45 members signed in
Two new members joined at meeting - Welcome!
LindaS - Boca
FaithK - Stuart
88 members total
Time to renew your membership. Renew online with credit card.
Special membership raffle prize to be drawn in December for members who brought guests during the year.
Name tag raffle - JudyS
Yearly Membership Guest Raffle - Anita
Sewtastic Basket - BarbaraK
BOM - SandyN
December BOM won by new member SandyN. BOM for Jan meeting detailed in this blog entry. CathyW is taking over BOM for 2019 .
Exhibits: SFMQG will be participating in the January 2019 Mancuso World Quilt Florida show in Tampa. See blog for complete details.
Community Project Updates:
Community Service : Kits are available to sew and quilt. Please bring quilt tops or parts of the French braid pattern. Bring in everything you wish to donate. Plan to bring all your finished donations to February meeting.
Ryan’s Case for Smiles - Susan delivered 150 pillow cases. Bring back the finished cases washed and pressed in Ziploc bags.
2019 QuiltCon Charity Quilt - Members created small pieced blocks, layout pieced by Karla, big stitch quilted by Charlotte, DianeP to create embroidered label, Kerrilyn has it for binding and sleeve before sending to MQG for QuiltCon.
Karla discussed the latest info about BQE. Click for current newsletter with all the details.
SFMQG BQE fundraisers
Cindi will be collecting the SFMQG Modern Minis for the BQE Auction at the January meeting. Special Show & Tell with 3 raffle prizes. See website for details.
Several items were brought in for the SFMQG BQE fundraising table - thanks! Keep making fun things to sell for our fundraiser.
Member spotlight: AJ
Artist +Quilter Contemporary Painter working in wax - visit her website
Holiday Handmade Gift Exchange - Bring One Take One
December gift swap was a success! 20 members participated.
Show & Tell:
Isabella’s de-stash table had some hard to resist goodies to bye. The snack table also had some hard to resist goodies to eat.