 1890-1910 pieced stars.
Lisa U. showed a completed quilt that she bought the top at last year’s auction for $6.
Seven quilters showed their original quilts celebrating thirty years of MRQG.
Lisa U. called a break at 8:10 p.m. The auction biding is also closed.
The meeting resumed at 8:20 p.m.
There was a sideshow of 115 donation quilts.
Cindy G. showed a beehive quilt
Jan A. : baby quilt
Donnell T.: baby quilt
Libby A.: panel quilt featuring a bird
Cathy G.: blocks and a large top
Judy J.: a small wall hanging with a saying
Sandy M.: A Di Hall circular print wall hanging
Linda B.: blue and white blocks
DRAWING FOR PHILOMATH POLICE FOUNDATION
Marsh G. held the drawing. The quilt was won by Alyssa Lewis.
Lisa U. dismissed the meeting at 8:40 p.m.
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED by
SANDY M, Secretary MRQG
Photos by Alice H.