36 members signed in - nice attendance for a summer vacation month
Patti from Jupiter with DebbieK
Gary, Cheryl & Barbara from Maimi with Anita
Chris from Boca with Charlotte - joined online after meeting!
3 New Members this month - 77 members total:
Margie, Ellen & Chris
Anita won name tag raffle - travel pin cushion.
Nominating committee is needed for 2019 board. Please see Andrea or Susan.
Allison S gave a BQE update. Classes are open to members August 17th - watch for your email. Two community based events for BQE. Broward Health event. January 27- airing of the quilts at Stranahan House, mini quilts gallery show at Art Serve. See website for lots of good info.
Debby S volunteered to be SFMQG's BQE-tique chairperson. Guild’s booth where we can sell handmade items for our fundraiser. Abby, Sue and Charlotte will be on the committee. We will be counting on everyone's participation to make this a success.
Community Project Updates:
Community Service : Please bring in any quilt tops or parts of the French braid pattern. Bring in everything you wish to donate. Get them done by October or November.
Ryan’s Case for Smiles - Miami Chapter. Bring back in the finished cases washed and pressed in Ziploc bags.
BOM winner- Abbie
Susan reviewed the July BOM to be brought to the August meeting.
Show of Clue #3: Quilt Block
Patti gave the clue for mystery QAL For month #4. Hint: Flying geese
Debby S showed ideas for a swap. Membership chose zippy see thru pouches. Stay tuned for details.
2019 Quiltcon charity Quilt:
Karla and Kerrilyn gave an update on the QuiltCon charity quilt. The theme this year is small piecing. Blocks no bigger than 10x10”. Blocks must have at least 50% background fabric. Blocks are due at the August meeting. Charlotte will big Stitch, Kerrilyn will bind the quilt.
Nicole discussed her Barn Quilt painting workshop. There are a few spaces left. Register here.
Member AJ Grossman gave a lecture on Color theory.
Show & Tell:
Larger Pictures with details from meeting in our Gallery